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Quest for tooth whitening: Study reports extensive damage to dental cells by carbamide peroxide

TORONTO, Canada/LONDON, UK: As the quest for having whiter teeth continues, it is crucial to fully understand the extent of damage that tooth-whitening ...

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Full-mouth restoration with Zolid FX— a successful concept for sophisticated prostheses

The patient case outlined here describes the challenges that prostheses have to meet under high stress. The patient presented to the practice with ...

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2021 Invisalign Scientific Symposium presents efficacy and applicability of clear aligners

LONDON, UK: From 2 to 3 July, Align Technology presented its third Invisalign Scientific Symposium, which was held in a digital format for the second time ...

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BDA blasts potential migrant dental checks as “unethical”

LONDON, UK: In 2016, the Member of Parliament for Monmouth, David Davies, courted controversy when he suggested that dental checks could be used to verify ...

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Lane keeping assistance systems in endodontics

A fully automatic navigation assistant for root canal therapy? What may initially sound like robo-doc treatment or treatment by remote control will take ...

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BioMin F in Smile Revolution podcast

I recently recorded a podcast with Prof. Robert Hill and Richard Whatley (CEO at BioMin Technologies) on BioMin F toothpaste—an in-depth conversation on a...

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Novel glass ionomer cement may enhance dentine formation

LONDON, UK/JENA, Germany/DAMMAM, Saudi Arabia: A recent publication reports a new approach to stimulating Wnt signalling to enhance the formation of ...

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CQC mandates registration for direct-to-consumer orthodontics providers

LONDON, UK: As the independent regulator of health and social care in England, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has recognised the benefits that new ...

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Celebrities’ Smile Makeup—the MiCD way

In today’s beauty-adoring society, most people have the desire to look and feel their best, since facial and physical appearance have a crucial role to ...

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Functional aesthetic speech therapy: Synergy between dentistry and aesthetic medicine?

Aesthetic medicine is increasingly taking on a global connotation of harmony and balance, defined certainly by historically evolved and shared canons, but ...

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Dentists providing cosmetic injectable procedures urged to protect themselves

LONDON, UK: After a year-long inquiry, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Beauty, Aesthetics and Wellbeing (APPG) has released a report on the regulatory ...

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Face coverings must still be worn in dental settings in England

LONDON, UK: Effective on 19 July, England eased many of its COVID-19 restrictions, including rules on social distancing and the requirement to wear face ...

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Pandemic leads UK dentists to seek advice in record numbers

GLASGOW, UK: Changing restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic have regularly affected the scope of work that dental professionals have been allowed to ...

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3Shape Dental System 2021: Revolutionising the technician’s work through AI

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: Ever since it was launched in 2005, 3Shape Dental System has been the software of choice for dental laboratory technicians who want to ...

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Males account for more than 60% of speakers at UK dental conferences

LEEDS, UK: Researchers from the University of Leeds and the University of Liverpool examined the gender balance of invited speakers at dental conferences ...

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Survey highlights impact of video calls on smile self-consciousness

LONDON, UK: Though video calls have become a part of everyday work for many professionals during the pandemic, their increased integration has had some ...

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Dental procedures present low risk of aerosol transmission of SARS-CoV-2—study

BRISTOL, UK: The largest study to date specifically measuring aerosol generation in dental settings found that many common procedures produced negligible ...

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Interview: “Digital dentistry will set you apart”

As the principal at the Sydney-based dental practice Care Dentistry, specialist prosthodontist Dr Christopher Ho leads by example. The procedures and ...

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Report sheds light on dental service in Northern Ireland since onset of pandemic

BELFAST, UK: Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, dental services worldwide have been disrupted for over a year. A recent report by the Health and Social Care ...

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Oral health promotion for the dental professional in 2021

Over the past months, I have been running a course, titled “How to launch an oral health promotion project/business”, which is part of my Smile ...

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AG.Live—digitisation pays off

KOBLACH, Austria: Amann Girrbach is all about supporting laboratories in the organisation of digital dental workflows. With the AG.Live digital platform, ...

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Rinsing against COVID-19—one mouthwash reduces the risk of infection

LYON, France: In a study that is the first of its kind, researchers from Claude Bernard Lyon University in Lyon in France have shown that Perio plus ...

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COVID-19: Examining role of oral microbiome and mucosal immunity in South Asian populations

LONDON, UK/CHENNAI, India: UK Research and Innovation and India’s Department of Biotechnology in the Ministry of Science and Technology have recently ...

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Scottish government moves to expand free dental care

EDINBURGH, UK: Currently, NHS dental care is free at the point of use for those under 18 throughout the UK. Part of the Scottish National Party’s (SNP) ...

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Zygomatic dynamic navigation: New challenges and possibilities

The presence of sufficient bone volume is one of the most important criteria for successful osseointegration of implants,1 wherefore restoration ...

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Align Technology announces digital edition of Invisalign Scientific Symposium for orthodontists

LONDON, UK: Align Technology has announced that it is hosting its annual Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Invisalign Scientific Symposium on 2 and ...

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Battery-powered air respirator may protect staff and patients against SARS-CoV-2

CHESTERFIELD, UK: The pandemic has been ongoing for over a year now, and there is still a strong need to protect healthcare and scientific staff from ...

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Interview: “It all starts with the right dentine bonding agent”

Dr Max Andrup, a 2010 graduate of Umeå University, currently runs a private practice in the city of Hudiksvall in Sweden, where he maintains a passion for ...

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New study examines extent of occupational risk of COVID-19 in UK

BIRMINGHAM, UK: To fill a research gap, researchers have recently examined whether dental professionals are, in fact, at an increased risk of becoming ...

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Align Technology reaches ten millionth Invisalign patient milestone

LONDON, UK: Clear aligner provider Align Technology has recently announced that the Invisalign system has cracked the ten million mark. The clear aligners ...

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