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Sir Richard Branson to Deliver Keynote Address during SIROWORLD Event

09-03-2016

Founder of Virgin Group and branding expert will enamour event attendees during the largest meeting in digital dentistry.   Charlotte, NC, USA – Dentsply Sirona Inc., The Dental Solutions Company™, enlisted business magnate and Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson to speak at SIROWORLD in Orlando, Florida, in …

New Research Identifies Role of Tiny Bubbles in Teeth Cleaning

08-03-2016

Research into the science behind ultrasonic scalers used by dental professionals to remove built up plaque has identified that the formation of tiny bubbles around the head is key to the cleaning process. The bubble formation, or cavitation, of water around the head of the scaler was observed using high speed cameras. Scalers of differing power …

Your Bad Breath and Bleeding Gums may be Telling you Something

08-03-2016

If your friends keep offering you a stick of gum to buffer bad breath or you avoid flossing for fear of bloodshed in your mouth, it may be time to see the dentist: the culprit could be gum disease. Gum disease is an inflammation of the tissues surrounding and supporting the teeth. A major factor in tooth loss in adults, it affects almost 50 …

Sleep Awareness Week: Sleep Apnoea in Children can be Cured

08-03-2016

(MENAFN Press) The American Association of Paediatrics Practice Parameters recently stated that all children should be screened for snoring because of the 70 per cent overlap of snoring and sleep apnoea. TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre joins National Sleep Foundation in their focus to bring the importance of sleep awareness and education to the …

Routine Dental Trip Leaves Patient with a Rare Infection

08-03-2016

A man who visited his dentist for a routine dental cleaning developed a rare and potentially life-threatening infection. In a BMJ Case Report, doctors say the man had a liver abscess (a pocket of pus that formed in his liver) that was caused by the rare bacterium Fusobacterium necrophorum. If left untreated, the infection can be …

Editor’s pickSpeedCEM Plus: User Friendly and Efficient

08-03-2016

Self-curing resin cement: ideal for the cementation of restorations made of zirconium oxide Ideal for restorations made of zirconium oxide: SpeedCEM Plus is the new resin cement from Ivoclar Vivadent. Professionals want to work with materials that are easy to use and offer flexibility. Ivoclar Vivadent is now introducing a resin cement that …

Editor’s pickDentsply Sirona: Merger Creates The Dental Solutions CompanyTM

04-03-2016

  Dentsply Sirona Inc. announced that it has successfully completed the merger of equals between DENTSPLY International Inc. (“Dentsply”) and Sirona Dental Systems, Inc. (“Sirona”). The merger of DENTSPLY, the market leader in dental consumables, and Sirona, the market leader in dental technology and equipment, …