SINGAPORE: MiCD (Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Dentistry) Regional Symposium, initially planned as a face-to-face gathering, took place virtually for the very first time, catering to 6,311 dental professionals from around the world with a majority from Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions.
CAPP has been appointed by Gulf Medical University and Thumbay Dental Hospital as a marketing partner for the Impacted Wisdom Teeth Management Clinical Certificate programme. The live patient surgical course is starting on 04 November 2021 in UAE.
Dental Tribune Middle East and Africa interviewed Dr. Ansi Shayar Mohammed Ali who is a GP Dentist and Implantologists at Al Rehaan Medical Centre, Al Ain. Dr Ansi just recently obtained the Department of Health (DOH) Abu Dhabi Implantology Privilege and gives her perspective about the same.
Dentsply Sirona is announcing its latest upgrade for both Connect and CEREC Software, giving users new functionalities and even better performance*. Patient communication is improved with a new visualization step in the model phase. The upgrade can also contribute an improvement for the benefit of Primescan users. New firmware makes the intraoral scanner twice as fast, provides a high-performing scanning experience and gives users access to new workflows and even better usability*.
SINGAPORE: MiCD (Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Dentistry) Global Network has announced the first-ever virtual MiCD Dentistry Regional Symposium to take place on 02-04 September 2021. The comprehensive 3-day scientific conference is organized by CAPP in partnership with Shofu and will cater to dental professions from the Asia Pacific region.
August 26, 2021
BADALONA, Spain: Mouthwashes that contain cetylpyridinium chloride (CPC) have been found to reduce by at least one thousand times the infectivity of SARS-CoV-2 in vitro. Researchers in Spain tested CPC-containing mouthwashes against variants of SARS-CoV-2, including the Alpha variant, and said that such mouth rinses could constitute a cost-effective measure to aid in the reduction of viral transmission.
Neoss ProActive Edge is a one-of-a-kind implant - an empowering addition to the Neoss implant family giving you outstanding primary stability even in soft or compromised bone.
With the slogan “Proxeo – prophy for professionals”, W&H presents its expanded portfolio for automatic plaque removal. Proxeo supports the complete preventive workflow on the basis of scientific recommendations for each patient and each indication. The three new prophylaxis powders are presented in the following article.
August 18, 2021 | Business
Elite HD+ is a vast and versatile range of addition silicones for impression taking. Developed in Italy and used the world over, Elite HD+ is dedicated to those who like to choose from a diverse array of solutions which one best suits their clinical practice.
Dubai, UAE: Align Technology, a leading global medical device company that designs, manufactures, and sells the Invisalign system of clear aligners, iTero intraoral scanners, and exocad CAD/CAM software for digital orthodontics and restorative dentistry, announced that its Invisalign Scientific Symposium, which aired on July 2nd and 3rd, was attended by over 1200 orthodontists and staff from 60 countries. The Symposium focused on peer-to-peer clinical presentations on the latest knowledge and insights based on the science and technology enabled by the Invisalign system. The two days of lectures were delivered in English, Italian, German, French, Spanish, Russian, and Turkish to accommodate the continued interest in digital orthodontic treatment with Invisalign clear aligners amongst orthodontists from a wide range of markets worldwide.
August 16, 2021 | News
A lot has changed in the world over the last 18 months and the dental industry is no different. You have probably heard of the growing trend to move away from the use of dental spittoons. In some countries, such as the United States, the use of dental spittoons has been declining for years and the majority of private and government clinics in America no longer use dental spittoons. We now see the rest of the world starting to move in this direction.
Axeos, the versatile 3D/2D extraoral imaging solution from Dentsply Sirona, recently received the international iF Design Award. The 98-member international jury recognized the device primarily for its form and functionality – in these categories the product achieved the best ratings. Axeos provides general practitioners and specialists with a hybrid system that covers a wide range of dental indications and meets modern imaging requirements: sharp images with the lowest possible dose, various selectable volumes and intuitive operability.
August 10, 2021 | Advertorial
DUBAI, UAE: Align Technology has announced plans to open a new manufacturing facility in Poland to address the large and underpenetrated market opportunity in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, which represents over 5 million annual orthodontic case starts and more than 150 million EMEA consumers who can potentially benefit from a healthier, beautiful smile. The new facility is expected to begin supplying customers in the EMEA region in early 2022.
Shofu’s next-gen universal bioactive injectable composite - Beautifil Injectable X streamlines restorative workflow by offering “Inject as you Shape” convenience that saves time and boosts efficiency. Unique NST technology imparts remarkable strength, durability with predictable aesthetics. Proprietary nano S-PRG fillers impart anti-plaque and anti-caries benefits for additional protection and clinical longevity.
June 29, 2021 | Advertorial
KOBLACH, Austria: Amann Girrbach is all about supporting laboratories in the organisation of digital dental workflows. With the AG.Live digital platform, this project reaches a new dimension. AG.Live helps dental technicians to manage all digital activities locally and to connect with an ever-expanding global network of digital dental professionals.
June 29, 2021 | Interviews
At the Straumann Group, Charbel Saad is the area sales manager for the central and eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa region. In an interview in light of AEEDC 2021, he gave insight into the current state of the Middle Eastern market, how it is affected by the ongoing SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and what is to come after it. Also, he discussed Straumann’s exhibition highlights at this year’s event.