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#isdh 2019: Trends in dental hygiene

07-11-2019

The 21st International Symposium on Dental Hygiene (ISDH) took place in mid-August in Brisbane, Queensland (Australia). The ISDH event takes place every three years and, alongside EuroPerio, is one of the most important conferences for dental hygienists. Organised by the International Federation of Dental Hygienists and the Dental Hygienists …

DGSHAPE Announces Launch of Next Generation Laser Decorator

06-11-2019

DGSHAPE Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Roland DG Corporation and a leading provider of digital fabrication tools, including 3D milling machines, 3D printers, and engraving machines, today announced the release of the LD-300 Laser Decorator. According to Hiroshi Oe, Global Product Manager for 3D Products at DGSHAPE, "The LD-300 is the …

Editor’s pickIDEM Singapore Features Conference Programme on the Cutting Edge of Dentistry

05-11-2019

Reputedly Asia Pacific’s leading dental exhibition and conference, IDEM, the International Dental Exhibition and Meeting, will take place at Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre from 24-26 April 2020. IDEM is co-organised by Koelnmesse and the Singapore Dental Association. “With each edition, IDEM has strengthened to …

A 3D image says more than a thousand words

05-11-2019

Oral and maxillofacial surgeon Antero Salo believes in the power of CBCT imaging not only in diagnostics but also when it comes to patient communication. Once the patient is shown what will be done, they will more likely understand their diagnosis, trust their doctor and commit to treatment. The founder of the Finnish Qmedical dental clinic, oral …

Ceramic vs. titanium implants: When to choose which?

04-11-2019

Titanium implants have dominated dental implantology since its inception back in the 1960s. Subsequently, the products and solutions, the scientific and clinical research, and the development and performance of this treatment is overwhelmingly based on titanium implant systems. For clinicians considering adding ceramic implants (specifically, …

Editor’s pickDentsply Sirona World in Las Vegas: Ultimate Dental Meeting impresses thousands of guests

04-11-2019

Innovations, trends, and high-caliber specialist presentations – Dentsply Sirona World 2019 brought together thousands of dentists, dental technicians, and dental experts in Las Vegas (Nevada, USA). From October 3 to 5, the sold-out "Ultimate Dental Meeting" was very successful with a superlative program. Stars like stand-up comedian Jerry …

My bonding agent? It’s complicated

04-11-2019

Most bonding agents require different protocols with extra steps depending on the type of restoration. Some require additional primers and activators depending on the material, some call for mandatory etching, and most of them need light-curing. Dealing with different protocols and technique sensitive materials leaves a margin for error, which can …

Introducing Fotona SkyPulse®

01-11-2019

Fotona introduces SkyPulse, a new generation of compact Fotona dental lasers that can be tailored for each individual dental practice. A user-friendly but advanced & highly customisable interface is key to the power and simplicity of SkyPulse. Clinicians can select preset treatment options with a simple touch, or adjust treatment parameters …