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Cercon ht ML – up to 14-unit bridges with the Cercon multilayer solution from Dentsply Sirona

April 19, 2021 | Business | News

Dentsply Sirona is expanding its range of zirconia blanks to include another multilayer disc with an inner color gradient: The new hybrid zirconia Cercon ht Multilayer, or for short – Cercon ht ML. With its natural gradient from incisal to dentin, the new partner of the proven Cercon xt ML is synonymous with high aesthetics, strength and quick processing of up to 14-unit bridges.

CAPP announces largest free virtual dental conference in November, expects 40,000 participants

April 15, 2021 | Events | News

DUBAI, UAE: Amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic, last November CAPP had the pleasure to welcome 30,547 dental professionals from 149 countries at its annual conference which took place virtually. The month-long dental educational programme featured CAPP’s two annual conferences, sub-speciality seminars and 25 multidisciplinary dental hybrid hands-on training courses. As the pandemic continues, CAPP will once again provide this opportunity to all dental professionals interested to attend the month-long free educational programme in November 2021.

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Study shows dentistry must adapt to be prepared for future crises

April 13, 2021 | News

JERUSALEM, Palestine: A May 2020 survey asked dentists located in the West Bank area about their preparedness to resume offering routine dental care after the practice closures that were necessitated by the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. The researchers published a study in February this year which found that the challenges that emerged during the pandemic showed that dentistry needed to adapt in order to be better prepared for future crises.

The future of dentistry: an inevitable shift towards a digital ecosystem

April 13, 2021 | News

There is no doubt that the past year has been a challenge for most businesses. It’s been especially hard for those in the dental industry, including dental service organisations, and group practices. With mandated closures, new infection control guidelines, an increased need for expensive personal protective equipment - operating one dental practice, let alone a group with dozens of locations, became a test of perseverance and adaptability.

Dr Marwan Al-Obeidi speaks about DHA Implantology Privilege, COVID-19 and his experience in Dubai

April 11, 2021 | Interviews | News

Dental Tribune Middle East and Africa had the pleasure to interview Dr Marwan Al-Obeidi who is the Medical Director at Micris Dental Clinic, Dubai and also a GP Dentist / Implantologist. Dr Marwan just recently obtained the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) Implantology Privilege and gives his perspective about the same.

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Have your say in DTI’s global reader survey

April 8, 2021 | News

LEIPZIG, Germany: Since 2003, Dental Tribune International (DTI) has provided essential information for the dental community through its global print publications and has delivered the newest dental content to its readers online. To continue evolving this service to you, we are asking for just a few moments of your time to let us know your thoughts.

Interview: “Let’s not preclude children with autism from mainstream healthcare”

April 2, 2021 | Interviews

The number of children with autism spectrum disorder is on the rise, and the challenges they face are plentiful and include problems in maintaining a healthy mouth. To commemorate World Autism Awareness Day, which is celebrated on 2 April every year, Dental Tribune International spoke with Dr Yasmin Kottait, an internationally renowned paediatric tooth fairy with a passion for treating children on the spectrum and expertise in doing so. As a certified autism specialist, Kottait discussed why it is important that children with autism are given the option of receiving a typical dental treatment. She also shared some ideas on how to make an autistic child’s visit to the dental office a pleasant experience.

EFP survey reveals effect of COVID-19 on periodontal practice

March 30, 2021 | News

BRUSSELS, Belgium: More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, its seismic impact on different elements of the dental profession is becoming clearer. In order to find out how it affected the workflows of periodontists and dental hygienists, the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) launched a survey back in May 2020 that invited these specialists to share their experiences. The EFP has now unveiled the preliminary findings of its investigation, and more detailed analysis will be published in the coming months.

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Best of both worlds: Opalescence PF whitening for aligners

March 30, 2021 | Business | News

Having a mouth full of misaligned, yellowed teeth can be an intense, even traumatizing experience. Folks may spend years ashamed of their smiles before they get to experience the metamorphic powers of a smile transformation. New Opalescence PF whitening for aligners is made for people who want to not only straighten their teeth but to whiten them at the same time.

Capitalising on digitisation with the right strategy

March 30, 2021 | Advertorial

KOBLACH, Austria: Digitisation can bring dental technicians and dentists closer together. How new opportunities arising from this interdisciplinary approach can be used best is the topic of Amann Girrbach’s AG.Live CON virtual congress, which will be held from 20 to 24 April.

Interview: “There are obvious advantages to leveraging the skills of a robotic system”

March 29, 2021 | News

As digital technologies become increasingly enmeshed in the everyday workflow of dental practices, dental education is changing to reflect their growing influence. One example of this is the recent announcement by the New York University College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry) that it would be implementing Yomi, a robot-assisted surgical device developed by the health care startup Neocis, into its dental implant procedures. Dental Tribune International recently spoke with Dr. Alon Mozes, CEO and co-founder of Neocis, about the path toward Yomi’s creation and the benefits this system offers both dental students and practicing clinicians.

Ergonomics and wellness at work

March 24, 2021 | Advertorial

Tips for relieving and preventing the aches and pains of working as a dental professional

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SEHA in cooperation with CAPP & BARD conducted GP Dentists upskilling programme in endodontics

March 17, 2021 | News

The programme took place in Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City which is a new hub for innovation and artificial intelligence on 08-10 March 2021 and welcomed over 25 dental professionals.

Dentsply Sirona continues to empower women in dentistry

March 8, 2021 | Business | News

As the world's largest manufacturer of dental products and technologies for dentists and dental technicians, Dentsply Sirona is strongly committed to the advancement and needs of women in dentistry. Choose to challenge: The motto of this year's International Women's Day underlines the importance of equal rights for women and men in an ever-changing world. A challenged world is an alert world and from challenge comes change. Each year, Dentsply Sirona supports various programs and events that encourage women's professional development and celebrate women's achievements.

STARJET – turbine-adapted handheld air-polisher

March 8, 2021 | Business | News

One single device to manage all Mectron powders with different granulometries.

Digital endo assistance fully automated CanalPro Jeni Endo Motor navigates through treatment

March 7, 2021 | Business | News

Autonomous driving, operations using a robot arm, computer-aided design (or CAD for short) - there is hardly an area in which humans can now not be assisted by an electronic co-pilot. The more complex the application, the more useful the support via algorithms. Endodontic treatment is no exception and also requires the utmost precision and reliability. Endo specialists therefore increasingly rely on the fully automatic navigation of the latest endo motors.

Dentsply Sirona acquires Byte, a leading direct-to-consumer, doctor-directed clear aligner company

March 2, 2021 | Business | News

Dentsply Sirona announced that the company has acquired Byte, a rapidly growing clear aligner company. Byte holds a leadership position in the direct-to-consumer clear aligner market.

“We have increased investment in safety precautions”

February 24, 2021 | Interviews

We asked five dental professionals how Covid-19 has affected their businesses and what they predict will happen once the pandemic is over. Below, Dr. Marco Degidi, who lives in severely hit Italy, points out that air quality should be high on everyone’s agenda and projects a two-track future for implant dentistry.

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