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2019

Why abutment surface matters for soft tissue health

05-12-2019

Figure 1. Comparison of periodontium and peri-implant soft tissue characteristics. (a) Sharpey’s fibres attach to the cementum of natural teeth and are oriented perpendicular to the tooth surface. (b) Peri-implant connective tissue is primarily oriented parallel or circumferentially to the abutment surface. As many of us already know, …

3Shape partners with Tianshi College in China for digital dentistry education

05-12-2019

3Shape establishes a comprehensive education partnership with Tianshi College in China. The collaboration calls for 3Shape to open a 3Shape Academy within the university and its digital dentistry department. Using 3Shape software and scanners, 3Shape instructors will provide CAD/CAM dental education and expertise to students. The school is …

W&H recognised at FutureZone Award 2019

04-12-2019

ioDent® Programme Manager Sebastian Kritzinger, Tina Trenkler and Johannes Schacherl from dataformers, and Christoph Hiltl, W&H director of digital solutions With the new ioDent® brand, W&H has brought intelligent products and services onto the dental market, revolutionising treatment processes for dentists and patients. The …

Explore the Possibilities with New Print and Cut Technology Guide

04-12-2019

Roland DG Australia, a leading manufacturer of wide format inkjet printers and 3D devices, is showing businesses the endless possibilities available to them, with a new free guide that explores print and cut technology. Throughout 2019, Roland DG has added to its diverse range of printer cutters with the launch of a number of new and exciting …

AH Plus® root canal sealer - a crucial final step with Abrar Ahmed

03-12-2019

Abrar Ahmed, endodontist at Cadbury Dental Practice, outlines what he demands of his root canal sealer for long-term success. The challenge at the completion of a successful root canal treatment is to achieve a long-term, tight and impervious seal. As gutta-percha does not achieve a complete seal along the dentinal tubule walls of the root canal, …

Scanning edentulous patients with 3Shape TRIOS

03-12-2019

At the IDT International Digital Denture Symposium, Italy’s Dr. Lucio Lo Russo shook up the audience with his presentation on the design and production of dentures based entirely on TRIOS intraoral scans. A doctor attending the show, said that if there was one image that stuck in his mind during the two-day show, it was the photo documenting …

Busch Cotton Buffs for Metals in the Dental Laboratory

02-12-2019

Cotton buffs have been used in dental laboratories for a long time. However, what is new about the Busch cotton buffs is that they are impregnated with the special corundum abrasive grain. This means that with the new Soft Wheels, technicians no longer need to go through the tedious process of immersing the wheel in polishing paste and picking the …

Digital Dentistry World Tour 2019 London

29-11-2019

Digital Dentistry World Tour 2019, organised by Planmeca, took place in London in September. “It’s great Planmeca is in London, as a flagship country, to promote our digital story,” said Luke Broadhurst, sales and marketing director at Planmeca. “We’re here to show our digital workflow and how our products are …