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KRAKDENT to be larger than ever in 2016 Feb 9, 2016 | News Europe

KRAKDENT to be larger than ever in 2016

KRAKÓW, Poland: In a few weeks’ time, KRAKDENT, one of the most important dental industry events in eastern Europe will take place in Kraków. After the success of last year’s event, the organiser has expanded the exhibition space by adding a new hall of about 1,300 m2. Around 370 exhibitors from all over the world have confirmed their participation at this year’s show already.

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ICOI World Congress heads to Barcelona Feb 8, 2016 | News Europe

ICOI World Congress heads to Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain: From 31 March to 2 April, the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) will return to Europe for its World Congress. After ...

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LOOP: Whitening toothbrush with designer handle Feb 5, 2016 | News Europe

LOOP: Whitening toothbrush with designer handle

TEUFEN, Switzerland: With the introduction of the LOOP toothbrush, Swiss brand megasmile has added another world first to its product portfolio. The handle, ...

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New dental alert system aims at improving patient safety in Europe Feb 4, 2016 | News Europe

New dental alert system aims at improving patient safety in Europe

STRASBOURG, France: Requiring dental regulators in countries within the European Economic Area (EEA) to inform each other once a dental professional has ...

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CEO gets own 3-D-printed crown placed in the Netherlands Jan 28, 2016 | News Europe

CEO gets own 3-D-printed crown placed in the Netherlands

SOESTERBERG, Netherlands: 3-D printing of permanent crowns on implants has reached another milestone. A Dutch patient recently received a 3-D printed crown using a specially formulated material called Micro Filled Hybrid. The recipient was Rik Jacobs, CEO of Vertex-Dental and NextDent, the Dutch 3-D dental printing company responsible for the manufacture of the crown.

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Arrangements for IDS 2017 are well underway Jan 22, 2016 | News Europe

Arrangements for IDS 2017 are well underway

COLOGNE, Germany: From 21 to 25 March 2017, the 37th International Dental Show (IDS) will be held in Cologne. After a record result last year, preparations for the world’s largest and most important trade fair for the dental industry are already in full swing again. The organisers have announced that the application deadline for exhibitors has been moved forward to 31 March 2016, as hall planning will begin in April.

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New bill aimed at lowering restrictions for immigrant dentists in Israel Jan 19, 2016 | News Europe

New bill aimed at lowering restrictions for immigrant dentists in Israel

JERUSALEM, Israel: Immigrant dentists who have qualified as dental professionals in their home countries may soon face fewer obstacles in seeking to practise in Israel. A draft law, which is scheduled for a final Knesset vote this week, proposes that dentists who have been working for at least five years will be exempt from taking additional certification exams. For dentists who do have to undergo further testing, examinations will be made available in languages besides Hebrew, the bill states.

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Hans Geiselhöringer is new President of Nobel Biocare Jan 19, 2016 | Business Europe

Hans Geiselhöringer is new President of Nobel Biocare

ZURICH, Switzerland: As of 1 January, Hans Geiselhöringer has taken over as President of Nobel Biocare. The trained dental technician, who joined the company in 2008, has been in the dental industry for more than 20 years. Geiselhöringer is the first Nobel Biocare customer and dental expert in the company’s history to take the reigns as its highest-ranking executive.

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Interview: “This conference is yet another layer in MIS’s vision” Jan 12, 2016 | News Europe

Interview: “This conference is yet another layer in MIS’s vision”

For the third time, MIS Implants Technologies will be holding its global conference, from 26 to 29 May in Barcelona in Spain. In anticipation of the event, Dental Tribune Online had the opportunity to speak with Galit Gerstel, Marketing and Branding Manager at MIS, about what attendees can expect and the latest developments in dental implantology.

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World congresses on controversies, debates & consensus Jan 11, 2016 | News Europe

World congresses on controversies, debates & consensus

BARCELONA, Spain: Implantologists can expect a high-class forum for discussion and debate from 3 to 5 November in Barcelona, as preparations for the first World Congress on Controversies in Dentistry (CoDent) are in full swing. Organised by CongressMed, the event will present the latest advancements in dental implant technology and research. Distinguished international speakers have already confirmed their attendance. Companies interested in participating should contact the organiser as soon as possible. ...

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World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day was celebrated throughout the world on 20 March 2016. The campaign includes a wide range of awareness-raising activities organised ...

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

Digital technology is one of the fastest-growing market segments in dentistry.

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Orthodontics

Orthodontics

Orthodontics is in constant motion. New brackets and bands, new techniques and treatments, new ways to treat and diagnose patients emerge constantly.

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Non-invasive liquid biopsy technique facilitates colorectal cancer screening Jan 11, 2016 | News Europe

Non-invasive liquid biopsy technique facilitates colorectal cancer screening

VALENCIA, Spain: A novel liquid biopsy method may soon allow for early and fast detection of circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA) present in saliva and blood. ...

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Fossil teeth solve diet riddle of largest prehistoric ape Jan 7, 2016 | News Europe

Fossil teeth solve diet riddle of largest prehistoric ape

TÜBINGEN & FRANKFURT, Germany: German scientists have investigated the demise of Gigantopithecus, assumed to be the largest ape in geological history, ...

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