Dentistry

Align Technology receives FDA clearance for the Invisalign Palatal Expander System to address skeletal and dental expansion in growing patients  

Align Technology, a leading global medical device company that designs, manufactures and sells the Invisalign System of clear aligners, iTero intraoral scanners, and exocad CAD/CAM software for digital orthodontics and restorative dentistry, has announced...

Dental robotics leader Neocis secures US$20M in funding 

Neocis, a global leader in robot-assisted dental implant surgery, has announced that the company has raised US$20M in additional funding.    Neocis manufactures and markets Yomi, dentistry’s first and only robotic surgical system...

Bioluminescent dental Imaging system to be launched in the US after securing final stage of FDA Pre-Market Approval  

Calcivis is launching its groundbreaking new preventive dental technology i­­­­n the United States. Calcivis filed a PMA supplement with the FDA for enhancements to its imaging system last year and the new ergonomic, wireless, handheld...

SmileDirectClub begins swift shut down of business  

SmileDirectClub, the oral care company with the first MedTech platform for teeth straightening, has announced the Company has initiated a swift wind down of its global operations to ‘maximise value for stakeholders’.  The winddown follows...

The digital era in orthodontics: A conversation with Dr Suliman Shahin  

In this article, we speak to Dr Suliman Shahin, Chairman of the Preventive Dental Sciences at Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University’s College of Dentistry, and member of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Orthodontic Society (SOS). He is also the...

CURAPROX launches the world’s first robotic toothbrush created for the disabled community 

Leading Swiss oral health brand CURAPROX announced the launch of Samba, the world’s first robotic toothbrush created to allow people with disabilities to brush their teeth effectively and independently.  People with physical and mental...

The importance of patient experience in establishing a successful orthodontic practice

We speak to Angelo Maura, General Manager of Align Technology Middle East, about the pivotal role patient experience plays in building a successful orthodontic practice. Discover insights into leveraging positive experiences for growth in the competitive...