Press Release

4.1.2019

Announcing the 5th World Dental Hygienist Award winners!

We are thrilled to announce the 5th World Dental Hygienist Award winners! After an exciting and challenging decision process, an independent committee has selected two winning papers in the Project Category and Research Category respectively. We are very pleased with the quality of the paper...

3.10.2019

Sunstar Suisse SA announces its acquisition from BMG Pharma S.p.A. of ...

Sunstar, a multi-national healthcare company based on oral care announces the acquisition from BMG Pharma S.p.A. of the innovative cancer supportive care product, GelX®. Through this acquisition Sunstar gains global distribution of this product line, expanding its position as a global leader in the...

2.4.2019

Oral cancer is among the ten most common cancers worldwide

Up to 70% of oral cancers are preceded by oral lesions such as persistent red or white patches in the mouth, in particular, on the tongue, the inside of the cheeks and the mouths floor. Smoking and alcohol consumption are the main risk factors for oral cancer; both conditions together have a 35...

11.14.2018

Good oral health is key to prevent and control diabetes

There is a bi-directional relationship between oral health and diabetes: people with periodontal disease have a 20-30% higher risk of developing diabetes.Both diseases are highly prevalent: over 415 million people have diabetes and 750 million people have periodontal disease worldwide.SUNSTAR, a ho...

7.17.2018

Athletes must visit the dentist before the competition to maximise spo...

The Perio Link Night,an eventorganizedby The Sunstar Foundation, has adressed a crucial topic: poororal health in athleteshas a negative impact ontheirsports performance. Athletes such as Anthony Joshua, Boxer and heavy-wheight champion, or Christian Zorzi, cross- country skier, report...

4.17.2018

Sunstar Foundation celebrates the 1st Perio Link Award to bring the re...

Since 2003, the oral care foundation recognises the best research papers about the relationship between oral and general health The 1st Perio Link Award aims to spread the scientific innovations in this area not only to professionals but all the populationTo participate every paper had to be explai...