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exocad GmbH (exocad), an Align Technology, Inc. company and a leading dental CAD software provider, has detailed the company’s achievements over the past year and recent productivity-boosting software innovations at its International Dental Show (IDS) press event. Under the new slogan “Imagine the CADabilities”, exocad executives highlighted new product...
Dentsply Sirona has introduced ProTaper Ultimate, a solution combining the latest generation of ProTaper files, enhanced disinfection and dedicated obturation that work seamlessly together. This system is specifically designed for clinicians who frequently perform endodontic procedures and wish to expand the range of anatomical treatment they provide for their...
Emoji, a universal lexicon of colourful and clever symbols meant to replace the written and spoken word, could be a valuable tool in the field of medicine, allowing patients to better communicate symptoms, concerns, and other clinically relevant information, argued a Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) physician and others. Founded...
Straumann® XenoGraft and XenoFlex are biomaterials designed to eliminate antigenicity and provide a favourable environment for new bone growth. Available in a selection of practical containers for enhanced handling, its slow resorption increases stability, improving the likelihood of long-term implant survival rates.Mastering everyday casesStraumann® XenoGraft, for bone defect treat­ment,...
Cobalt is a component of many medical devices and is, among others, used in the Amann Girrbach portfolio in Ceramill Sintron or the CoCr casting alloys. The MDR (Medical Device Regulation), which has been applicable since 2021-05-26, stipulates restrictions for the use of CMR substances (cancerogenic mutagenic reprotoxic, classification...
Dental academics and clinicians are invited to apply for Foundation Nakao Grant from 21 September 2021. This is the third round of funding made available by the prestigious foundation, since its launch in 2018. The organisation supports clinical trials and research in important topics such as minimum intervention dentistry...
Axeos, the versatile 3D/2D extraoral imaging solution from Dentsply Sirona, has received the international iF Design Award. The 98-member international jury recognised the device primarily for its form and functionality — in these categories the product achieved the best ratings. Axeos provides general practitioners and specialists with a hybrid...
Greater control and improved clinical predictability — Invisalign G8 with SmartForce Aligner Activation is the newest series of biomechanical innovations for Invisalign treatment informed by tooth movements from millions of patients treated with Invisalign clear aligners.Invisalign G8 is part of Align’s ongoing commitment to further enhance Invisalign as a...
With its Ceramill Direct Restoration Solution (DRS), Amann Girrbach has extended its integrated digital workflow to the dentist, thus closing the existing communication gap between the dental practice and the laboratory. In this process, both partners contribute their core competencies to provide patients with definitive and functional dentures even...
With the Global Clinical Case Contest (GCCC), Dentsply Sirona honours students around the world yearly for outstanding achievements in the field of aesthetic dentistry. As in the previous year, the final round was held virtually. An international panel of judges selected the three best contributions on clinically challenging case...