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Dentsply Sirona World Summit Tour stops in Nice Jun 23, 2017 | Business Europe

Dentsply Sirona World Summit Tour stops in Nice

NICE, France: Aiming to “share inspiration, knowledge and confidence ” with dental professionals all over the globe, Dentsply Sirona Implants launched its 2017 World Summit Tour. After hosting major events in Tokyo in Japan in February and San Diego in the US in May, the tour has now made a stop in the French seaport of Nice. On 23 and 24 June, attendees can choose from several implantology-based lectures in the state-of-the-art scientific programme, as well as workshops and product ...

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Acquisition: Straumann and Rapid Shape to drive 3-D printing technology Jun 16, 2017 | Business Europe

Acquisition: Straumann and Rapid Shape to drive 3-D printing technology

BASEL, Switzerland: This week, Straumann and Rapid Shape announced that they have expanded the partnership formed earlier this year with the goal of accelerating the uptake of 3-D printing technology in dentistry. Straumann has purchased a 35 per cent non-controlling stake in the Germany-based company for an undisclosed sum, enabling Rapid Shape to invest further in development and production, as well as increasing its service footprint.

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Cervitec F survey: Results point to a well-liked product Jun 13, 2017 | Business Europe

Cervitec F survey: Results point to a well-liked product

SCHAAN, Liechtenstein: In a survey recently conducted by Ivoclar Vivadent on its new protective varnish, Cervitec F, respondents commented favourably on its aesthetics, range of applications, delivery form, fluoride and chlorhexidine concentrations, and taste. Overall, the dentists reported that the significant advantage of the combination product is that it saves time.

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Each treatment is like a puzzle Jun 10, 2017 | Business Europe

Each treatment is like a puzzle

I have been an orthodontist for almost four years and now work with my father in our orthodontic practice. I enjoy the challenge of giving our patients both a beautiful smile and good masticatory function without restrictions. Each treatment is like a puzzle and various steps must be arranged to ensure the best possible treatment result for our patients. When I look at the happy faces of my patients when they see their beautiful “new” teeth, it makes me happy too because aesthetics plays ...

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Oral hygiene in orthodontics Jun 8, 2017 | Business Europe

Oral hygiene in orthodontics

KRIENS, Switzerland: During orthodontic treatment, many patients seek advice on how to clean their braces effectively and gently. Since ordinary toothbrushes and interdental brushes are not suitable for orthodontic appliances, Swiss oral care provider Curaden, under its CURAPROX brand, is now offering the new Ortho Kit. This specialised kit contains the CS ortho ultra soft toothbrush, the CS 1009 single brush, the CPS 07, CPS 14 and CPS 18 interdental brushes, and ortho wax. The Ortho Kit is a perfectly ...

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Meet MIKRONA in Montreux and save! Jun 7, 2017 | Business Europe

Meet MIKRONA in Montreux and save!

MONTREUX & ZURICH, Switzerland: Founded in 1959, MIKRONA has earned a reputation for delivering high-quality orthodontic products unmatched in functionality and aesthetic appeal. The company is based in Zurich, though it currently offers its products and services in more than 25 countries worldwide. At the upcoming European Orthodontic Society (EOS) Congress—to be held in the beautiful city of Montreux in Switzerland—MIKRONA will be offering attendees special discounts on its ORTHORA ...

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Successful treatment in a feel-good atmosphere Jun 7, 2017 | Business Europe

Successful treatment in a feel-good atmosphere

Sanjay Raval comes from a family of dentists and is an orthodontist with his own practice, which he founded two years ago after extensive conversion of the empty office space. In this interview, he spoke about his experience with the ORTHORA 200 treatment unit from Swiss company MIKRONA, as well as about the special features of a modern dental practice.

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The latest Invisalign innovations in spotlight at EOS 2017 Jun 1, 2017 | Business Europe

The latest Invisalign innovations in spotlight at EOS 2017

MONTREUX, Switzerland: New materials and technologies have made it possible to treat even difficult orthodontic cases with non-extraction and non-surgical approaches and great predictability. Among those innovations are Align Technology’s Invisalign solutions with SmartTrack material and SmartForce features. At the 93rd Congress of the European Orthodontic Society (EOS) in Montreux, Canadian dentist Prof. Tarek el-Bialy will be presenting on the efficiency of orthodontic treatment with SmartTrack ...

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Minimal drilling, greater comfort: Cortex introduces MAGIX implant   May 29, 2017 | Business Europe

Minimal drilling, greater comfort: Cortex introduces MAGIX implant

COLOGNE, Germany/SHLOMI, Israel: The Cortex Dental Implant System is intended for use in partially or fully edentulous mandibles and maxillae. It supports single- or multi-unit restorations, including cement- or screw-retained overdenture restorations, as well as temporary or final abutments for fixed bridgework. A key part of this system is the new MAGIX implant for a drill-less approach, which was introduced at this year’s International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne.

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Nobel Biocare offers quicker delivery for NobelProcera bridges May 26, 2017 | Business Europe

Nobel Biocare offers quicker delivery for NobelProcera bridges

KLOTEN, Switzerland: Nobel Biocare has announced that customers using the company’s NobelProcera solutions can now receive NobelProcera bridges in zirconia sooner. Estimated delivery times have been cut from four days to three, helping dental professionals significantly reduce treatment times. The time-saving is the result of a concerted effort to further enhance efficiency at the NobelProcera production centres in Mahwah in the US and Chiba in Japan.

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World’s first handpiece-deployed caries detection May 25, 2017 | Business Europe

World’s first handpiece-deployed caries detection

COLOGNE, Germany/CHICO, Calif., USA: Lares Research, a global leader in handpiece manufacturing, introduced Fluoresce HD, its revolutionary new handpiece-deployed caries detection technology at the 2017 International Dental Show in Cologne in Germany. It is available for both high- and low-speed handpieces. The light emitted from the handpiece causes caries to fluoresce orange-red, while healthy dental tissue appears green, enabling the dentist to visualise the margins and easily remove the carious ...

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Interview: “Good design will pay off” May 23, 2017 | Business Europe

Interview: “Good design will pay off”

Just as in dentistry in general, where aesthetic aspects are becoming ever more important, dentists today are pursuing intentional design of their dental practices. With the launch of four new design lines, Dentsply Sirona Treatment Centers presents dentists with the opportunity to enhance workflows and treatment efficacy through clever and cutting-edge solutions while conveying their individual style. Dental Tribune Online spoke with German dentist Dr Marcus Riedl and Dr Mona Patel from the US, ...

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