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dental bauer presents its new design world at IDS 2019

March 16, 2019 | Advertorial

COLOGNE, Germany: Each year, annual design awards have recognised dental bauer’s outstanding creative contributions to innovative practice design. This decades-old divison has now been given a new name: DESIGN CONCEPT. As a symbolic example of a range of themes on offer, “bluemarina” is an exclusive maritime-themed range which consists of an elegant treatment unit with matching furnishings.

Prof. Jörg Strub receives the fifth P-I Brånemark Award

March 16, 2019 | News

The fifth annual P-I Brånemark Award for Lifetime Achievement in Dentistry has been given to Prof. Jörg Strub of the University of Freiburg in Germany. Strub received the prestigious accolade in absentia, with his colleague and friend Dr Kenneth Malament accepting it on his behalf.

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BioHorizons CAMLOG—Inspiring excellence in oral reconstruction

March 16, 2019 | News

COLOGNE, Germany: At IDS 2019, BioHorizons CAMLOG is presenting a variety of innovations for implant-based tooth replacement. The comprehensive lines of dental implants, restorative components, and CAD/CAM and regenerative solutions are tailored to the diverse individual needs of today’s clinical challenges in daily practice.

W&H holds several “walk and talk” tours at IDS

March 16, 2019 | News

COLOGNE, Germany: At IDS 2019, Austria-based company W&H decided not to host one large press conference, but rather to invite the press to attend specially stylised “walk and talk” tours. Held at different times throughout the trade show at the W&H booth, the tours allowed participants to get up close and personal with the latest products released at the fair. On Wednesday, Dental Tribune International attended an afternoon tour.

PrograPrint: Ivoclar Vivadent presents new 3-D printing system for dental laboratories at IDS 2019

March 16, 2019 | Advertorial

COLOGNE, Germany: PrograPrint is a new 3-D printing system for use in dental technology. It is integrated into a validated workflow and comprises materials and equipment for printing, cleaning and postcuring. The printing system is a new addition to Ivoclar Vivadent’s digital portfolio and complements the PrograMill milling equipment excellently. It is being showcased at IDS 2019 for the first time.

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Hydroxyapatite toothpaste from SANGI arrives in Germany

March 15, 2019 | Advertorial

COLOGNE, Germany/TOKYO, Japan: The International Dental Show (IDS) has once again offered a firework of innovations this year. With its hydroxyapatite toothpastes, traditional Japanese company SANGI, based in Tokyo, has been a highlight in the area of home-based oral care and has now launched its products in Germany. On 12 March at IDS, SANGI provided evidence-based information about the use and scientific background of its products at a press conference titled “The original from Japan: Space-inspired toothpaste with hydroxyapatite for remineralisation”.

Interview: “We provide better choices for better outcomes”

March 15, 2019 | Interviews

Last year saw Danaher announce its intention to launch its dental segment as an independent and publicly traded company. Dental Tribune International spoke with Amir Aghdaei, Danaher Group Executive (Dental Segment), about the company’s innovative future.

ROOTS SUMMIT community meets at IDS

March 15, 2019 | News

On Thursday, friends and members of the ROOTS SUMMIT community gathered at the 38th IDS in Cologne for coffee and croissants. The brunch provided an opportunity to discuss next year’s meeting, which will take place at the Cubex Centre Prague from 21 to 24 May in Prague in the Czech Republic.

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Straumann Group presents change-effecting innovations

March 15, 2019 | Business | News

COLOGNE, Germany: On Wednesday at IDS, the Straumann Group announced further investments and partnerships, and released a stream of new products.

Meet META BIOMED at IDS 2019

March 15, 2019 | Advertorial

COLOGNE, Germany: Since its establishment in 1990, Korean medical technology company META BIOMED has been recognised as a leading innovator in endodontics and restorative dentistry. After establishing its European headquarters in Mülheim in Germany in 2016, the company has become a formidable force on the continent and has continued to grow. The 2019 International Dental Show (IDS), to be held in Cologne in Germany from 12 to 16 March, will see the company launch a range of new endodontic and restorative dentistry products specially designed with the dental professional in mind.

VITA is the colour expert

March 15, 2019 | Interviews | News

Marion Baumgartner, Product Manager of Technician Solution at VITA Zahnfabrik, discusses VITA YZ SOLUTIONS.

User friendliness on a global scale

March 15, 2019 | News

Eiichi Nakanishi, President and CEO of Nakanishi, explained the four product innovations of the traditional Japanese company NSK in an interview at IDS 2019.

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Planmeca offers a comprehensive IoT solution for large clinics and clinic chains

March 15, 2019 | News

HELSINKI, Finland: In order to manage a large dental clinic or a clinic chain effectively, one needs to gather extensive data and to have appropriate tools to access and analyse it. Planmeca has invented an Internet of things (IoT) solution based on device connectivity to ensure successful clinical, management and business intelligence processes in dental chains.

Interview: “At IDS, Fotona is introducing the latest software upgrade”

March 15, 2019 | Interviews

After its launch at IDS in March 2011, Fotona’s dual-wavelength (Er:YAG and Nd:YAG) LightWalker laser system quickly earned widespread industry praise and won several respected technology and innovation awards. Today, the LightWalker laser is one of the most cutting-edge and reliable laser systems on the market, according to Fotona. Dental Tribune International met with Fotona’s CEO, Dr Matjaž Lukač, at the company’s IDS booth to find out why this laser has remained one of the top-selling global dental lasers.

Bioactive dentistry has a new name: Predicta Bioactive by Parkell

March 15, 2019

COLOGNE, Germany: Parkell, a recognised global leader in dental materials and equipment manufacturing for over 70 years, is proud to introduce its latest advancement in bioactive restorative materials: Predicta Bioactive Bulk and Predicta Bioactive Core.

Interview: EssenSeal improves on zinc oxide eugenol classics

March 15, 2019 | Interviews

EssenSeal is one of a number of products that Swiss company Produits Dentaires (PD) has launched at IDS 2019. Dental Tribune International spoke with Marketing and Communication Director Alexandre Vieira about the new root canal sealer the company has developed to offer new features while retaining the fundamental benefits of eugenol-based sealers.

The latest in 3-D endodontic experiences brought to you by FKG Dentaire

March 14, 2019 | Advertorial

COLOGNE, Germany: Continuing in our mission to promote innovation and higher education in the field of endodontics, FKG Dentaire is pleased to bring our latest knowledge and training programmes to this year’s IDS.

Interview: “Biodentine is an innovation that helps dental professionals provide better dental care”

March 14, 2019 | Interviews

Dental Tribune International spoke with Jérôme Haas, the Director of Corporate Marketing at Septodont, who shared the most important attributes about Biodentine, the company’s bioactive dentine substitute that maintains tooth vitality. He explains the importance of keeping teeth alive, something beneficial for both the patient and the practitioner.

Kuraray Noritake impresses at IDS 2019

March 14, 2019 | News

COLOGNE, Germany: Having entered the commercial dental market over 40 years ago with the CLEARFIL BOND SYSTEM F, Kuraray Noritake Dental has an established history of providing products of high value. The company took the opportunity at IDS 2019 to demonstrate just how far it has come in that time by highlighting its range of KATANA Zirconia and dental cements.

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LM Sharp Diamond sharpen free instrument range is extended with Dual Graceys

March 14, 2019 | Advertorial

PARAINEN, Finland: LM Sharp Diamond instruments are completely sharpen free, tough but refined, offering unique benefits for dental clinicians. These instruments are made from an exceptionally durable special metal alloy, and its wear resistance is enhanced by a protective micro-membrane coating, produced using modern physical vapour deposition technology. Sharp Diamond instruments, with the ergonomically designed LM-ErgoSense handle, optimally combine superior sharpness and tactile sensitivity. The instruments are especially suitable for clinicians who use hand instruments frequently and want to minimise their maintenance. Clinicians can use the time saved for productive work and oral health promotion.

ICD and DTI sign media partnership agreement

March 14, 2019 | News

COLOGNE, Germany: As of Wednesday evening, Dental Tribune International (DTI) is the official media partner of the International College of Dentists (ICD). The contract signing, which took place at the OEMUS MEDIA and DTI media lounge at IDS, was witnessed by DTI CEO Torsten Oemus, Dr Dov Sydney, Dr Mauro Labanca and representatives of Henry Schein, including Chief Global Communications Officer Gerard Meuchner.

Exocad unveils its latest software in Cologne

March 14, 2019 | News

COLOGNE, Germany: At IDS 2019, dental software company exocad has officially released the newest version of its popular DentalCAD design software, DentalCAD 2.3 Matera. It boasts numerous new and optimised features, including the updated Smile Creator add-on module, designed to enable intuitive and efficient virtual planning of aesthetic restorations.

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The digital practice is the key to success

March 14, 2019 | Advertorial

MALSCH, Germany: A concern regarding digitalisation is that it is linked to the risk of important professional disciplines losing significance in the public perception. The daily routine of a dentist is characterised by a variety of different challenges and tasks. From initial diagnosis to therapy planning, the concrete realisation still remains in the hands of the dentist. In the face of the omnipresent issue of digitalisation, the necessary manual dexterity is increasingly pushed to the background, and yet, it is among the most vital prerequisites for quality and sustainable dental care. In dental practice, there are some key areas that are gaining increasing importance: periodontics, implant dentistry, functional therapy, aesthetic dentistry, holistic dentistry, sports dentistry, the list goes on.

The new KaVo OP 3D: Award-winning innovations for panoramic, cephalometric and 3-D imaging

March 14, 2019 | Advertorial

Awarded the 2018 German Innovation Award, the KaVo ORTHOPANTOMOGRAPH OP 3D is now available in four different configurations: panoramic, panoramic/cephalometric, panoramic/3-D, and panoramic/cephalometric/3-D. The patented ORTHOceph Plus design for cephalometric configurations enables fast cephalometric imaging scanning and adjustable field of view sizes for perfect image quality with a minimal radiation dose.

It takes two to be perfect—The extra truth behind bonding systems

March 14, 2019 | Advertorial

Two bottles for one protocol for any procedure—KaVo Kerr introduces easy-to-replicate positive outcomes in any scenario with its latest bonding innovation: OptiBond eXTRa Universal.

Style meets softness: New RELAXline Soft Upholstery for KaVo treatment units

March 14, 2019 | Advertorial

How can a KaVo treatment unit become even more comfortable for the patient? By having particularly soft upholstery that adapts to the contours of the patient, optimising positioning and enabling the dentist to work efficiently, even during longer treatments. KaVo RELAXline Soft Upholstery utilises high-quality memory foam, wrapped in a leather-like material to provide exceptionally high levels of comfort.

KaVo Kerr presents new elements e-motion system

March 14, 2019 | Advertorial

KaVo Kerr presents the all-new endodontic motor with improved Adaptive Motion feature—your ‘safe bet’ for better endodontics.

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KaVo X Pro intra-oral scanner—the easy digital impression solution

March 14, 2019 | Advertorial

Speed, accuracy and support are the new standard—take your practice further with the new KaVo X Pro intra-oral scanner. It breaks the mould with ease of implementation and visualisation to support your treatment recommendations. With transparent pricing and in-depth training programmes, the KaVo X Pro is the easy digital impression solution for your practice.

CITROX: the secret ingredient of CURAPROX Perio Plus+

March 14, 2019 | Advertorial | Business | Events | News

Swiss oral health company CURADEN has launched CURAPROX Perio Plus at IDS 2019. This pioneering antiseptic range is chlorhexidine, but not as you know it—the mouthwashes, gel and toothpaste are all naturally enhanced chlorhexidine products, and pave the way towards organic oral antiseptics with minimal side effects. The secret? A potent and natural antibacterial: CITROX.

A-dec brings ultimate patient comfort in the dental chair

March 14, 2019 | Advertorial

COLOGNE, Germany: Your practice revolves around your dental chair, with every patient sitting there whether for a check-up or an implant. If your dental chair is designed to suit the space and workflow of your practice, it can make a significant difference to the efficiency and level of service that your patients receive.

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