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World’s first digital implant receives European CE mark certification

HÜNENBERG, Switzerland: TRI Dental Implants recently announced that it has obtained CE mark certification, enabling it to market its digital implant, matrix, in Europe.

Dentsply Sirona launches new digital imaging solutions

CHARLOTTE, N.C., U.S.: Dentsply Sirona has furthered its offering in the intraoral and extraoral imaging category by launching two new solutions: the Axeos 3D/2D imaging system and ...

The future of 3D printing for digital laboratories is now

SCHAAN, Liechtenstein: Ivoclar Vivadent has announced that PrograPrint, its new 3D printing system for dental technology is now available. The system can be quickly implemented into existing work processes and ...

Osstem Implant brings solutions for natural bone regeneration to European market

ESCHBORN, Germany: Osstem Implant provides a comprehensive range of products for guided bone regeneration (GBR). Now, after having received European CE marking certification, the xenograft bone regeneration material A-Oss and ...

GC reports positive outlook on clinical performance
of EQUIA Forte

LEUVEN, Belgium: After the success of the EQUIA restorative system, introduced in 2007, GC made the next great leap with EQUIA Forte. A two-year multicentre clinical study confirmed that EQUIA Forte ...

New Straumann zygomatic implant system for patients with severe jawbone loss in clinical testing

BASEL, Switzerland: Zygomatic implants are used in patients with insufficient bone in the posterior upper jaw. As part of its strategy to lead in the area of immediate implants, the ...

Dental companies adapt to corona crisis

NEW YORK, U.S.: 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 ...

EU medical devices regulation postponed to avoid shortage of supplies during SARS-CoV-2 pandemic

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Commission has welcomed the adoption by the European Parliament and the European Council of the proposal to postpone the date of application of the EU medical ...

Nobel Biocare receives EU medical device regulation quality management system certification

ZURICH, Switzerland: Nobel Biocare is pleased to announce the receipt of EU medical device regulation (MDR) quality management system certification by its notified body, the BSI Group The Netherlands.

COVID-19: Dental industry responds

LEIPZIG, Germany: The dental industry is a mosaic of companies of various scales and the COVID-19 global health crisis is currently dictating their activities. So how are these companies responding ...

Baird data tracks flagging US dental demand

NEW YORK, U.S.: COVID-19 is causing historically significant contractions in demand for dental equipment and patient volumes. Baird Equity Research is tracking the situation by surveying U.S. dentists ...

QS university rankings are out—which dental schools top the list?

LONDON, UK.: The higher education think tank Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has published the tenth edition of its World University Rankings by Subject and King’s College London topped this year’...

Dentsply Sirona details impact of coronavirus on its global business

CHARLOTTE, N.C., U.S.: CEO Donald M. Casey says that he does not anticipate disruption to the company’s supply chain, but a drop in sales in China, Japan, ...

SmileDirectClub aims to change tack in 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn., U.S.: As 2019 came to an end so too did the terms of a supply agreement between Align Technology and its one-time partner SmileDirectClub (SDC). The company can ...

Straumann—coronavirus may strip one-third of Asian sales

BASEL, Switzerland: CEO Guillaume Daniellot has warned investors that the outbreak of the coronavirus in China is likely to dent its sales in the key Asia Pacific (APAC) region in ...

Interview: “Dentistry is a high-impact sport”

Dentists often work in competitive markets and struggle with growing their practices. To receive specialist advice and improve efficiency in the dental office, it is often crucial to hire a ...

Dental giant Envista concludes transformative year

BREA, Calif., U.S.: Newly independent Envista Holdings has concluded a transformative year that saw it emerge as a new major player in dentistry. New partnerships in emerging markets have ...

Align Technology posts record figures and braces for coronavirus

SAN JOSE, Calif., U.S.: Align Technology has reported its highest ever 12-month earnings but has begun 2020 with a degree of uncertainty. It says that the outbreak of the coronavirus ...

Western Dental enters clear aligner market

ORANGE, Calif., U.S.: Western Dental & Orthodontics has launched a clear aligner system that will only be available at its chain of dental offices. The company says that treatment ...

Dental companies stack up on FORTUNE’s most admired list

NEW YORK, U.S.: A number of dental manufacturers, suppliers and distributors feature on this year’s list of the most admired companies in the world, as compiled by FORTUNE ...