On Demand Webinar3(D)entistry roadmap: Paradigm shift ahead
Dr. Michael Young
May 13, 2021 | Interviews
This year, Planmeca is celebrating 50 years of contributions to modern dental practice. Many of our readers will know Heikki Kyöstilä, chairman and CEO of the Finnish dental manufacturer. Kyöstilä has been credited with putting Finland on the global dental map, and he has remained humble and customer-focused even as Planmeca set sales records and grew into a household name in dentistry. Dental Tribune International spoke with Kyöstilä to find out more about Planmeca’s achievements and about the man who founded one of the largest dental manufacturers in the world.
February 16, 2021 | News
SEOUL, South Korea: Even though intra-oral scanners have been around for more than three decades and their use in dental practice is increasing, few investigations have evaluated the 3D accuracy of digital implant scans. As discrepancies between implant components must be minimal, researchers from Seoul National University School of Dentistry have evaluated the trueness of ten intra-oral scanners in determining the positions of simulated implant scan bodies.
December 18, 2020 | Interviews
Janne Ruokola, Planmeca’s sales manager for CAD/CAM products, has been working with CAD/CAM technology for more than ten years. In his career, he has seen first-hand how dental professionals can benefit from going digital. He believes digital workflows will become the new standard all over the world and recommends making the digital transition step by step with Planmeca’s complete solution.
HELSINKI, Finland: The popular Planmeca Digital Dentistry World Tour will bring Planmeca’s trailblazing digital dentistry solutions directly to dental professionals again in 2020. Starting at the end of November, the world tour will feature captivating and informative virtual shows in several languages and across multiple regions.
September 29, 2020 | Advertorial
COLOGNE, Germany: With more than 50 employees, Zahngesundheit Frechen is one of the largest dental clinics in the greater Cologne area and specialises in orthodontics, implantology, aesthetic dentistry and dental prophylaxis. To offer their patients the best possible dental care, the clinic owners and their team have high requirements for the dental technology used. Maximilian von Kleinsorgen, one of the three owners, explained why they decided to invest in Planmeca when expanding their clinic.
September 16, 2020 | Advertorial
SHANGHAI, China: As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the dental industry has been forced to adapt to the “new normal” and invent new platforms for communication and collaboration. However, traditional trade fairs and exhibitions are still important platforms for dental professionals to try out the latest dental technology. In China, the local Planmeca team participated last week in the first major dental event to take place since the outbreak of SARS-CoV-2.
September 04, 2020 | Advertorial
HELSINKI, Finland: Dr Seppo Lindroos is an experienced dentist and the founder of the MEDIDENT dental clinic, located in Helsinki. The clinic is fully equipped with Planmeca devices, including a Planmeca Sovereign Classic dental unit, a Planmeca Emerald intra-oral scanner, a Planmeca ProMax 2D imaging unit and a Planmeca ProScanner imaging plate scanner.
May 13, 2020 | Advertorial
HELSINKI, Finland: The Planmeca Romexis 6.0 software platform supports the most versatile range of imaging modalities, including 2D and 3D, and supports CAD/CAM. The single software platform provides an all-in-one solution for all specialties and for clinics of all sizes. Version 6.0 features a modern look and feel that highlights usability. The easy navigation with fewer clicks and the customisable user interface streamline the workflow. In addition, Romexis 6.0 introduces flexible workflow wizards that make using the software easy and enjoyable from the start.
May 04, 2020 | News
ESPOO, Finland: To place an implant, dental professionals first have to localise the mandibular canal, which is typically done using CBCT imaging techniques. Since this often requires considerable time and energy, Finnish researchers have recently developed a method for automatically localising mandibular canals with the help of artificial intelligence in order to facilitate the placement of dental implants.