November, 2011

ADIA backs Senate Committee 
recommendations on medical device regulation 

A Senate committee has recommended overhauling the rules governing the importation of dental devices.

A Senate Committee report that recommends an overhaul of regulations governing the importation of dental product has been endorsed by the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA), the national body representing the manufacturers, importers and suppliers of quality dental product. According […]

Major rise forecast for world mouth cancer cases

Lifestyle factors like drinking and smoking remain major risk factors for mouth cancer.

World-wide cases of mouth cancer are forecast to rise by nearly two thirds by 2030. The International Agency for Research on Cancer predicts that over 790,000 people will be diagnosed with mouth cancer by 2030—an increase of over 63 per […]