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In this section, you can find the latest news and product updates from global dental company Dentsply Sirona.

Interview: “Working digitally feels very natural to me”

May 05, 2021 | Interviews

Dr Cecilie Terjesen was one of 24 women from seven different nations to be honoured with Dentsply Sirona’s first Smart Integration Award for visionary treatment concepts in 2019. Terjesen, who works at the dental practice A1 Tannlegen in Arendal in Norway, received the award for her forward-looking ideas related to digital duplication. She spoke with Dentsply Sirona about her professional background, changes in the dental industry, and her ideas about technology and the future of the dental practice.

Interview: Der Smart Integration Award feiert den Innovationsgeist von Frauen in der Zahnmedizin

April 20, 2021 | Interviews

Dentsply Sirona setzt sich für die Förderung von Frauen in der Zahnmedizin ein. Mit dem Smart Integration Award, der zum zweiten Mal verliehen wird, ehrt Dentsply Sirona visionäre Behandlungskonzepte und innovative Ideen von Dental-Expertinnen. Die Bewerbungsphase für den diesjährigen Wettbewerb hat bereits begonnen. In diesem Interview spricht Susanne Schmidinger, Director Global Brand Marketing Enabling Devices bei Dentsply Sirona Digital Solutions Marketing, über die Bedeutung des Awards, was in diesem Jahr neu ist und wie sich Zahnmedizinerinnen bewerben können.

Interview: The Smart Integration Award honors the innovative spirit of women in dentistry

April 20, 2021 | Interviews

Dentsply Sirona is committed to empowering women in dentistry. Its Smart Integration Award, being presented for the second time, celebrates visionary treatment concepts and ideas for the future submitted by female dental experts. The application phase for this year’s competition has already started. In this interview, Susanne Schmidinger, director of global brand marketing enabling devices at Dentsply Sirona Digital Solutions Marketing, speaks about the significance of the award, what is new this year and how dental professionals can enter.

IDS 2021: The countdown is on

March 22, 2021 | News

LEIPZIG, Germany: Exactly six months from today, the 2021 International Dental Show (IDS) is slated to open. The 39th edition of the world’s leading dental trade fair was originally scheduled to take place from 10 to 13 March before the event organisers decided last December to postpone it to 22–25 September 2021. With clinically tested SARS-CoV-2 vaccines being rolled out across many countries, the prospects for IDS 2021 have now become a good deal rosier, leading the event organisers to declare that preparations are “going very well”.

North American Dental Group and Dentsply Sirona extend and expand partnership

March 18, 2021 | Business, News

CHARLOTTE, N.C., U.S.: Dentsply Sirona and the Pittsburgh-headquartered dental support organization (DSO) North American Dental Group (NADG) have agreed to extend a partnership related to digital imaging solutions. In a press release, Dr. Andrew Matta of NADG said that the new agreement will help the DSO to keep up to speed with the continuing evolution of dental care.

Dental giants inch towards recovery

March 04, 2021 | Business

LEIPZIG, Germany: The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has already proved to be the greatest challenge that dental manufacturers have faced. The oral health giants Dentsply Sirona, Henry Schein and Envista Holdings all showed strong signs of recovery in their fourth-quarter results for 2020. It seems that the Straumann Group is not the only major market competitor to have seen growth in dental sales return late last year.

Study finds differences in accuracy of intra-oral scanners

February 16, 2021 | News

SEOUL, South Korea: Even though intra-oral scanners have been around for more than three decades and their use in dental practice is increasing, few investigations have evaluated the 3D accuracy of digital implant scans. As discrepancies between implant components must be minimal, researchers from Seoul National University School of Dentistry have evaluated the trueness of ten intra-oral scanners in determining the positions of simulated implant scan bodies.

Dentsply Sirona acquires clear aligner company Byte

January 08, 2021 | Business

CHARLOTTE, N.C./LOS ANGELES, U.S.: Dentsply Sirona and Byte, a rapidly growing clear aligner company, have announced that Dentsply Sirona has acquired Byte in an all-cash deal for $1.04 billion. Byte holds a leading position in the rapidly growing direct-to-consumer dentist-supervised clear aligner market.

Interview: “Both patients and clinicians realize the great value of SureSmile”

December 24, 2020 | Interviews

As a clear aligner system that requires little to no refinement leveraging, SureSmile was a much-discussed topic at Dentsply Sirona’s recent DS World virtual conference. Dental Tribune International spoke with Dr. Terri Dolan, vice president and chief clinical officer at Dentsply Sirona, about the company’s move to increase manufacturing capacities for the system and the reasons behind it.

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