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2020

Chairman of VDDI releases a statement regarding updates on IDS 2021

12-08-2020

Following the announcement that a major international company will not take part in the International Dental Show (IDS) 2021, the event organisers, VDDI (Verband der Deutschen Dental-Industrie eV) has received numerous enquiries from dental trade media asking for a statement from the association. Mr Mark Stephen, chairman of VDDI, released an …

Editor’s pickRobotics in dental implant surgery

11-08-2020

Neocis, a robotics healthcare start-up, is transforming dental implant surgery with advanced robotics. Yomi is the first and only FDA-cleared robotic device for dental implant surgery. The system allows the dental team to plan the surgery virtually in software using a cone-beam CT scan of the patient. Yomi provides intraoperative visual, auditory …

Bioloren introduces an innovative technopolymer for dental prosthesis

07-08-2020

Bioloren, an Italian company specialising in metal-free dental system, developed an innovative technopolymer called Trilor®. Trilor® consists of thermo-hardening resin and a multi-directional reinforcement of fibreglass. The fibre-reinforced composites are the materials used in aeronautics and many other fields where high strength and low …

Endodontic retreatment made easy thanks to Coltene’s new NiTi files

06-08-2020

Advancement in endodontics allows practitioners to preserve more damaged teeth that otherwise would be extracted. Recently, the number of retreatments in endo-practices is growing, either because the clinical picture is different from what the referring dentist thought, or because the pioneering materials have proven to be less durable. The …

Nano-silver technology in toothbrush

06-08-2020

Diligo Vietnam Corporation, a leading manufacturer and exporter of toothbrushes, cotton buds, towels and socks in Vietnam, introduced Lipzo toothbrush that uses nano-silver technology to ionise its bristles with more than 600 billion silver (Ag+) ions to kill 99.9% of bacteria. The bristles are made from premium dental floss filament making it …

Less pain and fast delivery of dental injection using a pH-balanced anaesthetic solution

05-08-2020

Balanced pHarma Incorporated, a medical and dental technology company specialising in the development of local anaesthetic drugs and devices, has introduced Libracaine pH-balanced anaesthetic*, which provides fast delivery of anaesthetic and eliminate the pain in injection. It is well established among the scientific community that injecting …

Editor’s pickThe first CBCT dental scanner from Thailand

04-08-2020

DentiiScan 2.0 is the first-ever cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) dental scanner developed by Thailand’s research team from the National Science Technology Development Agency (NSTDA). Prof Pairash Thajchayapong, senior advisor to NSTDA president, together with two key team leaders – Dr Saowapak Thongvigitmanee, leading software …