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Editor’s pickMartina Hingis Named Curaden Ambassador: "Cleaning Your Teeth is Fun!"

27-05-2016

Curaden AG has unveiled internationally successful Swiss tennis star Martina Hingis as its global ambassador promoting a new level in oral healthcare. Hingis, who was once tennis' youngest-ever number one, is currently the name on everyone’s lips – just like the care products made by the globally successful …

Tooth Decay among Five-Year-Olds in England Continues Significant Decline

27-05-2016

The number of five-year-olds with tooth decay has dropped to its lowest level in almost a decade, according to a PHE oral health survey. The oral health survey published by Public Health England (PHE) reveals that less than 25 per cent of the cohort suffers from tooth decay, a 20 per cent drop since 2008. This continues the downward trend seen …

UCLA Names University of Michigan Professor as Dentistry School Dean

26-05-2016

UCLA officials appointed a new dean for the UCLA School of Dentistry.   Mr. Paul Krebsbach, professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Michigan, will succeed Dr. No-Hee Park, who has served since 1998, as the eighth dean of the dentistry school starting June 30. Mr. Krebsbach is the Roy H. Roberts Professor of Dentistry at …

Dentist Surplus Forces Freeze on New Colleges in India

26-05-2016

Mumbai, India – Unemployment has entered the health sciences sector. With supply outstripping demand and no work for new dental graduates, India has decided to stop all new dental colleges. The firm stand was taken recently at the general body meeting of the Dental Council of India that grants permission to new institutes. The decision …

Editor’s pickHenry Schein's ConnectDental Breakfast

25-05-2016

At the recent ODA ASM, Henry Schein hosted a Media Event Breakfast to showcase "Connect Dental", their platform of trusted Digital Solutions. As noted by key members of the Henry Schein Management team including President Cy Elborne, VP Sales Paul Juhos and VP Marketing Brian Allen, rapidly changing technology is dramatically transforming …

American Academy of Periodontology to Hold its 102nd Annual Meeting in San Diego

25-05-2016

The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) will hold its 102nd Annual Meeting from September 10 to 13, 2016, at the San Diego Convention Centre in San Diego, California, USA. This year’s event is presented in collaboration with the Japanese Society of Periodontology and Japanese Academy of Clinical Periodontology. The 2016 Annual Meeting …