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Neoss expands into tapered implant market

October 12, 2012 | Business

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: After having secured a £1 million working-capital facility from the Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest last year, implant company Neoss recently launched its first tapered implant on dental markets in Europe and North America. The new implant offers a simplified drilling system for greater flexibility and increased primary stability, particularly in compromised cases.

Every tenth Norwegian avoids the dentist

October 24, 2011 | News

OSLO, Norway: Ten per cent of Norwegians aged over 21 have not seen a dentist for more than two years, the latest figures from the Oslo-based state statistics bureau SSB and KOSTRA, a municipal statistics service, have revealed. The report also found that residents of northern Norway go to the dentist less often than residents of southern Norway.

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Interview: ‘Amalgam seperators must be mandatory’

September 28, 2008 | News

Mercury has been used for millennia in many applications, primarily in artisanal mining and as an electrode in the chlor–alkali industry. Today, for many people exposure to mercury results from their amalgam fillings. With new regulations on amalgam use in Europe and the United States, environmental aspects of the toxic metal have to be taken into consideration. DT editors Daniel Zimmermann and Claudia Salwiczek spoke with Lars Hylander, Associate Professor at the University of Uppsala, Sweden, about how amalgam waste affects the environment and how it could be prevented.

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