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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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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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A new device for easy oral health monitoring Jun 14, 2017 | Business Asia Pacific

A new device for easy oral health monitoring

KYOTO, Japan: With the launch of its novel saliva-testing device, Japanese company ARKRAY has introduced a system that measures multiple parameters associated with oral health within 5 minutes. The measuring instrument is complemented by a testing kit, ST Check, and is to be distributed internationally, Aiko Hitomi from the ARKRAY marketing team told Dental Tribune Online.

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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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Global dental implant market to rise in value Jun 2, 2017 | Business International

Global dental implant market to rise in value

ALBANY, N.Y., USA: A recent report on the global dental implant market has forecast a compound annual growth rate of 7.9 per cent for the industry until 2024. The report was compiled by Transparency Market Research and predicts that this market will be worth US$8.18 billion by the end of the analysis period.

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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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Glidewell expands partnership with 3-D printing solutions provider Structo Jun 1, 2017 | Business Asia Pacific

Glidewell expands partnership with 3-D printing solutions provider Structo

SINGAPORE/NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., USA: After testing three of Structo’s OrthoForm printers for its laboratory services over the last year, Glidewell Dental has announced the expansion of its partnership with the Singapore-based 3-D printing solutions provider with an investment in two of the company’s newly launched DentaForm 3-D printers.

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