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2019

Your Z4 – Your Style

17-10-2019

Customers who order a new Z4 can now request one of the individual designs at no additional cost with their reseller of choice. Dentists and lab technicians can either choose between a Black Forest or a U.S. design or personalise their very own machine with a picture. “With the vhf designs, we are featuring our roots that lie in the Black …

Providing top-notch dental care for the local community in Zaragoza, Spain

16-10-2019

  Dr José Antonio Jiménez and Dr José Manuel Torralba Marco both have over 30 years of experience in dentistry. At their clinics in Zaragoza, Spain, they are committed to providing high-quality dental care with superior patient experience. Planmeca’s state-of-the-art dental equipment helps them to achieve this …

My lab went digital and we’ll never go back

15-10-2019

  Lab owner and denturist, John Batchelor has been working digitally for approximately seven years. In an interview, he talks about the impact it has made on his business. John Batchelor:   "For our younger technicians and clinicians coming through, they were quick to adapt. It’s an evolution. I’ve been in dentistry for a …

Near infrared imaging (NIRI) technology in dentistry

09-10-2019

Although largely preventable, dental caries is one of the two biggest threats to oral health and is amongst the most common chronic diseases in the United States. Dental caries is the most common chronic disease in children; it is about five times as common as asthma and seven times as common as hay fever. Today, caries is considered a dynamic …

Dentsply Sirona presents the new generation 5 of CAD/CAM software with OraCheck

09-10-2019

The acquisition of OraCheck and applicable updates of its software will enable Dentsply Sirona to provide dentists with a valuable tool for patient analysis. OraCheck offers advanced software and supplements conventional assessment with valuable three-dimensional information developed for dental professionals to register and illustrate changes in …

Sentinels in the Mouth: Special Sensory Cells in the Gums Protect Against Periodontitis

07-10-2019

Newly discovered chemical-sensing cells in the gums protect the mouth by standing guard against infections that damage soft tissue and destroy the bone that supports the teeth, report researchers from the Monell Chemical Senses Center in an animal study published this week in Nature Communications. With the help of bitter taste receptors that also …

REG and PX - 2 profiles that cover all types of clinical situations

04-10-2019

  The conical cylindrical REG profile is used in most clinical indications and all bone types. It provides effective primary stability. The conical PX profile is used in immediate post-extraction implantations and low-density bone.   REG Profile uses a simple and intuitive drilling procedure, where bone is compressed gradually thanks …