Signing the new Mouth Cancer Action Charter

Over the last year, 8,772 people in the UK were given the life-changing news that they have mouth cancer – this is one person every hour. These numbers continue to rise while the disease claims more lives than cervical and testicular cancer combined. The more we know about mouth cancer, the better chance we have of beating it.  This means knowing how to spot mouth cancer early and knowing where to go when we see something out of the ordinary.  It also means reducing our

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The ‘big three’ causes of mouth cancer

By knowing the causes of mouth cancer, we can take positive steps to reduce our own level of risk, says a leading health charity. The Oral Health Foundation is raising awareness about the causes of mouth cancer, following new research that shows far too many people remain unaware of the main risk factors. The number of people diagnosed with mouth cancer in the UK has doubled in the last 20 years, with tobacco, drinking alcohol to excess and the human papillomavirus, being the considered the

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Global Osstem Meeting 2021 Seoul concludes with success

SEOUL, South Korea: Osstem Implant has announced that it successfully held the inaugural Digital Dentistry Contest and the Osstem Meeting 2021 Seoul from 27 to 28 November. Under the theme “Future of digital dentistry”, the event featured live surgery and a variety of clinical lectures, which were streamed live to 26 countries and viewed more than 82,000 times. Did you miss our previous article… https://www.trilliumdentalclinic.com/?p=854 Mai Fieldswww.trilliumdentalclinic.com

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Interview with Dr. Richard Price: The importance of a high-quality curing light

The new Bluephase PowerCure and the G4 from Ivoclar Vivadent offer more than most clinicians expect from a high-performance curing light. In addition to short polymerization times, starting from just 3 seconds from the Bluephase PowerCure when used with Tetric PowerFill or Tetric PowerFlow, these two lights support dentists through reliable polymerization performance, owing to the integrated Polyvision technology, which acts as a personal curing assistant. As pointed out by Dr. Richard Price, who is a professor of prosthodontics at Dalhousie University Halifax in Nova

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Don’t be afraid of big data

During the first years after I graduated from my first dental school in Iraq in 2009, I had never used to deal with practice statistics, surveys, and digital quality measures. As I moved to other countries where I worked or studied in the dental field, I also did not find many data-driven private practices where I worked at. Dr. Al Sammarraie However, after getting my second dental degree in California and starting my first job in community health care, which involves multiple practices that serve

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Everyone Matters: Seeking leadership diversity in organized dentistry

It has been a long but fulfilling 10 years of hard work in organized dentistry – or “dental-land,” as I like to affectionally call it. Dr. Patel I often talk about losing my community of colleagues and friends once dental school graduation happened, and how my work in the associations has brought me a new community. They are the support system I didn’t realize I needed, the mentors who have worked through countless personal and professional situations with me, and the friends who still stand

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New study explains link between obesity and periodontal disease

BUFFALO, N.Y., U.S.: In a new study, researchers sought to gain a deeper understanding of the link between obesity and periodontal disease. They found that being overweight causes chronic inflammation, and this may trigger the development of cells that break down the bone responsible for holding the teeth in place. The researchers believe that the findings may help improve the understanding of certain chronic inflammatory bone-related diseases that develop alongside obesity, including common comorbidities such as periodontal disease, arthritis and osteoporosis.Did you miss our previous

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BDIA Dental Showcase to return with a bang in 2022

LONDON, UK: The past two years have wreaked havoc on physical dental events, yet there remains reason for optimism. On 25 and 26 March 2022, the BDIA Dental Showcase, the largest annual dental trade show in the UK, will be held in an in-person context for the first time since 2019. The event organisers—MA Exhibitions and the British Dental Industry Association (BDIA)—have promised that next year’s iteration of the free dental show will raise the standards of oral care in the country. Mai Fieldswww.trilliumdentalclinic.com

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Apple’s iOS 14 shakes up digital dental brands

CUPERTINO, Calif., U.S.: In the past, key steps in maintaining one’s privacy might have entailed drawing the curtains after dark, planting a hedge or shredding documents that contained personal information. Nowadays, in a world increasingly ruled by digital data, privacy begins with not opting in. Privacy changes in the 14th major release of Apple Inc.’s mobile operating system, iOS, have made it more difficult for companies to track users’ virtual activities and caused headaches for marketing departments—including those at leading digital dental brands.Did you miss

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General Dental Council commits to improving its services

LONDON, UK: In 2020, UK regulator the General Dental Council (GDC) commissioned a survey by DJS Research to identify and better understand the perceptions and communication preferences of GDC members. Focusing on the regulator’s core functions and performance, the survey highlighted several areas of dissatisfaction. Mai Fieldswww.trilliumdentalclinic.com

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