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Predicting Human Evolution: Teeth Tell the Story

26-02-2016

Monash University-led research has shown that the evolution of human teeth is much simpler than previously thought, and that we can predict the sizes of teeth missing from human fossils and those of our extinct close relatives (hominins). Cast of the skull of Lucy, the australopithAustralopithecus afarensisfrom Ethiopia, included in the study. …

Chicago Dental Convention Showcases New Innovations and Technologies in Dentistry

26-02-2016

Nearly 30,000 dentists expected at one of North America’s largest dentistry exhibitions   Chicago, USA – Chicago Dental Society (CDS) President Dr.George Zehak officially opened the CDS 151st Midwinter Meeting with a ribbon cutting at McCormick Place. Nearly 30,000 dentists and dental professionals are getting a first look at …

Editor’s pickSeptodont Launches “Dental Dread Campaign”

25-02-2016

Septodont, along with Angus Reid, revealed a shocking survey that one in ten Canadians would rather swim with sharks than visit their dentist. #DentalDread can become a major problem as oral health is a cornerstone for overall health. While Canadians are often reluctant to regularly visit their dentist, the health of our mouth, teeth and …

Survey: Gum Disease Puts Patients with Kidney Failure at More Risk

25-02-2016

Nairobi, Kenya – If you suffer from both gum and chronic kidney disease, then your chances of survival are three times less compared to someone who has chronic disease alone. This is according to findings published in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology that shows chronic kidney disease patients and periodontitis (severe gum disease) …

Good Oral Hygiene can Motivate Weight Loss

25-02-2016

For many people, once they pass a certain age, their metabolism slows down, and they begin gaining fat and pounds quickly. They begin to focus on losing the extra pounds and finding the perfect weight loss routine. However, there are many factors that affect your ability to lose weight, and oral hygiene is one of them. Good oral hygiene requires …

Two-Stage Injections Cause Children Less Pain

24-02-2016

Many people are afraid of needles, but children are especially fearful. As a result, dentists are continually looking for ways to make injections less painful and therefore less frightening. Thankfully, new research provides evidence of a promising technique. The article describing this technique was published in the current issue of the journal …

Nobel Biocare Announces NobelDesign – Intuitive CAD Software for Dental Restorations

24-02-2016

− NobelDesign Software* combines powerful CAD tools with efficient and intuitive workflows. − Creating outstanding NobelProcera restorations has never been easier. − Annual NobelDesign software subscription avoids significant one-time payment upfront.   Nobel Biocare announces the introduction of NobelDesign: efficient …

Timothy Lyons Joins DentalWorks USA as Chief Operating Officer

24-02-2016

DentalWorks USA, a national, dental cost-containment company serving the workers’ compensation industry with a fully accredited network of dental providers covering all specialities, has named Timothy (Tim) Lyons Chief Operating Officer. Lyons is responsible for managing the fast growing company’s day-to-day …