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OsteoReady announces new management structure Oct 16, 2017 | Business Americas

OsteoReady announces new management structure

CONCORD, Mass., U.S.: Massachusetts-based implant solutions and training provider OsteoReady has announced changes to its management structure. Dr. Robert Gottlander has been appointed CEO and Dr. Marc Nevins chairman. Dr. David Little will continue as clinical director, and Mike Meehan will remain in his role as chief operating officer.

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Dentsply Sirona acquires gutta-percha technologies from Healthdent Oct 9, 2017 | Business Americas

Dentsply Sirona acquires gutta-percha technologies from Healthdent

YORK, Pa./PALMDALE, Calif., US: Dentsply Sirona, manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies, has announced the acquisition of gutta-percha material technologies from Healthdent Technology International. The company, located in Palmdale, is a market leader in this dental segment.

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Dentsply Sirona announces leadership changes Oct 4, 2017 | Business Americas

Dentsply Sirona announces leadership changes

YORK, Pa., U.S./SALZBURG, Austria: Dentsply Sirona has announced that its board of directors has implemented leadership changes with immediate effect intended to better position the company to achieve its potential. The changes include the appointment of Mark A. Thierer as interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Bob Size as interim president and chief operating officer (COO). Additionally, Eric K. Brandt has been elected nonexecutive chairman of the board. Dentsply Sirona also announced that, ...

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Dentsply Sirona and Zephyr Sleep Technologies announce partnership Sep 7, 2017 | Business Americas

Dentsply Sirona and Zephyr Sleep Technologies announce partnership

CALGARY, Canada: Dentsply Sirona and Zephyr Sleep Technologies have announced their strategic partnership to help in the advancement of sleep apnea solutions. Sleep-related breathing disorders, which include obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), affect as many as 20 percent of the North American population, and oral appliances are often the preferred treatment option. However, they are only suitable for about 60 percent of OSA cases, and selecting which patients will respond to the treatment is ...

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Study evaluates seven digital scanners in search for best Aug 22, 2017 | Business Americas

Study evaluates seven digital scanners in search for best

CHARLESTON, S.C., USA: With intraoral scanning becoming increasingly prevalent in dentistry, knowing which scanner will give the best performance is essential. In a new study led by Dr. Walter Renne, from the Department of Oral Rehabilitation at the Medical University of South Carolina, researchers looked at seven scanners and analyzed their performance based on 3-D comparisons. They found that Planmeca PlanScan and 3Shape’s TRIOS performed the best.

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Straumann invests in new markets; acquires Dental Wings and ClearCorrect Aug 22, 2017 | Business Americas

Straumann invests in new markets; acquires Dental Wings and ClearCorrect

BASEL, Switzerland: Seeking to expand its investment in new segments and markets, the Straumann Group, a global leader in tooth replacement solutions, is acquiring ClearCorrect, a US-based provider of clear aligner products. Furthermore, the company is increasing its stake in Canadian digital dental technology provider Dental Wings from 55 per cent to full ownership. Additionally, it has announced the acquisition of shares in Spanish aligner producer Geniova Technologies and the completion of its ...

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Fourth MIS Global Conference takes implant community to Bahamas Aug 17, 2017 | Business Americas

Fourth MIS Global Conference takes implant community to Bahamas

BAR-LEV INDUSTRIAL PARK, Israel: The next MIS Global Conference will take place from 8 to 11 February in the beautiful Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas. One of the highlights of the event will be a series of TEDxMIS discussions, an independently organised TED event that will feature world-leading thinkers and achievers in the field of implant dentistry.

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Amazon eyes pharmaceutical industry Aug 9, 2017 | Business Americas

Amazon eyes pharmaceutical industry

SEATTLE, USA: Amazon is not just a seller of books, bikes and electronic goods. It recently began distributing medical consumables too and now stocks catheters, infusion pumps, intravenous bags, infusion tubing and other disposables—not to mention wheelchairs, crutches and glucose monitors, to name only a few. However, the recent wide presence by the e-commerce Juggernaut at pharmaceutical trade shows indicates its intention to move into one of the largest and most profitable industries in ...

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Dental Wings celebrates 10th anniversary Jul 26, 2017 | Business Americas

Dental Wings celebrates 10th anniversary

MONTREAL, Canada: This year, Dental Wings is celebrating its tenth anniversary. The company was founded in 2007 by three entrepreneurs from the Montreal area, Naoum Araj, Jean-Marc Perot and Robin Provost. Dental Wings has since grown to over 150 employees and is internationally renowned as a reputable provider of technologies for dental professionals.

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Young Innovations announces acquisition of VarnishAmerica Jul 20, 2017 | Business Americas

Young Innovations announces acquisition of VarnishAmerica

ALGONQUIN, Ill., USA: Young Innovations, a manufacturer and distributor of dental supplies and equipment, recently announced the acquisition of VarnishAmerica and other product lines from Medical Products Laboratories.

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Dentsply Sirona to host Ultimate Dental Meeting in Las Vegas Jun 30, 2017 | Business Americas

Dentsply Sirona to host Ultimate Dental Meeting in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, USA: Dental solutions company Dentsply Sirona will be hosting its World 2017 Ultimate Dental Meeting in Las Vegas from Sept. 14 to 16. The event boasts more than 95 keynote speakers, a mixture of exciting talks, clinical training sessions, professional exchanges and first-class entertainment, featuring stars such as TED Talks luminary Simon Sinek, Grammy award-winning band Imagine Dragons and iconic entertainer Will Smith.

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A fast workflow matters: Photostimulable phosphor reader optimizes patient care Jun 15, 2017 | Business Americas

A fast workflow matters: Photostimulable phosphor reader optimizes patient care

STERLING, Va., USA: A fast workflow is essential to many dental professionals and can be a major selling point, since patients have become used to the speed and convenience of digital technology in all aspects of life and thus expect quick treatment. The FireCR Dental Reader reduces lengthy scanning time, helping the practitioner stay ahead of the competition, both by improving patient care and by strengthening the business.

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