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Stay up to date and find out more about Straumann. This section covers the latest news about the company as well as previews and reviews from upcoming and recent events and congresses.

Straumann Group sales pick up again after tough first half

August 25, 2020 | Business

BASEL, Switzerland: Now that the first half of 2020 is over, the Straumann Group has reported that the SARS-CoV-2 crisis has reduced its revenue by 22% to CHF 605 million (€562 million), compared with the first half of 2019. Dental practices closed in many parts of the world, and business declined drastically in mid-March, reaching a trough in April. When lockdown measures began to ease and dental practices reopened, sales began to climb in May, and this trend continued through June. Whereas the pandemic hit all markets, the extent of the impact varied in different regions.

Straumann invests in clear aligner provider DrSmile

July 15, 2020 | Business

BASEL, Switzerland: The Straumann Group has put its support behind clinician-led clear aligner therapy by acquiring a majority share in Berlin-based DrSmile. Straumann has committed to additional investment in DrSmile and says that, together, the two companies will offer growth opportunities to partner dentists.

Four questions on Straumann biomaterials

July 01, 2020 | Education

After tooth extraction, a series of physiological changes affecting the surrounding alveolar bone take place. This process includes bone formation as well as volumetric resorption, and the latter can compromise implant placement in a prosthetically driven position or the clinical outcome. In an upcoming webinar, which will be broadcast live on 7 July, Drs Susy Linder and Michel Dard will explain the clinical decision-making process after tooth extraction. Prior to the online presentation, the experts answered a few questions for Dental Tribune International on the use of biomaterials in this regard.

Straumann Campus broadcasts three online webinars on current implant treatments

June 11, 2020 | Education

In the weeks to come, dental implant manufacturer Straumann will continue to provide dental professionals with free online education opportunities to enhance their implantology skills and learn about exciting concepts. Speakers from the US, Poland and Brazil will present webinars on digital site-specific implant planning, on the Real Arch Sobczak Concept with Straumann Pro Arch, and on new digital trends and technologies which influence the way full-arch treatments are performed today.

Weighing up the new reality: Dental companies count cost of COVID-19

May 18, 2020 | Business

NEW YORK, U.S.: Dentistry faces an earnest struggle to adapt to what some have called the new reality. A series of investor updates from major dental companies shows us that digital tools are now more important than ever for education and in customer service environments. Some dental companies have taken extraordinary measures to sure up manufacturing and supply, and significant adverse financial impacts have been shouldered.

Three online webinars on implant dentistry: Smile in a Box, BLX and removable dentures

May 13, 2020 | Education

The Straumann Campus is continuing to provide dental professionals with free and flexible online education options. This is especially important since congresses and seminars have not been possible in recent months owing to the outbreak of SARS-CoV-2. In the coming weeks, the education platform will enable dental professionals to enhance their knowledge of full-arch implant restoration, BLX implants and immediate implant placement, as well as indications for removable dentures.

Straumann presents education highlights in May

May 01, 2020 | Education

This month, the Straumann Campus is offering webinars on dental implant therapy on 6, 13 and 28 May, as well as two online symposia on immediate implant treatment from 6 to 8 May and on 20 May. On each of the days, Straumann will stream a variety of webinars that offer an introduction to the topic as well as detailed treatment options.

Four forthcoming webinars: Topics include immediate implant placement and ClearCorrect

April 15, 2020 | Education

Straumann Campus provides dental professionals with a myriad of webinars with a focus on implant dentistry and orthodontics. In the coming weeks, the online educational platform will offer four webinars, presented by international speakers, on how to select the right abutment for different clinical situations, on immediate implant placement in the molar area, on how to incorporate clear aligners into a comprehensive treatment plan, and on why immediate implant placement and provisionalisation can simplify treatments.

Second season of StraumannPLAY puts spotlight on digital dentistry

February 17, 2020 | Education

BASEL, Switzerland: Straumann has launched another season of StraumannPLAY. The second season focuses on digital workflows. In this new season, Dr Hugo Madeira, founder of the advanced implantology clinic Clínica de Implantologia Avançada in Lisbon in Portugal, takes the audience on a five-part journey in digital dentistry.

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