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Job satisfaction: Dentists rate highly in new study

JEONJU, South Korea: Though dentistry is generally a highly paid profession, stressors such as financial pressure and a high level of responsibility can ...

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Yogic relaxation better than Alprazolam before RCT

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 ...

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

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 ...

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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 ...

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Ulpia Periodontics Summit, 1 - 3 Nov 2021

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

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

Since 2010, Slow Dentistry has been encouraging dental professionals to manage their time at the clinic better and to practise ethical and quality care. ...

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Dental products included in WHO Essential Medicines List- first time in 45 years

In a first for dentistry, the World Health Organization (WHO) has included dental products in its Annual Model list of Essential Medicines (EML). WHO ...

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3D printing: Revolution in dentistry

3D printing has arrived in dentistry. Like with the other great paradigm shifts of the past 50 years in the profession (cosmetic dentistry, implants and ...

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Maximum precision and perfect handling with special edition Artex CR Gold from Amann Girrbach

KOBLACH, Austria: The key to a perfect restoration result is flawless model management. Amann Girrbach offers specifically developed and perfectly ...

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Is dental zirconia a metal or a ceramic?

There is a lot of confusion about whether dental zirconia is a metal or a ceramic. To clarify exactly what this material is, let us look at the origin of ...

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Patient receives dental implant under self-hypnosis: “It was easy to turn off the pain”

LEIPZIG, Germany: Physically lying in a dentist’s office but mentally walking barefoot through a mountain river—that is how a patient successfully ...

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Disruptive technology—enhancing dentistry

The speed of the proliferation of new technologies is breathtaking. Although initially disruptive to our traditional practices, technologies can, and have, ...

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IDS 2021 attracted 23,000 visitors from 114 countries

COLOGNE, Germany: From 22 to 25 September, the 2021 International Dental Show (IDS), held six months later than usual owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

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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, ...

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Interview: Dental genetics & saliva research in India - Dr. Gargi Roy Goswami

This interview showcases the inspiring solo entrepreneurial journey of Dr. Gargi Roy Goswami who has established dental genetics as an interdisciplinary ...

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Dentists' role in fighting antimicrobial resistance (GARD ECR network) - Dr. Isha Rao

Dr. Isha Rao writes about FDI's Global Antimicrobial Research Dental Network for Early Career Researchers (GARD ECR network) studying this field. The role ...

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3D printing in dentistry: Future-proof technology?

LOS ANGELES, U.S.: Technological advancements in dentistry are like a motor force that drives innovation and growth. This is true for digital dentistry. ...

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Artificial intelligence will relieve stress for dentists

“I hate the dentist” is an all-too-common refrain from patients. This is to be expected when, according to some studies, as many as 60% experience ...

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Extension of Ceramill CAD/CAM workflow—digital solutions lead the way into the dental practice

KOBLACH, Austria: With its Ceramill Direct Restoration Solution (DRS), Amann Girrbach has extended its integrated digital workflow to the dentist and thus ...

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Interview: “ISQ is one of the key indicators for immediate loading when desired”

Dr William Martin will be one of four speakers at the upcoming Osstell ISQ Online Symposium on 16 September. Martin, who is a prosthodontist and clinical ...

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Graphene coating that releases antibacterial acid prevents formation of biofilm on dental implants

GOTHENBURG, Sweden: Biofilm formation on dental implants is a major challenge for dental professionals. It causes patients great inconvenience and entails ...

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Artificial neural network evaluation might help predict postoperative root canal treatment pain

WUHAN, China: Patients frequently suffer from postoperative pain, which is why information about precise medication is urgently needed by dentists today. In...

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Interview: Dr Narayan Venkataraman with Dr Pinak Kapadia on augmentation in implantology

Renowned implantologist, great educator, and one of the most sought-after experts in the field of implantology - Dr. Narayan Venkatraman answers questions ...

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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 ...

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Does soft tissue augmentation hold up long term? Clinical tips from the past decade

In this editorial, Dr. Neel Bhatavadekar briefly outlines the long-term comparison between two main techniques for soft tissue grafting: tunneling vs. ...

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Nanorobots will prevent root canal treatment failures

An indigenously developed nanorobotic technology will deploy nanosized robots that will traverse the slender dentinal tubules and target the hard-to-reach ...

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Women in dentistry: Meet chemist and awarded dental materials inventor Dr. Sumita Mitra

As the second candidate for a series portraying outstanding women in dentistry, Dental Tribune International (DTI) interviewed Dr. Sumita Mitra. During her ...

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Delta D - a sublineage of Delta variant dominating the world now

Delta D, a sub-lineage or clade that has evolved from Delta (B.1.617.2) variant of SARS-CoV-2, is now accounting for most cases worldwide.

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Registration for EuroPerio10 and virtual EuroPerio Series now open

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: Following the virtual EuroPerio Series kick-off event earlier this summer, the event organisers have now announced that registration is...

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Intra-oral device for weight loss ignites discussion about effectiveness and ethics

DUNEDIN, New Zealand: In both developed and developing countries, obesity has become so common that it is being described as a global epidemic. Researchers ...

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