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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.

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 at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). With this revolutionary device, the founders aim to halve treatment time, reduce the number of visits to the orthodontist, and lower overall pain for the patient.

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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 ...

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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 new skills, see the latest technology and network with colleagues. 3M professionals and industry-leading doctors will be at booth No. 3115 to help orthodontists navigate these topics and help them gain a competitive edge in today’s changing orthodontic landscape.

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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 ...

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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 company, which takes pride in working according to the Swiss virtues, appears to have successfully combined functionality and aesthetics with precision and attention to detail. Founded in 1959, Mikrona now operates in around 25 countries and is expanding to other regions, most notably Asia Pacific. Dental Tribune Online went behind the ...

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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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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 ...

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