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Twenty years of DAC Universal: Dentsply Sirona celebrates a sparkling clean success story

June 13, 2021 | Business | News

In the anniversary year of Dentsply Sirona’s successful infection control solution, DAC Universal, the topic of infection prevention is more relevant than ever. Seamless, excellent hygiene in dental practices and clinics helps to give patients the confidence to have preventive examinations and important dental treatments.

Interview: “We have a powerful plan in regards to the development for the coming years”

June 10, 2021 | Interviews

Neoss spoke to Dr Robert Gottlander who is President and CEO of Neoss. With over 40 years of dental industry experience, Gottlander has a proven track record developing and commercializing dental solutions.

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HuFriedyGroup – IMS Solution to be the best in practice

June 4, 2021 | Business | News

HuFriedyGroup has come together to provide the best dental experience to the industry. Our unique combination of products, services, and support enables dental professionals to reduce risk, improve efficiencies, drive compliance, and enhance patient and staff safety. The company is committed to helping dental professionals perfect their craft and deliver the highest level of care to each patient.

Matter, technology, science. The origin of Zhermack solutions

June 2, 2021 | Business | News

From the seaweed of Northern seas to the most widely-used alginates in the world of dentistry: a pathway that follows the specific values that have made Zhermack popular with sector professionals. Creativity, accessibility, substance and dynamism to develop solutions able to perfectly satisfy user needs.

CAPP offers over 150 free CME dental multidisciplinary webinars annually

May 31, 2021 | News

Registration is now open for CAPP’s June and July live webinars. Dental professionals are welcome to join completely free of charge and learn the latest in dentistry.

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Meet A-dec’s new territory manager for the Middle East

May 26, 2021 | Business | News

As part of a continued focus on supporting customers globally, A-dec are pleased to welcome Nick Olive to the role of Territory Manager for the Middle East. Nick moves from A-dec’s UK business, where he has been helping UK dentists to find ergonomic and reliable equipment for their practices since 2014.

How PIEZOSURGERY has redefined bone surgery

May 20, 2021 | Business | News

20 years ago, the International Dental Show (IDS) saw the premier of the PIEZOSURGERY unit, a first for piezoelectric bone surgery. Since then, mectron has not only succeeded in revolutionising clinical reality with PIEZOSURGERY, but also benefited practitioners and patients worldwide with two decades of ease of use and minimal invasiveness. 

Majority of dental professionals in Norway concerned about SARS-CoV-2 infection

May 19, 2021 | News

OSLO, Norway: Norway has not had a virus outbreak similar to SARS-CoV-2 in the past and did not have national recommendations for infection prevention and control in dental practice before 2018. Data on the psychological impact of the pandemic on dental healthcare workers in many countries is still lacking. Therefore, researchers from the Oral Health Centre of Expertise in Eastern Norway in Oslo investigated the self-reported mental well-being of dental professionals during the COVID-19-related lockdown period in Norway.

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Dentsply Sirona invites innovative female dental experts to apply for Smart Integration Award

May 19, 2021 | Advertorial

Dentsply Sirona’s second Smart Integration Award competition is now open for entries. The competition underlines Dentsply Sirona’s commitment to the advancement of women in dentistry by showcasing and honoring their novel treatment concepts and ideas for the future. The award celebrates the achievements of women in dentistry.

Mental health initiative for dentists launched

May 18, 2021 | News

LONDON, UK: Last week, the Mental Health Foundation celebrated Mental Health Awareness Week, encouraging UK residents to take stock of their psychological well-being. To mark the occasion, the Dental Professionals Alliance (DPA) has launched its Mental Health Wellness in Dentistry framework, an initiative that calls on dental practices to make mental health a priority.

The importance of pain management for young dental patients

May 17, 2021 | News

GOTHENBURG, Sweden: In Sweden, free dental check-ups are provided for children and adolescents until they reach the age of 20. Whereas this means that much is known about their oral health status, there have been relatively few studies measuring consideration for the oral pain that young Swedish dental patients undergo and its treatment. A new study has shed light on this topic, suggesting that dental professionals with more experience tend to be more alert to the needs of young patients.

Going digital for restorative practice is easier than you might think

May 11, 2021 | Advertorial

LONDON, UK: The benefits of adopting a digital workflow are more compelling than ever. To go digital, however, dental professionals need to rationalise the move away from their existing functional analogue workflow—a shift which may seem quite daunting and confusing at first. In an upcoming online event, titled “Going digital—guidance for restorative practice”, on 19 May at 7:30 p.m. CEST, experts will show how dental professionals can approach this.

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Dentsply Sirona partners with FDI World Dental Federation on sustainability

May 10, 2021 | Business

CHARLOTTE, N.C., U.S./GENEVA, Switzerland: As a global industry leader, Dentsply Sirona recognizes its responsibility to the environment and is focused on ways to become a more sustainable business through investment and innovation. In this spirit, the company is pleased to announce its participation as a founding partner in FDI World Dental Federation’s Sustainability in Dentistry initiative.

Align Technology announces support for UAE 100 million meals humanitarian campaign

May 9, 2021 | News

Align’s new YallaGive online fundraising campaign and donation of AED 22,000 aims to inspire contributions to this national food drive

Study finds SARS-CoV-2 vaccine hesitancy in 23% of healthcare workers

May 7, 2021 | News

LONDON, UK: As world leaders are continuing to roll out vaccination programmes and encouraging the public to get vaccinated, one thing is clear: there are still people who refuse or delay their vaccinations. Healthcare workers are a priority group since they run an elevated risk of infection. However, in a recent study, researchers found that vaccine hesitancy prevails in around a quarter of healthcare workers in the UK and that, compared with their white British colleagues, some ethnic minority groups show more resistance to getting vaccinated.

Autoclavable stainless steel sleeve with disposable window for Primescan now available

May 3, 2021 | Business | News

Primescan, the intraoral scanner from Dentsply Sirona, ensures high-quality digital impressions and exceeds minimum recommended hygiene guidelines. It is the only scanner that provides a variety of disinfection and sterilization procedures with three different sleeve options. The new stainless steel sleeve with a disposable window can be reprocessed in an autoclave and is now available. It completes the comprehensive hygiene concept of Primescan. As an intraoral scanner, Primescan is a true all-rounder: it enables very accurate digital impressions that meet the high demands of speed, simplicity and hygienic safety. The variety of workflows is large. Primescan has proven itself in restorative, implant and orthodontic treatments as well as in the therapy of obstructive sleep apnea. It also supports patient monitoring and patient communication.

AG.Live CON highlights key trends of transformation in the dental industry

May 3, 2021 | Advertorial

KOBLACH, Austria: Digitisation in the dental industry is unstoppable, heralding change and offering enormous potential. Many dental technicians and dentists want to seize this opportunity, as was evident from the large number of participants in AG.Live CON. At this digital dental conference and exhibition, 38 international speakers presented the blueprints for a new dimension of a unified dentistry in numerous live presentations and discussions from 20 to 24 April.

Cleaning, disinfection and sterilisation to protect clinics and laboratories against infection

May 2, 2021 | Business | News

Just following the right procedure is not enough to ensure adequate protection against cross-infection between patients and personnel. Dental professionals also need safe, effective and broad-spectrum products.

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