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September 2019

Gum disease linked with higher risk of hypertension

30-09-2019

People with gum disease (periodontitis) have a greater likelihood of high blood pressure (hypertension), according to a study published today in Cardiovascular Research, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).1 Senior author Professor Francesco D'Aiuto of UCL Eastman Dental Institute, UK, said: “We observed a linear …

Editor’s pickPsst! We don’t like noise in the laboratory - what about you?

27-09-2019

What does "loud" actually mean? What volume is tolerable? From what point can excessive noise lead to hearing damage or physical and mental strain in general? And are dental technicians especially at risk due to the many loud noises in the laboratory? Noise causes stress. Protect your hearing - we’ll tell you how! Learn more about this …

American Association Of Endodontists Announces Advocacy Action Center

27-09-2019

To amplify the voice of specialized dentists known as endodontists, the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) rolled out a new, robust web-based advocacy centre called the AAE Advocacy Action Center. “As the global resource for endodontists, other dental professionals and patients, the AAE advocates for one standard of endodontic …

Planmeca finds the human connection in Morocco

27-09-2019

Personnel at Esthètica Polyclinique Medico-Dentaire. From left: Ilham Jamai, Dr. Anass Benkirane, Dr. Adil Berrada, and Ichrak Yaala.   Planmeca equipment is a common feature of the modern Moroccan dental practice. Yet despite being constantly at the forefront of dental technology, the company has never lost the human touch. …

UN Political Declaration on UHC finally has some teeth

26-09-2019

Oral health included in global health agenda   FDI World Dental Federation (FDI)welcomes the long overdue commitment to strengthening oral health in theUN Political Declaration on Universal Health Coverage (UHC). The declaration willbe officially adopted by world leaders at the UN High-Level Meeting on UHC onSeptember 23 in New York. "Oral …

Hyperbiotics Makes $135,000 Product Donation To America’s ToothFairy

25-09-2019

America’s ToothFairy today expressed their gratitude to Hyperbiotics, a premium probiotic supplement manufacturer, for their recent product donation totaling more than $135,000 in value. The donation, which included their popular PRO-Kids and PRO-15 product lines, was distributed to nine members of the organisation’s member …

Helioseal® F Plus – The efficient fissure sealant

25-09-2019

  Helioseal F Plus – The efficient fissure sealant is available in syringes containing 1.25g and in Cavifils containing 0.1g of the product. Effective protection for pits and fissures. Fast and convenient fissure sealing in children and adolescents. Helioseal F Plus, the fissure sealant from Ivoclar Vivadent, assists in the …