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Paying dentists with cryptocurrency is happening

Amsterdam - Many dentists in Europe now accept Dentacoin, the custom token created for the global dental industry, as payment for dental treatment. Consumers can acquire dentacoins through reviews.

Incentive based digital feedback of dental devices

Amsterdam - Dentistry and blockchain technology may not immediately spring to mind when considering oral hygiene. However, a new way of providing dental feedback is being tested using a new cryptocoin payment method.

Dentists are turning to virtual reality to help patients

Portsmouth - Dentists have been exploring the effectiveness of virtual reality for helping distract patients and to ease the feelings of pain when procedures are undertaken. Significant benefits have been reported.

Teething trouble: the worse U.S. dental records revealed

Although it is the richest country in the world, the U.S. has variable rates for dental hygiene. A new report profiles the disparity across the nation.

Dentists offer top hygiene tips for 2017

As 2017 moves ever closer many news sites are providing weight-loss tips and healthy diets. One neglected area is good oral hygiene, and Digital Journal provides hot tips from The Canadian Dental Hygiene Association.

Dental hygienists raise e-cigarette concerns

Toronto - Canada’s dental hygienists have raised concerns about the impact of e-cigarettes on the nation’s oral health, noting a decline in the conditions of e-cigarette smokers' mouths, particularly in youth.

Fears 11,000 Australian dental patients exposed to HIV

Sydney - Up to 11,000 Australian dental patients were urged to see their doctors Thursday over fears they may have been exposed to HIV and hepatitis due to hygiene breaches at clinics in Sydney.

Another reason to brush — Dental hygiene related to dementia risk

A new study suggests people who brush their teeth and gums regularly may have a lower risk of developing dementia in later life.

Dental products raise concern about zinc toxicity

Dental experts warn of zinc toxicity that might innocently occur for overuse of dental products. Symptoms include nausea, diarrhea and neurological impairment in addition to lower testosterone levels.

Kangaroos receive life-saving dental treatment

Kangaroos at an Israeli wildlife park are having their teeth treated with a new medication which could save their lives.

Health care reform: addressing America's growing dental problem Special

According to the U.S Census Bureau, for every American without health insurance, there are three without dental insurance, nearly half of the US population and causes 164 million missed working hours.

Use of Plasma Probes Can Kill Tooth Infections

The prospect of getting a root canal is something that can send chills down the spine of any adult. Now, scientists are hurrying production of new plasma technology that will make visits to the dentist much less painful.

The bears just got friendlier

Gummy bears, every kid's favorite chewy colorful friends are now rewarding their loyalty. Find out why the gummy bears just got friendlier...

No more painful Dentist appointments-New Light therapy

A new Light Therapy might prevent painful sessions with your dentist, as scientists work on a therapy to beat plaque and fix tooth enamels, maybe with merely a small light on your toothbrush...

Tusk, Tusk, What Big Teeth You Have!

Some people go too far for a joke, especially when it comes at someone else’s expense. Here’s a story about one oral surgeon who lived to rue his practical joke from an impractical standpoint. Read on and try not to smile.

New Crest Toothpaste Combines Cosmetics and Science in One Tube

Digital Journal (NEW YORK) — It’s been touted as the greatest innovation in toothpaste since fluoride was introduced in 1955; the future of oral health care; and the best toothpaste to ever be put to market. After ten years of research and development

Drill, Laser Or Prevention? New Ways Of Treating Tooth Decay

Cologne/Bonn - The dentist suspects a case of caries, yet he cannot find any evidence of it with his mirror, probe or x-ray device. Not surprisingly, this is called hidden caries. Conventional dental treatment is generally powerless against it. But ...
 

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