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Editor’s pickExperienced CEREC Dentists Welcome Zirconium Oxide for Single-Visit Treatment

17-03-2016

Dentsply Sirona CAD/CAM presented the new CEREC Zirconia workflow exclusively to opinion leaders in restorative dentistry from all over the world in Bensheim last week. From March 10 to 12, 150 CEREC testers and trainers from Germany and abroad experienced workflows with the new CEREC SpeedFire furnace in presentations and hands-on …

Wirobond 280® – The Non-Precious Premium Alloy

17-03-2016

Wirobond® 280 is an alloy from BEGO that has been tried and tested for more than ten years and is suitable for metal-to-ceramic work as per ISO 9693-1 or for composite veneering. Its biological compatibility is confirmed with a biocertificate. Boasting a Vickers hardness of 280 HV10, the nickel and beryllium-free alloy is particularly easy …

Gum Disease Linked to Worsening Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer’s Patients

17-03-2016

A new study jointly led by the University of Southampton and King’s College London, 2016 has found a link between gum disease and greater rates of cognitive decline in people with early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. The team of researchers enrolled 59 participants with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease to their study, and 52 …

DOCS Education’s 8th Annual Sedation Safety Week to Salute Dental Patients

17-03-2016

Seattle, USA – The more than 20 million Americans who have overcome their fear and anxiety related to seeing a dentist will be the focus of the 8th Annual Sedation Safety Week (SSW), hosted by DOCS Education. Dr. Michael Silverman, Founder, Sedation Safety Week (PRNewsFoto/DOCS Education) The series of SSW programmes, which coincide with …

Penn Team Reverses Signs of Naturally Occurring Chronic Periodontitis

15-03-2016

Periodontitis, a gum disease present in nearly half of all adults in the United States, involves inflammation, bleeding and bone loss. In its severe form, it is associated with systemic inflammatory conditions such as atherosclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis. Few treatment options exist beyond dental scaling and root planing, done in an attempt to …