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Editor’s pickDentsply Sirona Acquires MIS Implants

01-07-2016

Dentsply Sirona announced a definitive agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares of privately held MIS Implants Technologies Ltd., Barlev (Israel), a dental implant systems manufacturer headquartered in northern Israel. "MIS is uniquely positioned to address the value segment of the implant market in both its home region and around the …

Colgate Recruits Everyday Kiwis to Spread the Word

30-06-2016

Colgate recruits everyday Kiwis to spread the word this Oral Health Month   Colgate-Palmolive and the New Zealand Dental Association are launching Oral Health Month across New Zealand on July 1 to encourage Kiwis to adopt healthy habits for healthy smiles. This year, there will be a primary focus on everyday New Zealanders and the small …

Editor’s pickNanotechnology Could Make our Food Tastier and Healthier – But Can We Stomach It?

30-06-2016

Every mouthful of food we eat is teeming with chemical reactions. Adding ingredients and cooking helps us control these reactions and makes the food taste better and last longer. So what if we could target food at the molecular level, sending in specially designed particles to control reactions even more tightly? Well, this is exactly what …

Study: Gum Disease may Increase Lung Cancer Risk

29-06-2016

An analysis of existing research reveals possible link between periodontal disease and the leading cause of cancer death   Chinese researchers have found that individuals with periodontal (gum) disease might be at an increased risk of developing lung cancer. The report, published ahead-of-print in the Journal of Periodontology, found that …

Biopsy Reveals Long-Term Changes to Synthetic Jaw Bone

28-06-2016

Synthetic bone necessary for the placement of dental implants can be made up of a range of materials. Unfortunately, some people react poorly to certain synthetic bone grafts that may result in an inadequate attachment of the dental implant to the bone. A case report in the current issue of the Journal of Oral Implantology analysed the long-term …

Editor’s pick3Shape TRIOS® Wins "Best of Class" Award for Intraoral Scanners for Fourth Year in a Row

27-06-2016

3Shape TRIOS® digital colour impression solution receives 2016 Cellerant "Best of Class" Award for intraoral scanners. This marks the fourth year-in-a-row that TRIOS wins the award. The Cellerant "Best of Class" awards, formerly known as the Pride Institute awards, are presented annually to global products that deliver "Best of Class" value …

Innovation Comes to Life at Nobel Biocare Global Symposium 2016

27-06-2016

Nobel Biocare unveils new innovations that enhance the restorative workflow Advances announced for leading range of edentulous solutions New bone substitutes extend comprehensive creos™ regenerative assortment   Nobel Biocare welcomed dental professionals from around the world to the iconic Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City, …