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Revolutionize workflow with Beautifil Injectable X

July 15, 2021 | Business | News

Shofu’s next-gen universal bioactive injectable composite - Beautifil Injectable X streamlines restorative workflow by offering “Inject as you Shape” convenience that saves time and boosts efficiency. Unique NST technology imparts remarkable strength, durability with predictable aesthetics. Proprietary nano S-PRG fillers impart anti-plaque and anti-caries benefits for additional protection and clinical longevity.

Exploring the latest in digital orthodontics within dental industry

June 27, 2021 | News

Dental Tribune MEA had the pleasure of speaking to Dr. Michael Davidson, Director of Clinical Education EMEA at Align Technology. He shares everything you need to know ahead of the highly anticipated EMEA Invisalign Scientific Symposium taking place July 2nd and 3rd digitally. The Scientific Symposium is an unmissable opportunity for orthodontists to delve into the science behind the Invisalign system and glean the latest advanced clinical knowledge from luminaries of orthodontic pedagogy.

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Four changes to infection prevention and control that made a difference

June 24, 2021 | News

At this time last year, we were all collectively reeling from the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and dealing with the confusion, uncertainty, and anxiety of managing a new virus. And, in the midst of an unprecedented shutdown that nearly ground dentistry to a complete halt, practices pivoted on the fly to implement new infection prevention and control procedures that would enable them to continue practicing safely.

W&H launches a virtual brand world. Customer-centric communication reimagined

June 22, 2021 | News

Any time, anywhere – experience W&H virtually and up close! With its launching of the new Experience Center, W&H is breaking new ground in product communication: the virtual brand world is the epitome of innovation, awakens emotions, enthrals and thrills. Products and events that can be experienced live provide B2B and B2C customers with fascinating insights and offer a completely fresh user experience.

Implantmed – the game changer in implantology turns 20!

June 18, 2021 | Business | News

These days, W&H’s high-end device is synonymous with dental implantology. Clear design combined with technical finesse make Implantmed an absolute game changer – and that’s been the case for 20 years. It is opening up new possibilities for treatment and is helping the professional community to progress. We have seen Implantmed grow rapidly from a new technology to become a best-selling smart device today.

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Interview: Implantology meets Implantmed

June 17, 2021 | Business | News

Dental implantology is evolving at a rapid pace. Treatments are increasingly becoming safer and gentler and the implantology workflow more efficient and verifiable. And Implantmed is part of this progress.

Scientists conducting novel oral health research in space

June 15, 2021 | News

NEW YORK, U.S.: As the saying goes, the sky is the limit. This is true for the scientists conducting the first oral health experiment in space to investigate the growth and response of oral bacteria to treatment agents in zero gravity. The project, which is being sponsored by the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory and conducted in collaboration with NASA and Colgate-Palmolive, will last two months and is partly aimed at improving oral health treatment on the ground.

Study confirms gingival recession increases risk of Alzheimer’s disease

June 14, 2021 | News

GREIFSWALD, Germany: Periodontitis has been associated with a risk for Alzheimer’s disease in previous studies. The long-term Study of Health in Pomerania (SHIP) has been researching the influence of dental diseases on people’s general health since 1997 and has found that inflammatory gingival recession owing to periodontitis increases the risk of myocardial infarction and dementia, among other things. Now, in a recent study, researchers from the University of Greifswald have confirmed the previous findings regarding a connection with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Twenty years of DAC Universal: Dentsply Sirona celebrates a sparkling clean success story

June 13, 2021 | Business | News

In the anniversary year of Dentsply Sirona’s successful infection control solution, DAC Universal, the topic of infection prevention is more relevant than ever. Seamless, excellent hygiene in dental practices and clinics helps to give patients the confidence to have preventive examinations and important dental treatments.

Matter, technology, science. The origin of Zhermack solutions

June 2, 2021 | Business | News

From the seaweed of Northern seas to the most widely-used alginates in the world of dentistry: a pathway that follows the specific values that have made Zhermack popular with sector professionals. Creativity, accessibility, substance and dynamism to develop solutions able to perfectly satisfy user needs.

CAPP offers over 150 free CME dental multidisciplinary webinars annually

May 31, 2021 | News

Registration is now open for CAPP’s June and July live webinars. Dental professionals are welcome to join completely free of charge and learn the latest in dentistry.

Meet A-dec’s new territory manager for the Middle East

May 26, 2021 | Business | News

As part of a continued focus on supporting customers globally, A-dec are pleased to welcome Nick Olive to the role of Territory Manager for the Middle East. Nick moves from A-dec’s UK business, where he has been helping UK dentists to find ergonomic and reliable equipment for their practices since 2014.

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How PIEZOSURGERY has redefined bone surgery

May 20, 2021 | Business | News

20 years ago, the International Dental Show (IDS) saw the premier of the PIEZOSURGERY unit, a first for piezoelectric bone surgery. Since then, mectron has not only succeeded in revolutionising clinical reality with PIEZOSURGERY, but also benefited practitioners and patients worldwide with two decades of ease of use and minimal invasiveness. 

Majority of dental professionals in Norway concerned about SARS-CoV-2 infection

May 19, 2021 | News

OSLO, Norway: Norway has not had a virus outbreak similar to SARS-CoV-2 in the past and did not have national recommendations for infection prevention and control in dental practice before 2018. Data on the psychological impact of the pandemic on dental healthcare workers in many countries is still lacking. Therefore, researchers from the Oral Health Centre of Expertise in Eastern Norway in Oslo investigated the self-reported mental well-being of dental professionals during the COVID-19-related lockdown period in Norway.

Mental health initiative for dentists launched

May 18, 2021 | News

LONDON, UK: Last week, the Mental Health Foundation celebrated Mental Health Awareness Week, encouraging UK residents to take stock of their psychological well-being. To mark the occasion, the Dental Professionals Alliance (DPA) has launched its Mental Health Wellness in Dentistry framework, an initiative that calls on dental practices to make mental health a priority.

The importance of pain management for young dental patients

May 17, 2021 | News

GOTHENBURG, Sweden: In Sweden, free dental check-ups are provided for children and adolescents until they reach the age of 20. Whereas this means that much is known about their oral health status, there have been relatively few studies measuring consideration for the oral pain that young Swedish dental patients undergo and its treatment. A new study has shed light on this topic, suggesting that dental professionals with more experience tend to be more alert to the needs of young patients.

Align Technology announces support for UAE 100 million meals humanitarian campaign

May 9, 2021 | News

Align’s new YallaGive online fundraising campaign and donation of AED 22,000 aims to inspire contributions to this national food drive

Study finds SARS-CoV-2 vaccine hesitancy in 23% of healthcare workers

May 7, 2021 | News

LONDON, UK: As world leaders are continuing to roll out vaccination programmes and encouraging the public to get vaccinated, one thing is clear: there are still people who refuse or delay their vaccinations. Healthcare workers are a priority group since they run an elevated risk of infection. However, in a recent study, researchers found that vaccine hesitancy prevails in around a quarter of healthcare workers in the UK and that, compared with their white British colleagues, some ethnic minority groups show more resistance to getting vaccinated.

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