Interview: Fast, affordable and aesthetic 3D-printed dental restorations

BEGO is a modern company with 130 years of dental expertise that has made a name for itself in 3D printing—most recently with the introduction of the world’s first tooth-coloured, ceramic-filled hybrid material, VarseoSmile Crown plus, for the 3D printing of definitive restorations. In this interview, Thomas Kwiedor, head of business development for 3D printing at BEGO, speaks about the advantages of 3D printing compared with current digital dental solutions and about the benefits it brings for dentists, dental technicians and patients.Did you miss our

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SprintRay launches Protect a Smile campaign

LOS ANGELES, U.S.: SprintRay, a 3D printer manufacturer that focuses on digital dentistry, has recently launched a campaign that aims to help protect smiles from damage caused by stress-related parafunctional and physiological issues, including bruxism and tooth fractures. As the need for occlusal splints continues to rise, the company believes that dental practices should acquire an in-office 3D printer for quickly and efficiently producing low-cost, high-quality occlusal appliances and subsequently increasing not only practice profitability but also access to occlusal care. Mai Fieldswww.trilliumdentalclinic.com

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Tobacco harm reduction core element of periodontal therapy, says head doctor

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany: Experts are calling for the integration of tobacco harm reduction (THR) strategies into dental care. Prof. Dirk Ziebolz, head doctor at University of Leipzig Medical Center in Germany, says that dental professionals in the EU are in a position to inform their patients about THR, but are currently lacking knowledge on the subject. When it comes to regulatory support, health authorities in the US are pushing ahead with the cautious adoption of THR products, but those in the EU have been

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Systematic review examines status quo of robot technology in dentistry

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Robotic technologies have long since ceased to be the stuff of sci-fi and have become a real and reliable part of many areas of everyday life. A study has now examined the developments in this regard in the dental industry in order to provide dental practitioners and researchers with a comprehensive and transparent evidence-based overview of physical robot initiatives in all fields of dentistry. Mai Fieldswww.trilliumdentalclinic.com

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GC America to present free dental symposium on emulating nature

Alsip, Ill., U.S.: GC America will be hosting a one-day virtual symposium on Oct. 29 as part of the many events accompanying GC’s centennial celebrations. At this free educational event, dental experts from the U.S. and Europe will come together to deliver lectures on a range of topics under the banner “Emulate Nature with Conservative Dentistry.” Mai Fieldswww.trilliumdentalclinic.com

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SprintRay announces multiyear partnership with Usain Bolt

LOS ANGELES, U.S.: SprintRay, a global medtech pioneer and industry leader in digital dentistry and 3D-printing solutions, has recently announced a five-year partnership with eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt. Bolt and SprintRay are also collaborating with the Jamaica Dental Association to invest in the launch of Bolt Labs, powered by SprintRay, an initiative with a mission to make world-class digital dental care accessible to Jamaica. Mai Fieldswww.trilliumdentalclinic.com

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Third EAS congress: It finally happened!

ST JULIAN’S, Malta: The third European Aligner Society (EAS) congress was postponed three times owing to coronavirus restrictions, but finally the EAS organisers were able to welcome the congress lecturers and delegates to Hilton Malta in St Julian’s. The event was held on 7–9 October and attracted 221 attendees from 27 countries. Six hundred people had originally registered for the congress, but many cancelled as late as a week before the congress started because of the many restrictions still in place.Did you miss our previous

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Interview: “Many patients look to us for guidance”

A practicing dentist in Toronto, Canada, Dr. Uche Odiatu is also a certified personal trainer, yoga instructor, boot camp instructor and the author of The Miracle of Health. In an upcoming webinar hosted by Curaden Academy, he will be discussing how physical activity, healthy eating and adequate rest can be extremely beneficial for dental patients’ ability to heal. Dr. Odiatu spoke with Dental Tribune International about the importance of educating patients on the links between oral and systemic health. Mai Fieldswww.trilliumdentalclinic.com

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Dental clinic in the cloud: Toothfairy app receives £3 million funding boost

LONDON, UK: According to Western folklore, children with a wiggly primary tooth can look forward to a visit from the tooth fairy, making an otherwise distressing experience a positive one. The creators of the Toothfairy mobile app, however, say that at-home dental care can provide a more comfortable experience for patients of all ages. With a £3 million (€3.5 million) funding boost, Drs Deepak Aulak and Kian Dhinsa hope that their app will challenge an industry that they say is ripe for disruption. Did you miss our

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