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How to protect patients and personnel from COVID-19

November 18, 2020 | Education

Infection control and prevention measures commonly observed in the dental practice are safe and effective, but hygiene routines need to be known, understood and strictly observed by the whole dental office team—especially now during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a free webinar, speakers Drs Mikael Zimmerman and Petteri Sjögren will summarise and explain the main aspects of these precautions with the purpose of shedding some light on key issues and explaining some crucial reasons for choosing them and methods of implementing them. Prior to their online presentation, Zimmerman, who is a leading expert in quality assurance, hygiene and infection control in dentistry, gave a brief preview of the topic.

Interview: “When it comes to renewable resources, we believe that Orsing is on the forefront”

October 14, 2020 | Interviews

From 1 October 2020, Swedish company Orsing has discontinued its white Hygoformic, which was manufactured in polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP), and replaced it with natural green Hygoformic Bio, manufactured in Green PE and packaged in home compostable and biodegradable bioplastic. In an interview with Dental Tribune International, Patrizia Mattiucci, clinical relations manager at Orsing’s parent company DirectaDentalGroup, spoke about the reasoning behind this change, the production challenges that were faced and where the materials come from. She also gave us some insight into how the company wants to help dental clinics to communicate their environmental choices to their patients.

Directa acquires Physics Forceps

November 08, 2019 | Advertorial

UPPLANDS VÄSBY, Sweden: Directa, the innovative manufacturer of dental consumables with headquarters in Upplands Väsby, is proud to announce the acquisition of the extraction instrument line Physics Forceps from Detroit-based manufacturer Golden Dent on 21 August 2019.

Directa introduces new prophy powder for stain and plaque removal

May 30, 2018 | Business

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Directa has launched the latest product in its prophylaxis product line. The ProphyCare Prophy Powder is the new, effective powder for removal of stains and plaque.

Directa Dental Group acquires Parkell

September 28, 2016

UPPLANDS VÄSBY, Sweden/EDGEWOOD, N.Y., USA: Directa Dental Group develops, manufactures and markets a complete line of dental consumables, materials and electronics worldwide. In order to expand its business in its key market segment, the Swedish company has recently acquired Parkell, a U.S.-based manufacturer of dental materials and dental electronics.

Fenderwedge protects the adjacent teeth

July 15, 2010 | Business

Directa has produced a new generation of protective wedges to protect adjacent teeth during preparation of Class II fillings to avoid the problem of iatrogenic damage to teeth caused by accidental contact with the bur. Bur damage to neighboring teeth is, sadly, a common problem in everyday dental practice.

Directa CoForm matrix system provides transparent corner matrices

July 12, 2010 | Business

The CoForm matrix system from Directa provides transparent corner matrices, convenience and versatility. “Sealed surfaces and surfaces finished solely by a matrix were approximately 10 times less rough than after other finishing procedures. The sealer failed to cover the whole composite surface. The unfinished and sealed surfaces lost their shine three to seven days after placement in the mouth.”*

The Fender way: fast and safe

April 12, 2010 | Business

NEW YORK, USA/STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: Directa AB, a leading Scandinavian dental manufacturing company located in Stockholm that dedicates itself to introducing innovative, high-quality and cost-effective products into the dental market, is probably best-known for its Luxator extraction instruments and polycarbonate crowns.

Directa helps make restorations quicker, easier and more efficient

November 03, 2009 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, USA: Directa, a Swedish supply and manufacturing company that dedicates itself to introducing innovative, high-quality and cost-effective products into the dental marketplace, is perhaps best known around the world for its Luxator extraction instruments, which allow dentists to remove teeth without damaging the surrounding bone tissue. But at the recent California Dental Association meeting, it was the company’s products for restorations that had many people buzzing.

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