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July 2016

American Academy of Implant Dentistry Announces that August is Dental Implant Month


Dental implants are often the best treatment for missing teeth and are the closest you can get to a healthy, natural smile. They restore the ability to confidently eat, smile, laugh, talk, play and enjoy all regular activities of everyday life. According to the Centres for Disease Control NHANES Study, more than 120 million Americans are missing …

While India Ranks First in Oral Cancer, Dentists are Switching Careers to Make Ends Meet


India accounts for a large number of oral cancer cases in the world, but the country is faced with a dearth of doctors specialising in oral health, especially in rural areas. In Karnataka, every year, at least 2,500 graduate in BDS from the 36 dental colleges in the state. But the number of dentists registered with the Karnataka State Dental …

Straumann Takes Over Distribution of botiss Products in Germany


Group strengthens position in European dental biomaterials market botiss sales team in Germany transfers to Straumann Agreement reflects strong partnership between the two companies   Straumann and botiss biomaterials announced that Straumann will take over the exclusive distribution of botiss products in Germany from the third quarter …

New Treatment Uses Dental Stem Cells to Heal Teeth


Could root canals one day become a thing of the past? That might just happen if a new treatment developed by scientists at Harvard University and the University of Nottingham catches on. The fresh approach by researchers that was just awarded a Royal Society of Chemistry prize works to stimulate native stem cells inside teeth, triggering repair …

Thumb-Suckers, Nail-Biters Less Likely to Develop Allergies


Reuters Health – Children who suck their thumbs or bite their nails are less likely than others to have allergies later, according to a new study. According to the "hygiene hypothesis", early life exposure to microbes may decrease the risk of developing allergies, which may explain why kids with oral habits have fewer allergies as adults, …

BEGO LabScan HD – Powered by exocad


As of now, BEGO expands its scanner range to include a fully automatic optical strip light scanner with exocad software. The latest scanning technology of the BEGO LabScan HD-scanner offers user access to the unique world of BEGO CAD/CAM products.   With its scanner, BEGO opens new perspectives in the CAD/CAM technology for dental …