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Straumann Original Quality label: Show that your lab does not compromise on quality and precision!

September 21, 2016

In partnership with Straumann, your lab can benefit from innovative products and tailored services that will make your daily work easier and more efficient, while further strengthening your position within the treatment team. Learn more on how you can make your lab stand out with the new Straumann Original Quality label.

New medical devices regulation: EU reaches deal

August 31, 2016

ADDE considers the agreement on the EU medical device regulation a good compromise. With the new rules, the European level of safety in medicine and dentistry will be raised to a higher standard. However, the regulation could jeopardise existing relationships between producers and distributors, if manufacturers are not able to meet the required quality and safety standards. Dental dealers would then be forced to work with other producers, which could have an impact on pricing and products.

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Interview: “Increase the attractiveness for your customer”

August 31, 2016

For each newsletter, the ADDE conducts an exclusive interview with a leading representative of the European dental trade industry. For this issue, we spoke with Ueli Breitschmid, in the dental industry since 1966. Known for being candid and forthright, the CEO and owner of Curaden and president of the Swiss dental association (Arbeitgeberverband der Schweizer Dentalbranche ASD) spoke about the changes in the Swiss dental supply business, the importance of regional trade fairs for dealers, as well as significant trends and developments in the industry. He continues to advise that dentists should think in terms of prevention.

September: Brexit and new Market Survey

August 31, 2016

A warm welcome to the second Association of Dental Dealers in Europe (ADDE) newsletter exclusively for our members and affiliates. A great deal has happened since the ADDE met in Prague in the Czech Republic this April. While we enjoyed an excellent meeting with new insights and informative presentations, we could not have imagined that we would soon be discussing the departure of the UK from the European Union. Besides the news of the Brexit, the EU has announced a compromise on the new medical device regulation. Finally, the 2016 ADDE market survey has been released.

List of Events: September – October

August 31, 2016

The upcoming two months are marked by a number of regionally important dental fairs in Europe, from which dental dealers will gain a broad impression of business opportunities in Europe.” Most importantly, the 2016 FDI Annual World Dental Congress is taking place in Poland, which has a dynamic and growing dental market. The ADDE encourages all member organisations to attend the events to learn more about the European market.

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LM periodontal instruments now sharpen-free

July 21, 2016

PARGAS, Finland: In order to offer clinicians the convenience of minimised maintenance of dental instruments, Finnish instrument manufacturer LM-Dental has launched Sharp Diamond sharpen-free hand instruments. The micro-coated periodontal instruments were first introduced at the International Symposium on Dental Hygiene in Basel in Switzerland in June 2016.

3D Printing Healthcare Market is Expected to Grow by 18% Annually Until 2020

June 8, 2016

One of the faster growing markets to adopt 3D printing technology is the healthcare industry, which has been rapidly developing new medical applications at an astounding rate. What once was just a small blip on the 3D printing radar has grown into its own industry within an industry, and looks to continue to expand exponentially over the next four years. We’ve already seen some amazing developments over the last few years in bioprinting, prosthesis manufacturing and customized medical implants.

Dental implants market in China to grow at a CAGR of 28.26 per cent

May 26, 2016

LONDON, UK: The dental implants market in China is likely to exceed USD 696 million by 2020, growing at a CAGR of over 28%.The dental implants market in China has experienced rapid growth in the past few years and has the potential to grow further during the forecast period. Advances in dental healthcare, growing aging population, and rise in oral health awareness are some of the factors leading to an increased demand for dental restoration, in turn resulting in an increased demand for dental implants.

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IDS 2017: Already more than 1,400 exhibitors registered

May 19, 2016

COLOGNE, Germany: Organiser of the International Dental Show (IDS) Koelnmesse has announced high registration figures for exhibitors after the official application deadline. By the end of March, over 1,400 companies from 50 countries had already confirmed their participation. Koelnmesse expects that the upcoming IDS, for which the entire dental world will be convening from 21 to 25 March 2017, will again achieve a new record participation.

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

May 18, 2016

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.

CAMLOG congress to discuss everyday challenges in implant dentistry

May 17, 2016

CRACOW, Poland: More than 1,000 attendees are expected for the sixth International CAMLOG Congress, which will take place in Cracow from 9 to 11 June. Under the theme “Tackling everyday challenges”, distinguished experts from Europe and the US will present current results from their research and clinical experience in implant dentistry. The event will highlight the entire digital workflow and for the first time feature a digital dentistry pre-congress on 9 June.

Will India be the next big dental market?

May 17, 2016

HYDERABAD, India: The Indian dental care services market is estimated to experience a double-digit growth rate, reaching up to US$2.2 billion (147 bn. Indian rupees) by 2020. According to Ken Research, India has already witnessed a compound annual growth rate of 12 per cent for the period of 2010 to 2015 as dental awareness and disposable income have increased. Taking into account factors such as continued economic growth and reforms, India might have the potential to become the largest market for dental products and materials worldwide.

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Dental tourism and lasers to fuel growth of dental equipment market

May 11, 2016

ALBANY, USA: Market research company Transparency Market Research has reported that the global dental equipment market is expected to reach US$7.6 billion by 2018, from US$5.5 billion in 2011, growing at a compound annual rate of 4.7 percent from 2012 to 2018. Technological innovations and increasing awareness of dental hygiene are contributors to the segment’s growth, but high initial costs for dental equipment remain. The report analyzes different types of dental equipment, including dental radiology equipment, systems and parts, laboratory machines and hygiene maintenance devices.

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

May 11, 2016

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.

Report: Dental tourism and lasers to fuel growth of dental equipment market

May 6, 2016

Market research company Transparency Market Research has reported that the global dental equipment market is expected to reach US$7.6 billion by 2018, from US$5.5 billion in 2011, growing at a compound annual rate of 4.7 percent from 2012 to 2018. Technological innovations and increasing awareness of dental hygiene are contributors to the segment’s growth, but high initial costs for dental equipment remain. The report analyzes different types of dental equipment, including dental radiology equipment, systems and parts, laboratory machines and hygiene maintenance devices.

Report identifies key factors that will drive global dental diagnostic market

April 26, 2016

LONDON, UK: In its latest market report, global research firm Technavio forecasts that the global dental diagnostic and surgical equipment market will exceed US$7.5 billion (€6,7 billion) by 2020. According to the analysts, key factors underlying this prediction are the rising demand for oral care, an increasing number of dentists, and the growing edentulous population and incidence of oral disease.

Interview: “At every stage in one’s career, it is never too late to learn”

April 24, 2016

Managing aesthetics can be a challenging task for dental professionals and it plays an important role in regenerative therapy. Therefore, the Osteology Foundation dedicated a whole session to this topic at its International Symposium in Monaco. In order to learn more about treatment options to improve aesthetic outcomes, Dental Tribune Online met with session moderator Dr Isabella Rocchietta, who is affiliated with the Department of Biomaterials at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden and performs clinical work limited to periodontics and implant dentistry in London in the UK, for a short interview.

Straumann, Nobel Biocare, DENTSPLY take advantage of growing dental implant demand in Europe

April 20, 2016

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - April 14, 2016) - According to a new series of reports on the European dental implants, final abutments and computer guided surgery market, over the past five years, the dental implant fixture market in Europe has experienced higher demand due to the recovering economy. Patients who held off dental implant procedures during the economic recession are now generating demand within the market. In countries such as Spain, the effect was lagging and therefore demand for dental implants has been substantial in more recent years. The dental implant fixture market in the U.K. has demonstrated the highest level of growth relative to the other countries in the region due to economic recovery and low market penetration.

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