3D printing in dentistry: Revolution in progress

3D dental printing today is reminiscent of cosmetic dentistry in the early 1980s: the needs are many, the technologies are numerous, the applications almost unlimited and the potential open-ended. Just

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Parkell expands internationally with new office in Europe

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

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Building trust with our patients

As dentists, we took a professional oath to care for our patients. We entered the profession with the ideological belief that we can and will make a difference in our

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Dentsply Sirona announces comprehensive restage of its implant business

CHARLOTTE, N.C., U.S.: Just recently, Dentsply Sirona has introduced a comprehensive restage of its implants business, which will now include three signature workflows to provide dental professionals with a novel

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

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

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Brazilian IADR Centennial Award named in honor of GC chairman Makoto Nakao

SÃO PAULO, Brazil: This year, the Brazilian division of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) honored the chairman and former president of GC, Makoto Nakao, by naming its IADR

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3DISC announces new software update

HERNDON, Va., U.S.: Just last week, 3DISC announced the latest release of HeronClinic, including two main innovations to the Heron IOS scanning software: an all-new algorithm and a color-based validation

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

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.

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Disruptive technology—enhancing dentistry

The speed of the proliferation of new technologies is breathtaking. Although initially disruptive to our traditional practices, technologies can, and have, enhanced dentistry, improved health outcomes and attracted more fully

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Body modifier planned to remove woman’s third molars after YouTube session, court told

SYDNEY, Australia: In Australia, body modification practitioners are allowed to provide tattooing and body piercing services as long as they are properly licensed. Removing third molars, however, remains strictly in

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