Dental Tribune Middle East & Africa
Align Technology Supports Saudi Community by Addressing Dental Issues

February 21, 2019 | News

Align Technology Supports Saudi Community by Addressing Dental Issues of Teens and Younger Patients through Advanced Orthodontic Solutions

CEREC and Single Visit Dentistry

February 18, 2019 | Interviews

Interview with Dr. Khaled Ibrahim Mattar Prosthodontist and Operational Manager Andalusia Dental Center, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

14th CAD/CAM & Digital Dentistry Conference in Dubai

February 13, 2019 | News

In mid-April, for the 14th time, the focus will once again will be on the digital versatility of dentistry

HyFlex EDM NiTi System with additional files sizes allowing more flexible application

February 11, 2019 | Business

Due to limited access endo experts often want more flexibility from their instruments. Pre-bendable tools can extend the horizon into new dimensions. Particularly in a limited working space, modular nickel-titanium systems display their full strength. From now on dentists can choose from a series of additional file sizes for a fast and safe instrumentation to the remotest parts of the root canal system.

Bluephase G4: Ivoclar Vivadent has developed the first ever intelligent Bluephase

February 10, 2019 | Business

Stylish, reliable and clever: that’s Bluephase G4 – the first Bluephase curing light featuring an automated assistance system. For even better results.

Interview: “We will continue to commit to our clients…”

February 9, 2019 | Interviews

Dental Tribune MEA had a pleasure to speak with Dr Ramy El Zoghby, Regional Sales Director – Dealers EMEA at Ormco.

“The participants can share the up-to-date knowledge about the field of Conservative Dentistry.”

February 7, 2019 | Interviews

SHARJAH, UAE: The University of Sharjah organized the first regional ConsAsia 2018 conference of the Asian Oceanian Federation of Conservative Dentistry last December. The event was under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah, and President of the University of Sharjah.

Align Technology to Showcase the Invisalign Portfolio at 2019 AEEDC Dubai

February 6, 2019 | Business

Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN), a global medical device company engaged in the design, manufacture and marketing of the Invisalign system, the most advanced clear aligner system in the world, and iTero intraoral scanners and services for orthodontic and restorative dentistry, is leveraging the growth opportunity to further build its presence in the region at the UAE International Dental Conference & Arab Dental Exhibition – (AEEDC Dubai). The event is being held from February 5 to 7 at the Dubai International Exhibition Centre.

Interview: “Continuing education is an important part of our field”

February 5, 2019 | Interviews

The AEEDC Dubai 2018 Young Researcher Award has been initiated to acknowledge young talents in the field of dental science. By simply providing them with the deserved exposure, it allows young dentists to share their ideas, innovations and observations with world-class institutions and authorities in the oral health field. At last year’s AEEDC, Dr Zuhair Saleh Natto participated in the competition and won first prize with his presentation titled “Soft tissue dimensional alterations following ridge preservation with collagen matrix seal or collagen sponge with bone allograft: A randomized volumetric study”. In an interview with Dental Tribune International, Natto, who has already published more than 30 articles and book chapters concerning public health and dentistry and won several other awards, shared his experiences and provided some insight for those contemplating taking part in 2020.

Interview: “Incorporate all future potential problems and complications in the treatment planning”

February 5, 2019 | Interviews

Dr Yasser Khabbaz is a consultant periodontist and implantologist at Ambulatory Healthcare Services in Abu Dhabi and runs a practice limited to periodontics and dental implants. After graduating from dental school, he completed a postgraduate residency programme in oral surgery at Damascus University in Syria in 2004. He then joined the graduate periodontics programme at Saint Louis University in Missouri in the US, where he obtained his Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Periodontics and a Master of Science in Dentistry in Dental Implants. He practised in Houston in Texas in the US before relocating to Dubai to join the Boston University Institute for Dental Research and Education as an assistant professor in the Department of Periodontics. Khabbaz is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology since 2008 and very active in continuing education in the UAE as a speaker in the fields of periodontics and dental implants. Ahead of AEEDC 2019, Dental Tribune International spoke with him to find out more about his lecture at the event.

AEEDC opens its doors for 2019 edition

February 5, 2019 | Events | News

DUBAI, UAE: Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority, His Excellency Humaid Al Qutami, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority, officially inaugurated today the 23rd UAE International Dental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition (AEEDC Dubai) this morning. As at previous editions, thousands of participants from around the world are expected at the annual event, themed “Education and innovation transfer”.

Interview: “At ACTEON, our priority is to deliver more inventive and less invasive solutions”

February 5, 2019 | News

ACTEON General Manager for the Middle East Amer Samaneh has been active in the dental industry for more than five years now. Samaneh has a degree in biomedical engineering and an MBA and previously worked in the medical business, a background he says has helped further his understanding of the dental market, promoting products and helping customers. In an interview at AEEDC Dubai, Dental Tribune International spoke to Samaneh about how ACTEON aims to provide the best care and services to the Middle East and why the event is so important to the company’s success.

Introducing Primescan. Engineered for superior performance.

February 4, 2019 | Business

Innovation requires commitment to ambition: Primescan sets new standards in dental technology, making scanning more accurate, faster and easier than ever. It is engineered to enable all kind of treatments, from single tooth to full arch. Primescan produces highly accurate images and allows for fast scanning consolidating 50,000 images per second. The new patented “High Frequency Contrast Analysis” delivers perfect sharpness and an outstanding accuracy. With Primescan, intraoral scanning delivers excellent results like never before.

Planmeca exhibits crown jewel of intra-oral scanning at AEEDC

February 4, 2019 | Advertorial

DUBAI, UAE: The Planmeca Emerald intra-oral scanner has set the bar for capturing digital impressions. With unprecedented speed and accuracy, it represents the highest level of scanning available in the world today. With usability in mind, Planmeca Emerald has been designed to provide accuracy and speed in all treatment situations. Owing to its small size and light weight, the scanner offers exceptional control and comfort for patients.

NobelActive: The foundation for aesthetics

February 4, 2019 | Advertorial

DUBAI, UAE: Scientifically designed from the ground up for long-term stability and tissue preservation—essential factors that contribute to the lasting aesthetics that clinicians and patients demand—NobelActive by Nobel Biocare is backed by a decade of clinical scrutiny and proven performance. That is the basis for NobelActive’s success, the Swiss company said.

About the development of the first super quick polyether

February 4, 2019 | Interviews

Interview with Dr. Joachim Zech, Head of Research & Development of Dental Impression Materials, 3M Oral Care, Seefeld, Germany

Educational activities at forefront of AEEDC 2019

February 4, 2019 | Events | News

DUBAI, UAE: The UAE International Dental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition (AEEDC) in Dubai is the gateway to the emerging and far-reaching dental market in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia (MENASA) region. Again in 2019, and for its 23rd edition, a wide range of dental products, equipment and services will be showcased. As one of the largest dental events in the MENASA region, AEEDC will host a number of practical and interactive activities that will run alongside the exhibition from 5 to 7 February.

Roughness and loss of substance of tooth surfaces after biofilm removal

February 3, 2019 | Business

Aim: To assess the roughness and loss of substance of tooth surfaces after instrumentation with AirFlow, ultrasonics, hand instruments and polishing methods or their different combinations. This was a pilot study.

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