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Hidden danger: Why we need a global initiative for clean dental implants Nov 20, 2017 | News Europe

Hidden danger: Why we need a global initiative for clean dental implants

Residues on sterile-packaged implants, particularly organic particles from the production or packaging process, are highly suspected of being responsible for incomplete osseointegration of dental implants or even a loss of bone in the early healing period. Studies in recent years have shown that neither the CE marking nor US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance provide a reliable indication of the cleanliness of dental implants.

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Large prevention gap: Study details poor oral health status of refugees  Nov 17, 2017 | News Europe

Large prevention gap: Study details poor oral health status of refugees

GREIFSWALD, Germany: Since 2015, a large number of refugees have made their way to Europe. Coming from countries in which public dental care is often not ...

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New research links oral health and weight issues Nov 16, 2017 | News Europe

New research links oral health and weight issues

GOTHENBURG, Sweden: Having children eat healthily can be a tricky task. However, having found an association between the prevalence of cariogenic bacteria ...

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From organic electronics to social robots: Digital pioneers illustrate the future Nov 16, 2017 | News Europe

From organic electronics to social robots: Digital pioneers illustrate the future

LINKÖPING, Sweden: The digital future—or what it could possibly look like—came alive in the present at the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Jubilee ...

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Cariogenic bacteria produce substance that aids calcium tolerance Nov 15, 2017 | News Europe

Cariogenic bacteria produce substance that aids calcium tolerance

BASEL, Switzerland: In a new study conducted at the University of Basel, researchers have investigated how cariogenic bacteria manage to survive in dental plaque, despite often hostile conditions. The results showed that the more calcium cariogenic bacteria dissolve, the greater the bacteria’s calcium tolerance and survival capability in the biofilm become.

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Journées de l’Orthodontie: French orthodontic conference celebrates 20th anniversary Nov 10, 2017 | News Europe

Journées de l’Orthodontie: French orthodontic conference celebrates 20th anniversary

PARIS, France: Every year, Journées de l’orthodontie, an orthodontic conference hosted in France, attracts a great gathering of the profession. At the congress, orthodontists, as well as associated practitioners, including maxillofacial surgeons, diagnostic radiology technicians and orthodontists, and representatives of laboratories and suppliers come together to share their knowledge and network. This year’s congress is taking place from 10 to 13 November at the Palais des congrès ...

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Free webinar: Expert to lecture on implant placement in the aesthetic zone Nov 10, 2017 | News Europe

Free webinar: Expert to lecture on implant placement in the aesthetic zone

BERLIN, Germany: Some experts now believe that in order to obtain stable results in the medium and long term, the aesthetic zone should be treated in most procedures that are performed today. In a free webinar on Tuesday, 14 November, this will be the focus, as well as the use of various graft systems in conjunction with implants in cases of immediate loading and high aesthetic demand.

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EuroPerio and Dental Tribune International renew collaboration Nov 9, 2017 | News Europe

EuroPerio and Dental Tribune International renew collaboration

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands/LEIPZIG, Germany: With thousands of dental professionals expected from around the world, EuroPerio9 is set to be one of the largest and most influential dental meetings next year. The event’s organiser and Dental Tribune International (DTI) have now announced that they will again be collaborating for the 2018 edition, which is to be held in Amsterdam in June.

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Webinar to cover innovations in minimally invasive tooth extraction Nov 6, 2017 | News Europe

Webinar to cover innovations in minimally invasive tooth extraction

LEIPZIG, Germany: The ease with which minimally invasive dentistry can be practised has grown as the available equipment, materials and bonding techniques have improved. In an upcoming free webinar on Thursday, 9 November, an expert will provide a practical guide to conducting minimally invasive and atraumatic tooth extraction with the use of several different methods.

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Dental hygienist fired for breach of patient confidentiality Nov 6, 2017 | News Europe

Dental hygienist fired for breach of patient confidentiality

GOTLAND, Sweden: The Swedish island of Gotland has been front and centre of the refugee debate after a dental hygienist was fired for releasing the information of an undisclosed number of migrants. With opinions on workers’ rights, human rights, privacy and ethics all being discussed, the case was eventually brought before the Gotland District Court.

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EAO 2017 Madrid

EAO 2017 Madrid

The the 26th annual scientific meeting of the European Association for Osseointegration takes place in the Spanish capital from 5-7 October 2017.

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FDI World Dental Congress 2017

FDI World Dental Congress 2017

Bienvenido a Madrid! From 29 August to 1 September 2017, the dental community gathered in the Spanish capital for the FDI World Dental Congress. Find the ...

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Prevention in dentistry

Prevention in dentistry

In addition to daily brushing and annual dental visits, a number of preventive measures can be taken to avoid oral diseases.

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Red Dot Award 2018: Manufacturers now invited to submit products Nov 6, 2017 | News Europe

Red Dot Award 2018: Manufacturers now invited to submit products

ESSEN, Germany: Every year, designers and manufacturers from all over the world enter their latest innovations into the Red Award Dot: Product Design competition. ...

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Newly launched device makes every toothbrush smart Nov 2, 2017 | News Europe

Newly launched device makes every toothbrush smart

LONDON, UK: A new, innovative device designed to support patients in their toothbrushing routine has been launched in the UK today. Brushlink tracks individual ...

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