In dentistry, image is everything

Blog posts   •   Aug 14, 2019 11:16 UTC

Your X-ray unit is arguably the most important tool in your dental practice. But how do you achieve a great diagnostic image? If you ask Planmeca’s Product Development Manager Mikko Lilja, it’s a combination of three Cs: contrast, crispness, and correcting artefacts.

Digital dentistry has revolutionised dental surgery

Blog posts   •   Jul 12, 2019 08:19 UTC

Dr. Zach Evans is a periodontist and Assistant Professor at the Medical University of South Carolina. After starting out performing dental surgery free-hand, he switched to surgical guides and has not looked back. Dr. Evans now uses the Planmeca Romexis® 3D Implant Guide software daily and says he could not live without it.

Dr Omar Hamid is looking forward to the future in digital dentistry

Blog posts   •   Jul 08, 2019 09:21 UTC

Dr. Omar Hamid is a second-generation dentist and engineer from Austria. He focuses on all aspects of digital dentistry and CAD/CAM by combining his engineering background to the digital advances in dental medicine. Dr. Hamid is thrilled about how fast digital solutions have developed in the past years and is eager to see what the future of digital dentistry holds.

“It’s a pleasure to work with Planmeca solutions”

Blog posts   •   Jun 24, 2019 12:28 UTC

A safe and modern clinic is a priority for Dr. Zoran Vlahovic, who runs a dental practice in Montenegro. To achieve this goal, he has equipped his clinic with Planmeca dental chairs and CBCT units, and involves his patients in the treatment planning using Planmeca Romexis®. Next, Dr. Vlahovic plans to expand the services of his clinic to intraoral scanning and 3D printing.

The future of dentistry will be driven by data

Blog posts   •   May 14, 2019 10:58 UTC

Digital dentistry has been talked about as the “future” of the industry for nearly two decades. But as digital dental technology gradually goes from ‘new’ to ‘normal’ in the dental clinic, where is dentistry heading next? The answer is likely to be found in one small, four-letter word – data.

“Digital dentistry is our passion”

Blog posts   •   May 02, 2019 10:06 UTC

Dr. Fernando Sánchez and his wife, Dr. Amaia Bilbao, founded the Dental Dávila dental clinic in the Spanish town of Santander over 15 years ago. Over time, it has grown from a small clinic into a dental centre with several dentists working in different specialties.

The best dental devices are created in collaboration

Blog posts   •   Apr 24, 2019 09:35 UTC

At the Pihlajalinna Stockmann dental clinic in Helsinki, patients are viewed and treated as individuals. The clinic’s mission is to provide dental care that covers the patient’s entire life cycle and to offer customised services that take into consideration the unique characteristics of each stage of life.

Easter case report: Avoiding Easter frustrations with Planmeca Creo™ C5

Blog posts   •   Apr 18, 2019 10:10 UTC

In celebration of Easter, Planmeca presents a case study with a state-of-the-art solution for potentially empty chocolate surprise eggs.

New President Ed McDonough has brought extensive experience to Planmeca USA

Blog posts   •   Apr 16, 2019 10:51 UTC

​Ed McDonough is no stranger to the dental industry, as he already has a great career behind him – one covering several decades and companies in the field. Recently McDonough brought his talents to Planmeca USA and is now looking to lead the company to the next level in the United States.

Professor Bornstein advocates using low dose CBCT imaging protocols

Blog posts   •   Apr 04, 2019 10:34 UTC

​Dr. Michael Bornstein is a Clinical Professor in Oral Maxillofacial Radiology and Associate Dean for Research and Innovation at the University of Hong Kong. He has followed the ongoing evolution of low dose CBCT imaging closely, encourages all clinicians to increase their use of dose limitation measures, and states that patient doses will only continue to get lower going forward.

About Planmeca Group

Planmeca − Better care through innovation

Planmeca Oy is one of the world's leading dental equipment manufacturers with a product range covering digital dental units, CAD/CAM solutions, world-class 2D and 3D imaging devices and comprehensive software solutions. Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Planmeca’s products are distributed in over 120 countries worldwide. Planmeca Oy is part of the Finnish Planmeca Group, which operates in the field of health care technology.


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