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BioHorizons wins B2B Brand Experience award

November 27, 2021 | News

BioHorizons was the bronze winner in the “BEST B2B BRAND EXPERIENCE” category at the ninth annual edition of the Marketing Events Awards.

Carbon nanomaterials improve dental implant survival

November 26, 2021 | News

Dental implants are aesthetic and essential for replacing missing or highly infected teeth in diabetic or non-diabetic patients. On the contrary, dental implant failure in diabetic patients is a serious issue due to the lack of osseointegration and immunoregulatory incompetency.

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How to choose a magnification system (Part 2)- Dr. Ridhima Uppal

November 19, 2021 | News

The second part of the series gives simple guidelines to beginners on how to choose a magnification system.

Silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) in dentistry

November 19, 2021 | News

Silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) are one of the most unique nanotechnology-based products among all metallic nanoparticles. This article by Dr. Aditya K. S. summarizes the evolving significance and application of Ag NPs in dentistry.

GoI increases OMFS procedure rates under Ayushman Bharat

November 15, 2021 | News

National Health Authority (NHA) has made three revisions to its national Health Benefit Package (HBP) master since its launch in September 2018. The fourth HBP to be released in November 2021 has increased packages for four oral surgical procedures. Read the full article by Dr. Divyesh Mundra, Asst Editor (Public Health Policy), Dental Tribune South Asia

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Dental composite resin from rice husk

November 14, 2021 | News

Increased esthetic demands, good mechanical properties, and ease of application have increased the use of composite resins in preventive and restorative dentistry. The incorporation of natural products in composite resins, thereby making them eco-friendly, has recently gained popularity. Some of the benefits include lower cost, lower toxicity, higher sustainability, lightweight, etc. 

Dr. C. P. Boghani – a great academic & clinician

November 11, 2021 | News

A heartfelt tribute to Dr. C. P. Boghani, a great periodontist, clinician, academic, and editor.

Dentists need to promote community water fluoridation (CWF) – latest report

November 6, 2021 | News

A recent communication paper titled ‘Community Water Fluoridation and the Integrity of Equitable Public Health Infrastructure” reviews the 76-year history of CWF in the United States (US) and states the need for its advocacy by dental professionals in the current scenario.

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Magnification for beginners (Part 1) – Dr. Ridhima Uppal

November 4, 2021 | News

State of the art dentistry is all about providing atraumatic and minimally invasive dental treatments to the patients, while improving the clinician's precision and efficiency. The first article of this 2-part series by Dr. Ridhima Uppal outlines the most essential concepts needed for beginners who are planning to incorporate magnification systems in their practice.

Dr. Madhav Murthy: “brilliant mind & a wonderful human being”

November 1, 2021 | News

The dental fraternity has lost an outstanding individual who gave so much to the dental industry in terms of creative thinking, quality education, and much more. His contribution to our field will always be recognized at the highest level. Three people who knew Dr. Madhav Murthy well pay their tribute.

Dr. Ray Williams – “great friend, philosopher, guide”: Tribute from his two students

October 31, 2021 | News

A luminary in the field of periodontics Dr. Ray Williams - the former chair of periodontology, and Straumann Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Adams School of Dentistry, passed away on October 28, 2021. Drs. Neel Bhatavadekar & Akshay Kumarswamy - two of his students, now well-known periodontists in India pay their tribute to their revered guide and mentor.

Second Opinion, please: AI-assisted dental radiology tool approved for Australia and New Zealand

October 27, 2021 | Business | News

LOS ANGELES, US: Health regulators in New Zealand and Australia have provided market authorisation for Second Opinion, an artificial intelligence (AI) tool that assists in dental radiology. Second Opinion is the flagship product of dental technology company Pearl, which says that the tool will ensure that patients in the two countries receive a higher standard of dental care.

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Job satisfaction: Dentists rate highly in new study

October 20, 2021 | News

JEONJU, South Korea: Though dentistry is generally a highly paid profession, stressors such as financial pressure and a high level of responsibility can make it a challenging career choice. In a new systematic review and meta-analysis, researchers have sought to measure the level of satisfaction dentists derive from their job. Their findings indicate, among other things, that dental specialists may have greater job satisfaction than general dental practitioners.

Yogic relaxation better than Alprazolam before RCT

October 14, 2021 | News

Fear and anxiety are common problems seen in dentistry, esp. with oral surgery and root canal treatment (RCT). Fear and anxiety can affect the heart rate and blood pressure of the patient which may potentially affect the quality of care provided, the healing process, and the patient's willingness to undergo follow-up care.

Prevest Denpro becomes the first BSE-listed dental-material company

October 14, 2021 | News

Prevest Denpro, a dental material company based in India, has become the 346th company listed on the BSE-SME (Bombay Stock Exchange- Small and Medium Enterprises). It is the first dental-material-based company listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange. 

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

October 13, 2021 | News

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.

Ulpia Periodontics Summit, 1 – 3 Nov 2021

October 12, 2021 | News

From November 1st to 3rd 2021, Ulpia Periodontics Summit will bring together top-tier specialists to approach the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal diseases and other fundamental aspects of the periodontal practice.

Interview: “Slow Dentistry has resonated around the world and is growing exponentially”

October 8, 2021 | Interviews

Since 2010, Slow Dentistry has been encouraging dental professionals to manage their time at the clinic better and to practise ethical and quality care. Now, more than a decade later, the movement has achieved substantial growth and continues to gain strength despite the recent challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this interview with Dental Tribune International, Dr Miguel Stanley, an ambassador for and the co-founder of Slow Dentistry, talks about some of the movement’s proudest achievements so far and about Slow Dentistry’s vision for the future.

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