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Second annual IDM Global Oral Health Progress Award presented in Madrid

August 31, 2017 | Events | News

MADRID, Spain: Prof. Mahesh Verma, President of the Indian Academy of Restorative Dentistry, was presented with the second annual International Dental Manufacturers (IDM) Global Oral Health Progress Award at the FDI World Dental Congress yesterday. The award recognises Verma’s many years of service to the dental profession and valuable contributions to furthering global oral health, particularly in emerging markets.

Spreading the message of the importance of good oral hygiene on ‘Oral Hygiene Day’

August 1, 2017 | News

The Oral hygiene day celebrated every year on the 1st of August, was introduced to commemorate the birth anniversary of the doyen of Indian Periodontics and founder of the Indian Society of Periodontology (ISP), Dr G B Shankwalkar.

Dental ED starts off with style in India

July 21, 2017 | Events | News

Dental ED made a grand entry into the Indian sub-continent with their first hands-on course with Style Italiano taking dental education training in India to a new level.

W&H get tops marks for Implantmed design at Red Dot Design Awards

July 18, 2017 | News

Each year, the “Red Dot Design Award” is presented to the most original and best examples of design and innovation. In early April 2017, after days of assessing thousands of products from all over the world, the highly qualified panel of judges, comprising 40 internationally renowned experts, decided to present W&H with the “Red Dot” award for the high design quality of one of its products.

Future: Loose a tooth, grow a tooth with stem cells

July 18, 2017

Losing teeth is part of childhood. For adults, however, missing molars or broken incisors require a man-made solution in the form of dentures or implants. Using dental stem cells to grow new teeth and jawbone would have advantages over existing tooth-replacement techniques, and could even be used to reconstruct a patient’s jaw after a severe injury or disease, according to a researcher at Tufts School of Dental Medicine who is trying to do just that.

Ultrasonic scaling of titanium implants can trigger Peri-implantitis, indicates latest study

June 7, 2017

The research team of Michal Eger, Nir Sterer, Tamar Liron, David Kohavi and Yankel Gabet from Tel Aviv University Israel, in a recent study, show that ultrasonic scaling around dental Implant made of titanium can aggravate Peri-implantitis.

“Algi-pac will make wound management in cancer patients effective and affordable”, Dr.Abhishek Nagaraj

May 25, 2017 | News

DT SEA speaks to Dr.Abhishek Nagaraj from VINVENT, a company dedicated to bring innovations to life. Latest from this team is ALGI-PAC , invented by Ms. Saroja Gangaiah, the Chief pharmacist at Department of Palliative Medicine, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore.

Dr.Paresh Kale conferred Diplomate of American Board of Oral Implantology

April 27, 2017 | Events | News

On April 27, 2017 after a rigorous examination schedule on implant dentistry, Paresh R. Kale, MDS joined 497 other dentists Internationally in becoming a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry (ABOI/ID). Dr.Kale is now one of the leading experts in implant care worldwide.

Made in India, Reflect awarded best innovation at IAE, London

April 26, 2017

Reflect, an innovative mouth mirror system has bagged the award for Best Innovation at International awards of excellence (IAE) in dentistry at a gala award ceremony held by World Dental and Oral Health Congress at London on 20th April, 2017 The mission of the function was to identify and appreciate extra-ordinary talents in dentistry all over the world.Reflect was chosen in the innovation category. Countries from all over the world had participated.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) can lead to prosthetic complications in Dental Implants

April 25, 2017

According to a recent study in the Journal of Oral Implantology, there is a strong correlation between OSA and oral prosthetic issues.

Alternative to amalgam: Webinar introduces new restorative material

April 19, 2017

MUMBAI, India: As the effects of amalgam fillings on health are still not sufficiently researched, many dentists already rely on alternatives. Cention N is an easy-to-use innovative filling material for permanent replacement of posterior tooth structure. The benefits of this will be discussed in a free webinar presented by the Dental Tribune Study Club on Saturday, 22 April.

Ill-fitting dentures may be a risk factor for oral cancer

April 12, 2017

MUMBAI, India: Chronic mucosal irritation resulting from ill-fitting dentures may be a risk factor for the development of oral cancer, researchers from the Department of Head and Neck Oncology at Tata Memorial Centre in Mumbai concluded after reviewing existing literature on the relationship.

Six Month Smiles seeks global partners

March 12, 2017 | News

Cologne, Germany: Six Months Smiles is a world leader in cosmetic tooth alignment, one of the fastest-growing treatment modalities. Though this form of aesthetic tooth straightening was once thought to be available to orthodontists only, the rapid advancements in technology have enabled Six Month Smiles to train and educate general dentists worldwide on using the treatment to. With an emphasis on high-quality products and service, the company is now looking to expand its reach by adding partners worldwide.

Dr.Rita Singh takes over as the President of the NSPOI at the 3rd Annual Conference in Nepal

February 28, 2017

Nepal: Nepalese Society of Periodontology and Oral Implantology (NSPOI) , was founded on 8th January 2014. NSPOI aims to promote Periodontal and Peri-Implant tissue health in Nepal to improve the awareness regarding Periodontology and Oral Implantology among people of Nepal.

Ancient dental plaque reveals dietary habits of early human species

February 21, 2017

YORK, UK/BARCELONA, Spain: Based on their study of dental plaque from Europe’s oldest hominin, scientists have concluded that the region’s earliest humans did not use fire for cooking, but had a balanced raw diet of meat and plants. The research has once again demonstrated the potential of dental calculus to store dietary and environmental information over such a long period.

Alpha Dent symposium heads to France

February 16, 2017

LEONBERG, Germany: From 23 to 26 June, the second annual Alpha Dent Implants Symposium will be held in Saint-Jean-de-Losne in eastern France. The main topic of the event will be problems of initial osseointegration, and European experts will be lecturing on best practice and clinical cases in dental implantology.

Early childhood caries occupies centre stage at national pedodontic postgraduate convention

February 9, 2017

BENGALURU – "PEDO CARIE Exploring ECC" is the theme of the 14th Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry National Postgraduate Convention. The convention organised by the M S Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Dental Sciences is scheduled for 9 to 11February 2017. The focus is primarily on early childhood caries (ECC) which continues to baffle paediatric dentists.

Aspiring scuba divers need to start at the dentist first

February 9, 2017

Vinisha Ranna, lead author and student at Univeristy of Buffalo (UB) School of Dental Medicine discovered through her research that nearly 41 percent of deep sea divers experience dental symptoms including jaw pain and broken fillings. Dr. Ranna, earned her Bachelor in dental surgery from the Government Dental College and Hospital, Mumbai. She is presently earning her DDS at the UB School of Dental Medicine through the International Dentist Program, a two-year program for internationally-trained dentists who seek to practice in the U.S.

The art of creating artistic posterior restorations

February 7, 2017

In association with Style Italiano, team integrate recently organised a two-day workshop with Master Clinicain Dr. Murad Akhundov, who is from Baku, Azerbaijan. Team integrate is a group of expert clinicians with over two decades of academic experience. As a group, their objective is to mentor and teach motivated practitioners to enhance their skill so as to execute complex procedures independently.

Interview: “Our research shows that early identification of signature genes could prevent oral cancer.”

February 7, 2017

Bangalore, India: Prof. Dr.Girish Rao S is a renowned Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon. He is the founder mentor of Implant Study group which conducts one of India's longest running Implant training programmes.  He recently assumed the role of Vice President of the Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of India. His recent publication on oral cancers in assocaition with Indian Institute of Science (IISC) has contributed to better understanding of the disease. Dr.Rao is a respected leader and a passionate teacher.

New implant releases antimicrobial drugs to fight infections

February 7, 2017

LEUVEN, Belgium: Bacterial and fungal pathogens can form a biofilm on dental implants that is resistant to antimicrobial drugs like antibiotics. As a result, these implants pose a significant risk of infection. A multidisciplinary team of researchers at KU Leuven in Belgium has developed a dental implant that gradually releases such drugs from an integrated reservoir. The antimicrobial liquid could help prevent and fight infections

Indian Prosthodontic Society spreads awareness about Prosthodontic services on National Prosthodontist Day

January 31, 2017

The 22nd January 2017 was celebrated as the national ‘Prosthodontist Day’ by the Indian Prosthodontic Society (IPS) Karnataka branch in association with KLE Society’s Dental College and IPS Bengaluru branch. Through the National Prosthodontist Day, IPS aims to spread awareness about the profession across the country. The faculty and post graduate students of various dental colleges came together to commemorate this day with various events. The event was held at the KLE Society’s Nijalingappa school campus and was graced by the presence of Dr. Prafulla Thumati (President IPS), Dr. Kashinath (President Elect IPS), Dr. Chetan Hegde (President IPS Karnataka branch), Dr. Anandakrishna G N (Secretary IPS Karnataka branch) Dr. Ravindra Savadi (President IPS Bengaluru branch) and Dr. Shilpa Shetty(Treasurer IPS Karnataka branch). A walkathon was organized around the college campus and the adjoining residential area in which, students and Faculty displayed posters and placards highlighting the various treatment and rehabilitation procedures pertaining to Prosthodontics. The walkathon was followed flashmob, which was performed by the undergraduate students of KLE Dental College.

Iris Mittenaere, an aspiring dental student from Paris crowned Miss Universe 2016

January 31, 2017

Iris Mittenaere, 24, hails from Lille in the Nord Pas de Calais region in northern France. She was crowned Miss Universe 2016 on Monday in Philippines. Incidentally Iris is an aspiring dental student.

Dental photography school releases India’s first dental calendar

January 17, 2017 | News

Mumbai: The Dental Photography School (DPS) under the mentorship of Dr.Mayur Davda has come out with what could be called India's first dental calender. The calender features winners of a photo contest conducted by DPS recently.

Dental photography school releases India’s first dental calender

January 17, 2017

Mumbai: The Dental Photography School (DPS) under the mentorship of Dr.Mayur Davda has come out with what could be called India's first dental calender. The calender features winners of a photo contest conducted by DPS recently.

Dental fraternity bids adieu to Dr. Carl E. Misch (1947-2017)

January 6, 2017

On January 4th 2017, the dental fraternity lost one its most celebrated implantologists , Dr. Carl E. Misch whose passion and vison was to elevate the standards of care in implant dentsitry with a hands on approach.

UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country is developing coatings for dental implants with antibacterial activity

December 28, 2016

Dental Implant failures due to Perimplant diseases such as Peri-implantitis and Peri-implant mucositis is one of the most discussed topics today. With the current research underway in the University of Basque Country, Dental Implants could recieve a defence mechanism in the form of surface coating with antibacterial activity.

One hundred Aam Aadmi dental clinics to be opened across Delhi

December 23, 2016

New Delhi: While Inaugurating Delhi Smiles” Dental Health Utsav, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced that New Delhi is set to get around one hundred new dental clinics along side mohalla clinics , the Aam Aadmi Dental clinics project is being implemented as part of the AAP Government’s efforts to enhance medical infrastructure across Delhi.

One hunderd Aam Aadmi dental clinics to be opened across Delhi

December 23, 2016

New Delhi: While Inaugurating Delhi Smiles” Dental Health Utsav, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced that New Delhi is set to get around one hundred new dental clinics along side mohalla clinics , the Aam Aadmi Dental clinics project is being implemented as part of the AAP Government’s efforts to enhance medical infrastructure across Delhi.

Largest dental health check-up and exhibition in India: Dental Utsav 2016

December 21, 2016

The Dental Health Utsav symbolizes an event with a culmination of various aspects of public health significance. It is a platform that brings together Community awareness through mass education along with comprehensive dental check up and an array of cultural events. Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences (MAIDS) is a premiere institute providing advanced dental services run by the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi. The Institute has today emerged as a centre of national and global excellence in the field of dental education, patient care and research and it is still striving to excel and extend the dental care services to serve the patients better. MAIDS cater to more than 3 Lakh patients annually and have furthered its outreach services with the six mobile dental clinics that serve difficult and underserved areas of Delhi. The Utsav deliberates on various issues related to oral health. The four day long Utsav  held between 14th and 18th Decemebr 2016, comprised of free dental check up, dental health awareness through novel exhibits and lectures. The theme of this year’s event is “Wholesome Nutrition Healthy Teeth” mainly displayed with innovative exhibits and demonstrations.  

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