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Learn more about Planmeca. In this section, you can find the latest news and press releases from the company.

Interview: “Our new products are game-changing”

March 22, 2017 | Business

On Monday night, global leader in dental manufacturing Planmeca welcomed around 700 international distributors to its Dealer Event at the Musical Dome in Cologne in Germany. In a groundbreaking and visually impressive show, participants were introduced to the company’s latest inventions, including a new CBCT unit, a lightweight oral scanner, a milling unit, state-of-the art software and an operating light. At the event, Dental Tribune Online had the opportunity to speak to Planmeca Group Senior Vice President Tuomas Lokki about the game-changing products and the Dream Clinic Show, which the company is presenting at its booth during the International Dental Show (IDS) this week.

Planmeca Group celebrates in Budapest; announces IDS Dream Clinic Show

March 13, 2017

HELSINKI, Finland/BUDAPEST, Hungary: As Finland is celebrating 100 years of its independence from the former Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic this year, the Planmeca Group has become an official partner of the country’s celebration campaign and is participating in various projects—especially to promote and support national education and research. Recently, company representatives and Hungarian medical professionals gathered at the Embassy of Finland in Budapest to pay tribute to the latest advances in Finnish health technology expertise and imaging technology.

Planmeca intra-oral scanning systems help promote fossil research

February 16, 2017

HELSINKI, Finland: Owing to their compact size and precision, Finnish dental manufacturer Planmeca’s scanning systems have not only advanced daily dental practice in recent years, but also helped fossil research to go digital. Visiting the Finnish Museum of Natural History, the company met with prominent researchers to learn how digital technology is used to unlock the past of fossilised teeth and bones.

Planmeca expands research cooperation with HUS and University of Helsinki

February 02, 2017

HELSINKI, Finland: Finnish dental equipment manufacturer Planmeca has signed a cooperation agreement with the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS) and the University of Helsinki. According to the company, the new agreement aims to advance research and the development of new health care solutions and to facilitate sharing of information on scientific and technological developments in the industry.

Planmeca supports university in Helsinki

January 12, 2017

HELSINKI, Finland: On 6 December 2017, Finland will look back on 100 years of independence from the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic. As its contribution to the celebrations throughout the year and to the country, Planmeca, one of the world’s largest dental equipment manufacturers, is making a “substantial” donation to Aalto University in Helsinki. In this manner, the company aims to invest in high-quality education and research.

Planmeca at ADF 2016: Celebrating 45 years of innovation

November 21, 2016 | Business

PARIS, France: This year marks the 45th anniversary of Planmeca. Today, the specialist in 2-D, 3-D and CAD/CAM solutions is one of the global leaders in health care technologies. At ADF 2016, the company is exhibiting its innovative products. In this short interview, Area Export Manager Kare Hanttu comments on Planmeca’s past, present and future, and the significance of the French dental market for the company.

W&H and Planmeca approach the Indian market together

November 06, 2016 | Business

BANGALORE, India: European dental manufacturers W&H Dentalwerk and Planmeca have joined forces on the dental market in India. Comprising a shared office centre in Bangalore and a specialised customer service network, the collaboration between the two companies is aimed at exploiting synergies in offering a comprehensive and unique product portfolio to dental professionals in the country.

Planmeca’s six simple steps for a fully digital implant workflow

September 30, 2016

PARIS, France: Planmeca is currently presenting its full range of innovations at the 2016 EAO congress—including the powerful Planmeca Romexis software platform. It features all the necessary tools for a fully digital implant workflow, as the software now allows users to design their own implant guides for the first time.

Planmeca ProModel technology part of first Nordic facial tissue transplant

March 04, 2016 | Business

HELSINKI, Finland: Finnish dental manufacturer Planmeca’s ProModel technology has supported the first facial tissue transplant procedure in the history of the Nordic countries. The service, which designs and creates patient-specific surgical guides and skull models from CBCT/CT images, helped surgeons to significantly reduce operating time for the demanding procedure, which was performed at Töölö Hospital in the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS).

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