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October 2016

American Dental Association President-Elect for 2017 has been Chosen

31-10-2016

Joseph P. Crowley, DDS, a general dentist practicing in Cincinnati, Ohio, is the new president-elect of the American Dental Association (ADA). Dr. Crowley was recently elected during a meeting of the ADA House of Delegates in Denver, Colorado, USA. He will assume the role of ADA president in October 2017, where he will lead the 159,000-member …

International Academy of Aesthetics (IAA) Launches the World’s First Ever Online Learning Programme Dedicated to the Field of Learning Aesthetic Medicine, Dental Aesthetics and Cosmetic Surgery Training

31-10-2016

The International Academy of Aesthetics (IAA) has launched the world’s first social online learning management system that is dedicated to the field of learning aesthetic medicine, dental aesthetics, and cosmetic surgery training. IAA is the only online academy that enables learners and educators in these fields to connect, learn, educate …

Editor’s pickZenostar: Now Even Greater Aesthetics and Efficiency

28-10-2016

The portfolio extension with pre-shaded discs offers new possibilities More efficiency and aesthetics: Zenostar MT 1 - 4  The pre-shaded Zenostar MT discs in shades of MT 1 to 4 are suitable for the efficient production of zirconium oxide restorations. Shade infiltration and pre-drying is not required, thus saving valuable time. Zenostar …

33rd Annual AACD Scientific Session Features the Industry’s Top Educators

27-10-2016

The 33rd Annual AACD Scientific Session will take place from April 18 to 21, 2017 at the Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino and will feature a winning approach to comprehensive cosmetic dentistry education – with the industry’s elite educators presenting the latest techniques, materials and concepts. In addition to three themed …

Toothpaste Significantly Reduces Dental Plaque and Inflammation throughout the Body

27-10-2016

For decades, research has suggested a link between oral health and inflammatory diseases affecting the entire body – in particular, heart attacks and strokes. The results released from a randomised trial of a novel plaque identifying toothpaste (Plaque HD) show statistically significant reductions in dental plaque and inflammation …

Dentsply Sirona Picks COX RapidHeat Steriliser for CEREC Omnicam

26-10-2016

The COX RapidHeat Steriliser has been validated by Dentsply Sirona as the preferred technology to sterilise the mirror sleeve of Dentsply Sirona’s CEREC Omnicam digital impression system. Dentsply Sirona has determined that CEREC Omnicam mirror sleeves are not sterilisable using steam and can only be sterilised using dry heat, stating in …

Koelnmesse, the Indonesian Dental Association and PT. Traya Eksibisi Internasional Form Strategic Partnership to Jointly Organise a New Dental Event in Indonesia

25-10-2016

Koelnmesse, the Indonesian Dental Association (PDGI – Persatuan Dokter Gigi Indonesia) and PT. Traya Eksibisi Internasional (Three Events) have signed agreements to jointly stage the Indonesia Dental Exhibition & Conference – the first comprehensive dental event in Jakarta, Indonesia. The event will cater exclusively to the needs …

Migraines Linked to Bacteria in Mouth

25-10-2016

People who suffer from migraines have more of certain bacteria in their mouths An abundance of bacteria in the mouth may break down nitrates more quickly, causing migraines. (Media for Medical/UIG/Getty) People who suffer from migraines have long complained that certain foods trigger the severe headaches. New research suggests the culprit …