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Water Fountains to Improve Oral Health in Remote Schools

01-12-2015

Three schools in northern New South Wales will have new water fountains installed as part of a plan to help improve oral health. The University of Sydney’s Poche Centre for Indigenous Health is behind the installation of the chilled, filtered water bubblers at the Boggabilla and Mungindi Central Schools and Toomelah Public School. Centre …

Editor’s pickNanodiamonds Found to Strengthen Dental Fillings and Reduce Tooth Infection

01-12-2015

Diamonds are said to be a girl’s best friend, and it turns out that they could be a pretty strong ally in everyone’s dental health – although don’t go racing to Tiffany’s just yet, as these diamonds are so small, they are invisible to the naked eye. The strong and robust properties of diamond could be used in …

Efficient and Reliable: The One and Only All-on-4®

30-11-2015

There is only one proven All-on-4® treatment concept that provides edentulous and soon-to-be edentulous patients with an efficient and effective restoration using four implants to support an immediately delivered full-arch prosthesis. After the first dental implant patient was treated in 1965, a discussion began around the optimal number of …

3D Printed Teeth to Keep Your Mouth Free of Bacteria

30-11-2015

Lost a tooth? Soon your dentist could print you another – and it’ll help keep your mouth clean, too.   Getting fitted for a false tooth or other dental treatment tends to involve a mouthful of foul-tasting gunk and plaster casts. But now, dentists are moving to high-tech digital scanning and 3D printing. That switch opens the …

Practo Launches Practo Ray with Speciality-Specific Modules

30-11-2015

Practo Ray is now customised for physicians, paediatricians and dentists   Practo, Asia’s leading healthcare platform announced the launch of Practo Ray with speciality-specific modules for physicians, paediatricians and dentists. These modules are aimed at significantly improving the quality of care that doctors can provide to …

Boca Raton Orthodontist Adds Revolutionary Plaque-Identifying Toothpaste

30-11-2015

A Boca Raton orthodontist is offering his patients a new toothpaste that identifies areas in the mouth where patients need to improve their brushing.   Dr. Robert Eckelson recently began offering Plaque HD toothpaste, a product that colours plaque blue to make it easy to identify. After applying the fluoride-based toothpaste, the patient …

DentaQuest’s Nicholas Messuri Elected NHCAA Board Chair

30-11-2015

San Diego, CA – The National Healthcare Anti-Fraud Association (NHCAA) recently announced that Nicholas J. Messuri, Esq., Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Fraud Prevention & Recovery at DentaQuest and Delta Dental of Massachusetts has been elected as the new Chair of its Board of Directors. Messuri …

Editor’s pickLively Interest in the IPS e.max Smile Award

30-11-2015

To date, 250 participants have registered to take part in the international contest   Around 250 participants from five continents have registered to compete for the IPS e.max Smile Award 2016. The contest, which was launched in October, is now entering a decisive phase. All submissions have to be completed by February 28, 2016. Only teams …