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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 …

Small Bites: The Appeal of Dental and Vision Benefits

24-02-2016

Dental and vision benefits are affordable and important in terms of keeping employees healthy. The challenge is to drive interest so more people use these benefits.   In terms of worries, benefits managers face a familiar concern: cost-conscious employers and a workforce worried about paying more and getting less bang for their health care …

World’s Experts on Oral Cancer Will Gather to Explore Ways to Increase Awareness of the Disease and Enhance Early Detection Efforts at First-of-its-Kind Global Oral Cancer Forum

23-02-2016

Two-day event at NYU’s Kimmel Centre is underwritten by an education grant from the Henry Schein Cares Foundation   Many of the world’s foremost experts on oral cancer will gather together to explore ways to reduce the disease’s global impact at the Global Oral Cancer Forum, a first-of-its-kind event scheduled for March 4 …