PHILADELPHIA, U.S.: The dangers of smoking are well known, and in a new study, researchers have pinpointed it as being a major factor in developing head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, the sixth most common cancer in the world. The study was conducted by researchers from Thomas Jefferson University and highlights, among other things, how cigarette smoke reprograms cells.
The recent Nobel Biocare Global Symposium saw many of the world’s leading voices on implantology and digital dentistry gather in the Spanish capital of Madrid. At the event, Dental Tribune International spoke with Dr. Pascal Kunz, Vice President of Digital Solutions at Nobel Biocare, about DTX Studio suite and the benefits it provides for both dental clinicians and patients.
TORONTO, Canada: A new study has shown that dentists are playing an important role in detecting oral cancer. After examining data gathered over an 11-year period in a provincial study—the first of its kind—researchers found that dentists in the Canadian province of Ontario are detecting more cases of oral cancer and precancer than ever before. Early detection of cancer increases the chances of successful treatment and is therefore key to saving patients’ lives.