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Dentists Worried About Mask Shortage

12-03-2020

Dentists and dental hygienists in Canada are calling on people to stop buying so many masks for themselves as the industry experiences a shortage. "If we run out, then it is possible we would have to shut down operations," said Dr. Hussein Shivji at Asante Dental in Vancouver. He said dentists in B.C. no longer have access to the level three …

ADA Launches Accelerator Series for Dentists’ Work-Life Balance Needs

11-03-2020

The American Dental Association (ADA) announced the launch of its ADA Accelerator Series, an online, on-demand programme designed to provide information tailored to the early career dentists’ unique work-life balance needs. The Accelerator Series stemmed from the ADA’s Women in Dentistry programme, which has uncovered opportunities …

One Control Unit – Two Devices

10-03-2020

A single wireless foot control – two devices The new W&H prophylaxis solution presents itself as convenient, wireless and efficient. From now on, the PB-530 Proxeo Ultra Piezo scaler and the wireless PL-40 H Proxeo Twist Polishing System can be controlled using just a single wireless foot control. This not only makes it more convenient …

Align Technology to Acquire Global Dental CAD/CAM Software Leader exocad

07-03-2020

Align Technology, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held exocad Global Holdings GmbH for approximately EUR376 million in cash. exocad is a global leader in the dental CAD/CAM software market and offers fully integrated workflows to dental labs and dental practices via a broad customer base of partners, and resellers in …

The right dental unit – also for left-handed users

05-03-2020

Dental Hygienist Renate Vries has extensive experience working with Planmeca dental units. She appreciates how easy they are for her to use as a left-hander and considers Planmeca an exemplary company in the field. Renate Vries has been a dental hygienist for over 20 years. Currently, she works at Tandartspraktijk Linde, which is a small clinic …

Dental CAD/CAM Materials Market in India Poised for Growth

03-03-2020

The dental computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) materials market in India is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.4% from US$157.7m in 2020 to reach US$309.5m in 2025, according to GlobalData, a data and analytics company. The company’s report, ‘India CAD/CAM Systems and Materials …

exocad Insights: New dates on September 21 and 22, 2020

02-03-2020

Due to the spread of the Corona virus worldwide, exocad GmbH has decided after careful consideration to postpone the Insights 2020 event planned for mid-March. The new dates for the global CAD/CAM event are September 21 and 22, 2020. The venue remains unchanged at darmstadtium in Darmstadt. The cooperation partners of exocad Insights 2020 support …

Align Technology European Growth Summit 2020

02-03-2020

Align Technology will host its third European Growth Summit between 19th and 20th June in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Delegates will have the opportunity to learn from many of the profession’s most impressive minds who are shaping the future of dentistry, alongside thought-shifters from other sectors. The progressive programme covers business …

Dentsply Sirona's Project in Switzerland: The University Centre for Dentistry in Basel

28-02-2020

Simulation units allow students to learn about all dental disciplines in a realistic working environment For the very first time the International Special Clinic Solutions (ISCS) team at Dentsply Sirona brought to life a major project at a Swiss university. The university dental clinics, the school dental clinic and public dental clinic of the …