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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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