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Elevating the possibilities of digital dental laboratories

Tamara Milanovic speaks with Rory McEnhill about his fully digital dental lab, Elevate Dental Designs, and the possibilities that come with embracing digital dentistry. Tamara Milanovic (TM): How did you get into digital dentistry?  Rory McEnhill (RM): I started on my digital journey eight years ago.  I attended a digital smile design course in Croatia … Continued

Dental Innovations Digital Showcases coming to Ireland

From 25 to 27 June 2019, Henry Schein Ireland will host three one-day Dental Innovations Digital Showcases in Athlone, Drogheda, and Limerick. The event will feature cutting-edge digital technologies from leading manufacturers, displaying a varied range of innovative digital equipment from Dentsply Sirona, Acteon, and 3shape. In addition, one-to-one demonstrations, along with topical presentations will be … Continued

‘On-the-go’ app helps patients with dental phobias

A new app – Dental Republik – provides dental phobic patients with on-the-go access to tailored answers from professional dentists.  Available on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, Dental Republik connects patients with qualified dentists to resolve their dental queries. Patients are able to use a variety of pre-loaded questions or ask their own, as well as upload supporting materials … Continued

Five advances in dental care that benefit patients and dentists

Technology has certainly played a significant part in how the world has progressed. Change has been constant with the continued evolution of technology. Innovative systems in most, if not all, aspects of life have been permeated with technological advancements. The sphere of dentistry and all its related branches are not excluded from this widespread technological … Continued

Record numbers hit this year’s IDS

Around 138,500 visitors from 151 countries attended the world’s largest trade fair for dentistry and dental technology in Cologne between 10-14 March 2015. The International Dental Show (IDS) has become an important hub for the international dental industry, with around 70% of exhibitors coming from abroad. Italy, the USA, the Republic of Korea, China, France, … Continued

150th Chicago Midwinter Meeting turns up the heat

The Chicago Dental Society’s (CDS) 150th Midwinter Meeting kicked off last week with impressive attendance. More than 27,000 guests attended the conference, including dental professionals, graduate students and exhibitors. Irish Dentistry flew over to check out the latest products and news in the world of dental implants, endodontics and aesthetic dentistry. Digital dentistry appeared to … Continued

Cancer patient receives new teeth using 3D printing

Pictured above: three-dimensionally printed jaw model A 41-year-old Indian cancer patient has been given a new set of teeth using a three-dimensionally printed jaw model. After undergoing infrastructure maxillectomy surgery (removal of the upper jaw and palate), the patient’s nose and maxillary sinus to the oral cavity was exposed. Following radiotherapy for six weeks he … Continued