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Gingival stiffness is biological, and can lead to more infections, according to new study

Researchers have discovered that softer gums hinder the development of gingiva fibroblasts. A group of scientists from Tohoku University have discovered ...

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Investing as a dentist: Are you leveraging your value to your best advantage?

When Dr. James Martin badly injured his knee playing football, little did he know it would lead to a new career and a Facebook group with some 9,600 members...

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Study suggests sugar consumption and early interruption of breastfeeding are risk factors for dental caries in infancy

The Brazilian study, published in journal Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, found that inclusion of sugar and early interruption of breastfeeding ...

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The dental 3D printing market is expected to grow an average of 12% per year, as studies show 3D printing can be used to prevent tooth decay

The growth of dental diseases and increased demand for dental treatments is correlated with the rise of the dental 3D printing market, according to a new ...

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Half of dentists have cut NHS commitment with more to come

The British Dental Association share survey results, revealing over half of dentists in England report having reduced NHS commitments since the start of the...

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Dental caries is primary reason for hospital admissions in the UK

LONDON, UK: It is well established that dental caries is common in children. Now, new data from the UK on hospital tooth extractions among 0–19-year-olds ...

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School dental program prevents 80 percent of cavities with one-time, non-invasive treatment

A study of nearly 3,000 school children has found that silver diamine fluoride, as well as sealants, protected against cavities. The liquid brushed onto the...

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High sugar levels in vegan ready meals, warns campaign group

Action on Sugar, a campaigning group which informs and influences sugar reduction policies in the UK, warns that vegan ready meals can contain more than ...

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Women in dentistry: Meet dental nurse and BADN President Debra Worthington

For the fifth part of our series focusing on women in the dental field, Dental Tribune International (DTI) interviewed Debra Worthington, a dental nurse ...

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Clear aligner market expected to grow by 25%

The demand for the clear aligner market is growing due to increasing demand for aesthetic dentistry and the appeal for clear aligners as an orthodontic ...

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Poor oral health may contribute to a decline in brain health, according to new research

The link between oral health and systemic heath has been long understood by dental experts. Now preliminary research, to be presented at the American Stroke...

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Treating vulnerable patients in UK practice improves lives and can be profitable for dental businesses

Dental care for homeless and vulnerable patients should not be left to charities, but a priority for the NHS, says Dr Ben Atkins, former owner of Revive ...

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“This brush cleans where normal bristles do not reach”

KRIENS, Switzerland: A brush that cleans where others do not? An expert in prophylaxis and periodontics, Dr Ulrich P. Saxer is the co-designer of a brush ...

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Taking stock and looking ahead—the current and future dental implant landscape

The digital revolution continues. Like all areas of dentistry, implantology is going digital. The potential benefits of a digital workflow can be applied to...

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Gum infection may be a risk factor for heart arrhythmia, according to new research

Periodontitis can lead to a litany of dental issues from bad breath to bleeding and lost teeth. Now, researchers at Hiroshima University have found that it ...

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NHS dentistry in Scotland reprieved as vital support extended

Scotland, UK: The British Dental Association have said NHS dentistry has escaped imminent collapse, following the Scottish Government’s decision to ...

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​4 in 5 teachers providing pupils with toothpaste and brushes as cost of living crisis bites

London, UK: The cost of living crisis is impacting on the oral health of children in classrooms across Britain, with most teachers now stepping in to ...

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The global paediatric oral care industry is expected to grow 7% by 2033

London, UK: The global paediatric oral care market is currently estimated to be worth USD 9 billion. A global Research and Markets report shares that the ...

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New clinical study confirms link between liver inflammation and periodontitis

HAMBURG, Germany: Periodontal health can contribute to systemic conditions; recent research has found evidence about the links between gum disease and ...

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Scotland’s poorest paying the price for dental crisis, says British Dental Association

EDINBURGH, Scotland: Fresh statistics from Public Health Scotland have revealed widening oral healthcare inequities in Scotland, and the British Dental ...

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New summary of antimicrobial prescription guidelines available

LONDON, UK: To help dental teams play their part in tackling the problem of antimicrobial resistance, the College of General Dentistry and Faculty of Dental...

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Neoss Group announces expansion across UK, Ireland and Nordic region

HARROGATE, UK: As Neoss Group continues its successful expansion across the European market, the company has announced further appointments to leadership ...

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When do you waste unused aligners, and how can you avoid it?

Orthodontic treatment with clear aligners has been a game-changer for our profession. If as an orthodontist you use clear aligners, you probably have ...

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Oral bacteria may give rise to brain abscesses, study shows

PLYMOUTH, UK: In a recent study, researchers investigated the role of oral bacteria in the development of brain abscesses. They found that the samples of ...

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The practice of self‑compassion among dental professionals

Kindness to oneself and self-love are concepts that are often spoken about in the context of looking after oneself and supporting personal well-being. ...

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Evolving your business systems into 2023 and beyond—Part 1: Finances

I am delighted to have been asked by Dental Tribune International to share my observations and thoughts about where we are heading over the next few years ...

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Removable partial dentures may improve mortality among partially edentulous adults

LEEDS, UK: In a recent study, researchers have examined whether the use of removable partial dentures has an impact on the long-term survival outcomes of ...

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Research identifies potential novel treatment for managing periodontal disease

LONDON, UK: Though our understanding of the causes of and potential treatments for periodontal disease has advanced substantially in recent decades, new ...

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Mouth cancer rates skyrocket in UK

RUGBY, UK: Although oral cancer was previously thought to only affect people who lead unhealthy lifestyles, it is now evident that it may also affect those ...

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Study examines public perceptions regarding sustainable dentistry

SHEFFIELD, UK: Given the relatively high levels of material waste produced during the course of dental procedures, a more sustainable approach to dentistry ...

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Bredent implant awarded quality mark at EAO congress

LONDON, UK: Introduced in 2006, the whiteSKY system from bredent has proved its efficiency in clinical practice and scientific studies. At the congress of ...

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Study links face-to-face dentistry restrictions to increased antibiotic prescription

MANCHESTER, UK: Dental guidelines in the UK, as in many countries, are predicated upon the knowledge that dental infections respond better to treatment ...

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BDA warns new chancellor that further cuts will kill NHS dentistry

LONDON, UK: Amid the political upheaval that has engulfed the UK in recent weeks, the British Dental Association has written an email to new Chancellor ...

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CHX but without stains? One substance may hold the solution

KRIENS, Switzerland: Chlorhexidine digluconate (CHX) has been the go-to antiseptic in oral health for decades. It is considered the gold standard in ...

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Integrate 2022―Neoss presents 24-hour online educational event

Themed “Integrate. Educate. Celebrate”, the Neoss Integrate in-person event in Gothenburg in Sweden gathered more than 600 dentists in June this year. ...

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Researchers developing rapid test for periodontal disease

BIRMINGHAM, UK: The link between periodontal disease and a range of systemic health conditions such as cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes and ...

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