The good, the bad and the unproven: Study examines consumer oral care tools

BUFFALO, New York, U.S.: Does using an interdental brush help to prevent periodontal disease, and will taking dietary supplements or probiotics actually improve periodontal health? Researchers at University at Buffalo in New York have waded into the murky waters of consumer dental products with the aim of separating fact from fiction to help dental professionals and the public to identify best practices for the prevention of periodontal disease. Mai Fieldswww.trilliumdentalclinic.com

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“Implantology beyond your expectations”: EAO congress returns for second online edition

PARIS, France: This year’s Annual Scientific Meeting of the European Association for Osseointegration (EAO congress), which was scheduled to take place in Milan in Italy, has been transformed into a digital event, owing to the ongoing global SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. After the success of its first online event in 2020, the EAO has announced the second edition of its Digital Days event, which will be streamed live from 12 to 14 October and will feature over 30 innovative and interactive shows.Did you miss our previous article…

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Straumann launches TLX and announces winners of SmileAward at ITI World Symposium

BASEL, Switzerland: Straumann fully launched its TLX implant system at the International Team for Implantology (ITI) World Symposium 202ONE, which is the largest global symposium dedicated to implant dentistry. In addition, the company announced the eight winners of its SmileAward, a new award which was created in cooperation with Zerodonto and which will be presented annually in the future.Did you miss our previous article… https://www.trilliumdentalclinic.com/?p=305 Mai Fieldswww.trilliumdentalclinic.com

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Links between oral microbiome, genetic variations and periodontitis examined in new study

OKAYAMA, Japan: Since periodontitis has been linked to systemic health conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, cancer and Alzheimer’s disease, research is continually being conducted to better understand its causes. To this end, a new study out of Japan has interrogated the associations between genetic polymorphisms—the most common type of human genetic variation—oral microbiome statuses, and the development of periodontal disease.Did you miss our previous article… https://www.trilliumdentalclinic.com/?p=302 Mai Fieldswww.trilliumdentalclinic.com

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“The big plus of the hybrid event is the digital reach well beyond the trade fair period”

COLOGNE, Germany: Losses in the millions, cancellations of events and a completely new strategy—these are just a few of the hurdles and achievements Oliver Frese reports on. He is the COO of Koelnmesse, which is traditionally responsible for the organisation and implementation of IDS. In an interview with Dental Tribune International, Frese explained how the organisers have managed to get the world’s leading trade fair for the dental community off the ground despite the COVID-19 crisis and to ensure its sustainable success as a platform

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The status of trade fairs in Germany

LEIPZIG, Germany: It is no secret that the 39th edition of the International Dental Show (IDS) will look vastly different to previous iterations. The record 160,095 international visitors that attended IDS 2019 will be greatly reduced owing to COVID-19 travel restrictions, though a hybrid approach will mean more people than ever will participate virtually rather than in person. Nevertheless, there remains a high level of demand for physical trade fairs to return and for Germany to re-establish itself as the international leader in this field.

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Staying safe while getting a great smile

The average person in the UK spends hundreds of pounds each year on dental care. In recent years, there has been a greater desire for a smile that not only feels healthy but looks good as well.  This has led more people to consider treatments that improve the appearance of their smile. But are the correct consumer choices being made? There is a growing concern about the number of quick and cheap cosmetic solutions on the market.  These are often found online and lead to

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Business side of dentistry: Becoming the leader you need to be

Editor’s note: This is the ninth article in a series exploring the business aspects of the dental profession, from starting a practice and marketing to hiring staff and finances. Dr. Deshpande If we don’t talk about leadership in a dental office, we aren’t really discussing anything valuable, are we? Because, what is a practice without a great leader? It’s a failure. Contrary to what most people think, leaders aren’t born, they are made. Some of it comes with experience, other times it is learned. My

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Interview: “Even the most experienced clinician is inconsistent—AI is not”

Dr Kyle Stanley is a specialist in implantology, founder of a company transforming patient care through artificial intelligence (AI) and a passionate advocate for mental health in the dental profession. On 16 September, he will lecture on the future of dentistry powered by AI at the Osstell ISQ Online Symposium, which attracted 2,000 attendees last year. In this interview, the expert discusses how AI supports dental professionals in different areas such as radiology, practice management, smile design, the laboratory and dental insurance. He also talks

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Is It Sinus Pain?

> This week’s listener question concerns the relationship between sinus infections and tooth pain. Our skulls can often be compared to a laptop, not just because of its processing power, but also because it has so many intricate parts compressed inside a small space. For this reason, it can often be difficult to differentiate between sinus pain and tooth pain. This can lead to indecision over whether to perform a root canal as well as prolonged pain for the patient. In today’s episode, Dr. B

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