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October 2017

Hu-Friedy's Very Own As One Of The Top 25 Women In Dentistry

31-10-2017

Now in its eighth year of recognising exceptional women in the dental industry, Dental Products Report is thrilled to introduce the Top 25 Women in Dentistry for 2017. Hu-Friedy's very own Jennifer Naylor was featured as an Industry Leader in this Report! Jennifer Naylor Category: Industry leader   If you were to ask Jennifer Naylor …

Smart Dental Aids Use Flexible Batteries, LEDs

31-10-2017

Flexible, non-toxic batteries might enable smart, 3D printed braces that reduce the time and cost involved in realigning and straightening teeth. Researchers from the King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) developed an orthodontic system that involves placing two near-infrared light-emitting diodes (LEDs) with one …

New Dental Product: OLIVE Video Production Device From Hi5 Practice

31-10-2017

Hi5 Practice recently introduced OLIVE (On Location Interactive Video Experience), a remote access video device that combines a built-in high-definition video camera, microphone, speakers for two-way communication, lighting, and teleprompter into one portable recording device OLIVE makes it possible for clinicians to collaborate remotely with Hi5 …

New Dental Product: Aadva IOS From GC America

30-10-2017

GC America recently released Aadva IOS, an intraoral scanning system designed to make it easy for dentists to get started with digital dentistry. The scanner features an intuitive process flow, from scanning to exporting files, according to the company.      Other features include a 19″ touch screen for clear …

Joseph P. Crowley Installed As President Of The American Dental Association

30-10-2017

Joseph P. Crowley, D.D.S., a general dentist practicing in Cincinnati, Ohio, is the new president of the American Dental Association (ADA). Dr. Crowley, who was elected president-elect last year, was recently installed as president during a meeting of the ADA House of Delegates in Atlanta, Georgia. He will lead the 161,000-member organisation that …

New Sirona Connect Software 4.5 Enhances Digital Impressions for Practices and Labs

30-10-2017

Sirona Connect has always stood for comfortable, digital intraoral impressions in the dental practice and the quick and secure transfer of data to the dental laboratory. And with growing success, up to 2016, more than a million dental restorations were made using Sirona Connect. Dentsply Sirona has now enhanced the no. 1 in digital lab connections …

Union Minister Harsh Vardhan Inaugurates Dental Clinic For Poor

27-10-2017

"Dental ailments are a big issue. We should create dental hospitals all over the country. We can provide access to all Indians through advanced machines that people can afford," said the minister. Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan during the inauguration of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Education and Research Centre and super-specialty clinic in Prabhadevi, …

Enhanced Dental Product: Awrel Communication And Collaboration Platform

27-10-2017

Awrel’s communication and collaboration platform now features voice-first capabilities that enable automated voice-powered digital workflow for a variety of business transactions, including hands-free lab ordering. The smart virtual assistant solution works within Awrel’s HIPAA compliant text messaging application to power smart …

Marco Kern from W&H: The Best European In CNC Turning

27-10-2017

W&H Dentalwerk Bürmoos successful again in the WorldSkills Competition: Marco Kern is the best European in CNC turning and secured a gold medal in the team competition. W&H is delighted about Marco Kern’s success: From left in the picture: Alexander Wagner, Austrian national champion 2014, WorldSkills participant 2015 in …

London Calling: Limited Places Available For Final Nobel Biocare Symposium Of 2017

26-10-2017

Dental professionals have one last chance this year to experience the high-quality educational experience of a Nobel Biocare symposium when the final event of the 2017 series takes place in in London, UK, 10th and 11th November. A limited number of places are still available for the event, which will be held at the Millennium Gloucester …