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March 2020

Planmeca Solanna Vision operating light wins Red Dot Award: Product Design 2020

31-03-2020

The Planmeca Solanna Vision operating light with integrated 4K cameras has been awarded with a Red Dot in this year’s Red Dot Award: Product Design competition. The intelligent Planmeca Solanna Vision dental operating light with integrated 4K cameras and microphones has convinced the jury of the renowned Red Dot design competition, which …

International Expert Symposium 2020 Goes Virtual

30-03-2020

Diego Gabathuler Ivoclar Vivadent is shifting its International Expert Symposium 2020 on 12th and 13th June to an online format. Succeeding together in tomorrow’s dentistry – under this motto, Ivoclar Vivadent invites customers and partners to this year's International Expert Symposium, which will allow them to explore the …

3D Systems Pledges Support in Fighting COVID-19

30-03-2020

3D Systems, manufacturer of 3D printers for healthcare and dental applications, is connecting their users and hospitals to come up with new solutions to meet the demand for resources such as ventilators. Italian research institute ISINNOVA was contacted by a former head physician of the Gardone Valtrompia Hospital to address the shortage of …

Elite Dental Group Adopts “SmileMate” Tele-Dentistry

27-03-2020

SmileMate Virtual Consultation is a “light” version of SmileMate, simpler and more immediate to implement for these times - enabling rapid on-boarding and roll-out Elite Dental Group, a cornerstone partner of healthcare giant Novena Global Lifecare, is first in Singapore to adopt a cutting-edge dental artificial intelligence(AI) …

3Shape’s Online Dental Class

27-03-2020

Use this challenging time to get back into study mode. 3Shape's online dental class gives dental professions an opportunity to virtually join a small group of dental peers for a practical deep dive into digital workflows. Learn techniques, while screen-sharing with the instructor and reaching learning goals. One upcoming class on Friday 27.03 …

Relooking at Routine Daily Procedures

26-03-2020

MDA President Dr Leong Kei Joe (right) pictured with President of Malaysian Orthodontic Practitioners Association Dr Kathiravan Perumal (left) at a radio recording on 23rd January 2020 about fake braces and direct-to-consumer self-aligners for the purpose of educating the general public President of the Malaysian Dental Association (MDA) Dr Leong …

Editor’s pickIDEM 2020 to be a Digital Experience

24-03-2020

With the desire to meet the dental community’s need for continuous education and learning, the Singapore Dental Association, together with Koelnmesse, co-organisers of IDEM 2020, will present the 11th edition of the International Dental Exhibition and Meeting (IDEM 2020) as a wholly digital experience. “We take the progression of the …

Nobel Biocare Global Symposium 2020 is Postponed to Early 2021

24-03-2020

  Video presentation by Prof. Alessandro Pozzi on “Static Guided Implant Surgery or a Dynamic Navigation System?” available on www.nobelbiocare.com After careful consideration and monitoring of the ongoing spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Nobel Biocare has made the difficult decision to postpone the Global Symposium in …

COVID-19: Restrictions on Dental Practice in Australia

23-03-2020

ADA President Dr. Carmelo Bonanno Over the last few days, the Australian Dental Association (ADA) has been providing expert advice to the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) and the Chief Medical Officer on a framework to support the continuation of essential dental service. This is based on a staged, proportionate, …

Tetric Prime - New Composite with Superior Handling Properties

23-03-2020

Tetric Line, a composite for all cavity classes More than 500 million inserted composite fillings speak for themselves: The Tetric product family has proven itself as a solution for all types of cavities. Now, Ivoclar Vivadent presents Tetric Prime, the innovative successor to Tetric EvoCeram, which has been clinically successful for more than …