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GCC’s COVID-19 recovery rate well above global average, new research reveals

July 27, 2020 | News

The COVID-19 recovery rate in GCC countries is significantly higher than the global average, according to new research. An average of 81.4 per cent of cases have recovered in Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Oman – well above the global figure of 57 per cent.

Increase your confidence in endo. Apply now for CAPP’s Clinical Endodontics Postgraduate Diploma

July 15, 2020 | Education | Events | News

The Clinical Endodontics Postgraduate Diploma from CAPP-Tipton & BARD aims to enhance the endodontic skills of newly qualified dentists and experienced practitioners. This course will develop their technical, diagnostic and treatment planning skills necessary to practice modern clinical endodontics.

How to become a successful implantologist in Dubai

July 13, 2020 | Education | News

Interview with Dr Deborah Rello, implantologist and cosmetic dentist at the Dental Studio Dubai

First-ever Digital Invisalign Scientific Symposium attracts over 1,400 delegates from 75 countries

July 9, 2020 | Events | News

Including over 1,000 Orthodontists and 400 students

Infection control principles & practices for dental settings during and post COVID-19

July 8, 2020 | Education | Events | News

As precautionary measures are adapted across different professions in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, dentists are being extra cautious to protect themselves and their patients given the nature of their work.

SEHA hospitals and clinics implement additional safety precautions and procedures

July 7, 2020 | News

As the backbone of the healthcare system in Abu Dhabi, additional measures ensure that outpatients and inpatients can continue to access SEHA’s exceptional quality of care

HelloMask: First transparent surgical mask goes to manufacture

June 24, 2020 | News

DÜBENDORF, Switzerland: Researchers of the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) have jointly developed a fully transparent surgical mask that is intended to replace the three-layer mask normally worn by medical staff. The mask was developed primarily with the aim of improving non-verbal communication between nursing staff and patients but could also be worn by dentists to protect against transmission of bacteria and viruses, such as SARS-CoV-2. The product is expected to be launched in early 2021.

Fundamental principles in designing reprocessing areas

June 23, 2020 | News

It is recognized all too often that very little consideration is given to sterilization or reprocessing areas in either existing or newly designed dental practices. And yet reprocessing instruments between patients is crucial to meet today's hygiene rules in dental offices. Dental practitioners also have a moral and legal ‘duty of care’ calling for effective, well-defined and implemented infection control measures to prevent the transmission of infectious diseases to patients and staff

Oral hygiene survey: Breaking down consumer perceptions and behaviours in the UAE and KSA markets

June 16, 2020 | Interviews

Interview with Markus Sebastian, SVP and MD of Align Technology EMEA

Inject and shape for easier, faster, stronger restorations

June 11, 2020 | Business | News

The need for easier, simpler and faster workflow is more critical in dentistry, now more than ever before. Conventional composite restorations are time-consuming and require laborious build-up techniques to minimize polymerization shrinkage, linked to staining, micro-leakage and secondary caries.

Digital Dental Show: Amann Girrbach virtual exhibition stand offers added value

June 9, 2020 | Advertorial

KOBLACH, Austria: As the SARS-CoV-2 crisis is bringing all trade fairs and congresses worldwide to a standstill, Amann Girrbach has set up the Digital Dental Show (DDS), a virtual exhibition stand with many extras for its visitors. All the latest and most important products of the company are on display at this virtual dental show.

From now on, time is on your side!

June 8, 2020 | Business | News

Sophisticated machine concept delivers perfect milling results

Tooth Whitening That Works for You — Opalescence Tooth Whitening

June 7, 2020 | Business | News

As the global leader in tooth whitening, the Opalescence™ whitening family has become beloved and trusted by patients and clinicians alike. With multiple Townie Choice, Reality's Choice, Dental Product Shopper awards, and more, we've got the laurels to prove it.

IES 2020: Watch lectures on demand

June 4, 2020 | Advertorial

SCHAAN, Liechtenstein: Under the theme “Succeeding together in tomorrow’s dentistry”, the Ivoclar Vivadent International Expert Symposium (IES) was held at the end of May. The online event drew an audience of over 8,000 live participants from 126 countries.

Universal Excellence

June 3, 2020 | Business | News

First universal zirconia without esthetic limitations

Align Technology’s 2020 growth summit to be hosted in all-virtual format

June 3, 2020 | Business | News

Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN), today announced it has moved its 2020 Growth Summit to an all-digital format. The 2020 Growth Summit, originally planned for Dubrovnik, Croatia, will be hosted on June 19-20, 2020 from a TV studio and will feature expert speakers from the dental and business sectors speaking directly into dentists’ homes. 

Good oral health may prevent severe COVID-19 progression

June 2, 2020 | News

LEIPZIG, Germany: Given that little time has passed since the outbreak of SARS-CoV-2, it comes as no surprise that only sparse data on COVID-19 is available and many factors remain uncertain. Now, the German Society of Dentistry and Oral Medicine (DGZMK) has stressed the importance of dental prevention and the systemic relevance of dentistry, especially in times of the pandemic. Recent studies have indicated that maintaining good oral health may prevent a severe course of the disease.

Celtra Press — the most stable high-strength glass ceramic, regardless of testing method

June 1, 2020 | Business | News

Zirconia-reinforced lithium silicate (ZLS) has been available from Dentsply Sirona under the name of Celtra Press. With its three-point bending strength of more than 500 MPa, it has once again significantly raised the benchmark for high-strength glass ceramics.

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