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The Growing Menace of HPV Related Throat and Mouth Cancers

03-02-2016

Head and neck surgeon Dr. Matthew Rigby (left) discusses the appearance of throat tumours with surgery resident, Dr. Ben Taylor. There’s a new cancer epidemic on the rise. It’s an aggressive throat and mouth cancer caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) – the same sexually transmitted virus that leads to cervical cancer …

ZEST Anchors Expands Dental Portfolio with Acquisition of Danville Materials

03-02-2016

Escondido, CA, USA – ZEST Anchors, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacturing of overdenture attachments, announced the acquisition of Danville Materials, LLC (“Danville”), a leading manufacturer of restorative consumables and small equipment for the dental market from Inverness Graham Investments. Zest is a …

Report says Seltzer Slowly Rots your Teeth

03-02-2016

Curious if the bubbles in her beloved LaCroix and San Pellegrino were as tooth-decaying as sugary sodas, Atlantic health writer Olga Khazan did some research that she certainly now regrets. Her findings in a nutshell: Slowly but surely, an acid created by the carbonation will “wear away tooth enamel”. She started reviewing literature …

Editor’s pickExpert Advice and Support for Dental Clinics

02-02-2016

It’s about more than treatment centres and x-ray equipment: Sirona offers universities and dental clinics a comprehensive consultation service on the design, installation and digital networking of training and treatment spaces. For that purpose, the company has reorganised its team under the management of Jörg Vogel, Vice President of …

Colgate-Palmolive Net Profit Up 21.81 per cent

02-02-2016

Net profit rose to Rs159.41 crore from Rs130.86 crore a year ago; total income increased 1.97 per cent to Rs1,025.49 crore from Rs1,005.67 crore   Mumbai, India – Colgate-Palmolive (India) Ltd on Wednesday reported a net profit rise 21.81 per cent for the quarter ended 31 December but missed analysts’ estimates. Net profit rose …