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IDS postponed to September 2021

December 11, 2020 | Events

COLOGNE, Germany: For some weeks or even months, the global dental community has been speculating about whether the International Dental Show (IDS) will actually take place among the global dental community. Today, the organisers made a difficult decision and announced that the world’s leading dental trade fair will not take place from 10 to 13 March 2021 as planned but will be postponed to 22 to 25 September instead.

What will dental events look like in 2021?

December 7, 2020 | News

LEIPZIG, Germany: It is hard to overstate the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on dental trade fairs in 2020. From March onwards, essentially all dental events were shifted online, postponed or outright cancelled, effectively devastating an important and profitable sector of the industry. Though the number of new COVID-19 cases continues to climb by hundreds of thousands with each passing day, there are a number of bright spots on the horizon, leading us to ask what dental events will look like in 2021 and beyond.

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Koelnmesse presents awaited concept for safe IDS 2021

October 30, 2020 | Events

COLOGNE, Germany: Over the past months, concerns have arisen about the likelihood of the International Dental Show (IDS) taking place in March 2021 owing to the ongoing global pandemic. On a prototype exhibition floor, Koelnmesse, who stages the show, has now officially demonstrated its detailed concept for making IDS attendance safe for exhibitors and visitors.

IDS to be hybrid event in 2021

September 14, 2020 | News

COLOGNE, Germany: About six months prior to the event, the organisers of the International Dental Show (IDS) have announced that they will be implementing several digital elements for the 39th edition of IDS, which will be held next year. In light of the travel restrictions in place, they aim to facilitate access to the global trade fair for visitors from abroad who will not be able to attend. The digital IDS platform will provide information on new products, live streaming of webinars, press conferences and events, as well as one-to-one communications.

Interview: “IDS 2021 will be different”

August 13, 2020 | Interviews

Like most industries, the dental industry has been severely affected by the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. The entire European and international economy are facing an enormous recession. Despite the difficult current circumstances, the Association of the German Dental Industry (VDDI) has a positive outlook eight months before the International Dental Show (IDS). Dental Tribune International spoke with Chairman of the Board Mark Stephen Pace about the current situation in the industry and the ongoing preparations for IDS, which is scheduled to take place as planned from 9 to 13 March 2021 in Cologne in Germany.

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IDS 2021: Dentsply Sirona announces its nonparticipation

July 29, 2020 | Business

CHARLOTTE, N.C., U.S./BENSHEIM, Germany: Dentsply Sirona has decided that the company will not attend the International Dental Show (IDS), scheduled to be held from March 9 to 13, 2021, in Cologne, Germany. This also applies to Dentsply Sirona brands VDW, MIS Implants Technologies and Zhermack.

IDS 2021: Organisers reveal COVID-19 safety measures

July 21, 2020 | News

COLOGNE, Germany: Trade fairs are all about face-to-face contact. The organisers of the International Dental Show (IDS) are confident that next year’s event will be able to take place, and they have revealed the basic principles behind a host of measures that they say will make networking and personal interaction at the event as safe and successful as possible.

IDS 2021 will be safe and successful event, organisers say

May 5, 2020 | News

COLOGNE, Germany: The 39th International Dental Show (IDS) will take place next year from 9 to 13 March in Cologne. The organisers said that the event will mark the beginning of doing business in a new world in which a greater awareness of personal health will reign and where the value of dentistry and oral health will be re-evaluated by the world’s economies.

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ACTEON showcases new scanner at IDS 2019

March 29, 2019 | News

COLOGNE, Germany: At the 2019 International Dental Show (IDS), French company ACTEON released the latest addition to its 2 D and CBCT panoramic product line, the X-Mind prime. Mixing cutting-edge technology with enhanced simplicity, the new scanner generated a great deal of interest from attendees of IDS.

Planmeca introduces extensive line-up of new products at IDS 2019

March 27, 2019 | Advertorial | Business | Events

With another spectacular edition of the International Dental Show (IDS) now over, the Finnish digital dental unit manufacturer Planmeca can look back at an outstanding show. At this year’s IDS, Planmeca was thrilled to present a sensational line-up of trailblazing new products which both expand and complement its range of advanced digital dental equipment.

Align takes another step forward in the clear aligner industry

March 26, 2019 | News

COLOGNE, Germany: As technology in the field of clear aligners continues to improve, the prospective market too will increase. At IDS 2019, Align Technology released its latest development: SmileView. An online tool for potential Invisalign patients, this revolutionary software helps people visualise their straighter smile before they commit to treatment.

Interview: DryShield is introducing the only autoclavable modern isolation system to Europe

March 26, 2019 | Interviews | News

Modern isolation systems are designed to accomplish the tasks of a high-suction evacuator, dry angles, cotton rolls and gauze in one easy-to-use device. DryShield is an exciting and innovative company in this field and just made its second appearance at the International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne in Germany after recently receiving the CE marking for its eponymous product, allowing its sale in Europe. Dental Tribune International spoke with Matt Muramoto, a regional sales manager at DryShield, at IDS 2019 about the device and the company’s plans for introducing the system to European dentists.

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“Enjoy. Product. Experience.”

March 16, 2019 | Interviews

Marian Schmitz, Global Marketing Manager at Sagemax, answers OEMUS MEDIA’s questions regarding the innovations of the American manufacturer.

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.

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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