Dental Tribune Middle East & Africa
Natural toothpaste R.O.C.S. is now available at Boots pharmacies in the UAE

October 20, 2020 | Advertorial

DUBAI, UAE: R.O.C.S. oral care brand has announced a new recent deal with Boots Pharmacies in the UAE. The brand will be present in Boots stores across the UAE offering main product lines for different age groups.

The future is now: Revolutionising dentistry with digital dentures

October 19, 2020 | Advertorial

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: Whereas it was previously impossible to imagine a dental laboratory adopting a fully digital workflow, digital dentistry has already redefined the previously established dental procedures and empowered dental professionals and clinicians to take the leap and immerse themselves in a digital future. The benefits of dental technology can be clearly seen in the introduction of digital dentures—not only has this facilitated denturists’ and dental clinicians’ work by offering more flexibility and efficiency, but it has also improved the patient experience and enabled patients to become more involved in their own care.

Align Technology strengthens regional footprint with the appointment of new MEA general manager

October 15, 2020 | Advertorial

Align Technology announced the appointment of Angelo Maura as general manager for the MEA (Middle East and Africa) region. Bringing with him a wealth of experience in the medical device business, sales, marketing and R&D, Angelo will be stepping into his new role as general manager for the MEA region following a track record of eight years with Align Technology across three regions. Previously general manager, general practitioner channel in Italy, Angelo has held various roles, including director of global marketing, regional sales manager, international product manager.

Marketing Cooperation Agreement between EMOVA representing ITI and CAPP Events & Training Signed

October 12, 2020 | Events | News

The International Team of Implantology (ITI) appointed EMOVA to conduct a programme in the UAE which will facilitate the fulfillment of requirements for obtaining privileges to practice Implant Dentistry. The ITI Implant Privilege programme will be promoted by CAPP Events & Training.

Dentsply Sirona: Full virucidal activity demonstrated with DAC Universal

September 28, 2020 | Business | News

The highest level of safety standard for both patients and practice team is the top priority in dentistry and for Dentsply Sirona solutions worldwide. A test procedure has now confirmed the full virucidal activity of the complete DAC Universal family.

SDHS 1st International Online Conference

September 20, 2020 | Events | News

Within the programmes of the Saudi Dental Hygiene Society for professional development, and in compliance with the precautionary measures through the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Society held its first international online conference for dental hygienists from the 18th to the 21st of June 2020.

Invisalign Scientific Symposium 2020

September 8, 2020 | Events | News

Digital Edition welcomed over 1400 international attendees at its interactive live feed broadcast

First digital Invisalign Scientific Symposium: Shared experiences, peer recognition and more

August 27, 2020 | Advertorial

LONDON, UK: Align Technology recently reported on the highlights of its first digital Invisalign Scientific Symposium, held on 15 and 16 May. The 2020 symposium was conducted from a television studio and featured a roster of global clinical and orthodontic speakers, who shared scientific data and their best practices for treating Class II, deep bite and pre-surgical cases, in both adult and growing patient groups, including Phase 1 treatments for younger patients and the Invisalign system with mandibular advancement for teenagers. The virtual format reflected Align Technology’s ongoing commitment to sharing forward-thinking knowledge and providing orthodontists and general dental practitioners with clinical sessions to help them learn from their peers, exchange best practices and advance their own clinics. Ahead of the event, Align Technology pledged to donate €50 for each registered participant to the World Health Organization in the fight against COVID-19, and the company made a total donation of €75,000.

IDEM 2020 marks first digital edition of Asia Pacific’s leading dental event

August 21, 2020 | News

SINGAPORE: The digital 11th International Dental Exhibition and Meeting (IDEM), held from 19 June to 19 August, has ended. The event, which was organised by Koelnmesse and the Singapore Dental Association, attracted 3,615 attendees from 54 countries and sparked critical dialogue about the trends shaping the future of dentistry amid a new normality.

Purevac HVE System

August 21, 2020 | Business

Dentsply Sirona is proud to announce the launch of the Purevac HVE System. The Purevac HVE System enhances the line of infection prevention products managed by Dentsply Sirona. It fits our overall mission of stopping the spread of infectious diseases in dental offices worldwide.

How does COVID-19 affect dentistry and what can we do to survive?

August 12, 2020 | Events | News

During the CAPP Live Stream Dental Meeting last April, acting moderator of the online conference, Dr Çagdas Kislaoglu interviewed Dr Christian Coachman on dentistry in the COVID-19 pandemic period.

G42 Healthcare’s inactivated COVID-19 vaccine trials extended internationally

August 11, 2020 | News

Abu Dhabi-based G42 Healthcare has extended the world’s first Phase III trials of an inactivated COVID-19 vaccine to a new centre in Bahrain with the first volunteers being vaccinated in the Kingdom.

Connect Case Center: Send and manage scan data quickly and reliably

August 10, 2020 | Business

A seamless transition into digital impressions and CAD/CAM dentistry: With the new Primescan from Dentsply Sirona, the new Connect software and the Connect Case Center, it's a breeze. The portal for cooperation with the lab, which has been known as Sirona Connect until now, has been completely overhauled and is now even more convenient and flexible. Validated interfaces enable secure transmission of data to many important partners.

#dentalsunited – From right now back to business

August 8, 2020 | Business

It is times of crisis that show how important it is to stick together. For this reason, we want to share our know-how and send professionals back to a normal business life all over the world. We want to face the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic together, provide the best support possible and break new ground. For this purpose we have launched the campaign #dentalsunited.

We’re celebrating 30 years of brightening smiles

August 7, 2020 | Business | News

The Opalescence whitening brand turns 30! Here is an interview to Garred Lentz, Global Brand Manager Opalescence.

Interview: “The Middle East dental market is very important for Align Technology…”

August 6, 2020 | Business | News

Having gone through the most unprecedented three months in recent history; the global lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Dental Tribune MEA finally had the immense pleasure to interview Mawlid Chaoui, General Manager of Align Technology Middle East & Africa.

Single vs. multi-use dental products in a post-COVID dental setting

August 5, 2020 | News

Should you reprocess and reuse, or pitch after each patient? Learn what to consider when choosing between single or multi-use products in a post-COVID environment.

Mental health in the dental profession during the COVID-19 pandemic

July 27, 2020 | News

LEIPZIG, Germany: Even though millions of people suffer from anxiety and depression, according to the World Health Organization, psychiatric disorders often remain under-recognised and underdiagnosed. The persisting stigma around mental health issues exacerbates the problem, since those suffering feel shame and guilt on top of their existing condition and may therefore fail to seek the appropriate help. Because of the chronic stress associated with their profession, dentists are especially prone to occupational burn-out and depression, as studies have shown. Now, with the spread of SARS-CoV-2, there is an even greater physical and psychological burden among dental professionals.

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