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Interview: “Our service meets all of the needs that arise in the dental clinic and laboratory”

October 15, 2021 | Advertorial | News

Intra-oral scanners and 3D printers were two of the biggest topics in the halls of this year’s International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne in Germany in September. At the show, Dental Tribune International visited the booth of SHINING 3D and spoke with Riccardo Molinelli, regional sales manager for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region, about the company and its new Aoralscan intra-oral scanner and AccuFab-L4D large-format dental 3D printer.

Big turnout for CEREC Day 2021

October 15, 2021 | Advertorial

DÜSSELDORF, Germany: On 24 and 25 September, another successful CEREC Day was hosted in Düsseldorf. The event, which has become a prominent symposium for computer-aided dentistry since its inception 21 years ago, was also broadcast online owing to COVID-19 restrictions and featured a women’s day, during which renowned women from the dental industry presented their experiences.

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UK chief medical officers endorse water fluoridation

October 14, 2021 | News

LONDON, UK: Though the benefits of fluoride in drinking water for oral health are firmly established, it is estimated that just six million UK residents have access to either artificially or naturally fluoridated water—less than 10% of the total population. A bill currently before the UK Parliament that proposes giving the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care “the power to directly introduce, vary or terminate water fluoridation schemes” in England and Wales has received the backing of Britain’s chief medical officers (CMOs), who have released a joint statement outlining the impact widespread fluoridation could have on dental caries.

Straumann to host virtual symposium on biomaterials

October 14, 2021 | Advertorial | Events

BASEL, Switzerland: Biomaterials can often play a key role in many regenerative and restorative therapeutic approaches in dentistry. Proper understanding of biomaterials and their properties, biological response and correct application for the specific indication is pivotal to ensuring overall treatment success. At an upcoming virtual symposium presented by implantology leader Straumann, four experienced international clinicians will deliver expert insights into how biomaterials can be used in a range of contemporary key indications.

Today is World Cavity-Free Future Day

October 14, 2021 | News

DUNDEE, Scotland: World Cavity-Free Future Day (WCFFDay) is a global awareness day and is celebrated around the world on 14 October. The campaign is largely community driven, and the events are led by the Alliance for a Cavity-Free Future (ACFF).

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Interview on human factors and how a helicopter crash led to improved dental treatment outcomes

October 12, 2021 | Events | Interviews

During the upcoming 2021 European Association for Osseointegration (EAO) Digital Days, Dr Franck Renouard will explain how human factors influence treatment outcomes in his “Tell me more about” session on Wednesday evening. Dental Tribune International spoke with the passionate expert, who is a past president of the EAO, about how he became interested in the topic and how awareness of human factors can change the careers of dental professionals.

BioHorizons Camlog presents lecture series on improving regeneration and implant longevity

October 11, 2021 | Education | Events

BASEL, Switzerland/Birmingham, Ala., US: BioHorizons Camlog is thrilled to be joining the second European Association for Osseointegration (EAO) Digital Days. As a diamond sponsor, BioHorizons Camlog will be hosting an exciting industry forum on Wednesday evening. The company looks forward to welcoming participants to a lively relay session.

G-CAM: The ideal material for prostheses

October 11, 2021 | Advertorial

COLOGNE, Germany: The research by Spanish company Graphenano Dental on the reinforcement of polymer matrices has made it a pioneer of the use of graphene nanotechnology in dentistry. At the 2021 International Dental Show in Cologne, Graphenano Dental exhibited its products, such as the G-CAM disc for CAD/CAM milling systems, which relies on this technology.

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Interview: “Slow Dentistry has resonated around the world and is growing exponentially”

October 8, 2021 | Interviews

Since 2010, Slow Dentistry has been encouraging dental professionals to manage their time at the clinic better and to practise ethical and quality care. Now, more than a decade later, the movement has achieved substantial growth and continues to gain strength despite the recent challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this interview with Dental Tribune International, Dr Miguel Stanley, an ambassador for and the co-founder of Slow Dentistry, talks about some of the movement’s proudest achievements so far and about Slow Dentistry’s vision for the future.

“Implantology beyond your expectations”: EAO congress returns for second online edition

October 7, 2021 | Education | Events

PARIS, France: This year’s Annual Scientific Meeting of the European Association for Osseointegration (EAO congress), which was scheduled to take place in Milan in Italy, has been transformed into a digital event, owing to the ongoing global SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. After the success of its first online event in 2020, the EAO has announced the second edition of its Digital Days event, which will be streamed live from 12 to 14 October and will feature over 30 innovative and interactive shows.

A programme for perfect prevention—seventh iTOP Symposium takes place in Vienna

October 6, 2021 | Advertorial

VIENNA, Austria: Thirty top-level iTOP instructors recently met in Vienna for the seventh iTOP Symposium—a week full of brushing and oral health lectures. Individually trained oral prophylaxis (iTOP) is a hands-on prophylaxis training programme for dental professionals and students aimed at enabling them to perfect their biofilm management skills. The symposium, which takes places each year, serves as a recall for all instructors in order to keep their skills up to date and to ensure continuous top-notch education in their respective countries.

Parkell expands internationally with new office in Europe

October 5, 2021 | Advertorial

UPPLANDS VÄSBY, Sweden: Parkell, a recognised global leader in dental materials and equipment manufacturing for over 70 years, has announced the opening of a new office in Sweden. This expansion supports the company’s growth strategy and increases Parkell’s ability to service current and future international markets.

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Maximum precision and perfect handling with special edition Artex CR Gold from Amann Girrbach

October 4, 2021 | Advertorial

KOBLACH, Austria: The key to a perfect restoration result is flawless model management. Amann Girrbach offers specifically developed and perfectly coordinated premium solutions for every single work step in the process chain—both for digital and classical workflows. These solutions enable working efficiently from model fabrication to analysis of the finished model in the articulator and prevent inaccuracies from occurring.

Patient receives dental implant under self-hypnosis: “It was easy to turn off the pain”

September 30, 2021 | News

LEIPZIG, Germany: Physically lying in a dentist’s office but mentally walking barefoot through a mountain river—that is how a patient successfully received a dental implant under self-hypnosis without any anaesthesia. The patient, who underwent such a procedure for the first time under these conditions, was very satisfied with the result and reported that he felt hardly any pain during the procedure.

IDS 2021 attracted 23,000 visitors from 114 countries

September 29, 2021 | News

COLOGNE, Germany: From 22 to 25 September, the 2021 International Dental Show (IDS), held six months later than usual owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, offered the dental industry and dental professionals the opportunity to experience products live and, above all, to socialise with one another in person. This IDS was the first to be held in a hybrid format, so that visitors who were unable to travel owing to restrictions were still able to participate digitally.

Straumann launches TLX and announces winners of SmileAward at ITI World Symposium

September 28, 2021 | Advertorial | Events

BASEL, Switzerland: Straumann fully launched its TLX implant system at the International Team for Implantology (ITI) World Symposium 202ONE, which is the largest global symposium dedicated to implant dentistry. In addition, the company announced the eight winners of its SmileAward, a new award which was created in cooperation with Zerodonto and which will be presented annually in the future.

KATANA Zirconia HTML PLUS: A refined formula for better outcomes

September 27, 2021 | Advertorial

HATTERSHEIM AM MAIN, Germany: It is strong, pre-shaded like natural teeth, and reliable; it is KATANA Zirconia HTML, the strongest member of the KATANA multilayered zirconia series. Now, with the new KATANA Zirconia HTML PLUS, Kuraray Noritake Dental has carefully optimised this product to further improve its optical properties and to harmonise sintering schedules with the rest of the KATANA Zirconia family.

Osstem presents “Super OsseoIntegration” at IDS 2021

September 25, 2021 | Events | News

COLOGNE, Germany: Since the beginning of the pandemic, Osstem Implant has been waiting with anticipation for the return of IDS. At the company’s stand—the single largest booth at the trade fair—visitors can explore its newest implant as well as attend live lectures.

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