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A personal experience of RECIPROC blue in endodontic practice Apr 27, 2017 | Business Europe

A personal experience of RECIPROC blue in endodontic practice

One of the worst things that can happen during a root canal procedure is an instrument breaking. The curvature of particular root canals makes using stiff endodontic files impossible and creates unwanted complications. With its newly released line of RECIPROC blue files, VDW has made a breakthrough in endodontics. Owing to a revolutionary production process, RECIPROC blue files are more flexible and less fracture-prone than any other files. Dental Tribune International spoke with Dr Sergiu Nicola, ...

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All systems are Go Apr 27, 2017 | Business Europe

All systems are Go

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: Align Technology, the manufacturer of Invisalign, which has now been acknowledged as the world’s leading clear aligner system, has launched a new aesthetic teeth straightening product designed specifically for general dental practitioners (GDPs). Invisalign Go is a simplified approach to teeth straightening that guides GDPs new to the system through identifying, planning and monitoring aesthetic cases, enabling them to use this innovative clear aligner technology to treat ...

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Produits Dentaires expands in endodontics Apr 26, 2017 | Business Europe

Produits Dentaires expands in endodontics

COLOGNE, Germany: Produits Dentaires stands for Swiss quality in dentistry. In more than 100 countries, the company offers dentists a wide range of high-quality products for use in endodontics, restorative dentistry, prophylaxis, prosthetics and periodontology. At the recent International Dental Show (IDS), Dental Tribune Online had the opportunity to learn more about the Swiss company’s future business strategies and portfolio.

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Interview: Trendsetting AMRUM orthodontic treatment unit goes global Apr 25, 2017 | Business Europe

Interview: Trendsetting AMRUM orthodontic treatment unit goes global

MIKRONA is known for its ORTHORA 200 dental unit and MIGMA 200 alginate mixer. Founded in 1959, the Swiss company has successfully combined functionality and aesthetics with precision in its products. Just in time for the new season, the limited ORTHORA AMRUM edition, named after a beautiful island in northern Germany, is a response to the orthodontist’s desire for the latest colour trends. Dental Tribune International met CEO Fabio Fagagnini at the 2017 International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne ...

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Carestream Dental to be established as independent company Apr 21, 2017 | Business Americas

Carestream Dental to be established as independent company

ROCHESTER, N.Y., USA: Carestream has announced that it will be selling its dental digital business to funds managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, a global private equity firm, and CareCapital Advisors, a specialist investment platform focused on dental and consumer health in Asia. The new independent company will be named Carestream Dental. Subject to regulatory and other approvals, the sale is expected to close in the third quarter of 2017.

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Interview: “RECIPROC blue is definitively a game-changer in endodontics” Apr 20, 2017 | Business Europe

Interview: “RECIPROC blue is definitively a game-changer in endodontics”

Proper irrigation continues to play an important role for a successful endodontic treatment. General practitioners and endodontists use different irrigating agents to efficiently clean canals and prepare them for obturation. The different types of needles and flow rates need to be taken into consideration, along with balancing the correct pressure for apical cleaning. Dental Tribune Online spoke to Dr Grzegorz Witkowski about his daily irrigation challenges and RECIPROC blue as a game-changer in ...

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Investing in growth: Septodont builds new production facilities Apr 18, 2017 | Business Europe

Investing in growth: Septodont builds new production facilities

SAINT-MAUR-DES-FOSSÉS, France: Septodont, known for its dental pain management products, has built a new facility near Paris for the production of injectable dental anaesthetic cartridges. The company has invested nearly €26 million in the establishment of its new building. The production facility is part of a strategy based on internal growth and external acquisitions.

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A permanent attempt to make endodontics easy and clear Apr 13, 2017 | Business Europe

A permanent attempt to make endodontics easy and clear

I graduated in dental medicine in 2001 at the Instituto de Ciências da Saúde – Sul and completed my master’s in endodontics at Universidade Internacional da Catalunha in 2004. I have worked at MALO CLINIC’s endodontics department since 2001 and during the past 15 years, I have been exclusively dedicated to endodontics. I think if there is any peculiarity in my personality that can be highlighted, it would be my permanent attempt to make things easy and clear, because ...

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Interview: “We have been, are and will continue to be endo” Apr 11, 2017 | Business Europe

Interview: “We have been, are and will continue to be endo”

Every dentist wants to perform safe and efficient endodontic treatment to preserve patients’ teeth for as long as possible, but how can root canal therapy be easily integrated into general everyday practice? With almost 150 years of experience in endodontics, VDW provides an impressive range of coordinated solutions. Dental Tribune Online had the pleasure of interviewing Arjan De Roy, Commercial Development Director of VDW regarding the company’s endodontic focus, its new products at ...

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Interview: “It gives them the feel of a new instrument again and again” Apr 10, 2017 | Business Europe

Interview: “It gives them the feel of a new instrument again and again”

Swiss manufacturer Deppeler has stayed true to its mission of producing curettes and scalers that can be resharpened. At the International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne in Germany this year, the company exhibited more than 500 models of hand instruments in combination with an easy-to-use sharpening device. In an interview at the trade fair, Dental Tribune International discussed the importance of resharpening with Diane Bonny, General Manager of Deppeler, and Sabine Schwierzke, an experienced dental ...

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Three questions for Rik Jacobs, Vertex-Dental Apr 7, 2017 | Business Europe

Three questions for Rik Jacobs, Vertex-Dental

Vertex-Dental, a leading manufacturer of dental products and materials, was recently acquired by global solutions company 3D Systems. The 2017 International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne in Germany saw the launch of the Figure 4 production platform, which combines Vertex-Dental’s materials with 3D Systems’ technology to provide mass customisable dental parts faster and more accurately than ever before. Dental Tribune Online asked Vertex-Dental CEO Rik Jacobs three quick questions about ...

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Three questions for Keith Batcheller, ClearCorrect Apr 6, 2017 | Business Europe

Three questions for Keith Batcheller, ClearCorrect

Established in 2006 by Dr Willis Pumphrey, ClearCorrect has grown rapidly to become the second-largest clear aligner manufacturer in the world. The company services over 20,000 dentists in the US, Canada, Australia and the UK, and is aiming to expand into the contiguous European market. At the 2017 International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne in Germany, Dental Tribune Online spoke with Keith Batcheller, Director of Business Development and International Sales and Marketing at ClearCorrect, about the ...

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