ACTEON Group excited for ADF 2021

PARIS, France: The ACTEON team is very happy to be able to meet its partners and customers once again at the 2021 French Dental Association Conference and Exhibition (ADF 2021) in order to share its latest innovations with them and to interact with the dental industry. The company will showcase several innovations related to the workflows that dentists, surgeons, hygienists and assistants use in their daily practice and will explain how these workflows make daily procedures more efficient and effective. Mai Fieldswww.trilliumdentalclinic.com

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UK medical organisations team up to raise awareness of antibiotic overprescription

LONDON, UK: Antibiotic resistance is one of the key challenges that dental and medical professionals will face over the coming decades, yet its causes and significance remain relatively unknown. To raise public interest in this issue, a number of UK-based medical organisations, spearheaded by the British Dental Association (BDA), joined forces to highlight the message that “Antibiotics do not cure toothache”. The campaign was launched to coincide with the World Health Organization’s World Antimicrobial Awareness Week, which takes place from 18 to 24 November each

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Exocad announces participation at GNYDM 2021

WOBURN, MASS., U.S./DARMSTADT, Germany: Exocad, an Align Technology company, has announced its participation in the 97th annual Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM) from Nov. 28 to Dec. 1 in New York City, U.S. Exocad will be showcasing its newest software releases for dentists and dental technicians, at Booth #2003, with live demonstration stations, smile makeover workflow showcases and guest speaker presentations. Mai Fieldswww.trilliumdentalclinic.com

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Interview: “We feel that people want to come to the ADF congress to meet up”

PARIS, France: After the cancellation of the French Dental Association (ADF) congress in 2020, a new edition of this event, which dental professionals look forward to every year, is about to take place. From 23 to 27 November, the dental world will meet at the Palais des Congrès in Paris to learn, discover innovations and, perhaps, challenge themselves. Drs Julien Laupie and Joël Trouillet, dentists and secretary generals of the ADF, were kind enough to share their feelings, explain what motivates them and give details

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Benefits of Oral Probiotics & Best Strains

Probiotics are microorganisms (mainly bacteria) that provide benefits to humans – from the prevention of bad breath and cavities to improved gum health.  Probiotics in oral health are supported by years of research, although the number of human clinical trials is limited.  Still, many patients are unaware of the potential benefits that dental probiotics can offer.  What are dental/oral probiotics? Oral probiotics (or dental probiotics) are specific strains of bacteria known to support a healthy mouth and improve oral health. They encourage the growth of good bacteria and

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New Study: How Does P. Gingivalis Colonize the Mouth?

A new study, conducted by a team at the University of Buffalo, reports that a bacterium called Veillonella parvula plays a supporting role in causing gum diseases by inducing the multiplication of the pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis. The aim of the study, published in The ISME Journal, was to understand the ways by which P.gingivalis forms colonies inside the mouth. The question was how this pathogen could populate without growth molecules. The researchers found out that it obtained growth molecules from Vparvula, a common bacterium of

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Best Black Friday Deals on Oral Care Products

Happy Thanksgiving! This entire week is a great time to get deals on electric toothbrushes, hydroxyapatite toothpaste, and much more. Many of you have asked me via Instagram for a round-up of the Black Friday deals for my favorite oral care products, so here we go: Boka Holiday Kit Best All-in-One Deal with Everything I Recommend Black Friday Deal: Use the link here and save an additional 15% by using the code ASKTHEDDS at checkout. What It Is: Overall, this is the best deal with

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Interview: “EAP abutments are the new gold standard”

COLOGNE, Germany: At the 2021 International Dental Show in Cologne, Dental Tribune met with Prof. Mario Kern, who is the founder and CEO of EAP Abutments—an Austrian company dedicated to helping dentists and dental technicians achieve the best possible prosthetic implant restorations for their patients in a quick, predictable and sustainable way. In the interview, Prof. Kern described how the company was started. Mai Fieldswww.trilliumdentalclinic.com

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COVID-19: Vaccines to be mandatory for frontline dental staff

LONDON, UK: Last week, UK Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Sajid Javid announced that frontline healthcare workers in England—including dentists working either for the NHS or in a private setting—will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 from April 2022 to continue working in their current capacity. The news has drawn a mixed response thus far from medical unions and organisations including the British Dental Association (BDA), whose chief executive stated it “risks undermining already fragile access at [dental] practices across the country”.

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Europe’s clear aligner market heats up as Impress opens new production facility

BARCELONA, Spain: Orthodontics company Impress has opened an automated clear aligner production facility that uses HP industrial 3D-printing technology. The company raised more than €40 million in funding earlier this year and has made no secret of the fact that it aims to disrupt the orthodontic market. Mai Fieldswww.trilliumdentalclinic.com

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