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Digital dentistry

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

Digitising your implant practice Jul 12, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Digitising your implant practice

Undoubtedly, digital dentistry is the current topic. Over the last five years, the entire digital workflow has progressed in leaps and bounds. There are so many different digital applications that it is sometimes difficult to keep up with all the advances. Many dentists are excited about the advantages of new technologies, but there are an equal number who doubt that the improved clinical workflow justifies the expense.

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American Academy of Implant Dentistry selects new executive director Jun 21, 2017 | News USA

American Academy of Implant Dentistry selects new executive director

The Board of Trustees of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry recently selected Cheryl Parker, CAE, to be the new executive director. Parker has a ...

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One week diary with our X-Mind Trium 3D CBCT in practice May 17, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

One week diary with our X-Mind Trium 3D CBCT in practice

There is mounting evidence in the literature in regards to the diagnostic superiority of 3-D imaging versus 2-D. As a result, many clinicians today are ...

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More to explore during the Digital Dentistry Conference and Exhibition in Dubai May 7, 2017 | News Middle East

More to explore during the Digital Dentistry Conference and Exhibition in Dubai

This year’s 12th CAD/CAM & Digital Dentistry Conference and Exhibition was bigger and better than it has been in previous years. As a result of the growing ...

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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 to the point that 3-D models of a patient’s mouth can be used to maximise an implant’s fit. In an upcoming free Dental Tribune Study Club webinar, Dr Florin Cofar will discuss the digital integration of dental implants, focusing on the V3 Implant System from MIS Implants Technologies.

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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 solution. Jaw in a Day allows for immediate placement of a provisional dental prosthesis during a single-stage free tissue transfer jaw reconstruction surgery. The surgical planning, along with guide and prosthetic designs, is completed using the latest CAD/CAM technology. The new treatment method spares patients months of treatment.

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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, ...

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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 in the Palacio Municipal de Congresos in Madrid on 11 June. Covering the latest trends and developments in aesthetic dentistry, both the symposium and the Expert Circle event, held the day before, were dominated by advancements in the digital field.

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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 ...

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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. ...

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