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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 ...

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 ...

SmileDirectClub launches oral care products for Walmart shoppers

NASHVILLE, Tenn., U.S.: SmileDirectClub (SDC) has expanded into the dental retail market with a line of oral care products that are available from Walmart stores. SCD said that it ...

The importance of dental cleaners

HATTERSHEIM AM MAIN, Germany: No matter how clean and sterile your dental practice is, contamination during the try-in stage of prosthetic restorations is pretty much guaranteed. Saliva, blood, gingival fluid ...

SmileDirectClub to expand into Germany in 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn., U.S.: The teleorthodontics company SmileDirectClub has announced that it is poised to enter the German orthodontics market and will open multiple locations of its flagship SmileShops across ...

Straumann BLX implant: First human case study yields positive results for molar replacement

BASEL, Switzerland: Straumann is pleased to report the very positive results of the first human case study to track the condition and progress of a patient treated for a missing ...

Dental implant system Straumann BLX now available in Europe

BASEL, Switzerland: Straumann is pleased to offer its new Straumann BLX implant system across the whole of Europe. The next-generation solution for confidence beyond immediacy, BLX, fills the gap in ...

Straumann launches first season of StraumannPLAY

BASEL, Switzerland: Straumann has recently launched StraumannPLAY, a new-format digital platform, created by peers for peers and designed for sharing content on dentistry and beyond. Each episode of about 10 minutes ...