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Q&A: Digital dentistry becomes the new standard Special

As digital dentistry becomes the new standard, dental practitioners are rushing to adopt 3D printing technologies and transition away from traditional dentistry. Gideon Balloch, Dental Product Lead at Formlabs explains more.

French victims of 'horror' dentist get compensation

Dijon - Seventeen victims of a Dutch dentist jailed for deliberately mangling their mouths in a town in central France have received compensation of up to 40,000 euros ($45,000), their lawyer said Thursday.

French court jails 'dentist of horror' for eight years

Lyon - A French court on Tuesday sentenced a Dutch dentist to eight years in jail for deliberately mangling his patients' mouths in a case which saw him dubbed "the dentist of horror".

Pain-free dental treatment developed by British researchers

London - Researchers at King's College in London claim to have found a new way to help teeth repair themselves. The process is allegedly very healthy for the patient and also painless.

Lasers used to rebuild teeth

Scientists have carried out a study using lasers to rebuild the teeth of rodents. It is hoped that the technology could be used on people in the near future.

A Web-enabled toothbrush helps keep teeth white

Paris - We are certainly living in a high tech world. As computer chips get smaller, their capabilities are expanding. Healthcare is a promising field for the design of new applications and utilization of new and existing wireless data transmission.

Op-Ed: Is ‘dental tourism’ the future of dentistry?

Due to various factors such as the high cost of living and the lack of access to affordable dental care, there is a new trend growing in dentistry.

Dentists chomping at bit to attract patients with social media pizazz Commissioned

The recession has been tough on many industries, including dentistry. Dentists are losing revenue as cash-strapped patients forego routine cleanings and fillings. What's a struggling dental surgeon to do? For some, a fresh look at marketing is the answer.

Plasma brush could mean painless fillings

More comfortable visits to the dentist could be part of the future, thanks to a plasma brush which is currently being developed.

Would you like a foot rub with that filling?

When you think of relaxation, chances are dental drills and Novocain needles don't come to mind.
 

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