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As 2024 marks the 11th-annual World Oral Health Day (WOHD), it also commemorates the 25th anniversary of Smile Train, a global partner of the campaign. Dental Asia speaks with Dr Mónica Domínguez, director of Global Oral Health Programs at Smile Train, and Bruce Peatey, group vice-president APAC RCO at...
With World Environment Day on 5 Jun 2023 approaching, Dentsply Sirona aims to better support dental professionals in their journey towards more sustainable dental practices with a free-of-charge dentistry resource kit that contains resources to guide dental professionals, informing them about actions they can take in their practices and...
Amazon Doctors (Doutores da Amazônia) aims to transform access to healthcare for the indigenous population of Brazil, providing modern and advanced care while respecting the cultural heritage and values of each tribe. The partnership between Dentsply Sirona and Amazon Doctors began in 2017. Over the last five years, Dentsply...
Biolase, innovators of dental lasers, has partnered with TeamSmile. This partnership will provide children at TeamSmile events with dental treatment free of cost with the help of Waterlase technology.Biolase donated iPlus Waterlase laser systems to provide these children with free preventative dental care and oral education at TeamSmile events throughout...
Led by Prof Peter Mossey, FDI’s Oral Health in Comprehensive Cleft Care Task Team teamed up with the Dundee University Dental School students, called “Toothy Tigers”, to produce age-specific leaflets for people born with cleft as well as their families and caregivers.A total of five leaflets have been developed for age...
exocad, an Align Technology company and a dental CAD software provider, has donated 10,000 euros to the US-based National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL) Disaster Relief Fund, a portion of which included proceeds made from a charitable T-Shirt campaign at the International Dental Show (IDS). Company executives presented the...
By Mari KoivunenGetting a dental treatment is not a matter of course in Papua New Guinea. On the contrary, the lack of infrastructure makes delivering health care services quite challenging in a country where 84% of the population lives in mostly inaccessible rural areas, often completely without electricity. But...
Henry Schein, in partnership with the Legion of Goodwill – Brazil, a non-profit organisation that provides educational and social assistance programmes for economically disadvantaged communities, announced a donation of more than 400,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) items to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 across Brazil.Henry Schein’s global distribution...
20 Mar 2022 is World Oral Health Day, a day that aims to empower people with the knowledge, tools, and confidence to secure good oral health. For children born with a cleft lip or cleft palate, proper dental care is especially important.Global surgical non-profit Operation Smile works with dentists...
Dentsply Sirona has announced a three-way partnership with FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) and Smile Train, a cleft-focused organisation, to develop global standard protocols for digital cleft treatment.The protocols aim to increase access to digital treatments for patients with clefts and advance cleft care for the 1 in 700...