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In-house Aligners now possible with CS Model+ update from Carestream Dental

25-11-2020

The latest version of CS Model+ v5 from Carestream Dental, with its advanced algorithms and artificial intelligence (AI), now helps practices meet patient demands and respond to industry trends with the ability to design affordable clear aligners right in the office. In addition to empowering clinicians to offer chairside aligners when it’s …

Metrex completes surface disinfectant portfolio efficacy test against SARS-CoV-2

25-11-2020

Metrex, a global infection prevention company, offers a full portfolio of broad-spectrum surface disinfectant products that are currently on EPA’s List N1 to be used against SARS-CoV-2. Metrex has even taken a step forward and conducted efficacy testing2 via an independent third-party laboratory on their CaviWipes and CaviCide branded …

3M launches first radiopaque universal adhesive

24-11-2020

The first radiopaque universal adhesive is now available with 3M Scotchbond Universal Plus Adhesive. The new product is the successor to 3M Scotchbond Universal Adhesive, which conquered the market in 2011 as the first adhesive in its class and has since proven itself in clinical use as well as in scientific studies. With Scotchbond …

Young Innovations announces acquisition of Preat Corporation

24-11-2020

Young Innovations, a leading global supplier of dental products, has announced the acquisition of Preat Corporation. Based in California, United States, Preat is a leading provider of dental implant components, attachments, and tools. “Preat represents an exciting expansion in the implant prosthetic sector with a great track record of …

Unique W&H solution for the Zygoma application

23-11-2020

When it comes to high-risk patients, difficult compliance, extreme bone resorption and complex bone augmentations are often stretched to their limits. For upper jaw interventions, one possible alternative is the use of Zygoma implants. The new 20:1 Zygoma handpiece for implant site preparation and implant insertion was developed by W&H in …

Nacera® Pearl Natural – combining simple handling and lifelike characteristics

19-11-2020

Nacera Pearl Natural is an ultra-high translucent multilayer material with natural colour and translucency gradients meeting the strictest requirements of ceramists. Seven Vita classical colours as well as two Vita* 3D bleach colours and Stellar White cover the most common tooth colours. Trouble-free handling Thanks to the excellent strength …

Editor’s pickGC Asia launches Safe4Dentistry microsite

19-11-2020

Recognising how dramatically the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the practice of dentistry, GC has developed a microsite dedicated to providing the latest updates on evolving guidelines for dental professionals. Safe4Dentistry site is a continually updated resource centre that provides safe and effective minimally invasive dental treatment options …

The successful launch of the second Silk Road micro root canal therapy training camp

18-11-2020

The 5th International Forum on Stomatology and Silk Road Dental Show, jointly initiated by nine associations of stomatology in Shaanxi, Gansu, Ningxia, Qinghai, Xinjiang, Shanxi, Henan and Mongolia, were held in Xi'an Qujiang International Conference Centre, China, from 6-8 November 2020. The Silk Road micro root canal therapy training camp, held …