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Botox Jabs to Stop Teeth Grinding Could Eat Away at Your Jawbone

08-06-2016

Botox jabs in the jaw are big business: the paralysing effect is widely used to prevent tooth grinding and to slim the lower face. The treatment reduces the size of the masseter muscles, the large chewing muscles located in the jaw in front of the ears, and can cause dramatic cosmetic changes in a matter of weeks. Botox is widely used to reduce …

Editor’s pickChemicals in Food Packaging, Fungicides Might Damage Children's Teeth

07-06-2016

Early exposure to two chemicals often found in food packaging and fungicides may cause damage to children's teeth that can never be reversed, a new study finds.   Exposure to BPA and vinclozolin may weaken a child's tooth enamel, putting them at greater risk for dental caries. Lead study author Dr. Katia Jedeon of the French National …

Septodont Donates $5,000 to Red Cross for Fort McMurray Wildfire Evacuees

07-06-2016

Septodont, the world's largest manufacturer of dental anaesthetics, has donated $5,000 to the Red Cross to help with relief efforts for the Fort McMurray wildfire evacuees. The wildfire began southwest of Fort McMurray (in the heart of Canada's oil country) on May 1, 2016. Due to the unusual weather patterns caused by El Niño this year, …

Colgate and The American Dental Association Inspire Hispanic Families to 'Share More Time, Share More Smiles' During Oral Health Month This June

06-06-2016

New York, USA – The Colgate-Palmolive Company and the American Dental Association (ADA) have announced a collaboration in support of Colgate's annual Oral Health Month programme. Now through June 30, the 'Share More Time, Share More Smiles' campaign will endeavour to decrease poor oral health outcomes among US Hispanics by inspiring families …

Editor’s pickFluoride Application and Bacteria Control in Only One Working Step

06-06-2016

New protective varnish Cervitec F for fast tooth surface protection   In the case of high caries risk, Cervitec F offers fast protection of tooth surfaces. The Cervitec F varnish system contains fluoride, chlorhexidine and cetylpyridinium chloride (CPC). CPC helps to prevent the build-up of tartar and supports the effect of chlorhexidine. …

Editor’s pickStratasys PolyJet Soluble Support Material Enables Hands-Free, High-Volume 3D Printing

03-06-2016

SUP706 ideal for complex parts and multi-material dental models with delicate features now available in South Asia   Service bureaus and internal prototyping shops can take advantage of the Stratasys new SUP706 soluble support material for faster, easier removal, combined with hands-free support removal for optimised …

Koelnmesse Subsidiary in Singapore Expands its Board of Directors

03-06-2016

Mr. Mathias Kuepper to take over new position on June 1, 2016   Effective June 1, 2016, Mr. Mathias Kuepper will join the Board of Directors of subsidiary Koelnmesse Pte. Ltd., Singapore. His management activities will focus on the staging of Koelnmesse events in Southeast Asia and the expansion of business activities in the region's …