COLOGNE, Germany: Owing to its high long-term clinical stability, the sandblasted, large-grit, acid-etched surface treatment has become the most used implant surface treatment to enhance osseointegration through greater bone–implant contact, but over time, the implant surface becomes more hydrophobic. A novel device by South Korean company DENTIS both solves this problem and promotes a sterile implant surface.
DRESDEN, Germany: A project by the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft aims to harness the transformative potential of additive manufacturing in the medical field. The project brings together a network of partners and encompasses a wide range of additive technologies. It seeks to pair new advancements in 3D printing with tangible and patient-oriented applications. There is a substantial focus on dentistry, and scientists in Germany and Poland are collaborating on a series of pilot projects and working in close cooperation with dental laboratories and dentists from a range of specialties.
“I hate the dentist” is an all-too-common refrain from patients. This is to be expected when, according to some studies, as many as 60% experience anxiety when visiting the dentist. Still, it is not a particularly rousing feeling to know that large swathes of the population live in fear of your laboriously trained hands.
COLOGNE, Germany: What if dentists could look into their patients’ mouths outside of their office? DentalMonitoring, which was founded in 2014, provides the answer to this question. The company offers orthodontic and dental solutions and is a pioneer of remote monitoring of dental care using artificial intelligence (AI). At its press conference at the 2021 International Dental Show, the company presented its products, which have already benefited more than a million patients.
BEGO is a modern company with 130 years of dental expertise that has made a name for itself in 3D printing—most recently with the introduction of the world’s first tooth-coloured, ceramic-filled hybrid material, VarseoSmile Crown plus, for the 3D printing of definitive restorations. In this interview, Thomas Kwiedor, head of business development for 3D printing at BEGO, speaks about the advantages of 3D printing compared with current digital dental solutions and about the benefits it brings for dentists, dental technicians and patients.
Patrick Thurm is the managing director and general manager for Europe at SprintRay, a young 3D printing company that opened its European branch office in May 2021 in Weiterstadt in Germany, close to Frankfurt Airport. In this interview, Thurm talks about the current state of the 3D-printing market and what future developments he foresees for this technology and traditional milling systems.
COLOGNE, Germany: Additive manufacturing (3D printing) offers all the prerequisites for customised design. Its adoption in the dental industry means that dentists and dental technicians are therefore destined to take a pioneering role in popularising it. The current status of 3D printing, as well as ideas about its future direction, will be highlighted at IDS 2021.
COLOGNE, Germany: Amann Girrbach says that going digital in dentistry is now more important than ever. At IDS 2021, the company is exhibiting its latest solutions that digitise and streamline the flow of information between dental clinics and laboratories. Using what Amann Girrbach describes as a total ecosystem, practitioners can share data and collaborate more effectively than ever before, according to the company.
Align Technology kick-started digital innovation in dentistry back in 1997 when it created a digital solution to an old analogue problem—moving teeth. At IDS, the company is showcasing the most recent and innovative solutions from the Align Digital Platform. We spoke with Markus Sebastian, the company’s senior vice president and managing director for the EMEA region, to find out more.
COLOGNE, Germany: Neoss, a Swedish implant manufacturer, is presenting its expanded implantology portfolio at this year’s IDS in Cologne. At the company’s press conference, the novel Neoss ProActive Edge implant and NeossONE were introduced and their benefits for patients and clinicians highlighted. In addition, the company spoke about its partnership with Purgo Biologics to expand its bone regeneration product line.
COLOGNE, Germany: The integration of artificial intelligence (AI) has accelerated in many industries in recent years, and dentistry is proving to be no exception. From initial consultations, diagnosis and treatment planning through to surgical procedures and postoperative care, AI technologies are steadily being adopted by dental practices aiming to digitise and streamline their workflows. Here, we will examine some of the current trends in this area and find out what role AI is likely to play in the future of dentistry.
COLOGNE, Germany: Oral diseases affect 3.5 billion people worldwide, and untreated dental caries is among the most prevalent non-communicable diseases. In addition, a growing number of scientific studies prove that there is an association between periodontitis and several general diseases. There are both financial and social aspects to contributing to enhanced oral health.
COLOGNE, Germany: On Tuesday evening, Koelnmesse and Association of the German Dental Industry officials as well as representatives of the dental industry and media partners got together at the Rheinterrassen, an event venue located in the heart of Cologne that offers a picturesque view of the Rhine and the cathedral. In anticipation of a special and exciting IDS, they used the opportunity to dine and network a day ahead of the official opening of the event.
COLOGNE, Germany: Align Technology’s interactive booth at IDS 2021 represents the company’s largest-ever presence at the show. The company has reinforced its commitment to comprehensive dentistry by showcasing the Align Digital Platform, including recent innovations, in a multimedia exhibition space of hybrid in-person and virtual experiences. Those attending the show virtually can enjoy Align’s livestreamed content from anywhere in the world.
The German company Schütz Dental promotes innovative dentistry and dental technology with its products made in Germany for a complete digital workflow in accordance with its motto, “Networking. Partnership. Success.” In this interview, the company’s sales director, Michael Stock, explains what the motto means to the company and Michaela Pavlic, export sales director, shares which products IDS visitors should be sure to take a look at.
COLOGNE, Germany: The 2021 International Dental Show (IDS) officially started this morning. With their digital entry tickets and vaccination certificates, thousands of visitors from all over the world entered the Koelnmesse exhibition centre to attend one of the largest dental trade shows in the world, from 22 to 25 September.
This week at IDS, dental technology start-up Pearl will introduce Second Opinion, an artificial intelligence (AI) software application that helps dentists detect pathologies and other conditions in dental radiographs. In this interview, Pearl founder and CEO Ophir Tanz speaks about why he developed Second Opinion and what dentists can expect from it.
COLOGNE, Germany: The French company Borea will be introducing its brand-new software and platform, Rayplicker Vision and Borea Connect, during IDS 2021. According to the company, both new products boast several distinctive features that will redefine shade communication in dentistry.
COLOGNE, Germany: As the name suggests, MegaGen’s AnyRidge implant system can be used for any implant case. Clinical results show that its benefits, however, are particularly significant in cases with immediate or early loading—even in situations with compromised bone density.
In 1986 Mauro Labanca earned his Medical Doctor degree from the University of Milan, where he also qualified in dentistry and general surgery. He has practiced oral surgery and implantology since 1992 in his private dental office located. in the city center of Milan, Italy. He is an international speaker and key opinion leader for many leading dental companies. He is the regent of the International College of Dentists (ICD) Italian section. and registrar of the European Board and International Councilor, director of the course of “Anatomical surgery with cadaver lab” at the Institute of Anatomy at the University of Vienna, Austria and Institute of Anatomy at the University of Brescia, Italy since 2001. He also works as a consultant professor of anatomy in the department of medicine at the University of Brescia.
COLOGNE, Germany: Pearl, a leader in artificial intelligence (AI) systems for dental practices, announced today at IDS 2021 that its Second Opinion AI solution is now commercially available in Europe. This makes it the first AI-powered device designed to detect a full range of conditions and pathologies in dental radiographs to enter the European dental market.
COLOGNE, Germany: At IDS 2021, Align Technology will be showcasing the Align Digital Platform, including the most recent innovations from its digital solutions. The company’s exhibition space will provide in-person and virtual visitors with an interactive, hybrid experience that showcases new end-to-end digital workflows for digital orthodontics and restorative dentistry.
COLOGNE, Germany: We all know what a healthy mouth means to people’s well-being and quality of life. Current research highlights the complex connection between oral health and general health, but what role does this play in terms of global sustainable development?
COLOGNE, Germany: Losses in the millions, cancellations of events and a completely new strategy—these are just a few of the hurdles and achievements Oliver Frese reports on. He is the COO of Koelnmesse, which is traditionally responsible for the organisation and implementation of IDS. In an interview with Dental Tribune International, Frese explained how the organisers have managed to get the world’s leading trade fair for the dental community off the ground despite the COVID-19 crisis and to ensure its sustainable success as a platform for innovations and market trends.
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COLOGNE, Germany: GPAINNOVA, the leading global company in dry electropolishing technology, has recently launched DLyte Desktop PRO, the very first ultra-compact dry electropolishing machine on the market.
In this interview, Novica Savic, chief commercial officer at exocad, explains why the company’s commitment to IDS remains unchanged and what visitors can expect.