News archive

December 2019

NEM milling more precise than ever

30-12-2019

Processing, managing, cleaning – laboratories can now redesign their future, with the 3-in-1 principle of the first Ceramill Matik Full Service Unit from Amann Girrbach. The all-in-one concept of this machine type, which is unparalleled in the dental market, provides dental technicians with an unprecedented degree of flexibility, time …

Naturally hygienic disinfectant OPTIM® 1

27-12-2019

The disinfectants currently available on the market are usually based on phenols, alcohols, aldehydes, chlorine or quaternary ammonium compounds. Regarding environmental compatibility, those products unfortunately present the practice team with major challenges in terms of professional disposal. SciCan from the COLTENE group of companies now …

Experience Precision with Piezosurgery

26-12-2019

Piezosurgery is superior to saws and burs, not only in terms of intra-operative precision, but also in regard to tissue healing. Burs and saws cut bone, but they do not differentiate: any soft tissue getting in their way will also be cut. The special ultrasonic microvibrations of the original Piezosurgery technique cut bone – and nothing …

Optimise schedule and treatment outcomes with Dental Monitoring

24-12-2019

Dental Monitoring helps clinicians’ patients take photos at the interval set. Photos are automatically sorted, cropped, organised by date and angulation, and stored. Clinicians can access them at any time, from any device. The DM app is prescribed by an orthodontist for patients who are in, or about to begin orthodontic treatment. They can …

VITA Dental Masters 2020 in Germany

23-12-2019

Ewald Colliery Where coal used to be mined from a depth of 1,000 metres in the Ewald Colliery in Ruhr, western Germany, dental professionals will meet to discuss the scientific, material, economical and practical aspects of the digital and analogue production of all-ceramic restorations on 20th March, 2020 at the VITA Dental Masters. The …

Nobel Biocare Global Symposium 2020

20-12-2019

To be held in Las Vegas, from 16th to 18th April 2020, the Nobel Biocare Global Symposium is now open for registration. The dental event is a unique opportunity to explore the future of implantology and digital dentistry, empowered by a combination of expert knowledge and innovative solutions to elevate patient care. A diverse programme with …

Achieving Same-Day Dentures with NextDent 5100

20-12-2019

For dentures, implants and bridgework, multiple visits are common practice to address various stages of traditional fitting and delivery. The need for multiple appointments to achieve a conventional restoration can make seeking treatment time consuming and challenging for the patient. To alleviate this burden, Dr. Michael Scherer, a prosthodontist …

“Best of 2019” for Dr. Walser Dental

19-12-2019

Medical technology manufacturer Dr. Walser Dental has been awarded “Best of 2019” in the medical technology category twice. The wins are for Walser matrices, a new invention of two matrices for 4-surface fillings. The Walser matrices are applied with just one hand movement in seconds and adapt automatically to the conical tooth shape …

American Dental Association Announces Interim Policy on Vaping

19-12-2019

The American Dental Association (ADA) today announced a new interim policy on vaping, calling for a total ban on vaping products that aren’t approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for tobacco cessation purposes. The policy states that the ADA: •            Urgently …

Cervitec Liquid: new formula is a success!

18-12-2019

Cervitec® Liquid from Ivoclar Vivadent now features an enhanced formula. The composition of the mouth rinse has been further optimised to improve the product’s taste. The new delicate mint flavour has been well-received, even by taste-sensitive individuals. Cervitec Liquid makes the oral hygiene routine a pleasant and refreshing …