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Artificial intelligence may automate design of biomimetic single-tooth protheses

Even with the support of modern computer-aided design (CAD)/computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) technology, creating a dental prosthesis is still time-consuming.

By |2022-08-21T14:07:06+00:00August 21st, 2022|News|Comments Off on Artificial intelligence may automate design of biomimetic single-tooth protheses

Dental teams can be ‘vital link’ in caring for patients with eating disorders

Dental teams are in the ideal position to identify and act on early signs of eating disorders, says the Oral Health Foundation in the UK.

By |2022-07-21T16:11:13+00:00July 21st, 2022|News|Comments Off on Dental teams can be ‘vital link’ in caring for patients with eating disorders

Novel PCR test expected to improve oral cancer detection and treatment

Seeking to improve oral cancer detection and treatment, researchers from Queen Mary University of London have developed the first polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test for oral cancer detection.

By |2022-06-03T11:17:57+00:00June 3rd, 2022|News|Comments Off on Novel PCR test expected to improve oral cancer detection and treatment

Gum Health Day 2022 focuses on new guidelines for periodontal disease prevention and treatment

Treat your gums was the slogan for Gum Health Day 2022, a worldwide awareness campaign organised by the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP), which took place on May 12.

By |2022-06-03T11:17:37+00:00June 3rd, 2022|News|Comments Off on Gum Health Day 2022 focuses on new guidelines for periodontal disease prevention and treatment

Less antibiotic use in dentistry gave no increase in endocarditis

Sweden is one of the few countries that have removed the dental health recommendation to give prophylactic antibiotics to people at a higher risk of infection of the heart valves, so-called infective endocarditis.

By |2022-05-19T13:56:27+00:00May 19th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Less antibiotic use in dentistry gave no increase in endocarditis