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Straumann Takes Over Distribution of botiss Products in Germany

26-07-2016

Group strengthens position in European dental biomaterials market botiss sales team in Germany transfers to Straumann Agreement reflects strong partnership between the two companies   Straumann and botiss biomaterials announced that Straumann will take over the exclusive distribution of botiss products in Germany from the third quarter …

New Treatment Uses Dental Stem Cells to Heal Teeth

25-07-2016

Could root canals one day become a thing of the past? That might just happen if a new treatment developed by scientists at Harvard University and the University of Nottingham catches on. The fresh approach by researchers that was just awarded a Royal Society of Chemistry prize works to stimulate native stem cells inside teeth, triggering repair …

Thumb-Suckers, Nail-Biters Less Likely to Develop Allergies

25-07-2016

Reuters Health – Children who suck their thumbs or bite their nails are less likely than others to have allergies later, according to a new study. According to the "hygiene hypothesis", early life exposure to microbes may decrease the risk of developing allergies, which may explain why kids with oral habits have fewer allergies as adults, …

BEGO LabScan HD – Powered by exocad

22-07-2016

As of now, BEGO expands its scanner range to include a fully automatic optical strip light scanner with exocad software. The latest scanning technology of the BEGO LabScan HD-scanner offers user access to the unique world of BEGO CAD/CAM products.   With its scanner, BEGO opens new perspectives in the CAD/CAM technology for dental …

Canadian Dentists Set Record Highs in Use of Social Media and Practice Computerisation

22-07-2016

Canadian dentists continue to increase their use of social media to promote their dental practices, according to results from the DIAC (Dental Industry Association of Canada) Twentieth Annual Future of Dentistry Survey. Over 50 per cent of respondents now actively employ social media as a promotional tool, an all-time high and progressively …

TEREC, NA Holds Spring 2016 Meeting in Louisville, Kentucky

22-07-2016

Louisville, Kentucky was host to the prestigious TEREC, NA association – a strategic alliance of leading North American independently owned dental laboratories.   TEREC NA continues to reach out to the leading companies and associations in the world for the latest in technology, manufacturing and industry trends. At their May meeting …

Editor’s pickAssociation of Orthodontists (Singapore) Congress 2017

21-07-2016

The regional platform for professionals to achieve success and overcome challenges in orthodontics   After a successful staging of the last AOSC in 2015, the Association of Orthodontists (Singapore) will once again be bringing this specialised congress for orthodontists to Singapore. The fourth edition will be held from February 24 to 26, …