News archive

November 2018

PlanMill Dentists To Get Even More Choice

14-11-2018

The range of materials for PlanMill has been extended to include Tetric CAD and IPS e.max ZirCAD. The Tetric CAD composite blocks and the IPS e.max ZirCAD zirconium oxide materials have now been released for use with the PlanMill milling units (Planmeca). This provides practitioners with even more opportunities to produce high-quality …

Dentsply Sirona Endodontics Announces Spear Education Partnership

14-11-2018

Dentsply Sirona Endodontics has partnered with Spear Education, a national leader in dental continuing education, to offer endodontists a unique opportunity to grow their practice and become more successful at finding work-life balance. The goal of the unique partnership, according to Ms. Kim Livesay-Brownell, Dentsply Sirona’s …

Planmeca Announces New Intraoral Camera

14-11-2018

Planmeca is presenting a new intraoral camera. Planmeca Somia™ is a light and slender intraoral camera that facilitates patient communication and image documentation. Because of its small size and user-friendly operation, it is a valuable aid for all dental professionals. Planmeca Somia™ is light to use, and because of its small size, …

New LatchShort Polishing System From W&H

13-11-2018

In modern dental treatment, the professional, mechanical removal of plaque and biofilm is an integral part of the prophylaxis workflow. In the new Proxeo TWIST LatchShort polishing system, W&H is now presenting a system with a working height 4 mm shorter than standard latch systems. The perfect combination of the contra-angle handpiece …

Young Innovations Announces Acquisition Of Astek Innovations

13-11-2018

Young Innovations, a leading global supplier of dental products, announced on 7th November the acquisition of Astek Innovations, Ltd. (“Astek”). Based near Manchester, UK, Astek is a leading supplier of innovative dental products, including Pro-Matrix®, Pro-Tip® and inSafe branded products. “Astek represents an exciting …

OperaDDS™ Becomes Preferred Solution For Patterson Dental

13-11-2018

OperaDDS™, a trailblazer in revolutionising dental technology, has signed an exciting new agreement with Patterson Dental. OperaDDS's end-to-end system is now a preferred software solution for Patterson, who will sell OperaDDS to dental practices across the country. This agreement allows the quickly growing OperaDDS and OperaVR™ …

Microcopy Launches A New Innovation To Accurately Fit Crowns

12-11-2018

Microcopy announces the launch of Proxi-Chek, the newest addition to the family of single-use articulation products. Proxi-Chek offers a simple way for dentists to fit crowns by accurately marking contacts for adjustment, ensuring complete marginal seating, maximising efficiency, and leading to more predictable results. It’s unique …

Infection Prevention In The Dental Practice: At the World Sterilization Congress Dentsply Sirona Demonstrated Solutions From A Single Source

12-11-2018

Perfect hygiene in the practice is the prerequisite for all successful dental treatments. At the 19th World Sterilization Congress from 31st October - 3rd November 2018 in Mexico City, Dentsply Sirona will be presenting coordinated products that simplify hygiene processes. As the world's largest manufacturer of dental products and technologies, …

Mandibular Movement Monitoring May Help Improve Oral Sleep Apnea Devices

12-11-2018

While continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) continues to be the gold standard for treatment of sleep apnea, the cumbersome machines are often not well tolerated by patients. Because of this, less obtrusive oral appliances that thrust the jaw forward during sleep are becoming more popular. Mandibular protrusion enlarges the pharynx and …

Carestream Dental Welcomes New Leadership For The Americas Region

09-11-2018

Carestream Dental is pleased to announce two new regional leaders that will guide the company as it transforms dentistry, simplifies technology and changes lives.   Mr. Jeremy Thomas Mr. Jeremy Thomas has been appointed as general manager of the Americas Region. In this role, he oversees the design and execution of the Carestream …