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ROOTS SUMMIT moves to Berlin in 2018 Mar 25, 2017 | News Europe

ROOTS SUMMIT moves to Berlin in 2018

COLOGNE, Germany: At this year’s IDS, ROOTS SUMMIT members, friends and partners gathered at the Dental Tribune International (DTI) booth for lunch to discuss various collaboration possibilities for the next event, which will again be organised in collaboration with DTI. It will be held in the German capital of Berlin from 28 June to 1 July 2018. Over the past two decades, the ROOTS SUMMIT has established itself as the premier discussion forum for endodontics.

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German court issues preliminary injunction against MegaGen Mar 25, 2017 | News Europe

German court issues preliminary injunction against MegaGen

On 24 March, a German court issued a preliminary injunction against MegaGen and its CEO, Dr Kwang-bum Park, ordering the company to desist from making ...

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ZEISS dental microscope introduces breakthrough augmented visualisation Mar 25, 2017 | Business Europe

ZEISS dental microscope introduces breakthrough augmented visualisation

COLOGNE, Germany: At this year’s IDS, ZEISS is presenting EXTARO 300, which is poised to revolutionise and differentiate dental practices with augmented ...

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Interview: “The next material for the next century” Mar 25, 2017 | News Europe

Interview: “The next material for the next century”

At this year’s IDS, Dutch company GCP Dental is presenting its groundbreaking products to dental dealers and dentists from all over the world. In this ...

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Kuraray Noritake presents new CAD/CAM block and aesthetic adhesive Mar 25, 2017 | News Europe

Kuraray Noritake presents new CAD/CAM block and aesthetic adhesive

COLOGNE, Germany: With one innovative product recently released and another in the pipeline, Kuraray Noritake Dental is aiming to provide revolutionary solutions for restorative procedures. At the International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne, the company is showcasing its upcoming KATANA Zirconia Block—a multilayered material designed for the fabrication of full-contour zirconia prostheses—and giving an overview of its just-introduced CLEARFIL Universal Bond Quick, an adhesive that works within ...

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Interview: “Our approach to business remains uniquely different” Mar 25, 2017 | News Europe

Interview: “Our approach to business remains uniquely different”

MegaGen is one of the fastest-growing dental implant companies in the world market. After the South Korean company only recently announced that it was discontinuing its business relationship with a global implant manufacturer, Dental Tribune Online had the opportunity to speak with Dr Kwang-bum Park, CEO of MegaGen, at the International Dental Show (IDS) about the company’s participation at the trade fair and its future global market strategies.

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New survey on European dental trade announced at IDS Mar 24, 2017 | News Europe

New survey on European dental trade announced at IDS

COLOGNE, Germany: At this year’s IDS, the Association of Dental Dealers in Europe (ADDE) has presented the new edition of its market review, the 2017 Survey on the European Dental Trade, which covers all the relevant topics and trends concerning the European dental industry. Again produced in collaboration with the Federation of the European Dental Industry, the report indicates a further shift towards digital dentistry, manifesting in overall growth of online shopping and use of CAD/CAM systems ...

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Interview: “This system is unique” Mar 24, 2017 | News Europe

Interview: “This system is unique”

Founded by facial surgeons four years ago, Swiss firm mininavident is currently presenting its real-time navigation system for implantologists at IDS. Dental Tribune Online had the opportunity to speak with CEO Frank Berlinghoff about the product and the benefits it offers to dentists.

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COLTENE goes from strength to strength Mar 24, 2017 | News Europe

COLTENE goes from strength to strength

COLOGNE, Germany: In an entertaining and informative press conference on Tuesday, COLTENE demonstrated that its products and services are designed to be applicable to any endodontic or restorative procedure. At the event, held at the Hyatt Regency Cologne, several members of the company’s executive team outlined COLTENE’s vision for the dental consumables market.”

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Interview: EMS is looking to make dentists and patients smile Mar 24, 2017 | News Europe

Interview: EMS is looking to make dentists and patients smile

Swiss company EMS (Electro Medical Systems) is known as an innovative market leader in dental prophylaxis, with technologies such as AIR-FLOW and PIEZON demonstrating its commitment to quality. Dental Tribune Online caught up with General Manager Paolo Zanetti and Head of Marketing Etienne Lebreton of EMS to discuss some of the company’s latest developments on display at IDS 2017.

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Experience the future of dentistry Mar 24, 2017 | News Europe

Experience the future of dentistry

Preventive dentistry will be at the core of oral health care in the future. With Prevention One, Swiss-based oral health care provider Curaden gives dental practices a new business model for additional revenue. It sets new standards in preventive planning and preventive actions, combining therapy with products and services that extend into the patient’s home. Through Prevention One, preventive dentistry becomes not just an offer by your dental office, but a part of your daily routine.

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3-D canal shaping: FKG hosts workshops at IDS Mar 23, 2017 | News Europe

3-D canal shaping: FKG hosts workshops at IDS

COLOGNE, Germany: IDS is in full swing and more than 2,300 exhibitors are currently showcasing their latest innovations to dental professionals, technicians and staff from all over the world. To illustrate the efficiency of these products, companies have scheduled live treatment sessions, hands-on events or shows at their booths. Swiss dental manufacturer FKG Dentaire is inviting interested fair visitors to join its free endodontic training workshops and try out the latest addition to the product ...

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The future is digital—It is not a question of if, but when Mar 23, 2017 | News Europe

The future is digital—It is not a question of if, but when

For the past several years, the development in the global dental industry has been characterised by rapidly increasing digitalisation. As one of the largest global enterprises in the business, Henry Schein has embraced this trend from the start. At this year’s International Dental Show (IDS), Dental Tribune Online had the opportunity to speak with Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Henry Schein, about the company’s participation at the show and its oral health solutions in the ...

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Solvay launches unique dental line at IDS Mar 23, 2017 | News Europe

Solvay launches unique dental line at IDS

COLOGNE, Germany: With the new Solvay Dental 360 dental line on display at IDS this week, international chemical and advanced materials company Solvay is entering into the area of medical devices, building on its world-leading portfolio of high-performance polymers. The new line spans from an innovative material to replace metal in removable partial denture frames to enabling a digital workflow that accelerates the work of dental laboratories and dentists.

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Stratasys continues to revolutionise 3-D printing Mar 23, 2017 | News Europe

Stratasys continues to revolutionise 3-D printing

Stratasys is one of the industry leaders in 3-D printing worldwide, a position achieved through its emphasis on continual innovation and high quality. At IDS, the company has premiered its new J700 3-D dental printer, a device that produces clear aligners at an unprecedented rate. Dental Tribune Online spoke with Eric Erickson, Dental Business Manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Stratasys, about the product on-site.

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International Dental Show 2017

International Dental Show 2017

Held every two years, IDS in Cologne is the largest and most important event for the international dental sector. In 2017, the show will take place from ...

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Prevention in dentistry

Prevention in dentistry

In addition to daily brushing and annual dental visits, a number of preventive measures can be taken to avoid oral diseases.

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Dental caries

Dental caries

Dental caries is one of the most common global dieases, affecting 60–90 per cent of schoolchildren and nearly 100 per cent of adults worldwide.

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Expert panel introduces quality initiative for metal-free implantology, PROSEC Mar 23, 2017 | News Europe

Expert panel introduces quality initiative for metal-free implantology, PROSEC

COLOGNE, Germany: VITA Zahnfabrik has introduced a new specialist network for metal-free implantology, PROSEC (Progress in Science and Education with Ceramics), which was established with the aid of the vitaclinical division a year ago. At the event, a prominent group of experts presented the latest findings on implant stability, osseointegration and the biocompatibility of metal implants versus ceramic implants, among others.

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Interview: Together we can do more Mar 23, 2017 | News Europe

Interview: Together we can do more

Alliage is the result of the merger of two companies, Gnatus and Dabi Atlante, which was first announced in early 2015. The Brazilian company operates in the dental health care sector worldwide, serving more than 150 countries through its various brands. At this year’s IDS in Cologne in Germany, Dental Tribune Online spoke with Alliage’s Head of International Markets and Business Development, Alvaro Menezes.

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Straumann positioned to consolidate market leadership Mar 23, 2017 | News Europe

Straumann positioned to consolidate market leadership

COLOGNE, Germany: Straumann demonstrated that its focus is firmly on driving innovation in the dental industry, during a press conference held on Wednesday at the International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne. In front of a packed house, several members of the company’s management team spoke about its developing into the global market leader in implant dentistry and how this position would be maintained.

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Interview: “We still see many benefits in having a more focused portfolio” Mar 23, 2017 | News Europe

Interview: “We still see many benefits in having a more focused portfolio”

After only two years of development, Japanese company NSK is presenting the world’s first lightweight mobile dental treatment unit, among other new products, ...

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Carestream Dental: Adding workflow value through modular and open solutions Mar 23, 2017 | News Europe

Carestream Dental: Adding workflow value through modular and open solutions

COLOGNE, Germany: Orthodontics and laboratories—these are the two areas in which Carestream Dental sees its largest growth potential in the years to ...

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