COLOGNE, Germany: With more than 50 employees, Zahngesundheit Frechen is one of the largest dental clinics in the greater Cologne area and specialises in orthodontics, implantology, aesthetic dentistry and dental prophylaxis. To offer their patients the best possible dental care, the clinic owners and their team have high requirements for the dental technology used. Maximilian von Kleinsorgen, one of the three owners, explained why they decided to invest in Planmeca when expanding their clinic.
BELFAST, UK: Dentists in Northern Ireland and Scotland are struggling. Several pleas to ministers for financial support for private and mixed dental practices have gone unanswered, and BDA Northern Ireland is now calling on dentists to share their personal stories of hardship with the government. Dentists in Scotland are also struggling with increased costs, decreased revenue and patient back-logs, and the BDA has called for better communication from ministers to address patient expectations.