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Efficient Prophylactic Workflow with High-Quality Products from a Single Source

28-03-2017

To be integrated in treatment centers: T1 Line Prophy contra-angle handpiece, especially for prophylaxis. More than ever before, patients are motivated to maintain a beautiful smile by keeping their teeth healthy and well cared for. That’s why products for prophylaxis and professional tooth cleaning are integral to dental practices. This …

Editor’s pick3Shape Releases TRIOS 3 Wireless Intraoral Scanner

27-03-2017

Copenhagen, March 21, 2017 – Today at the International Dental Show (IDS) 3Shape launches TRIOS 3 Wireless - a wireless version of its award-winning TRIOS intraoral scanner. The new TRIOS 3 Wireless connects via Wi-Fi to laptops and the TRIOS cart. This eliminates the need for a connecting cable between the intraoral scanner wand and …

Align Technology Announces Treatment Planning Collaboration with Digital Smile Design

27-03-2017

Collaborative Workflow Enables GP Dentists to Combine Invisalign Clear Aligner Treatment with Smile Design Protocols COLOGNE, Germany, March 20, 2017 – Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) today announced a collaboration with Digital Smile Design (DSD) that provides a streamlined workflow of the Invisalign system with DSD concept and …

Straumann Group Strengthens Executive Team

27-03-2017

Basel, 20 March 2017 –The Straumann Group today announced two changes in its executive Management & Development team to continue the dynamic development of its fastest-growing region, Asia Pacific, and to take global people management and development to the next level. Patrick Kok-Kien Loh is to join the Straumann Group in mid-May as …

Bioactive Materials Offer a Better Alternative for Dental Fillings

17-03-2017

Traditional composites (white dental fillings) only last 5.7 years on average. The arrows show where traditional white composite fillings are breaking down, ultimately causing more tooth decay and requiring a new filling. Image courtesy of Dr. David Clark. Research shows that the average white dental filling only lasts 5.7 years. Dental fillings …

Study Shows Impact of Dental Benefits on Meeting Children’s Dental Needs

17-03-2017

A report in The Journal of the American Dental Association shows that dental benefits play a significant role in meeting the dental needs of children, including checkups and treatments. The study is particularly timely as February is National Children's Dental Health Month. The report finds that U.S. children enrolled in private or public …

Expanded Endo Tip Range for Efficient Root Canal Treatment

17-03-2017

Dr. Shahrad Nouraie Ashtiani In order to ensure that root canal treatments are performed as efficiently and atraumatically as possible, Dr. Shahrad Nouraie Ashtiani, an oral surgery resident and dentist specializing in endodontics from Hamburg (currently practising in Bremen), Germany, relies on the W&H Tigon+ piezo scaler in combination with …

The Biggest Trends in Implant Dentistry in 2017—Prof. Paulo Malo

16-03-2017

What will be the biggest trends and changes in implant dentistry this year? Prof. Paulo Malo shares his predictions for 2017. One of the current trends and challenges in implant dentistry is the potential of digital dentistry to contribute to the surgical and prosthetic fields.  Digital scanning techniques have been increasingly …