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EFP reveals stunning global cost of gingivitis, caries, tooth loss

BRUSSELS, Belgium: A white paper commissioned by the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) has found that 4.9% of global healthcare expenditure goes ...

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Dentistry in England: A national disgrace?

LONDON, UK: The British government has recently published the much-anticipated recovery plan for National Health Service (NHS) dentistry in a policy paper, ...

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Keeping dental staff healthy during the flu season

KRIENS, Switzerland: Dental practitioners are one of the most at-risk groups during viral pandemics or flu seasons. Luckily, regularly using the Perio plus+...

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New paper answers top questions about UK regulations for custom-made dental devices

LONDON, UK: A new article presents a comprehensive overview of the evolving regulatory landscape for custom-made medical devices in the UK, offering ...

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Benefits of water fluoridation may have peaked in rich countries

MANCHESTER, UK: Researchers from the University of Manchester have conducted a pioneering study in the UK focusing on the oral health and economic impacts ...

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World Endodontic Congress 2024 to take place in Glasgow in autumn

GLASGOW, UK: The International Federation of Endodontic Associations’ 2024 World Endodontic Congress will take place in Glasgow from 11 to 14 September at...

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Advancing dentistry: Osstem Implant’s global symposiums in 2024

SEOUL, South Korea/LONDON, UK: Prepare for a transformative experience in the realm of dentistry as Osstem Implant sets the stage for two pivotal events in ...

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One third of UK dental professionals report disrespectful behaviour from colleagues

LONDON, UK: A recent survey conducted by Dental Protection—a leading protection organisation for doctors, dentists and other healthcare ...

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European Parliament bans dental amalgam

STRASBOURG, France: Amalgam is the restorative material of choice for many dentists. It is the gold standard of dental care. However, its popularity has ...

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Identifying and communicating enamel erosion to patients using intra-oral scanning

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) and its potential effects on tooth enamel was the subject of a recent Align Technology webinar. It was presented by...

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Embracing innovation: Highlights from the 2023 Digital Dentistry Conference and Exhibition

LONDON, UK: The 3rd Digital Dentistry Conference and Exhibition, organised by UKDentalCourses (UKDC), an online education platform that offers continuing ...

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Webinar offers upskilling for advanced clear aligner treatment planning and execution

A comprehensive free webinar to feature on Dentsply Sirona Academy on 22 January will delve into the intricacies of clear aligner case selection, tooth ...

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Study emphasises role of dental professionals in screening patients for chronic disease

LIVERPOOL/PLYMOUTH, UK: The connection between oral health and chronic disease has been increasingly supported by substantial evidence, revealing shared ...

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Digital scan reassures patient in veneer treatment

In this article, I present a restorative case study that demonstrates how I used the new iTero Element 5D Plus digital scanner at several stages in the ...

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New research reveals the role of preventive oral care in the UK

WEYBRIDGE, UK: Haleon, a British multinational consumer healthcare company, and the College of General Dentistry have recently conducted a survey that ...

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“Dental trauma management is not a one-size-fits-all process”

Dr Rajiv Patel from the US will be a speaker at the upcoming ROOTS SUMMIT, which will take place from 9 to 12 May in Athens in Greece. His lecture will ...

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The future of dental simulation

Oratomic4D is a technology company based in Sydney in Australia specialising in 3D-printing technology and developing and manufacturing biomimetic dental ...

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Just in! Dentsply Sirona offers educational content on practice management

Seeking to bring high-quality clinical education to dental professionals, Dentsply Sirona has recently launched the online DS Academy Campus, where it ...

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UK researchers develop effective new xerostomia solution

LEEDS, UK: Xerostomia is a prevalent condition especially among older adults, cancer patients and people taking multiple medications. Researchers at the ...

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Evolving your business systems into 2023 and beyond—Part 5: Operational systems

Over the past months that Dental Tribune has published my article series, I have looked at financial systems, marketing systems, the patient experience, and...

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“The concept of the root canal blockage course was born out of the desire to teach and practise different techniques”

To make the wait for ROOTS SUMMIT 2024 a little sweeter, the organisers would like to spotlight some of the speakers for next year’s edition, which will ...

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Are haptic dental trainers better than phantom heads for dental curricula?

LONDON, UK: For dentists in training, options for honing their skills have been historically limited to phantom heads or patients at university dental ...

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Make the most of digitally driven patient conversations

HUDDERSFIELD, UK: Intra-oral scanners are completely redefining patient communication and practice growth. Align Technology is a leading brand in the ...

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Sugar tax may have reduced UK paediatric tooth extractions—study

CAMBRIDGE, UK: Dental caries is the primary cause of elective hospital admissions among UK children aged 5–9 years, and the disease accounts for nearly ...

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ROOTS SUMMIT calls for submissions and launches roots magazine contest

ATHENS, Greece: The ROOTS SUMMIT team is excited to invite dental professionals to submit their presentations for inclusion in the dynamic scientific ...

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Treating a complex anterior open bite

Dr Chetan Sharma is an award-winning cosmetic dental surgeon and advanced facial aesthetics practitioner and founder of CS Aesthetics Cosmetic Dentistry in ...

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Prominent endodontist shares expertise on treating patients undergoing radiotherapy

As cancer treatments evolve, clinicians of all disciplines must also adapt their approaches to medical and dental treatments in order to best compensate for...

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Evolution and revolution: The Bone Growth Concept

The Bone Growth Concept focuses on the techniques implantologists can implement to preserve a bone without having to resort to the use of any biomaterial. ...

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Metformin could help prevent oral and systemic disease in periodontal patients

LONDON, UK: Factors such as glucose metabolism, nutrition, oxidative stress and ageing drive periodontal progression. However, current periodontal ...

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Oral pathogen increases heart attack damage

Researchers from Tokyo Medical and Dental University have found that a periodontal pathogen, Porphyromonas gingivalis, inhibits autophagosome–lysosome ...

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Less CHX—new generation of mouthwashes is changing therapy

KRIENS, Switzerland: Chlorhexidine digluconate (CHX) is considered the gold standard among oral antiseptics, but its use comes with a number of side ...

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Increasing awareness of menopause in dentistry

LONDON, UK: The hormonal changes that women experience in the menopause may cause cognitive, physical and psychological symptoms, and these are well ...

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Dentsply Sirona and University of Bristol open new dental facility in Bristol

CHARLOTTE, N.C., US/BRISTOL, UK: Dentsply Sirona, the world’s largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies, has continued its ...

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DEXIS intra-oral scanners now with triple scanning workflow for dentures

QUAKERTOWN, Penn., US: One of the greatest challenges of the denture workflow is the capture of occlusion on an edentulous patient. A dedicated denture ...

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Despite good oral hygiene, localised gingivitis can affect distant healthy areas in mouth

New research shows that localised gingivitis can induce changes in the oral microbiome and can lead to immune responses in distant healthy parts of the ...

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Align Technology introduces new software innovations designed to accelerate digital practice transformation

The Align Oral Health Suite is an intuitive and visually engaging digital interface designed to enhance dental consultations and drive dental treatment ...

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