JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: In 2018, South Africa introduced a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) based on their respective levels of sugar content with the aim of curbing their consumption. Three years later, a study analysing household purchases in the country found a reduction in the sugar and calories contained within SSBs in addition to a decreased volume of purchases.
Flaüs is the name that the Los Angeles-based company GoFlaus came up with for its revolutionary product: the world’s first eco-friendly electric flosser. The device makes flossing as quick and easy as brushing teeth. In an interview with Dental Tribune International, Samantha Coxe, CEO and co-founder of GoFlaus, explained where the idea for Flaüs came from, what sustainability means to the dental industry in this day and age, and why marketing oral health care products does not have to be all so somber.
Autonomous driving, operations using a robot arm, computer-aided design (or CAD for short) - there is hardly an area in which humans can now not be assisted by an electronic co-pilot. The more complex the application, the more useful the support via algorithms. Endodontic treatment is no exception and also requires the utmost precision and reliability. Endo specialists therefore increasingly rely on the fully automatic navigation of the latest endo motors.