News archive

November 2019

Digital Dentistry World Tour 2019 London

29-11-2019

Digital Dentistry World Tour 2019, organised by Planmeca, took place in London in September. “It’s great Planmeca is in London, as a flagship country, to promote our digital story,” said Luke Broadhurst, sales and marketing director at Planmeca. “We’re here to show our digital workflow and how our products are …

International Team of Implantology Congress China 2019

28-11-2019

Earlier this month, the International Team of Implantology (ITI) Congress China took place in Beijing with about 2,000 participants from all over the region – one of the biggest hosted to date. With the focus on evidence-based principles and guidelines, the scientific programme showed how clinicians can standardise treatment protocols and …

What You Need to Know Before Buying an Intraoral Scanner

28-11-2019

USA-based Dr. John Heimke is one of seven hand-picked dentists from around the world honoured as a member of the Oral Design International Foundation. Dr. Heimke shares what he believes you should consider before going digital with an intraoral scanner. Number one, you need to assess the technology in your office. Bring in your IT company so they …

Competence in Esthetics 2019

27-11-2019

From 15 – 16 November 2019, Ivoclar Vivadent, with partner Planmeca, presented Competence in Esthetics 2019 in Budapest, an annual symposium for dentists and dental technicians. This year, 19 internationally renowned experts held exciting and topical lectures and live demos featuring products, manufacturing and processing techniques, and …

Safety as a Prime Consideration in Root Canal Procedures

27-11-2019

Dr Shahab Mirjafari, owner of Excel Dental Care, explains why Dentsply Sirona’s WaveOne® Gold and ProTaper® Next are his endodontic systems of choice. “Are root canal procedures safe?” is the question many patients ask when they face the prospect of having endodontic treatment. I reassure them by saying that safety is …

The New World of Thermoplastic Manufacturing

26-11-2019

Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) technology is at the heart of a growing trend in mass custom manufacturing as well as functional prototyping. Digital-direct thermoplastic manufacturing offers exceptional quality while opening the door to design parameters not possible with injection molding. Bypassing the long lead time and up-front investment in …

Formlabs Launches New Dental Business Unit, Formlabs Dental, With Form 3B and New Materials Designed to Meet the Demands of the Dental Industry

25-11-2019

Formlabs, the designer and manufacturer of powerful and accessible 3D printing systems, has announced it is strengthening its commitment to the dental market. According to a Key Group survey, Formlabs is the most installed 3D printer for small, medium and large sized dental labs. Formlabs Dental, the company’s newly announced dental business …

Dentaid - Improving the World’s Oral Health

25-11-2019

Thousands of rural Kenyans have been helped out of poor oral health with treatment and preventive education by volunteers from dental charity Dentaid. Trustee, Sally Reading, describes the charity’s mission and how it has been helped by the donation of an ultrasonic scaler from Dentsply Sirona. Sally Reading: In Kenya the dentist to …

Investing in technology to support a growing dental practice

22-11-2019

Dr Chris Navarro moved to Beeston Dental Practice in 2005 to join his father as an associate, but took over the reigns as principal of the practice just a few years later in 2009. Having been a foundation dentist trainer since 2009, Dr Navarro has a keen interest in dental implants, restorations and clinical education. Dr Navarro: I decided to …