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Digital dentistry

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

Accuracy of optical scans and conventional silicone impressions compared Nov 1, 2016 | News Asia Pacific

Accuracy of optical scans and conventional silicone impressions compared

IWATE, Japan: Aiming to evaluate the accuracy of digital impressions for use in implant placement, researchers from Iwate Medical University in Japan have compared optical impression scans from an intra-oral scanner with conventional silicone impressions. The analysis showed that the distance error of the optical impressions was slightly greater that of the conventional method.

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Live webinar: V3 integration into digital workflows Oct 28, 2016 | News Europe

Live webinar: V3 integration into digital workflows

LEIPZIG, Germany: An increase in the demand for dental implants has led to a greater sophistication in the technology used. Digital dentistry has advanced ...

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New virtual surgical planning enables full-jaw reconstruction in a single surgery Oct 17, 2016 | News Americas

New virtual surgical planning enables full-jaw reconstruction in a single surgery

ROCK HILL, S.C., USA: 3D Systems Healthcare, a developer of surgical planning and clinical transfer tools, has introduced a new groundbreaking reconstruction ...

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Interview: Possibilities and risks of digital techniques in implant dentistry Sep 30, 2016 | News Europe

Interview: Possibilities and risks of digital techniques in implant dentistry

Implant dentistry is constantly advancing. New research results, the rapid development of digital technologies and increasing experience in clinical practice ...

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Interview: “Dentists cannot blindly rely on the computer-guided approach” Sep 29, 2016 | News Europe

Interview: “Dentists cannot blindly rely on the computer-guided approach”

Technologies such as cone beam computed tomography (CBCT), intra-oral scanners and CAD/CAM techniques have introduced a computer-guided workflow into dentistry, specifically implantology. While a computer-guided approach can make treatment more precise, safe and predictable, it requires a practised, experienced and focused practitioner to implement a digital workflow. Dental Tribune Online spoke with EAO congress presenter Prof. Daniel Wismeijer about the problems that implantologists are still facing ...

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Value chains being transformed by new digital dental technologies Jul 29, 2016 | Clinical Dental Lab

Value chains being transformed by new digital dental technologies

The definition of ‘value chain’ depicts the stages of production as an ordered series of activities. These activities create values, consume resources and are linked to one another in Processes. According to the approach taken by Michael E. Porter[1], ‘Every firm is a collection of activities that are performed to design, produce, market, deliver, and support its product. All of these activities can be represented using a value chain’. Another definition describes the value (adding) chain ...

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EOS sees launch of international network for digital orthodontics Jun 15, 2016 | News Nordic

EOS sees launch of international network for digital orthodontics

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: The advent of digital solutions is changing not only restorative processes but also many of dentistry’s specialties, like orthodontics. A new initiative for helping professionals become involved in this growing field was launched on Monday at the European Orthodontic Society (EOS) congress in Stockholm. Global Leaders in Oral Healthcare (GLOH) will offer training and certification in the GLOH method, initially in Sweden and other European markets.

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Ivoclar Vivadent symposium discusses trends and prospects of digital dentistry Jun 13, 2016 | News Europe

Ivoclar Vivadent symposium discusses trends and prospects of digital dentistry

MADRID, Spain: Over 1,600 dental professionals attended the third International Expert Symposium, which was hosted by dental manufacturer Ivoclar Vivadent ...

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Live webinar: Implant restorative therapy using digital solutions Jun 13, 2016 | News Americas

Live webinar: Implant restorative therapy using digital solutions

BOSTON, USA: The use of CBCT data, intraoral scans and computer-guided surgical planning may allow for incision-free implant placement and a better restorative ...

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Interview: “We will experience a boom in 3-D printing“ May 18, 2016 | News Europe

Interview: “We will experience a boom in 3-D printing“

German company BEGO is well known for its 3-D printing solutions. In 2015, the business introduced to the dental public its new 3D printer Varseo, software and a variety of high-performance resins for multiple applications. The Varseo 3D printer makes it possible to print an array of different products directly in dental laboratories. In this interview, Dennis Wachtel, head of product management, discusses the new device and the future of 3-D printing.

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The future is digital with Henry Schein May 13, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

The future is digital with Henry Schein

LONDON, UK: With the introduction of ConnectDental in 2013, Henry Schein has positioned itself at the forefront of the growing digital dentistry movement. In celebration of its achievements and to discuss the future of this rapidly expanding field as a whole, the world’s largest provider of dental products and services welcomed dentists and dental technicians from all over the UK last week to its first Digital Symposium, held at the Grange St Paul’s Hotel in London.

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Stand-alone intra-oral scanners market to see high demand May 11, 2016 | News Americas

Stand-alone intra-oral scanners market to see high demand

SAN JOSE, USA: As market research company Credence Research has reported, the global stand-alone intra-oral scanners market was valued at US$55.3 million in 2014 and is expected to grow at a 13.9 percent compound annual rate from 2015 to 2022. Owing to the technology’s many advantages, including digital impressions, easy handling, high accuracy and 3-D preview images, intra-oral scanning is becoming increasingly popular in dental practices and laboratories.

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International congress discusses potential of 3-D printing in medicine Mar 2, 2016 | News Europe

International congress discusses potential of 3-D printing in medicine

MAINZ, Germany: The importance of individualised treatment options is growing in various fields of medicine. In order to improve personalised medicine ...

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New X-ray imaging technique visualises teeth’s nanostructures Dec 4, 2015 | News Europe

New X-ray imaging technique visualises teeth’s nanostructures

MUNICH, Germany: With the help of a new computed tomography (CT) method that is based on the scattering of X-rays, a team of international researchers ...

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Researchers develop antimicrobial 3-D printing material Nov 11, 2015 | News Europe

Researchers develop antimicrobial 3-D printing material

GRONINGEN, Netherlands: Scientists from the University of Groningen have created a new type of 3-D printing polymer able to kill 99 per cent of harmful ...

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