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April 23, 2020 | News
COPENHAGEN, Denmark: Dental clinics in Denmark were permitted to reopen on 20 April, and Norwegian dentists have started to provide non-emergency treatment after the countries’ governments began easing some of their COVID-19 lockdown restrictions. Strict infection control measures remain in place, and dentists are concerned that supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE) may not be sufficient to meet patient demand.
March 31, 2020 | Advertorial
HELSINKI, Finland: The Planmeca Solanna Vision operating light with integrated 4K cameras has been awarded a Red Dot in this year’s Red Dot Award: Product Design competition.
November 29, 2019 | News
HELSINKI, Finland: Antibiotic overprescribing continues to be a major concern in dentistry. In most cases, readily prescribing antibiotics to patients before a dental treatment does not ensure effective and appropriate dental care intervention. Additionally, it accelerates antibiotic resistance. A recent study has found that higher exposure to commonly used oral antibiotics, especially broad-spectrum antibiotics and those that act against anaerobic bacteria and fungi, may also increase the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease.
November 7, 2019 | News
LEIPZIG, Germany/HELLERUP, Denmark: Dental Tribune International (DTI) has recently welcomed a new partner to its global group of publishers: DentaNet, a professional network consisting of dental clinics and collaborators in the Nordic countries. Starting next year, dental professionals in Denmark and Norway will receive local editions of Dental Tribune, which will focus on local news, further education and the latest developments in dentistry.
November 5, 2019 | News
JOENSUU, Finland: In a new study, researchers from the University of Eastern Finland have developed a new, more affordable method of monitoring bruxism. While treatment usually looks at management of the condition, scientists believe that the expense of methods of evaluation, such as polysomnography, has inhibited investigation of the long-term efficacy of management methods.
September 27, 2019 | Interviews
Prof. Kamal Mustafa from the Department of Clinical Dentistry at the University of Bergen in Norway is sponsoring and leading, together with Dr Cecilie Gjerde (University of Bergen) and Prof. Mariano Sanz (Complutense University of Madrid), a multicentre randomised controlled clinical trial (RCT) on stem cell bone building. This research is part of the European MAXIBONE project, which is investigating whether new jawbone prior to placement of dental implants can be grown with stem cell technology. At the 28th Annual Scientific Meeting of the European Association for Osseointegration, Mustafa presented his research group’s work in a session that covered the topic of “New avenues in implant dentistry”. He shared insights into MAXIBONE with Dental Tribune International.
August 19, 2019 | Advertorial
HELSINKI, Finland: Three-dimensional dental imaging technology and software continue to make great strides when it comes to improving image quality. However, despite the progress made in the last decade, some challenges remain. So how do you achieve a great image? Planmeca’s Product Development Manager of Imaging Algorithms, Mikko Lilja, says it is a combination of three C’s: contrast, crispness and correcting artefacts.
June 17, 2019 | News
HELSINKI, Finland: Researchers from the University of Helsinki and Aalto University in Finland have used the snowflake formation process as a way to explain how tooth enamel is distributed over the crown during growth. The newly published study provides a theoretical basis for the developmental regulation of enamel formation and helps to uncover why even closely related species, such as humans and orangutans, have distinct dental features.
May 17, 2019 | Advertorial
HELSINKI, Finland: Digital dentistry has been talked about as the future of the industry for nearly two decades, but as digital dental technology gradually shifts from new to normal in the dental clinic, where is dentistry heading next? The answer is likely to be found in one small four-letter word: data.
May 13, 2019 | News
OSLO, Norway: Researchers have recently investigated attitudes and activities among dental healthcare professionals working in the public dental service (PDS) in south-eastern Norway related to snus prevention. The findings show that the majority of these professionals are inadequately informed about the minimum intervention methods required in order to produce positive outcomes in prevention and cessation of both smoking and snus use.
May 8, 2019 | News
HELSINKI, Finland: A healthcare reform will replace present healthcare and social services in Finland, which are centred on public provision, with a market-oriented system which will enhance competition between public and private sectors. A recent study aims at ascertaining what public dental service (PDS) changes are anticipated by personnel and how dental services in the new county-owned public undertakings could be made more cost-efficient.
May 3, 2019 | News
HELSINKI, Finland: The importance of good oral health from a young age is a message that still needs to reach many people. Recently, a Finnish 27-year follow-up study has revealed that common oral infections in childhood, such as caries and periodontal diseases, are associated with an increased risk of atherosclerosis in adulthood, a finding which researchers believe emphasises the importance of quality childhood oral care.
March 13, 2019 | News
COLOGNE, Germany: Dental professionals are exposed to constant dental noise from several sources. Various studies show evidence of the hearing damage caused by dental noise. And yet, this problem is often ignored, simply because we tend to get used to these noises. But the damaging effects remain.
February 21, 2019 | Advertorial
COLOGNE, Germany: LM-Dental, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of ergonomic dental instruments, actively works with dental clinics to ensure its product development remains at the cutting edge. This collaboration has revealed many challenges related to material handling and traceability, with increasing requirements for patient safety and documentation often emphasised. Logistics and maintenance could also be managed better and more effectively. In response to these challenges, LM-Dental has developed the LM Dental Tracking System (LM DTS), the first commercially available system in the dental industry to efficiently track and monitor dental instruments, handpieces and materials from different manufacturers using an advanced radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology.
August 31, 2018 | Business
STOCKHOLM, Sweden: After experiencing the negative environmental impact of plastic waste while performing voluntary work in Jamaica, Dr Noel Abdayem decided to found an environmentally friendly business called The Humble Co. His idea to sell eco-friendly toothbrushes made from bamboo proved to be a success. Now, The Humble Co. is bringing on board a new investor in Verdane to accelerate the company’s expansion in the global market.
June 20, 2018 | Events
EDINBURGH, UK: While this year’s European Orthodontic Society (EOS) Congress is still running, the members of the EOS are already planning far ahead. With Nice in France, Hamburg in Germany, Oslo in Norway, Limassol in Cyprus and Athens in Greece, the organisers have chosen to take participating orthodontists to extraordinary places that are world-famous for their flair and hospitality.
June 11, 2018 | News
HELSINKI, Finland: The Nordic Institute of Dental Education (NIDE) is a Planmeca subsidiary specialising in high-quality continuing education (CE). As an organiser of such courses in Finland for dental professionals from around the world, NIDE has built a network of experienced lecturers to guide its programmes, which cover 3-D imaging, CAD/CAM dentistry, aesthetic dentistry and more. Its next course on aesthetic dentistry will be held in September.
May 4, 2018 | News
HELSINKI, Finland: The second face transplant procedure in the history of the Nordic countries was performed earlier this year in the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa in Finland. During the first face transplant, conducted in 2016, certain parts of the facial tissue were transplanted. The recent operation was more demanding, as it involved transplanting a larger part of the facial tissue.