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Straumann and Anthogyr Announce Partnership

26-02-2016

Anthogyr opens door for Straumann to enter fast-growing value segment in China Straumann to acquire 30 per cent stake in Anthogyr Both parties intend to broaden cooperation   Straumann, a global leader in tooth replacement solutions, and the French dental implant manufacturer Anthogyr have announced a partnership agreement that enables …

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 …