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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.

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 ...

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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 is the first President of the European Aligner Society (EAS), an organisation dedicated to increasing education and research in aligner therapy. The inaugural EAS AlignerLab workshop will be held in Vienna in Austria on 18 February and aims to provide a hands-on learning experience for dental professionals interested in updating their knowledge ...

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Orthodontic supplies market: Report predicts highest growth rate in Asia Pacific Jan 18, 2017 | News Asia Pacific

Orthodontic supplies market: Report predicts highest growth rate in Asia Pacific

PUNE, India: While North America and Europe are expected to have accounted for the largest share of the regional segments in the global orthodontic supplies market in 2016, the Asia-Pacific market is projected to register the highest growth rate over the next five years, a new report by market specialist MarketsandMarkets has found.

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AIO–SIDO symposium presents latest updates in orthodontics Nov 8, 2016 | News Europe

AIO–SIDO symposium presents latest updates in orthodontics

CAGLIARI, Italy: As part of the ninth international congress of the Italian Dental Association (AIO), which will be held from 15 to 17 June 2017 in Sardinia in Italy, a special symposium focusing on the most recent developments in orthodontics will be held in collaboration with the Italian Society of Orthodontics (SIDO). The two-day programme will run on 16 and 17 June.

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eCligner—aesthetic orthodontic appliance Nov 3, 2016 | Clinical Orthodontics

eCligner—aesthetic orthodontic appliance

Over the last two decades, transparent removable orthodontic appliances have been developed to treat patients who desire a more aesthetic and comfortable ...

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Henry Schein to support orthodontic charity program Oct 19, 2016 | Business Americas

Henry Schein to support orthodontic charity program

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein has announced that it will be donating a total of $50,000 to the Donated Orthodontic Services (DOS) of the American Association ...

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Interview: Aesthetic orthodontic treatment for everyone Oct 7, 2016 | News Europe

Interview: Aesthetic orthodontic treatment for everyone

In order to support orthodontists in looking ahead and being well-equipped for the future, event organiser 3M invited experts from various fields of oral care to share their success strategies and advanced treatment concepts at the 3M Aesthetic Ortho Summit 2016, held on 30 September and 1 October in Barcelona in Spain. In this interview, David Moreno, Marketing and Education Manager of Labial Orthodontic Products for Western Europe at 3M Oral Care, explains why the topic of aesthetic orthodontic ...

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3M Aesthetic Ortho Summit focuses on patient-centred treatment approaches Oct 7, 2016 | News Europe

3M Aesthetic Ortho Summit focuses on patient-centred treatment approaches

BARCELONA, Spain: Barcelona is an alluring city with a wealth of architectural treasures, famous works of art and delicious cuisine, so it was not without reason that this Mediterranean beauty was selected as the location for the 3M Aesthetic Ortho Summit 2016. During the two-day conference, which took place on 30 September and 1 October in the popular Hotel Arts along the city’s seafront, the almost 200 participants gained insights into the decisive role of aesthetics in patient-oriented orthodontic ...

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AAO expands its Donated Orthodontic Services program to include more children Oct 6, 2016 | News USA

AAO expands its Donated Orthodontic Services program to include more children

The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) has announced it is expanding its Donated Orthodontic Services (DOS) program nationwide to provide opportunities for low-income children across the country to receive pro bono orthodontic treatment. The program previously operated in nine states. “Every child should have the opportunity to have a healthy, beautiful smile that will have a positive impact throughout their lives,” said Morris N. Poole, DDS, past president of the AAO.

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DT Study Club presents new webinar on Invisalign Go Oct 5, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

DT Study Club presents new webinar on Invisalign Go

LONDON, UK: In September this year, Align Technology launched Invisalign Go, an aesthetic tooth straightening product specifically designed to meet the ...

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Defining what orthodontics is today and should be tomorrow Sep 27, 2016 | News Europe

Defining what orthodontics is today and should be tomorrow

Ted Dreifuss has been the Vice President of Sales, Marketing and New Product Development at Henry Schein Orthodontics since 2013. He is currently responsible ...

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Henry Schein symposium addresses key topics in orthodontics Sep 27, 2016 | News Europe

Henry Schein symposium addresses key topics in orthodontics

BARCELONA, Spain: Over the weekend, the orthodontic division of global dental supplier Henry Schein hosted its second annual European Carriere Symposium. ...

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