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Are robots about to become the new dentists?
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Are robots about to become the new dentists?

A Chinese dentist-robot successfully fit implants in a patient’s mouth without human assistance – are robots posing a threat to dentists’ jobs? The success of this procedure has raised both hopes for technology and fear for dentists’ jobs. Should dentists be feeling threatened for their jobs now that robots can perform dental procedures? This one…

Global dental community congregates in Madrid
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Global dental community congregates in Madrid

              DN REPORT MADRID, Spain: On the morning of 29th August, when the 105th FDI World Dental Congress began at the Feria de Madrid exhibition centre in Madrid, the Spanish capital became the reigning capital of dentistry as well. Thousands of dental professionals from Europe and around the world are…

FDI statement on recent attack in Barcelona
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FDI statement on recent attack in Barcelona

18 August 2017 FDI is aware of yesterday’s attack in Barcelona and is deeply saddened by the loss of lives following this tragic event. We stand in solidarity with the people of Spain in these difficult times of unrest in the world. We are pleased to communicate that the Spanish government has taken swift and…

Testing indicates 50% South Asians show oral cancer signs
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Testing indicates 50% South Asians show oral cancer signs

MAHARASHTRA-The Kumbh Mela surveillance project was carried out in collaboration with the Harvard School of Public Health and conducted among 5302 participants in Nashik, India, in 2016. The outcomes of these dental screenings revealed startling results. Among the participants tested – Approximately 70% of the individuals exhibited some or the other kind of dental or…

Dental hygienist behind bars for posing as a dentist
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Dental hygienist behind bars for posing as a dentist

IDAHO-Cherie R. Dillon, 62, will spend five years in prison for completing dental procedures that legally could only be performed by a dentist. Dillon drilled and pulled teeth, provided patients with fillings and dentures, and offered other procedures that went far beyond her license as a dental hygienist. Dillon did not attend dental school and…

Glasgow Dental School creates world’s biggest smile
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Glasgow Dental School creates world’s biggest smile

GLASGOW-Hundreds of people participated in the Big Smile Big Band event, which took place at the SEC Glasgow, including Dental School and other University staff, dental alumni, school children and teachers from the Glasgow area. Participants wore red and white ponchos and formed the lips and teeth of a giant smile to highlight the importance…

Henry Schein Completes Acquisition of Southern Anaesthesia + Surgical
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Henry Schein Completes Acquisition of Southern Anaesthesia + Surgical

Office-based dentals, animal health and medical practitioners, dental laboratories, government and institutional health clinics and other alternative care sites obtain health care products and services from the world’s largest distributor, Henry Schein Inc. (HSIC). The company caters more than 1 million customers and contains more than 21,000 employees. The company offers a wide variety of…

Dental Tourism on the Rise in Greece
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Dental Tourism on the Rise in Greece

Greece has maintained a dominant presence in the tourism industry for years. Doctors, however, are not what most people think about when considering the major contributors to the country’s economy. In recent years, medical tourism, especially dental tourism, has been on the rise in Greece. Many predict that it will soon prove to be an…

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