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Interview: Amann Girrbach goes “shareside”

October 28, 2021 | Interviews

Going digital in dentistry is now more important than ever. CAD/CAM pioneer Amann Girrbach has a long history of developing workflow solutions for dental clinics and laboratories. “We’re experts on both sides,” said CEO Dr Wolfgang Reim, who spoke in this interview about the company’s new modular Ceramill Direct Restoration Solution (DRS) and the communication and case management platform AG.Live.

Innovation and integration define exocad’s newest software releases

October 28, 2021 | Advertorial

COLOGNE, Germany: Exocad, an Align Technology company and a leading dental CAD software provider, detailed the company’s achievements over the past year and its recent productivity-boosting software innovations at its IDS press event. Under the new slogan “Imagine the CADabilities”, exocad highlighted new product launches and company milestones.

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TRUMPF presents solution for more efficient abutment printing

October 22, 2021 | Advertorial

DITZINGEN, Germany: At this year’s International Dental Show, high-technology company TRUMPF unveiled a new processing solution that makes the production of customised implant-supported dental prostheses more efficient. The new process focuses on the manufacturing of dental abutments and can be retrofitted to the current series of TRUMPF TruPrint 1000 3D printers.

Interview: “Our service meets all of the needs that arise in the dental clinic and laboratory”

October 15, 2021 | Advertorial | News

Intra-oral scanners and 3D printers were two of the biggest topics in the halls of this year’s International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne in Germany in September. At the show, Dental Tribune International visited the booth of SHINING 3D and spoke with Riccardo Molinelli, regional sales manager for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region, about the company and its new Aoralscan intra-oral scanner and AccuFab-L4D large-format dental 3D printer.

G-CAM: The ideal material for prostheses

October 11, 2021 | Advertorial

COLOGNE, Germany: The research by Spanish company Graphenano Dental on the reinforcement of polymer matrices has made it a pioneer of the use of graphene nanotechnology in dentistry. At the 2021 International Dental Show in Cologne, Graphenano Dental exhibited its products, such as the G-CAM disc for CAD/CAM milling systems, which relies on this technology.

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IDS 2021 attracted 23,000 visitors from 114 countries

September 29, 2021 | News

COLOGNE, Germany: From 22 to 25 September, the 2021 International Dental Show (IDS), held six months later than usual owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, offered the dental industry and dental professionals the opportunity to experience products live and, above all, to socialise with one another in person. This IDS was the first to be held in a hybrid format, so that visitors who were unable to travel owing to restrictions were still able to participate digitally.

Osstem presents “Super OsseoIntegration” at IDS 2021

September 25, 2021 | Events | News

COLOGNE, Germany: Since the beginning of the pandemic, Osstem Implant has been waiting with anticipation for the return of IDS. At the company’s stand—the single largest booth at the trade fair—visitors can explore its newest implant as well as attend live lectures.

Three products you can discover at the VOCO booth

September 24, 2021 | Events | News

COLOGNE, Germany: Dental Tribune International spoke with Dr Axel Bernecker, head of marketing at VOCO, to find out which new products and developments are being presented at the company’s booth for visitors to IDS to discover. VOCO’s extensive booth (N010–O019 & N020–O021) is located in Hall 10.2.

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Promote your practice as a syringe-free practice

September 24, 2021 | Advertorial

Milestone Scientific offers basically one single product in the dental field: the STA Single Tooth Anesthesia System. The instrument replaces a syringe for administering anaesthesia and thereby enables dental clinics to promote themselves as syringe-free, which can increase patient volumes and loyalty.

3D printing: “We like to maximise output and quality at an affordable price”

September 24, 2021 | Advertorial

3D printing has been a major topic at IDS 2021. Based in Budapest in Hungary, VOXELTEK develops and manufactures technology for dental laboratories and offers them an easy introduction to implementing a digital workflow and a quick return on investment. Dental Tribune International spoke with László Diósi, global sales manager at VOXELTEK, and Tamás Liszkai, the company’s product development manager, to find out more.

SprintRay launches Protect a Smile campaign

September 24, 2021 | Advertorial

LOS ANGELES, U.S.: SprintRay, a 3D printer manufacturer that focuses on digital dentistry, has recently launched a campaign that aims to help protect smiles from damage caused by stress-related parafunctional and physiological issues, including bruxism and tooth fractures. As the need for occlusal splints continues to rise, the company believes that dental practices should acquire an in-office 3D printer for quickly and efficiently producing low-cost, high-quality occlusal appliances and subsequently increasing not only practice profitability but also access to occlusal care.

DENTIS presents novel implant UV activator at IDS

September 24, 2021 | News

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.

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Artificial intelligence will relieve stress for dentists

September 24, 2021 | Advertorial

“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.

“Dentist in a pocket”: DentalMonitoring presents remote monitoring solutions

September 24, 2021 | Events | News

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.

Interview: Fast, affordable and aesthetic 3D-printed dental restorations

September 24, 2021 | Advertorial

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.

Interview: “3D printing in dentistry is much more than just a new technology”

September 23, 2021 | Interviews

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.

IDS 2021 presents the status quo and potential of additive manufacturing

September 23, 2021 | News

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.

Interview: “At the forefront of the digital dentistry revolution”

September 23, 2021 | Advertorial | News

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.

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