GENEVA, Switzerland: In light of World Oral Health Day (WOHD), which is being celebrated today on 20 March, FDI World Dental Federation has released a statement that sums up how oral health behaviours have deteriorated during this time. One year into the pandemic, FDI councillors and members say that they are seeing first-hand the catastrophic aftermath of the virus on the health of people’s teeth and gingivae in dental practices around the globe.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark: 3Shape has announced that its board of directors has appointed Jakob Just-Bomholt as CEO, effective from 1 August 2020. The company’s current co-CEOs and co-founders, Tais Clausen and Nikolaj Deichmann, will remain active at 3Shape in new roles as co-vice chairmen of the board.
VEVEY, Switzerland: Root canal preparation is an essential step in endodontic treatment and aimed at removing the current content of the root canal and preparing it for filling. The objective is to prevent the onset or recurrence of apical periodontitis. The use of rotary instruments with continuous rotation has made treatments faster, more comfortable and more predictable over the past 20 years. Many developments in instrumentation have helped improve preparation systems. But despite all these advances, the complexity of root canal systems results in unprepared or unpreparable areas that require the complementary use of chemicals for cleaning.