Henry Schein has showcased its comprehensive solutions and provided its perspective on the future of dentistry at the International Dental Show (IDS) 2023 in Cologne, Germany. Henry Schein presented its solutions from 14 to 18 Mar 2023 at the Koelnmesse in Hall 4.1, Stand A-090.
Integrated digital dentistry: The future of data, devices, and software
To kick off the show, Henry Schein presented “Integrated Digital Dentistry: The Future of Data, Devices, and Software”, a media briefing on Tuesday, 14 Mar 2023, from 14.00 to 15.15 (CET) in the room “Offenbachsaal,” at Congress Centrum East of Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany.
Stanley M. Bergman, chairman of the Board and CEO of Henry Schein, opened the briefing with a presentation about the company’s view of the future of dentistry, including technological advances such as artificial intelligence.
Bergman was joined by two senior leaders from Henry Schein, Dr René Willi, CEO of the company’s Global Oral Reconstruction Group, who offered commentary on available and future technology solutions; and Andrea Albertini, CEO of Henry Schein’s International Distribution Group, who provided insights about how these solutions can be integrated into the dental workflow to help deliver an exceptional customer experience, high-quality patient care, and increased efficiency.
A special guest of the media briefing was Prof Dr Irena Sailer, head of the Division of Fixed Prosthodontics and Biomaterials at the University of Geneva. Prof Dr Sailer presented insights on “Reconstructive Dentistry — Application of Technology Today and Tomorrow.”
Selection of comprehensive health care solutions to help dental professionals operate successfully and deliver quality patient care
At Henry Schein’s exhibition booth in Hall 4.1, Stand A-090, the company featured a comprehensive display of its expansive portfolio of products and solutions, designed to help oral health professionals enhance important aspects of their practice efficiency and the patient experience. Visitors to the IDS were able to explore Henry Schein’s lineup of products, services, and solutions that can help optimise every step of the practice workflow. Among the showcased product selection were:
- Orthodontic treatment solutions from Henry Schein Orthodontics, and orthodontic supplies from Ortho Technology
- Dental handpieces from B.A. International
- Solutions to help maintain and repair dental handpieces from Handpiece Headquarters
- from ACE Surgical
- Minimally invasive whitening and restorative solutions from White Dental Beauty
- A broad range of Henry Schein Brand consumable products
- Endodontic solutions from EdgeEndo
During IDS, Prof Gianluca Gambarini, head of Endodontic and Restorative at the University of Rome, La Sapienza, Dental School, and director of Master of Endodontics in Sapienza in Italy with a private practice specialised in endodontics in Rome, discussed the latest innovative endodontic instruments from EdgeEndo at the Henry Schein stand under the motto “Improving Efficacy & Simplicity of Canal Preparation with New EdgeEndo Martensitic Files”.
The lectures were followed by a demonstration of the clinical use of the instruments, and attendees had the opportunity to interact with a hands-on experience. The 30-minute on-site events took place on Thursday, 16 Mar 2023, from 14.00 to 16.00 CET, and on Friday, 17 Mar 2023, from 10.00 to 12.00 CET. Prof Gambarini was available at the Henry Schein stand throughout IDS to answer clinical questions and to offer one-on-one demonstrations.
Engaging thought leadership conversations with industry leaders
Throughout the show, Henry Schein once again hosted the #scheinchats, the company’s signature social media series that features discussions between Team Schein Members and key industry and professional leaders from Italy, Norway, the United Kingdom, and the US. Among the broadcasts was a conversation with Bergman and Prof Ihsane Ben Yahya, president of the FDI World Dental Federation, which addressed the power of partnership in dentistry. Further topics were sustainability in dentistry, artificial intelligence in oral healthcare, and endodontics.