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Editor’s pickPromoting Oral Health among Children

19-11-2015

The Smile around the World campaign has been launched inIndia Ivoclar Vivadent and FDI World Dental Federation have joined forces to launch the Smile around the World initiative. The aim of the project is to promote oral health among children in India and Brazil. Many children across the globe do not have access to oral health care and dental …

Orthodontic Appliances in the Digital Workflow: Sirona Partners with CA DIGITAL

19-11-2015

CEREC creates digital impressions for orthodontic indications. This data can then be sent with the click of the mouse – now to CA DIGITAL as well. Sirona has entered in a partnership agreement with the company from Mettmann, Germany specialising in the digital fabrication of orthodontic appliances.CEREC for orthodontics – the …

Do-It-Yourself Mouth Cancer Check may Save your Life

26-10-2015

"Are you checking your mouth for cancer once a month? Carry out this pioneering self-check from the Mouth Cancer Foundation on a regular basis and safeguard your future health." - GP & TV Doctor, Dr. Dawn Harper     The Mouth Cancer Foundation has launched Bite Back at Mouth Cancer, a simple head and neck cancer check that can …

This App Makes Brushing Teeth Fun, Helps You Keep the Dentist Away

26-10-2015

An app that makes brushing teeth fun for youngsters improves the dental hygiene of users, reports a new study (appeared in the British Dental Journal). This free toothbrush timer app named “Brush DJ” plays music for two minutes – the optimum time for brushing teeth – taken from a playlist or randomly from the user’s …

Practo Acquires Insta Health for $12M

26-10-2015

Acquisition will strengthen Practo’s offering to hospitals and brings onboard HIMS expertise across 15 countries Practo, Asia’s leading healthcare platform, announced the acquisition of Insta Health Solutions – a leading provider of cutting-edge end-to-end, cloud-based hospital information management solution (HIMS) that powers …

Dental Elevators Optimise Access and Facilitate Removal

26-10-2015

Used to loosen or remove dental roots, root fragments or teeth from bony sockets, Cryer 44 and 45 elevators are paired with left and right small flag tips, made from rust-resistant 440A stainless steel, for optimal access. Handle diameter promotes secure grip.     New Cryer 44 and 45 Elevators Premier® Dental Products Company …

Sirona Supports Modern Laser Dentistry

26-10-2015

The development of the SIROLaser Blue with a short wavelength expands the applications of laser in dentistry. To assist in establishing the advantageous laser technology, Sirona supports familiarisation with laser dentistry and the exchange of information within the international community in the "Sirona Laser Days".   Due to its …

Editor’s pickIvoclar Vivadent Officially Opens Southeast Asia Marketing Office and ICDE in Indonesia

23-10-2015

To meet the needs and requirements of dental professionals from Indonesia and Southeast Asia, a new marketing office and International Centre for Dental Education (ICDE) have recently been opened in Tangerang, Indonesia. The new facilities will focus on providing marketing support on both clinical and technical products to Ivoclar Vivadent …

Editor’s pickNatural Reparative Capacity of Teeth Elucidated

04-09-2015
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Researchers at Inserm and Paris Descartes University have just taken an important step in research on stem cells and dental repair. They have managed to isolate dental stem cell lines and to describe the natural mechanism by which they repair lesions in the teeth. This fundamental discovery will make it possible to initiate unprecedented …