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Easter case report:  Revealing the secrets of a chocolate egg

Easter case report: Revealing the secrets of a chocolate egg

Blog posts   •   Apr 05, 2017 07:36 GMT

​In celebration of Easter Planmeca presents an in vitro study, which reveals the secrets of a chocolate surprise egg.

Planmeca Group celebrates excellence in imaging in Budapest

Planmeca Group celebrates excellence in imaging in Budapest

Blog posts   •   Feb 24, 2017 08:27 GMT

As Finland celebrates 100 years of independence, Planmeca Group and Hungarian medical professionals gathered at the Embassy of Finland in Budapest to pay tribute to the latest advances in Finnish health tech expertise and imaging technology.

Planmeca intraoral scanner solving age-old mysteries of nature

Planmeca intraoral scanner solving age-old mysteries of nature

Blog posts   •   Feb 14, 2017 08:31 GMT

Planmeca’s intraoral scanner has become the new favourite tool of many scientists in unraveling the mysteries of nature. Researchers have been particularly fond of the Planmeca PlanScan® scanner’s compact size, precision and speed, which make the scanner the ideal tool for the digitisation of samples.

What do colours say about your dental practice?

What do colours say about your dental practice?

Blog posts   •   Feb 07, 2017 15:24 GMT

Is your dental office a hurricane of colours or a soothing soft pastel heaven? Have you thought about the effect colours have on the patient experience? Colours often affect us more than we even realise – which is precisely why they are worth giving some thought.

Interview: For Planmeca USA’s new president, the digital future of dentistry is already here

Interview: For Planmeca USA’s new president, the digital future of dentistry is already here

Blog posts   •   Jan 20, 2017 10:34 GMT

As Planmeca USA’s long-standing president Robert Pienkowski goes into retirement, the company’s Vice President of Sales Brett Hines gets set to take his place at the helm. Hines himself says he is ready to take the company to the next level.

Planmeca ProMax 3D FAQ – All-in-one units for all imaging needs

Planmeca ProMax 3D FAQ – All-in-one units for all imaging needs

Blog posts   •   Jan 12, 2017 08:08 GMT

With three different types of three-dimensional imaging – as well as panoramic, extraoral bitewing and cephalometric imaging – Planmeca ProMax® 3D product family meets all modern maxillofacial imaging needs. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about Planmeca ProMax 3D units.

Planmeca Ultra Low Dose FAQ – CBCT imaging with lower effective patient dose

Planmeca Ultra Low Dose FAQ – CBCT imaging with lower effective patient dose

Blog posts   •   Jan 12, 2017 08:04 GMT

Planmeca ProMax® 3D imaging units offer a unique Planmeca Ultra Low Dose™(ULD) imaging protocol that enables CBCT imaging with an even lower patient radiation dose than standard 2D panoramic imaging. Using the protocol reduces the effective patient dose by an average of 77%. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about Planmeca ULD.

Design company joins hands with Planmeca for high-end custom clinic designs

Design company joins hands with Planmeca for high-end custom clinic designs

Blog posts   •   Dec 13, 2016 14:44 GMT

The Russian interior architecture and design company Justus Service specialises in highly personalised office and clinic designs for dental practices. As part of their high-end service, the company has made Planmeca’s complete range of dental and imaging units an integral part of their design concept.

Planmeca M1nute – 3D printing with Planmeca Creo™

Planmeca M1nute – 3D printing with Planmeca Creo™

Blog posts   •   Nov 07, 2016 16:30 GMT

We introduced our new Planmeca Minute video series earlier this year. These short and visually appealing videos have been well received, with each one highlighting a specific feature or product from the Planmeca portfolio. The newest Planmeca Minute video focuses on our new Planmeca Creo™ 3D printer.

Planmeca dental unit FAQ – Functional, durable and beautifully designed

Planmeca dental unit FAQ – Functional, durable and beautifully designed

Blog posts   •   Oct 25, 2016 13:24 GMT

​Planmeca’s aim is to create functional, durable and beautifully designed dental units that stand the test of time. We do this by always keeping our four design principles in mind: ergonomic workflow, patient and staff safety, patient comfort and long lasting aesthetics. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about Planmeca dental units.

Case presentation: Discovery of cyst found using Planmeca extraoral bitewings

Case presentation: Discovery of cyst found using Planmeca extraoral bitewings

Blog posts   •   Oct 12, 2016 14:11 GMT

Effective patient assessment is critical to the delivery of high-quality dental care. Patient assessment sometimes extends beyond the boundaries of the oral cavity, thus requiring additional “care” or “consideration” be taken.

4 DOs and DON'Ts to make your large dental clinic project a success

4 DOs and DON'Ts to make your large dental clinic project a success

Blog posts   •   Oct 10, 2016 08:06 GMT

Setting up a dental clinic requires careful, flexible planning, solid financing and vigorous execution – probably a good set of nerves, too. Without good partners by your side, a large dental clinic can not only turn into an expensive clinic to build, but an expensive clinic to run.

Planmeca Romexis Smile Design FAQ – Efficient communication and treatment planning

Planmeca Romexis Smile Design FAQ – Efficient communication and treatment planning

Blog posts   •   Sep 20, 2016 07:20 GMT

​What do you need for fast, easy, efficient, and smooth smile designing? Planmeca Romexis® Smile Design is a software program for digital smile designing, efficient communication, and fast treatment planning. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about the software.

Latest imaging innovations at the European Congress of DentoMaxilloFacial Radiology (ECDMFR)

Latest imaging innovations at the European Congress of DentoMaxilloFacial Radiology (ECDMFR)

Blog posts   •   Sep 07, 2016 10:22 GMT

Technology is changing dental care at a fast pace. As dental imaging continues to evolve, dental professionals have tools for more accurate diagnoses and questions regarding patient safety are taking on an ever bigger role. Dental professionals gathered at the European Congress of DentoMaxilloFacial Radiology in Cardiff, UK to hear about the latest innovations in the field.

A new dawn for dentistry in Danish Greve

A new dawn for dentistry in Danish Greve

Blog posts   •   Aug 30, 2016 14:02 GMT

The new community dental clinic in the Danish municipality of Greve is a perfect example of how everything can come together with the right equipment and partners.

Planmeca helps children overcome fear of the dentist at Helsinki Child Fair

Planmeca helps children overcome fear of the dentist at Helsinki Child Fair

Blog posts   •   Aug 23, 2016 06:46 GMT

​The foundations of oral health and health care are already laid in childhood. A dental care routine is developed even before your first day of school, from daily brushing of your teeth to regular visits to the dentist. At the same time, technological advances are revolutionising dentistry, making dental treatment safer, more comfortable and more efficient.

Health Tech Design – Mission Impossible? Not for Industrial Designers!

Health Tech Design – Mission Impossible? Not for Industrial Designers!

Blog posts   •   Aug 09, 2016 06:30 GMT

Walking into a dental practice or a hospital can be quite intimidating. Dental units, imaging devices and other equipment around you can make you feel like you have walked into an alien spaceship getting ready to get probed. As a health technology manufacturer Planmeca wants to ensure that this is not the case and all health care experiences are as comfortable as possible.

Our Planmeca Minute video series

Our Planmeca Minute video series

Blog posts   •   Aug 01, 2016 09:03 GMT

​We recently launched a new concept for product videos. Titled Planmeca Minute, the concept consists or a series of visually appealing one-minute videos, each highlighting a specific feature of one of our products.

The choice of world’s top 3 dental universities

The choice of world’s top 3 dental universities

Blog posts   •   Jul 12, 2016 11:54 GMT

Planmeca’s solutions are used in all of the world’s top 3 dental universities. According to QS World University Rankings, the number one dental school in the world is Karolinska Institutet in Sweden followed by the University of Hong Kong in 2nd place and another Swedish school, the University of Gothenburg, in 3rd place.

Detailed anatomical information and optimal patient doses with Planmeca ProMax® 3D X-ray units

Detailed anatomical information and optimal patient doses with Planmeca ProMax® 3D X-ray units

Blog posts   •   May 25, 2016 10:29 GMT

With Planmeca ProMax 3D units and the Planmeca Ultra Low Dose protocol, patients can benefit from CBCT imaging and three-dimensional diagnostic accuracy with a significantly lower patient dose than in traditional imaging.