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Straumann Enters the Orthodontics Field and Strengthens Digital Capabilities

18-08-2017

Group acquires US-based ClearCorrect, a well-establishedprovider of clear-aligner tooth-correction solutions, for a total consideration of approx. USD 150m 38% stake in Geniova of Spain, an entrepreneurial pioneer of hybrid fast-aligner approach     Stake in Dental Wings, a leading developer and provider of CADCAM software and scanning …

Dentacoin to Improve Integrated Health Systems

18-08-2017

Dentacoin Manifesto: Treat the body as a whole The future of the health care system is going to depend on health care providers from all industries to work together to share information and provide feedback on patient care. We know there is a link between a person’s dental health and their overall health and it is going to become …

Henry Schein Announces 2-for-1 Stock Split

17-08-2017

Trading on a split-adjusted basis to begin September 15, 2017 MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health, and medical practitioners, announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 2-for-1 split …

Incentive-Based Feedback Systems Improve Dental Services

17-08-2017

The internet has brought about much change over the last few decades, not the least of which is that people can voice their opinions online and it has impacted the nature of business forever. The dental industry has been built on client satisfaction and trust, word-of-mouth, and advertising to bring clients through the door.  Now people will …

Professional Competitions: Chance for W&H Trainees

16-08-2017

The WorldSkills Competition gives talented young people the chance to showcase their professional skills to a global audience. What’s more, this international competition has many additional benefits. In the following interview, we discuss the importance of professional competitions as part of W&H’s professional training programme …

Planmeca PlanScan Most Accurate Sextant Scanner in New Study

14-08-2017

A new study published in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry has established that Planmeca PlanScan® is the most precise intraoral scanner for sextant scanning – making it an ideal and proven choice for restorative dentistry. With intraoral scanning becoming increasingly prevalent in the world of dentistry, it is important to …