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Planmeca Emerald and Planmeca PlanScan intraoral scanners now accepted by the ClearCaps clear aligner system

Planmeca Emerald and Planmeca PlanScan intraoral scanners now accepted by the ClearCaps clear aligner system

News   •   Dec 21, 2017 13:54 GMT

Planmeca is pleased to announce that the Planmeca Emerald™ and Planmeca PlanScan® intraoral scanners are now accepted for use with the ClearCaps clear aligner system.

A harmonious spa experience – at a dental clinic

A harmonious spa experience – at a dental clinic

News   •   Dec 19, 2017 11:19 GMT

Excellence dental clinic in Sundsvall, Sweden, offers a calming, spa-like experience for patients.

Case report: Digital tools in planning and implementing aesthetic ceramic restorations – the SKYN concept

Case report: Digital tools in planning and implementing aesthetic ceramic restorations – the SKYN concept

Blog posts   •   Nov 20, 2017 12:16 GMT

The development of digital tools has greatly simplified planning and creating restorations in the aesthetic area for contemporary dentists. Moreover, these tools enable communicating efficiently with patients, increasing the predictability of treatments for everyone involved. Still another advantage is that the new techniques allow for shorter treatment times compared to conventional methods.

Planmeca CALM™ receives Innovation 2017 honorary mention

Planmeca CALM™ receives Innovation 2017 honorary mention

News   •   Nov 17, 2017 07:20 GMT

The dental industry Innovation award will once again be handed out at this month’s Finnish Dental Congress and Exhibition in Helsinki, Finland. The new Planmeca CALM™ algorithm has received the Innovation 2017 honorary mention.

Planmeca part of the CleverHealth Network innovation ecosystem

Planmeca part of the CleverHealth Network innovation ecosystem

News   •   Oct 25, 2017 13:48 GMT

There is a growing need and demand for innovative digital health solutions. This is the basis on which Finland’s new innovation ecosystem, CleverHealth Network, builds upon. The network is coordinated by the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa, and it brings to together health technology knowhow of companies such as Planmeca, healthcare professionals, and the precise healthcare data of HUS.

Planmeca CALM™ algorithm for patient movement correction is “the real deal”

Planmeca CALM™ algorithm for patient movement correction is “the real deal”

Blog posts   •   Oct 17, 2017 09:40 GMT

Our new Planmeca CALM algorithm for correcting patient movement in CBCT images is taking dentistry by storm. As the first end-user solution for motion artefact correction from a dental manufacturer, the feature has been praised by dentists out in the field. 3D Imaging Specialist Mikko Lilja recounts how the ground-breaking algorithm came to be and why he believes every dentist can benefit from it.

Make any dental unit your own – personal settings with a flash of a card

Make any dental unit your own – personal settings with a flash of a card

Blog posts   •   Sep 14, 2017 13:45 GMT

Planmeca PlanID™ is our new sign-in system that allows users to conveniently access their personal settings on any dental unit with a flash of a contactless card.

Finland celebrates 100 years of independence

Finland celebrates 100 years of independence

Blog posts   •   Sep 08, 2017 11:23 GMT

Finland is celebrating its 100th anniversary as an independent state all through 2017. Culminating in the Finland 100 centenary programme, the year has so far seen events, collaborations, projects, and innovations which have honoured the occasion and Finnish expertise. At Planmeca, the centennial has been marked by exciting new product releases, co-operations, donations, and events.

Planmeca's fully digital implant workflow on display at EAO 2017 in Madrid

Planmeca's fully digital implant workflow on display at EAO 2017 in Madrid

News   •   Sep 07, 2017 11:24 GMT

Planmeca will be at EAO 2017 in Madrid to present its solution for a fully digital open implant workflow. Our comprehensive product range allows users to do everything from scanning to designing and manufacturing with just one software platform. The newest addition to our implant workflow is implant guide design – including a fully open STL export option for 3D printing.

Kyöstilä and Nakao became Honorary Doctors of Medicine

Kyöstilä and Nakao became Honorary Doctors of Medicine

News   •   Aug 24, 2017 08:33 GMT

Planmeca Group’s President and founder, Heikki Kyöstilä, was recently awarded an honorary doctorate of medicine at the University of Oulu, one of the largest universities in Finland. Kyöstilä was awarded the honorary doctorate in recognition of his contribution to the field of dentistry and oral health and its development.

Planmeca PlanScan most accurate sextant scanner in new study

Planmeca PlanScan most accurate sextant scanner in new study

News   •   Aug 11, 2017 09:58 GMT

​A new study published in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry has established that Planmeca PlanScan® is the most precise intraoral scanner for sextant scanning – making it an ideal and proven choice for restorative dentistry.

Planmeca Romexis® FAQ – One software for all dental imaging needs

Planmeca Romexis® FAQ – One software for all dental imaging needs

Blog posts   •   Jun 29, 2017 12:04 GMT

Planmeca Romexis® is an advanced, easy-to-use software suite providing a rich set of tools to meet the imaging requirements set by any dental facility – from a small clinic to a large hospital. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about the software.

“The comfort of the chair makes a real difference” – Planmeca dental units improve performance at Chilean clinic

“The comfort of the chair makes a real difference” – Planmeca dental units improve performance at Chilean clinic

Blog posts   •   Jun 13, 2017 13:38 GMT

Dr. Edgar Berg has been using Planmeca Compact™ i dental units at his private practice in Temuco, Chile, for over a year now. The experience has been a positive one and provided Dr. Berg and his staff with instant benefits. See what he has to say!

Interview: Planmeca France's Brice Saint Jalmes believes in high technology and continuous learning

Interview: Planmeca France's Brice Saint Jalmes believes in high technology and continuous learning

Blog posts   •   Jun 05, 2017 10:23 GMT

Planmeca France's Brice Saint Jalmes took over the French branch of Planmeca Group last summer. Since then, he has been busy managing Planmeca’s network of French distributors as well as preparing for the opening of the company’s beautiful new premises in Nantes.

Planmeca honours Finnish and Serbian dental expertise in Belgrade

Planmeca honours Finnish and Serbian dental expertise in Belgrade

Blog posts   •   May 08, 2017 08:43 GMT

As Finland continues to celebrate 100 years of independence, Planmeca continues to spread the word on Finnish innovation around the world. In Belgrade, Planmeca recently honoured both Finnish technological expertise as well as Serbian dental professionals with a dentistry seminar in conjunction with the Finland 100 centenary year.

W&H and Planmeca set for further expansion in India: Official opening of joint branch office in Bangalore

W&H and Planmeca set for further expansion in India: Official opening of joint branch office in Bangalore

Press Releases   •   May 03, 2017 12:37 GMT

​Since September 1st 2016 the two family-run businesses W&H and Planmeca have joined forces on the Indian dental market. A substantial component of the cooperation was the establishment of a joint branch office in Bangalore. On the 20th of April 2017 the new office was officially opened by W&H President Peter Malata and Planmeca President Heikki Kyöstilä.

Planmeca donates to University of Eastern Finland

Planmeca donates to University of Eastern Finland

Press Releases   •   Apr 25, 2017 10:20 GMT

Planmeca is participating in the Invest in a bright future (Tiedosta hyvä tulevaisuus) campaign of the University of Eastern Finland by donating €100,000 to the study of medicine and pharmacy at the university. The University of Eastern Finland has a long history of collaboration with Planmeca in both educational solutions and research in the field of dentistry.

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 and CephX Technologies LTD launch service for automatic cephalometric tracing and analysis

Planmeca and CephX Technologies LTD launch service for automatic cephalometric tracing and analysis

Press Releases   •   Mar 23, 2017 08:30 GMT

The Finnish dental equipment manufacturer Planmeca has teamed up with CephX Technologies LTD to offer a new service for automatic cephalometric tracing and analysis. Utilising machine learning technology and artificial intelligence, the service has been designed to help the daily work of orthodontic practitioners around the world.

Planmeca Romexis® Implant Guide module completes a fully digital implant workflow

Planmeca Romexis® Implant Guide module completes a fully digital implant workflow

Press Releases   •   Mar 22, 2017 12:13 GMT

Planmeca Romexis® is the leading software platform for dentistry. It supports all types of dental imaging and offers an extensive range of tools for all specialities and specialists. Planmeca Romexis now also enables a fully digital implant workflow as the software allows users to design their own implant guides for the first time.