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Dentsply Sirona Introduces the INTEGO Transcendental Treatment Centre

30-03-2016

Designed for unlimited digital expansion and integration, INTEGO future-proofs the dental operatory while providing the ultimate patient experience   Dentsply Sirona, Inc., The Dental Solutions Company™, is proud to continue its tradition of unparalleled innovation and award-winning design with its INTEGO Transcendental Treatment …

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Linked to the Tongue

30-03-2016

According to a new study led by University at Buffalo orthodontic researcher Thikriat Al-Jewair, dentists are in the unique position as health care professionals to pinpoint signs of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), a disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts during sleep due to blocked upper airways. The research found that …

Longevity of Restorative Treatments in Paediatric Patients: EBD in the Era of HER

30-03-2016

At the 45th Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the American Association for Dental Research, researcher Natalia Chalmers, National Institutes of Health National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIH/NIDCR), DentaQuest Institute, Bethesda, Md., USA, presented a study titled “Longevity of Restorative Treatments in Paediatric …

Solvay: Zeniva® PEEK Passes Biocompatibility Testing in China

24-03-2016

Solvay Specialty Polymers, a leading global supplier of high-performance polymers, announced that Zeniva® polyetheretherketone (PEEK), one of the four products comprising its family of Solviva® Biomaterials offered for use in implantable devices, has successfully passed the biocompatibility testing at the China Food and Drug …

Philips Takes Action for 3/20 WOHD

24-03-2016

Over a million dentists from 200 organisations based in 130 countries across the world joined together with FDI World Dental Federation(FDI) to celebrate World Oral Health Day, turning the global spotlight to the importance of maintaining good oral health. Oral diseases affect 3.9 billion people worldwide. Philips is proudly teaming up with FDI …

Robert J. Genco to Receive 2016 Distinguished Scientist Award from AADR

24-03-2016

Buffalo, NY, USA – Robert J. Genco, University at Buffalo world-renowned scientist, will receive the Distinguished Scientist Award from the American Association for Dental Research (AADR). The prestigious award, presented once every two years, recognises Genco for his outstanding contributions to periodontal disease research. He was …

Adjunctive Minocycline Microspheres

24-03-2016

At the 45th Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the American Association for Dental Research, researcher Ricardo Teles, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA and The Forsyth Institute, Boston, Mass., USA, presented a study titled “Adjunctive Minocycline Microspheres Decrease Periodontal Pathogens around Implants with …

Household Catastrophic Health Expenditure and Impoverishment

24-03-2016

Household catastrophic health expenditure and impoverishment due to payments for dental care in low- and middle-income countries.   At the 45th Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the American Association for Dental Research, researcher Eduardo Bernabé, King’s College London Dental Institute, England, UK, will present a study …