Day: December 27, 2021 (page 1 of 1)

Tobacco harm reduction core element of periodontal therapy, says head doctor


FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany: Experts are calling for the integration of tobacco harm reduction (THR) strategies into dental care. Prof. Dirk Ziebolz, head doctor at University of Leipzig Medical Center in Germany, says that dental professionals in the EU are in a position to inform their patients about THR, but are currently lacking knowledge on the subject. When it comes to regulatory support, health authorities in the US are pushing ahead with the cautious adoption of THR products, but those in the EU have been accused of showing a failure of innovation and courage by omitting them from policy-making.
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Interview: Periodontitis and peri-implantitis in implant dentistry


Peri-implantitis continues to be one of the greatest challenges for dental professionals. According to studies, the prevalence of the condition will continue to rise in the coming years. Dental Tribune International spoke with implant specialist Dr Inga Boehncke, who has been running her own practice in Bremen in Germany since 2009, about specific features of implant therapy in the case of previous periodontal disease, surgical and non-surgical treatment protocols for peri-implantitis and how the treatment of the condition will develop in the future.
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Henry Schein announces plans to reach net-zero emissions by 2050


MELVILLE, N.Y., U.S.: Global warming is well and truly in the spotlight with the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference now underway in Glasgow, UK. On Oct. 25, leading dental company Henry Schein announced that it had committed to the Science Based Targets initiative’s (SBTi’s) Business Ambition for 1.5 °C plan, thereby pledging to set a long-term, scientifically backed emissions reduction target with the intention of reaching net-zero emissions by 2050.
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King’s launches student society for sustainable dentistry


LONDON, UK: All industries are implicated in the need to reduce carbon emissions, and dentistry is no exception. A new student society at King’s College London’s Faculty of Dentistry, Oral and Craniofacial Sciences is dedicated to sustainable dentistry, and its founder says that incorporating the practice into dental curricula could increase environmental awareness in the profession.