December 7th, 2006

Straumann forecasts above-market growth for 2007, open for (Dental implant)

Straumann forecasts above-market growth for 2007, open for
Forbes - Straumann chief executive officer Gilbert Achermann said the Swiss dental implant maker remains open towards small acquisitions. ‘I have always said we would consider small transactions to round off our portfolio, and I haven’t changed my position

Engineering takes fun trek at UAB open house event
Everything Alabama - Also there Sunday was BioHorizons, a dental implant company formed from UAB research in the 1990s. The company now has 105 employees and sells dental implants worldwide, said Tom Young, a quality control engineer at the company and a UAB engineering

Dental Implant Solutions
14 WFIE - Your teeth were designed to last a lifetime, but sometimes they don’t! Replacing missing teeth is important to your general health and to the health of your teeth. Not only do you lose chewing ability when a tooth is lost, but unreplaced teeth can

Nobel Biocare suspended from trade ahead of Swedish ruling on dental
Forbes - ZURICH (AFX) - Shares in Nobel Biocare AG have been suspended from trade on both SWX’s London based virt-x platform and the Stockholm bourse ahead of the Swedish Medical Products Agency’s verdict on the group’s dental implant product Nobel Direct

December 7th, 2006

Business update  (Implant)

Business update 
Dr. Jack Hahn was elected president of the American Board of Oral Implantology and Implant Dentistry at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry held in Chicago. Hahn has developed implant devices and techniques that are used worldwide.

Dentist earns college fellowship 
Dr. James Otten has been conferred fellowship in the American College of Dentists, recognizing leadership, excellence and meritorious achievement in dentistry and public service.

People in business 
Mike Deeter , a registered landscape architect with more than 35 years of experience, has joined Ragan-Smith-Associates Inc. as land planning/landscape architecture quality control manager. He most recently taught at Ohio State University and has been involved in private practice for several years.

Movers & Shakers, Monday, Nov. 27, 2006 
Professional designations Debbie Aub , GRI, and member of the Virginia Association of Realtors, was awarded the Graduate, Realtor Institute designation.

Consumers Perceive Strong Link Between Oral and Medical Health; More Than One-Third Sustain Long-Term Relationships  
A new study by MetLife reveals that most consumers (85%) believe there is a strong connection between oral health and overall medical health. Additionally, more than one-third (37%) of working Americans have established long-term relationships with their dentists that span six or more years.

December 7th, 2006

How Neanderthal Teeth Grew Revealed (Dental implant) By The ESRF

How Neanderthal Teeth Grew Revealed By The ESRF
Scientists from the United Kingdom, France and Italy have studied teeth from Neanderthals with X-rays from the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF). They found that the dental development of Neanderthals is very similar to modern humans. Their results are published in Nature.The ESRF reveals how Neanderthal teeth grewNeanderthals first appeared in Europe approximately 200,000 years ago and became extinct about 25,000 years ago. [click link for full article]

Research Shows No Direct Link Between Periodontal Disease And Preterm Birth
Researchers at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry have found treatment of periodontal (gum) disease in pregnant women does not significantly alter rates of preterm birth, low birth weight, or fetal growth restriction.The Obstetrics and Periodontal Therapy Trial (OPT), published in the Nov. [click link for full article]

General Dental Council Simplifies Health Checks For Dental Care Professionals, UK
From Friday 10 November, 2006, dental care professionals (DCPs) registering with the General Dental Council (GDC) will be able to ask either their employing or supervising dentist or a doctor to sign their health certificate. Dental technicians and dental nurses who do not work in a clinical environment will need to make a self-declaration about their health and confirm they do not have any clinical contact with patients. [click link for full article]

This Thanksgiving - Give Thanks for Dental Health
Photo Courtesy USDA Dental health and being able to chew food properly is something that most of us take for granted. During this Thanksgiving holiday, as you are eating your delicious…

Eight Criteria for Selecting a Dental Office
Criteria for selecting a dental office include the dentist’s style, office location, appointment availability and reliability, financing and insurance consideration, and warranties.

Teeth: A Future Renewable Natural Resource?
Most vertebrates have continuous tooth generation, meaning that lost teeth are replaced with new teeth. Mammals, however, including humans, have teeth that are generally only replaced once, when milk teeth are replaced with permanent teeth. Researchers from the Institute of Biotechnology at the University of Helsinki and their collaborators from Berlin and Kyoto have now shown that continuous tooth generation can be induced in mammals. [click link for full article]

Oral B Vitality Electric Toothbrushes - Great Stocking Stuffers
Photo Courtesy of Oral B Oral B has developed a new line of Vitality electric rechargeable toothbrushes and they retail for under twenty dollars! This product review will cover the…

New Location For University Of Detroit Mercy School Of Dentistry And Clinic To Increase Patient Care And Student Enrollment
University of Detroit Mercy Board of Trustees has approved plans for the University’s School of Dentistry to relocate to Detroit’s former Kindred Hospital — Metro Detroit on Martin Luther King Boulevard near I-96 near downtown Detroit. The UDM School of Dentistry and Clinic will remain in operation on the Outer Drive Campus until it moves to the new location in January 2008. [click link for full article]

A Teeth Whitening Dentist Doesn’t Have A Fountain Of Youth… But Close Posted By : Abigail Franks
Okay, a teeth whitening specialist doesn’t have a fountain of youth nor are they the tooth fairy. What would you call someone though who can make your smile look years younger in only one visit? It’s possible to restore your teeth back to their earlier, more brilliant color.

December 7th, 2006

Swedes relax Nobel Biocare health warning  (Dental implant prices)

Swedes relax Nobel Biocare health warning 
The Swedish health authorities have given a Nobel Biocare dental implant product a clean bill of health following alarms that they could cause jawbone loss.

Nobel Biocare dental implant \’risky\’ says Swedish regulator 
Nobel Direct is already in use, and has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. The regulator said it will over the next few weeks come to a final view on Nobel Direct, and what eventual warnings will be attached to the implant.

Prison term for bottle attacker 
A Galashiels man is jailed for a bottle attack on a woman after this year’s Selkirk Common Riding.

December 7th, 2006

What the Armstrongs did next (Dental implant)

What the Armstrongs did next
Guardian Unlimited - Both he and Ann would like to get involved with doing actual beauty treatments and they have attended a course in tooth whitening. “It is just like buttering a piece of bread,” says John. “Literally, you’ve got to get it to the edges to make a decent

Dental Bleaching is Not Linked to Cancer
Denver Post - HealthCentersOnline) - A comprehensive review of dental literature has shown that there is no link between the use of tooth whitening products and oral cancer. Bleaching is a cosmetic procedure to whiten the teeth using hydrogen peroxide. This

Whales are Earth’s deepest divers
Eagle-Tribune - It could be decades before they succeed, if it’s possible at all. Tooth-whitening works Smile. At-home tooth-whitening strips and gels do work, according to a study in the latest issue of the Cochrane Library, a journal of systematic reviews of

Tooth Whitening - Gimmicks vs. Real Deal - Learn about the reality of tooth whitening procedures and discover how to have the cosmetic dentistry experience that’s right for you. Dr. Kodish of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida has expert advice on tooth whitening dentistry. /24-7PressRelease/ - FT

Tooth Whitening Products: The Longer They Linger, the Better
Washington Post - Pre-brush rinse rinse About $6 per 16-oz. bottle Swish the peroxide-containing liquid in your mouth for 60 seconds twice daily, then brush your teeth. Listerine s Whitening Pre-Brush Rinse foams impressive; manufacturer Pfizer cites the foaming

Does it Work Wednesday
KFVS12 - The $20 dollar White Light Tooth Whitening System claims to give immediate results, after you apply peroxide gel to the dental tray, pop it in, and put this light in your mouth for ten minutes. Does it Work Wednesday Floam

Negative personality traits increase coronary heart disease risk
New Kerala - Washington, Nov 17: A University of Toronto researcher claims that common tooth whitening products are safe, and do not increase the risk of oral cancer when used as directed.

A Saudi-Sunni-Sadr deal on Iraq?
Slate - In general the gels worked best, the tooth-whitening strips came in second, and the paint-on products were third. Not surprisingly, the more concentrated the active ingredient, the more effective the whitening. Some of the studies compared immediate

December 7th, 2006

Amateur Soccer Has High Rates Of Face And Mouth Injuries (Implant)

Amateur Soccer Has High Rates Of Face And Mouth Injuries
Medical News Today - The researchers reviewed all patients with injuries to the mouth, jaw, and face area seen at their oral surgery department over a one-year period. Eleven of the 53 injuries were related to amateur soccer-a rate of over 20 percent. Most of the

Clippers: Cassell still figures to play big role
Long Beach Press-Telegram - Thomas, who had oral surgery Thursday, is expected to return to the squad today, although he might not be available because of a sore lower back. Maggette is in Chicago for a family medical emergency, and starting the season for him at full strength

On defense, a little short
Stamford Advocate - Richardson took a hard elbow to the forehead from Jalen Rose during a scrimmage at the end of practice. He was OK, other than a lump on his head. Rose apologized Steve Francis, who missed Saturday’s game following oral surgery, practiced

Renewing the Kobe watch - With Allen Iverson sidelined following oral surgery, the 76ers fell to the Pistons 97-87. During Iverson’s 11 seasons with the team, the Sixers have posted a 41-66 (.383) record in games that he has missed, scoring an average of 86.7 points per game

Agent: Cubs offer Lilly four-year deal - Allen Iverson came back from a two-game layoff because of oral surgery and erupted for 46 points and 10 assists against the Bulls. Josh Howard , Andrei Kirilenko and Brevin Knight also returned from injuries, but Baron Davis (ribs), Chris Kaman

With Iverson out, 76ers can’t stick with Pistons
Philadelphia Inquirer - Facing a Sixers squad that was without Allen Iverson (oral surgery), Chris Webber (back), and Steven Hunter (knee), the Pistons got on top right away and never trailed. The Pistons showed their pedigree by taking care of business against a team they

Mobley set to go back to the future
Los Angeles Daily News - Tim Thomas also returned after having oral surgery Thursday. Maggette played in an intrasquad scrimmage in front of season-ticket holders at Santa Barbara City College, but Thomas sat out as did Cassell (strained calf), Aaron Williams (sore lower back

Pierce, Szczerbiak lead Celts’ rout of Knicks
Providence Journal - Forward Brian Scalabrine (left shoulder) and center Theo Ratliff (sore lower back) did not dress for the Celtics. For the Knicks, guard Steve Francis did not make the trip with the team while he recovers from oral surgery. The game was played before a

Knicks’ Francis doesn’t start - slightly torn tendon in his left elbow, ending the longest consecutive-games streak in the NBA at 371. . . . Allen Iverson, whose 76ers face the Bulls on Friday, did not travel to Milwaukee and there is no timetable for his return from oral surgery.

Iverson out after oral surgery - PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Philadelphia 76ers guard Allen Iverson sat out of Tuesday night’s game against the Detroit Pistons after undergoing surgery to remove an abscessed wisdom tooth. Iverson’s status for Wednesday night’s game at Milwaukee is uncertain

December 7th, 2006

VIDEO: Dentist offering free service in (Tooth treatment) B.C. 

VIDEO: Dentist offering free service in B.C. 
As of 9 a.m. this morning, more than 30 people were waiting to get toothache relief at Dr. L.C. Chilimigras dental office, 2245 W. Columbia Ave. The doctor will be giving free tooth care to people without insurance until 5 p.m. today.

Thoroughbreds traced to just three stallions 
Eric Birks is assistant professor of sports medicine at the University of Pennsylvania’s Veterinary School of Medicine/New Bolton Center

December 7th, 2006

Parents Reminded To Monitor (Dental implant prices) Infants’ Fluoride Consumption

Parents Reminded To Monitor Infants’ Fluoride Consumption
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced it will permit bottlers to make claims that fluoridated water may reduce the risk of tooth decay. The FDA’s decision means bottlers may now claim what dentists have long known — that optimally fluoridated water helps prevent tooth decay. [click link for full article]

Top 10 Myths About Root Canals
Photo ADAM Having a root canal is not as bad as you might think, regardless of what you might have heard about them. Root canals have been given a bum…

December 7th, 2006

Dental implant - Thank you PR WEB.

Thank you PR WEB.
PRWeb - Zoom2! at North Atlanta Aesthetic Dentistry Redefines Instant Gratification As seen on The Swan and Extreme Makeover, the Zoom! tooth whitening treatment has become more in demand than ever. Now Dr. Shawn Gurley offers enhanced patient comfort and

Look Younger With Cosmetic Dentistry - Our teeth whiten according to how long they’re in contact with the tooth-whitening agent. That process can be greatly speeded up by use of a dental laser. So one visit of about 90 minutes can give you dramatically whiter and brighter teeth.

Thank you, Thank you, Thank You
PRWeb - “After being picked-up by over 1,190 PRWeb subscribers, and ending up on E*TRADE radio as a result, we’re more than happy with the value proposition you folks have put together. Where else can you put out a measly $200 and be seen by such high

December 7th, 2006

Thoroughbreds traced to just three stallions  (Tooth problems)

Thoroughbreds traced to just three stallions 
Eric Birks is assistant professor of sports medicine at the University of Pennsylvania’s Veterinary School of Medicine/New Bolton Center

VIDEO: Dentist offering free service in B.C. 
As of 9 a.m. this morning, more than 30 people were waiting to get toothache relief at Dr. L.C. Chilimigras dental office, 2245 W. Columbia Ave. The doctor will be giving free tooth care to people without insurance until 5 p.m. today.