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Fighting Cavities Could One Day be as Easy as Taking a Pill, Research Shows

11-03-2016

University of Florida Health researchers have identified a new strain of bacteria in the mouth that may keep bad bacteria in check – and could lead to a way to prevent cavities using probiotics. The researchers say the findings could lead to the development of a supplement that patients could take orally to prevent cavities. While …

Editor’s pickAdhese Universal Awarded 5 Stars in Clinical Evaluation

11-03-2016

Excellent rating for lack of post-operative sensitivity, retention and resistance to marginal discolouration Adhese Universal received 5 stars in a clinical evaluation conducted by The Dental Advisor. The renowned US trade publication “The Dental Advisor” has given the Adhese Universal bonding system from Ivoclar Vivadent an …

Drill-Free Cavity Procedure Includes Alternative to Sedation

11-03-2016

This could reduce risks involved when children undergo sedation   Sedation and anaesthesia as a means to calm young patients before dental procedures carries a large risk and, in the worst cases, it can lead to the death of a child. As an alternative to having to sedate a patient, some dentists are turning to a painless and less expensive …

Dental and Oral Health Community Celebrates Healthy Mouths

11-03-2016

World Oral Health Day 2016 aims to help people recognise the impact their oral health has on overall physical health and wellbeing. The National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL) takes this message to heart each and every day by encouraging patients to become better informed about where their restorations are coming from.   Dental …

This Virtual Brushing Simulator may Help us Make Better Toothbrushes

11-03-2016

We take for granted that four out of five dentists agree when it comes to best toothpastes or superior toothbrushes, but how much do we really know about what those recommendations are grounded upon? As it turns out – not much. That’s mostly because it’s actually really hard to test the effectiveness of our dental hygiene tools. …

Henry Schein Sponsors Tenth Annual Senior Dental Leaders Programme in London

11-03-2016

Conference forges global network of senior oral health leaders to advance the mission of a cavity-free world for children   Melville, NY, USA – Henry Schein, Inc. is sponsoring the tenth annual Senior Dental Leaders Programme, an international conference designed to develop high-level leadership and management capabilities in oral …

The Secret to Staying Sharp in Old Age? Brushing Your Teeth

11-03-2016

Dementia patients with gum disease declined six times as quickly Gum disease: Alzheimer’s patients declined six times more quickly if their gums were diseased. Remembering to brush your teeth might help keep your memory sharp into old age. Evidence is growing that gum disease fuels Alzheimer’s – and that regular brushing …