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Orthodontics

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

EOS congress makes return to Switzerland Jun 6, 2017 | News Europe

EOS congress makes return to Switzerland

MONTREUX, Switzerland: Idyllically situated between the blue waters of Lake Geneva, the majestic snow-covered Alps and the Lavaux Vineyard Terraces UNESCO World Heritage Site, Montreux is considered by many to be one of Switzerland’s hidden gems. Every year, this medieval city, which over the course of its history has attracted artists and poets, draws visitors from around the world, most prominently for the annual Montreux Jazz Festival in July. This week, thousands of orthodontists will be able ...

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Project for new type of braces wins entrepreneur prize May 8, 2017 | News Americas

Project for new type of braces wins entrepreneur prize

LOS ANGELES, USA: A startup that is developing an inventive type of orthodontic appliance has recently been awarded first prize in a business plan competition ...

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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 ...

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Inventor of Carriere Motion Appliance speaks at AAO Apr 25, 2017 | Business USA

Inventor of Carriere Motion Appliance speaks at AAO

SAN DIEGO, Calif., USA: Are you looking for ways to decrease chair time and emergencies with Class II corrections? If so, you might be interested in an ...

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AAO 2017: The art and science of learning Apr 24, 2017 | News USA

AAO 2017: The art and science of learning

SAN DIEGO, Calif., USA: Orthodontics is an art, a science and a business. That is the key theme behind all of the educational sessions attendees will find at the American Association of Orthodontists meeting here in San Diego. Sessions span a wide variety of topics, from “Accelerated Tooth Movement” to “Mega Trends for Doctors & The Ortho Team” to “Orthodontic Treatment Effects I and II.”

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New options from ClearCorrect: Same aligners, more choices Apr 24, 2017 | Business USA

New options from ClearCorrect: Same aligners, more choices

SAN DIEGO, Calif., USA: For a little more than 10 years, ClearCorrect has been an industry leader in providing clear aligners. Now at this week’s American Association of Orthodontists 2017 Annual Session, ClearCorrect is launching new options to make it even better and simpler for the orthodontist. The two new options are Flex and Unlimited.

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2017 AAO Annual Session: It’s all smiles around here Apr 21, 2017 | News USA

2017 AAO Annual Session: It’s all smiles around here

SAN DIEGO, Calif., USA: It’s a good time to be involved in the orthodontic industry. New products, new technology and new ways of looking at things are all around you here at the 2017 AAO Annual Session at the San Diego Convention Center, and starting on Saturday you can take advantage of all of them.

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AAO’s annual session theme is captured at 3M booth Apr 20, 2017 | Business USA

AAO’s annual session theme is captured at 3M booth

ST. PAUL‚ Minn., USA: Thousands of orthodontists and staff from around the world arrive at the AAO Annual Session in San Diego, CA this week, to learn ...

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Early-life stress may lead to asymmetric occlusion Apr 19, 2017 | News Americas

Early-life stress may lead to asymmetric occlusion

SEATTLE, USA: It is known that the first 1,000 days after conception significantly affects a person’s life expectancy and disease susceptibility. While ...

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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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Preventative maintenance matters for othodontic units Feb 21, 2017 | Business Europe

Preventative maintenance matters for othodontic units

SPREITENBACH, Switzerland: Imagine a normal, tightly scheduled day in your practice—and then that one of the treatment units fails. It is not only time and money that is lost, not to mention your frayed nerves; even your reliability as a practitioner could be questioned in the eyes of patients. Punctuality and reliability are among the qualities patients desire most in their dentist. In the worst case, you will have to wait one to two days for the unit to be repaired—valuable time that cannot ...

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AOS congress to see record attendance by companies and visitors Feb 10, 2017 | News Asia Pacific

AOS congress to see record attendance by companies and visitors

SINGAPORE: Inviting the orthodontic community to Singapore to the fifth edition of the Association of Orthodontists (Singapore) Congress (AOSC) from 24 to 26 February, the organisers have announced that this year’s event will be the largest to date. In addition to a greater variety of industry exhibitors, which have increased by 15 per cent compared with the previous edition, the three-day conference has seen significant growth in the number of registrations, especially from Malaysia, Vietnam and ...

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Optimal function through timeless designs Feb 10, 2017 | Business Europe

Optimal function through timeless designs

ZURICH, Switzerland: Throughout Europe, Mikrona Technology is mainly known for its MIGMA alginate mixer and ORTHORA orthodontic treatment unit. This Zurich-based ...

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Clear aligners: How has the technology evolved? Jan 27, 2017 | News Europe

Clear aligners: How has the technology evolved?

Though still a relatively new orthodontic treatment modality, clear aligners have quickly become an increasingly popular alternative to fixed appliances ...

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Interview: Aligner therapy continues to improve Jan 26, 2017 | News Europe

Interview: Aligner therapy continues to improve

Since it was commercially introduced in 1999, aligner therapy has grown and developed substantially as an orthodontic treatment modality. Dr Graham Gardner ...

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