News archive

May 2020

Quality Standards in Full Arch Implant Rehabilitation

29-05-2020

Dr Alex Fibishenko will examine the definition of success beyond osseointegration, and the ABC’s of ensuring the we meet our patients expectations irrespective of how complex the anatomy or clinical presentation might be at a webinar organised by Straumann on Thursday, 4 June 2020 at 11am BST (6pm SGT). Dr. Alex Fibishenko attained his …

COVID-19 and the Evolving Landscape of Dentistry

28-05-2020

Amir Aghdaei Founder & CEO of Pacific Dental Services Stephen E. Thorne IV will join Amir Aghdaei, CEO of Envista, in a new webinar named “COVID-19 and the Evolving Landscape of Dentistry.” Envista, a newly public company representing more than 30 dental brands including KaVo, Kerr, Nobel Biocare, and Ormco, helps dental …

As dental practices resume operations, ADA offers continued guidance

27-05-2020

The safety of patients and the dental team has been and always will be American Dental Association’s (ADA) foremost concern. On March 16, the ADA was one of the first national professional health associations to recommend postponement of all but urgent or emergency procedures. This recommendation was intended to help mitigate the spread of …

Digital dentistry – what's real, what's next?

26-05-2020

On the first day of Ivoclar Vivadent’s International Expert Symposium (IES), Prof. Dr Irena Sailer and Vincent Fehmer discussed the relevant steps of the digital workflow that are critical to achieving a predictable and long-term stable outcome. Key choices are the selection of an ideal Ti-base, its preparation by sandblasting and the …

Free live webinar: "Beam me up Scotty" - CBCT and beyond

23-05-2020

Dr. Michael Parchewsky will be presenting a case-based overview of his journey utilising the Orthophos SL CBCT technology as a hub for digital workflows including clinical exams, implants, restorative and other newer workflows such as sleep and endo on Tuesday, May 26, 6pm CEST (Wednesday, May 27, 12am SGT). Through this presentation, …

Simplifying the complex with Planmeca’s implant workflow

21-05-2020

Dr Samuel Dumortier believes that guided implant surgery has brought both predictability and precision to surgical dental procedures and empowered him to treat complex cases with confidence. As a longtime Planmeca customer, he relies almost exclusively on the Planmeca Romexis software for digital implant planning and guide design. The clinic of …

Roland DG Launches "Power of Creativity" Website to Support Customers During COVID-19

20-05-2020

Roland DG Corporation, a leading manufacturer of wide format inkjet printers and printer cutters, announced the launch of a special "Power of Creativity" website. The website introduces the many creative activities undertaken by Roland DG employees around the world to assist customers in continuing or restarting their businesses during the …

Shade-Matching Capacity of Omnichroma in Anterior Restorations

19-05-2020

According to a study by Tufts University School of Dental Medicine investigating if OMNICHROMA shade matching composite will modify its shade to match the new bleached surface it was cemented on prior to the bleaching, the composite changed to a lighter shade with the enamel that responded to bleaching. Due to the fact that composites don’t …

3Shape Virtual Expo 2020 – bringing the tradeshow home

18-05-2020

“When professionals can’t come to a 3Shape booth, we bring the booth to professionals,” says Lars Christian Lund, 3Shape Senior Vice President Business Development and Marketing. 3Shape introduces Virtual Expos 2020 – a unique opportunity for dental professionals to take advantage of all the terrific benefits of a …

Straumann Group acts rapidly to align costs with lower revenues

15-05-2020

Guillaume Daniellot Following the announcement of declining sales on 30 April 2020, and in light of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its markets and the economy, the Straumann Group announced plans to align costs with current and projected lower revenues.    As previously announced, the company reacted quickly to the emerging …