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Modelling Composites Efficiently

13-04-2017

New: OptraSculpt Next Generation for the posterior tooth region Ivoclar Vivadent completes the well proven OptraSculpt product line. The new modelling instrument, OptraSculpt Next Generation, is an innovative instrument now available for the posterior tooth region. Crafting modern and high-quality composite fillings is a challenge. Among other …

Global Survey Releases Truth About Public’s Oral Health Habits

12-04-2017

FDI World Dental Federation is myth busting what people around the world believe to be good oral health practices, encouraging them to become better informed and take action. Oral health is integral to our general health and well-being; impacting every aspect of our lives. The results from a survey carried out in 12 countries, by YouGov on behalf …

Dentsply Sirona Announces Acquisition of RTD

11-04-2017

Mr. Jeffery T. Slovin, Chief Executive Officer of Dentsply Sirona Dentsply Sirona, The Dental Solutions Company™, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares of RTD (Recherche Techniques Dentaires a privately owned French company and the worldwide leader in endodontic posts which perfectly complements …

W&H Kicks Off IDS Trade Fair Week

11-04-2017

W&H trade fair week was under way as early as the day before the official opening of the IDS. At a get-together for media representatives and an exclusive gala evening for partners, W&H showcased new products and proven classics from their extensive portfolio. The main focus of the two W&H events was on how the company will present …

VOCO at IDS 2017: Successful entry into the digital sector

10-04-2017

3D printing, composite blocks and intraoral scanners This year’s IDS in Cologne more than lived up to its reputation as the world’s leading trade fair for the international dental market once again. With well over 155,000 visitors from over 150 countries and 2,305 exhibitors from 59 countries, the 2017 International Dental Show …

New Study Identifies Successful Method to Reduce Dental Implant Failure

10-04-2017

According to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID), 15 million Americans have crown or bridge replacements and three million have dental implants - with this latter number rising by 500,000 a year. The AAID estimates that the value of the American and European market for dental implants will rise to $4.2 billion by 2022. Dental …

Dentsply Sirona at IDS 2017: Impressive demonstration of integrated solution expertise

05-04-2017

At the IDS 2017, Dentsply Sirona demonstrated the innovative power resulting from the merger of the two largest dental manufacturers with 50 new innovations.  As 'The Dental Solutions Company,' Dentsply Sirona presented integrated solutions that enable generalists and specialists alike to offer their patients better, safer and faster dental …

Dental Wings Introduces the VITA Easyshade® V Scanner for Dental Wings

05-04-2017

Dental Wings is pleased to announce the introduction of the new VITA Easyshade® V Scanner for Dental Wings. The new VITA Easyshade® V Scanner for Dental Wings is a digital shade measurement device for determining the shade of natural dentition, whitened teeth and ceramic restorations precisely, quickly and independently of the …

Editor’s pickIvoclar Vivadent Celebrates Forty Years of Faithful Operation with Prize Competition

04-04-2017

Robert Grünenfelder, Dr Laurent Schenck and Gernot Schuller from Ivoclar Vivadent congratulate Lutz Brinkmann and his wife Judith for winning the prize competition (from left). Ivoclar Vivadent is honouring the winner of the "40 Years of Programat Technology" prize competition. At IDS in Cologne, the company announced the winners of the 40 …