Differences in the socioeconomic characteristics and morbidity between members of German private and statutory health insurance funds and also between several statutory health insurances have been shown for adults. We used data from the National Health Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS) to study differences in sociodemographic characteristics, health risks, morbidity, and health service use [...] ...
Mar 30, 2014 11:52 AM |
The number of female dentists in Germany has risen in recent years. Currently, the proportion of women is 42.3 per cent, 6 per cent more than in 2000. According to the German Dental Association, this trend will even intensify in the coming years, owing to the high number of female dental students. ...
Jan 7, 2014 07:57 PM |
More and more opioids are being prescribed for pain relief in Germany. This is the conclusion arrived at by Ingrid Schubert, Peter Ihle, and Rainer Sabatowski, whose study of a sample of inhabitants of the state of Hesse with health insurance from a large statutory provider is published in the latest issue of Deutsches Arzteblatt [...] ...
Feb 15, 2013 08:38 AM |
If there’s one dentist in Cambodia that is universally loved and respected, it is Dr Tith Hongyeou, Director of the Roomchang Dental and Aesthetic Hospital, located on Street 184 in a new building just off Norodom Boulevard.When Dr Tith found out The Phnom Penh Post was doing a Germany National Day report, he contacted us [...] ...
Oct 4, 2012 07:05 AM |
Receding gums often result in tooth sensitivity and can lead to decay of the root and persistent inflammation of the gum.
New research published in BioMed Central’s open access journal Head & Face Medicine demonstrates that a novel method using bovine collagen is able to enhance gum healing. This resulted in thicker margins around the tooth [...] ...
Mar 25, 2012 03:00 PM |
Mar 1, 2012 by JG | Rank article
Very keen exhibitor interest – once again more than 1,900 exhibitors expected – Top assessments by participants at IDS 2011 underline the position of IDS as a world leading fair
In just over a year’s time the next IDS will open its doors in Cologne from 12th to 16th March 2013. But [...] ... [Read article]
Nearly all (87.5%) conventionally veneered crowns failed already during chewing simulation, whereas crowns with CAD/CAM manufactured veneers were non-sensitive to artificial aging. Crowns veneered with lithiumdisilicate ceramic displayed ultimate loads to failure of about 1600 N. The CAD/CAM production of veneers for restorations with zirconia framework is a promising way to reduce failures originating from [...] ...
Dec 17, 2011 06:33 AM |
The risk to children’s health from X-ray radiation is easy to reduce without compromising diagnostic accuracy. Gerhard Alzen and Gabriele Benz-Bohm describe some ways to achieve this in the current edition of Deutsches Ärzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2011; 108: 407-14]). The radiation risk is higher for children than for adults, as children’s tissues have [...] ...
Jul 5, 2011 12:03 PM |
Apr 21, 2011 by JG | Rank article
During the 34th International Dental Show in Cologne, Young Dentists Germany hold their general assembly at the 26th of March 2011. Dr. Christine Bellmann was elected to be the new treasurer on one voice and is also taking over the department for postgraduate education and specialization. She will also coordinate the communication with the scientific [...] ... [Read article]
Apr 7, 2011 by JG | Rank article
During the 34th International Dental Show (IDS), BdZA (Young Dentists Germany) handed out the 2nd ALUMNI-Award to the former president and the actual honoary president of the German dental chamber (BZÄK) Dr. Dr. Jürgen Weitkamp for his outstanding engagement for young dentistry in Germany. Without him, the foundation of BdZA would not have been possible [...] ... [Read article]