Colgate at the BDA 2012

Colgate is once again a platinum sponsor of the British Dental Conference and Exhibition.   
 
Colgate is committed to developing products and services to help support your clinical practice, and invites you to visit Stand D11 to see a demonstration on how Triclosan & Copolymer make Colgate Total toothpaste one of a kind to provide sustained antibacterial protection for 12 hours. [1,2]
 
Additionally, Colgate will be presenting their latest product updates including:

• New Colgate Max White Professional, a clinically proven whitening system,[3] offering your patients visibly whiter teeth in three days
• New Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief Mouthwash, with Pro-Argin technology providing effective and lasting relief for patients with dentine hypersensitivity
• Colgate Duraphat Fluoride Varnish, information on the new lighter tint developed to improve patient acceptability
 
Colgate is also providing world-class speakers who are leading experts in their field on Thursday 26 April 2012 in Charter Room 2.
 
2.45pm-4.00pm

Periodontal Disease and Diabetes: Delivering better oral health
Diabetes and Oral Health
David Owens – Emeritus Professor, Department of Medicine, Centre for Endocrine and Diabetes Sciences, University of Cardiff
 
An Update and Review of the Science

Fotinos S. Panagakos DMD, PhD Director, Clinical Research Relations and Strategy, Colgate-Palmolive
This joint presentation will provide an overview of periodontal disease, focusing on the host response, and the connection between chronic infection/inflammation and overall systemic health. Emphasis will be on exploring the role of periodontal disease in relation to diabetes, with the aim to review protocols for maintenance of oral health in patients with diabetes.
 
4.45pm-6.00pm
Dentistry with Less Caries: Changing paradigms for caries management

Professor Jimmy Steele – Head of School of Dental Sciences, Newcastle University
This session will examine the implications of the recent adult dental health survey for the prevention of dental caries. It will explore the prevalence, incidence, and evidence-based approach and consider caries diagnosis, and the possibilities for caries prevention in adults.
 
References:
1.       Amornchat C et al. (2004) Mahidol Dent J 24(2): 103-111.
2.       Fine DH et al. (2006) J Am Dent Assoc 137: 1406-1413
3.     Mohan et al. Journal of Dentistry 36 (2008) 21-26

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