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Fostering the highest levels of implant dentistry

19-06-2020

The existence of the Osseointegration Foundation and its ability to advance many mission-critical initiatives is paramount to the dental community. Each year, the Foundation bestows tens of thousands of dollars in grants supporting AO members and their research teams in Basic and Applied Science, travel grants for students, and charitable care …

Amann Girrbach's Full Denture System extended by 3D printing

18-06-2020

Since more than five years Amann Girrbach has successfully developed and marketed innovations for digital full dentures employing the Ceramill Full Denture System (FDS). The latest 3.16 update of the Ceramill Mind software fully paves the way for working with 3D printing technology in the system with immediate effect. Aesthetic and individually …

Paving the way for digital dentistry in Portugal

16-06-2020

Dr Helena Beatriz Santos runs her dental practice in the small town of Setúbal, near Lisbon, Portugal. Having started small, her business has grown through the years, and today Dr Santos has clinics in two different locations. She has been using Planmeca equipment for over a year now and has been especially excited about the new technology …

Quick Connect by W&H: the innovative adaptor solution for the Assistina Twin

15-06-2020

The W&H reprocessing device Assistina Twin has been improved with the new adaptor solution "Quick Connect by W&H". This makes it even easier and faster to change the adaptor and offers optimised workflows and efficiency for the practice. With Quick Connect by W&H, the Assistina Twin now offers even more advantages for the quick and …

Editor’s pickIDEM 2020 transforms to an online experience held across June-August 2020

12-06-2020

Between 19 June and 19 August 2020, the IDEM 2020 Conference and Exhibition will offer dentistry professionals from across the world an opportunity to participate in pre-recorded and livestreamed learning sessions about the latest in dental research and practical techniques for clinical applications. They can discover new products and solutions, …

"Aerosol in prophylaxis – a danger for the dental team?"

11-06-2020

W&H adviser Prof. Dr. Georg Gaßmann will deal scientifically with questions such as ‘What are sources of infection during dental treatment?’ and ‘Which instruments cause aerosol and which preventive measures can be taken when handling aerosols?’ during a webinar on 18th June 2020, 4pm CET (10pm SGT). Other …

Planmeca Romexis 6.0 Golden A’ Design Award winner

09-06-2020

A' Design Award and Competition is the worlds' largest design competition awarding best designs, design concepts as well as products and services – both concept stage and realised works. It is open to entries of products and projects including experience designs, human interface guidelines, interaction designs, graphical user interfaces and …

3D Printing Models: Hollow vs Solid

08-06-2020

Creating models for the fabrication of clear retainers or aligners presents a rapid, high-value return on investment for dental 3D printing. While this therapy has been one of the driving forces in the adoption of 3D printing in dental clinics, there is disagreement within the community on exactly how one should go about it. For any new technology …