International Dental Show Cologne
Koelnmesse parts ways with chief operating officer

November 20, 2018 | Business | News

COLOGNE, Germany: The supervisory board of Koelnmesse GmbH has announced that it has terminated the company’s working relationship with its now former chief operating officer (COO) Katharina C. Hamma. A result of differing views regarding the future strategic direction of the company, the decision was reached on 16 November and came into immediate effect.

Upcoming IDS puts emphasis on technology and teamwork

September 6, 2018 | News

COLOGNE, Germany: Over the past 20 years, dentists and dental technicians have experienced the new possibilities continually being created by digitalisation. The key to success in exploiting these innovations has been and will continue to be the interaction between the members of the treating team. In this regard, the International Dental Show (IDS), which will take place from 12 to 16 March 2019 in Cologne, will offer comprehensive concepts, valuable tips and stimulating discussions.

IDS 2019 to focus on long-term outcomes of periodontal therapy

August 16, 2018 | Events | News

COLOGNE, Germany: The 38th International Dental Show (IDS) will take place from 12 to 16 March 2019 in Cologne. As the top event for the dental industry globally, IDS will present the entire range of products available on the market worldwide, with a focus on periodontics. As such, the upcoming IDS will offer an overview of both established and new methods in periodontitis prevention and therapy, specifically emphasising follow-up care through biofilm and recall management as integral to long-term success.

Nine months to go until IDS 2019

June 12, 2018 | News

COLOGNE, Germany: The 38th International Dental Show (IDS), the most important trade fair for dentistry in the world, will take place from 12 to 16 March 2019 in Cologne. Companies operating in all areas of the dental industry worldwide have the opportunity to be part of this leading exhibition next year. The last IDS, in 2017, was the hitherto most successful edition of IDS. However, exhibitor participation for 2019 is heading towards a new record, and the optimisation of the hall layouts at the Koelnmesse fairground will provide an even higher quality visit, according to the organisers.

Start preparing for IDS 2019 now

May 25, 2017 | News

LEIPZIG, Germany: Two months after a successful attendance at the International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne in Germany, Dental Tribune International (DTI) has now released its media kit for the 2019 show already. Through its event-related print and online products, the publisher aims to offer visitors a comprehensive information source. Exhibitors can thus choose from a multifaceted portfolio in selecting advertising options that fit their individual needs and give them optimal exposure during IDS.

Interview with COMIDENT Chairman Henri Rochet

April 27, 2017 | Interviews

COLOGNE, Germany: At the recent International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne in Germany, Dental Tribune International had the opportunity to meet Henri Rochet, Chairman of COMIDENT, during the presentation of the 2017 Survey on the European Dental Trade, undertaken by the Federation of the European Dental Industry and the Association of Dental Dealers in Europe (ADDE).

New survey on European dental trade announced at IDS

April 27, 2017 | News

COLOGNE, Germany: At this year’s IDS, the Association of Dental Dealers in Europe (ADDE) has presented the new edition of its market review, the 2017 Survey on the European Dental Trade, which covers all the relevant topics and trends concerning the European dental industry. Again produced in collaboration with the Federation of the European Dental Industry, the report indicates a further shift towards digital dentistry, manifesting in overall growth of online shopping and use of CAD/CAM systems and intra-oral scanners. The publication will be available in April on in hard and digital copy.

Produits Dentaires expands in endodontics

April 25, 2017 | Business

COLOGNE, Germany: Produits Dentaires stands for Swiss quality in dentistry. In more than 100 countries, the company offers dentists a wide range of high-quality products for use in endodontics, restorative dentistry, prophylaxis, prosthetics and periodontology. At the recent International Dental Show (IDS), Dental Tribune Online had the opportunity to learn more about the Swiss company’s future business strategies and portfolio.

Interview: “CAD/CAM production really is the way forward”

April 24, 2017 | Business

The integration of digital dentistry into existing workflows has become increasingly popular as newer technologies have been developed. Though this approach can offer faster and safer treatment methods, it needs an experienced and educated dental professional to be implemented optimally. Dental Tribune International spoke with Ed Attenborough, Managing Director of Attenborough Dental and board member of the Association of Dental Dealers in Europe (ADDE), about the opportunities and challenges that digital dentistry presents.

3D Systems premieres its revolutionary Figure 4 platform at IDS

April 22, 2017 | News

In dentistry, the use of 3-D printers is an area of continual growth. With its recent acquisition of NextDent, 3D Systems now has the materials necessary to transform the 3-D printing industry.

After IDS is before IDS

April 20, 2017 | News

COLOGNE, Germany: About four weeks ago, the International Dental Show (IDS) closed with record results. Overall, more than 155,000 people from over 150 countries and more than 2,300 companies from around the globe attended. The next IDS will take place from 12 to 16 March 2019. As it is never too early to prepare for the most important event in the dental calendar, Dental Tribune International (DTI) has already announced a number of dedicated products that will be offered for 2019.

Interview: “We have been, are and will continue to be endo”

April 11, 2017 | Interviews

Every dentist wants to perform safe and efficient endodontic treatment to preserve patients’ teeth for as long as possible, but how can root canal therapy be easily integrated into general everyday practice? With almost 150 years of experience in endodontics, VDW provides an impressive range of coordinated solutions. Dental Tribune Online had the pleasure of interviewing Arjan De Roy, Commercial Development Director of VDW regarding the company’s endodontic focus, its new products at IDS 2017, and VDW’s future position within the Dentsply Sirona family.

Who’s who of the dental industry gather at DTI Media Lounge

April 11, 2017 | News

COLOGNE, Germany: The 2017 International Dental Show (IDS), which took place from 21 to 25 March, was a show of superlatives in many respects. One of the numerous highlights on the exhibition floor this year was the Media Lounge, the booth of Dental Tribune International (DTI) and its German publishing partner OEMUS MEDIA. It gave representatives of the global dental business a 230 m2 space in which to relax and network.

“We are confident that MyCrown will be dentists’ system of choice”

April 11, 2017 | News

COLOGNE, Germany: At the International Dental Show (IDS) in March, FONA Dental introduced MyCrown, a complete integrated chairside CAD/CAM solution that enables dentists to offer crowns, veneers, inlays, onlays and small-span bridges in only one visit. Dental Tribune Online spoke with FONA General Manager Jürgen Kiesel about the promising new system, which he claims has the shortest learning curve in the industry, and why he believes that, with systems such as MyCrown, chairside dentistry will see a major upswing in the years to come.

Interview: “It gives them the feel of a new instrument again and again”

April 10, 2017 | Interviews

Swiss manufacturer Deppeler has stayed true to its mission of producing curettes and scalers that can be resharpened. At the International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne in Germany this year, the company exhibited more than 500 models of hand instruments in combination with an easy-to-use sharpening device. In an interview at the trade fair, Dental Tribune International discussed the importance of resharpening with Diane Bonny, General Manager of Deppeler, and Sabine Schwierzke, an experienced dental hygienist from Germany.

Interview: Continuing acquisition will be a strategy for larger key competitors

April 6, 2017 | Interviews

The ever-progressing digitalisation, changing regulations and a tendency towards mergers are currently shaping the dental industry. At the International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne, Dental Tribune Online met with Jeff Wong, Strategic Analyst Manager at international medical market research and consulting firm iData, to talk about how—major and emerging—competitors have reacted to these trends.

Interview: “We are positioned to set the standard in digital dentistry”

April 3, 2017 | Interviews

With its recent acquisition of NextDent, 3D Systems signalled its intention to disrupt the dental industry—and it has not taken long to do so. The International Dental Show (IDS) at Cologne in Germany saw the company debut its Figure 4 digital production platform, which is designed to mass-produce customisable dental parts with maximal efficiency in time, money and material. Dental Tribune International sat down with Vyomesh Joshi, President and CEO of 3D Systems, at IDS to talk about the company’s aims with this revolutionary product and its expectations of the dental industry.

Amann Girrbach continues to impress

March 29, 2017 | Business

COLOGNE, Germany: In front of a sizeable crowd on 22 March, Austria-based company Amann Girrbach held an informative presentation at the International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne. The company took the opportunity to highlight its continuing success as a manufacturer of innovative CAD/CAM equipment and materials.

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