Editor’s pickPost-Event Summary: Nobel Biocare Symposium

Over 2,000 dental professionals from 58 countries gathered at the iconic Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City for the Nobel Biocare Global Symposium 2016.   Under the banner “Where innovation comes to life,” the four-day event, held June 23–26, featured an extensive scientific program presented by over 150 of the world’s leading educators in the field of …

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NYU Dentists Receive Grant to Test Whether Non-Viral Gene Delivery can …

The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded Drs. Brian Schmidt and Seiichi Yamano a $1.2M (three-year) grant to test whether their non-viral gene delivery method can effectively and safely treat oral cancer pain. Quality of life for oral cancer patients can be …


Effectiveness of SDF in Arresting Root Caries in Different Fluoridated Areas

At the 94th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research, researcher Mr. Edward Lo, University of Hong Kong, SAR, China, presented a study titled "Effectiveness of SDF in Arresting Root Caries in Different Fluoridated Areas". The IADR General Session was held in conjunction with the third Meeting of the …


Colgate Recruits Everyday Kiwis to Spread the Word

Colgate recruits everyday Kiwis to spread the word this Oral Health Month   Colgate-Palmolive and the New Zealand Dental Association are launching Oral Health Month across New Zealand on July 1 to encourage Kiwis to adopt healthy habits for healthy smiles. This year, there will be a primary focus on everyday New Zealanders and the small …

Researchers Investigate Prevalence of Gingivitis during First/Second Trimesters …

At the 94th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research, researcher Mr. Michael Reddy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA, presented a study titled "Gingivitis during the First/Second Trimesters of Pregnancy". The IADR General Session was held in conjunction with the third Meeting of the IADR …

Study: Gum Disease may Increase Lung Cancer Risk

An analysis of existing research reveals possible link between periodontal disease and the leading cause of cancer death   Chinese researchers have found that individuals with periodontal (gum) disease might be at an increased risk of developing lung cancer. The report, published ahead-of-print in the Journal of Periodontology, found that …

Biopsy Reveals Long-Term Changes to Synthetic Jaw Bone

Synthetic bone necessary for the placement of dental implants can be made up of a range of materials. Unfortunately, some people react poorly to certain synthetic bone grafts that may result in an inadequate attachment of the dental implant to the bone. A case report in the current issue of the Journal of Oral Implantology analysed the long-term …

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SMACO - an EMS Company

Now with new website


The EMS company SMACO, which is known to produce prophylaxis products such as ultrasonic scalers, Curing Lights and Capsule Mixers, designed in Switzerland, has recently launched its new online presence.

The website has been entirely redesigned from the ground up. It supports all the regular functions such as history, product information and details and also features such as a dealer search function (Where to buy).

SMACO has taken this opportunity and launched 2 Promo videos for this occasion. It is linked here and can be found also on the SMACO YouTube channel and their Facebook page www.facebook.com/smacodental<http://www.facebook.com/smacodental>


"In modern dentistry, the goal of industry stakeholders is to streamline and simplify procedures as it fits today’s landscape, which would best benefit both the dental team and patients. Having this in mind and driven by the demands of contemporary solutions, NextDent is on a quest to change the market by taking the lead in innovative sustainable solutions that will improve oral care."

Charisma® Classic Microglass® II

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Ivoclar Vivadent: SR Nexco Flask

Ivoclar Vivadent: SR Nexco Flask Video Tutorial

SR Nexco Flask is a new type of flask that enables light-curing veneering composites to be pressed on dental frameworks. In order to effectively address the practical challenges of functionality, ergonomics and design, the flask has been developed in close cooperation with industry professionals.

The new flask offers the following important benefits: It allows composite materials to be efficiently and quickly pressed to dental restorations, including long-span bridges. The results are highly accurate, showing hardly any difference between the final restoration and the wax-up. Moreover, the flask is exceptionally versatile, due to the numerous special details incorporated into it, which allow it to be individually adjusted to the specific indication and the framework situation.