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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
Business, International News

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…

ADA sets new licensing criteria
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ADA sets new licensing criteria

In an attempt to exterminate the practice of using live patients, the ADA is working create an exam test that can effectively assess the clinical competency of a dentist, minus the risk. By 2020, the association plans to develop, test, and introduce the exam to states for licensing purposes. The new format of licensing examination…

An ‘Epidemic’ of Childhood Tooth Decay in the Fluoridated Republic of Ireland
Clinical, International News

An ‘Epidemic’ of Childhood Tooth Decay in the Fluoridated Republic of Ireland

Background information: Ireland, the only country in the European Union with a nationwide mandate for water fluoridation -via the Health (Fluoridation of Water Supplies) Act 1960, which mandated compulsory fluoridation by local authorities. 3,250,000 Irish people receive artificially-fluoridated water. The agent used is hydrofluorosilicic acid. Corrosive to most metals it eats through concrete and Hazmat suits (impermeable whole-body garments must be worn to…

Henry Schein Showcases Comprehensive Offering of Digital Health Care Solutions at the 37th International Dental Show
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Henry Schein Showcases Comprehensive Offering of Digital Health Care Solutions at the 37th International Dental Show

Henry Schein, Inc., (Nasdaq: HSIC) showcased the latest in digital health care solutions designed for the changing needs of oral health professionals at the 37th International Dental Show (IDS) held at the Koelnmesse, Messeplatz 1, in Cologne, Germany. The company’s presence at the show included a rich line-up of activities promoting technological advances in dentistry and insights…

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