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Sleep Apnoea and Snoring Linked to Earlier Cognitive Decline, Dementia

08-01-2016

Sleep apnoea and snoring have been linked to earlier cognitive decline and dementia, according to research. Sleep apnoea is a sleep disorder categorised by the stoppage of breathing throughout the night, which awakens a person thus contributing to poor sleep. A primary symptom of sleep apnoea is snoring. Sleep apnoea has been tied to many health …

The Dangers of Over-the-Counter Whiteners

08-01-2016

Pearly whites appeal to the opposite sex and potential employers. But the over-the-counter bleaches people use to get that ever-sparklier smile can do long-term harm to your teeth, according to Adriana Manso, a clinical assistant professor of dentistry at UBC. “Bleaching products can damage the enamel, and if that happens, it’s …

Loma Linda University School of Dentistry Offers Free Clinic on January 10

08-01-2016

Loma Linda University School of Dentistry will hold its 26th annual Clinic with a Heart on Sunday at the school. The clinic will provide free, limited dental care to the community. Registration begins at 6AM and concludes when all patient care times are filled. A limited number of patients will be seen on a first-come-first-served …

Editor’s pickDenMat® Launches Revolutionary New Firefly™ Cordless Headlight System

08-01-2016

DenMat, a leading manufacturer of innovative aesthetic dentistry and advanced oral health solutions, is pleased to announce the newest addition to the PeriOptix® line of magnification products. The Firefly is the first and only cordless headlight system that fits almost any pair of loupes, allowing users the freedom to focus on what matters …

Benzie County Senior Oral Health Programme Expands to Treat Expensive Dental Problems

08-01-2016

A dental programme for seniors just got a grant that will help expand services. A 150-dollar voucher that participating dental clinics match gets qualifying seniors free check-ups and dental work. A 4,000 dollar grant was awarded to the Benzie County Senior Oral Health Programme. That money will go toward helping patients with follow-up issues …

First Clinical Practice Guidelines Call for Lifelong Maintenance of Restored Teeth

07-01-2016

UConn School of Dental Medicine’s Dr. Avinash Bidra is lead author of the first national clinical practice guidelines for caring for patients with crowns, bridges, veneers and implants. UConn School of Dental Medicine’s Dr. Avinash Bidra is the lead author of the first national clinical practice guidelines for caring for patients with …

MiMedx Receives Certificate from FDA Allowing the Export of MiMedx Allografts

07-01-2016

Company’s sheet HCT/P products certified to be marketed in and legally exported from the US Marietta, GA, USA – MiMedx Group, Inc., the leading regenerative medicine company utilising human amniotic tissue and patent-protected processes to develop and market advanced products and therapies for wound care, surgical, orthopaedic, spine, …

1-800-DENTIST Launches Two New Consumer Ad Campaigns

07-01-2016

Los Angeles, CA – 1-800-DENTIST®, the dental profession’s #1 source of pre-screened new patient leads, announced that it is launching two new consumer ad campaigns to kick off 2016, “Discover the New Dentistry” and “A Brand New Beginning”. “Discover the New Dentistry” is a special consumer …

Intelligent Machine Tool Prototype Operates Like a 3D Printer

07-01-2016

A research group led by Professor Shirase Keiichi of the Kobe University Graduate School of Engineering has developed a prototype machine tool that can manufacture metal components and operates like a 3D printer. The prototype was exhibited at Emo Milano 2015, one of the three largest international machine tool trade shows. This development could …