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September 2017

Academy Of Osseointegration's Reach Shanghai For The First Time

28-09-2017

Academy of Osseointegration’s Global Efforts Reach Shanghai For First Time More than 30 Chinese dentists express interest in joining the Academy Arlington Heights, Ill., September 27, 2017 –The Academy of Osseointegration (AO) successfully made its first strides to partner with the Chinese dental community this past weekend via its …

Ivoclar Vivadent acquires Sagemax Bioceramics, Inc.

27-09-2017

Ivoclar Vivadent announced today that it has acquired Sagemax Bioceramics, Inc. Sagemax Bioceramics Inc. is an innovative manufacturer of zirconium oxide for the dental laboratory industry. The company was founded by Larry Dang in 2006 and maintains manufacturing, R&D and general business operations in Seattle, Washington, USA. Ivoclar …

Ivoclar Vivadent: IPS Empress Direct

27-09-2017

Natural-looking restorations can now be created even more effortlessly IPS Empress Direct now features optimized handling characteristics that facilitate the contouring of the composite.  Highly esthetic restorations may pose a challenge to even the most experienced dentist. The clinically proven composite IPS Empress Direct offers an …

IDEC 2017 Premier Delivers Central Networking Platform for Indonesian Dental Industry

26-09-2017

The Indonesia Dental Exhibition and Conference (IDEC) 2017 took centre stage from 15-17 September 2017, welcoming 4,015 Indonesian dental professionals and 229 exhibiting brands and businesses in Jakarta, Indonesia.   The Indonesia Dental Exhibition and Conference (IDEC) 2017 was staged from 15-17 September 2017 in Jakarta, Indonesia. …

Directa’s ANA Etching Gel: Available In A Pre-Filled 50 ml, Jumbo Syringe

26-09-2017

DIRECTA’S ANA ETCHING GEL IS AVAILABLE IN A PRE FILLED 50 ML, JUMBO SYRINGE WITH 37 % PHOSPHORIC ACID Stockholm, Sweden, September 2017 – The line of Directa’s restorative products offers a solution of etching gel of outstanding consistency aimed for precise application, presented in various packages and volumes. The new pre …

Reporting Dental Laboratory Product Imports

26-09-2017

Importers of dental laboratory products such as dental crowns, bridges and veneers are being reminded of their legal obligation to notify the nation’s regulator of medical devices, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), of their activities. It’s part of a campaign by the peak business organisation representing dental …

Hu-Friedy Announces New Line of Titanium Implant Scalers

25-09-2017

CHICAGO (Sept. 6, 2017) – Hu-Friedy, a global leader in the manufacturing of dental instruments and products, today announced a new line of TITANIUM IMPLANT SCALERS in five variants, allowing clinicians to thoroughly and safely debride biofilm and calculus from the supra-and sub-gingival surfaces of dental implants. The …

The Block for Customised Zirconia Abutment Crowns: CEREC Zirconia Meso

25-09-2017

There are two options available for bonding prosthetic restorations for single-tooth implants: cement or screws. However, some practitioners prefer to use screw-retained crowns to avoid problems with excess cement. This presents dental laboratories with interesting opportunities in combination with the new CEREC Zirconia meso block and their inLab …

Celtra Press Raises Benchmark for High-Strength Glass Ceramics

22-09-2017

Since the fall of 2016, zirconia-reinforced lithium silicate (ZLS) has been available from Dentsply Sirona Prosthetics under the name of Celtra Press. With its three-point bending strength of more than 500 MPa, it has once again significantly raised the benchmark for high-strength glass ceramics. Experiments conducted by the University of Giessen, …