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Planmeca announces new intraoral camera

Planmeca announces new intraoral camera

News   •   Nov 13, 2018 14:00 GMT

Planmeca is presenting a new intraoral camera. Planmeca Somia™ is a light and slender intraoral camera that facilitates patient communication and image documentation. Because of its small size and user-friendly operation, it is a valuable aid for all dental professionals.

New smaller scanning tip for Planmeca Emerald™

New smaller scanning tip for Planmeca Emerald™

Blog posts   •   Oct 17, 2018 13:22 GMT

Planmeca is introducing a new scanning tip for the Planmeca Emerald™ intraoral scanner. The new SlimLine tip is thinner and ideal for patients with smaller mouths.

Planmeca accelerates the development of digital solutions by appointing Chief Information Officer

Planmeca accelerates the development of digital solutions by appointing Chief Information Officer

News   •   Oct 11, 2018 07:39 GMT

Terhi Nyyssönen (M.Sc.) has been appointed as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Planmeca Group.

Better care through software

Better care through software

Blog posts   •   Aug 20, 2018 10:23 GMT

As the world has shifted to a more software-centred approach, dentistry has followed suit – leading to expanded possibilities, increased efficiency and improved levels of care.

Capture low dose CBCT images without movement artefacts

Capture low dose CBCT images without movement artefacts

Blog posts   •   Jul 19, 2018 07:26 GMT

All our CBCT units support three different types of 3D imaging as well as extraoral bitewing, cephalometric and digital panoramic imaging. This flexibility allows clinics to optimise their imaging and select the techniques that work best with each case. With proprietary ultra low dose and movement correction features also available, Planmeca provides a completely unique dental imaging experience.

The Nordic Institute of Dental Education: Great experiences far beyond learning

The Nordic Institute of Dental Education: Great experiences far beyond learning

Blog posts   •   Jun 07, 2018 08:55 GMT

Professor Irena Sailer and MDT Vincent Fehmer from the University of Geneva are no strangers to Finland. As lecturers for the Nordic Institute of Dental Education, they have been to the country several times in recent years and helped dental professionals from many countries expand their expertise in digital dentistry – a rewarding experience for course participants and the lecturers themselves.

Planmeca orthodontics – choose the right tools for you

Planmeca orthodontics – choose the right tools for you

Blog posts   •   Jun 06, 2018 07:12 GMT

​Going digital with Planmeca will provide you with unmatched freedom and flexibility throughout the orthodontic workflow. After collecting the needed imaging data, you can either order the needed appliances from an orthodontic solution provider or continue treatment planning in-house with the appropriate software. The choice is yours – our workflow is completely open!

Planmeca Emerald™ intraoral scanner now accepted by orthocaps®

Planmeca Emerald™ intraoral scanner now accepted by orthocaps®

Press Releases   •   May 29, 2018 08:00 GMT

Planmeca is pleased to announce that the Planmeca Emerald™ intraoral scanner can now be used for producing orthocaps® aligners.

Appointment of Singapore's Honorary Consul-General in Helsinki, Finland

Appointment of Singapore's Honorary Consul-General in Helsinki, Finland

Press Releases   •   May 02, 2018 06:40 GMT

The Government of the Republic of Singapore, with the agreement of the Government of the Republic of Finland, has appointed Mr Karl Heikki Kyöstilä as Singapore’s Honorary Consul-General in Helsinki, Finland..

A face transplant operation is a demonstration of advanced surgery and high technology

A face transplant operation is a demonstration of advanced surgery and high technology

Press Releases   •   Apr 24, 2018 12:35 GMT

The second face transplant procedure in the history of the Nordic countries was performed earlier this year in the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS) in Finland.

Planmeca Emerald™ intraoral scanner now accepted by Ortoplus Group

Planmeca Emerald™ intraoral scanner now accepted by Ortoplus Group

Press Releases   •   Apr 17, 2018 12:19 GMT

Planmeca is pleased to announce that the Planmeca Emerald™ intraoral scanner can now be used to produce OrthoApnea mandibular advancement devices and Alineadent clear aligners.

New appointments in Plandent Division management

New appointments in Plandent Division management

News   •   Apr 10, 2018 13:17 GMT

Planmeca Group is pleased to announce new appointments in the management team of Plandent Division.

Easter case report: Preventing Easter frustrations with Planmeca ProMax®

Easter case report: Preventing Easter frustrations with Planmeca ProMax®

Blog posts   •   Mar 28, 2018 13:13 GMT

In celebration of Easter, Planmeca presents another in vitro study revealing the secrets of a chocolate surprise egg.

Finland’s CTOs of the year announced: Vesa Varjonen of Planmeca and Matti Heikkilä of MetGen have contributed to the renewal of Finnish industry

Finland’s CTOs of the year announced: Vesa Varjonen of Planmeca and Matti Heikkilä of MetGen have contributed to the renewal of Finnish industry

News   •   Mar 20, 2018 09:22 GMT

​Vesa Varjonen, Vice President of Research and Technology at Planmeca and Matti Heikkilä, CTO of MetGen have been chosen as CTOs of the Year 2018. The CTO of the Year Awards are given by Spinverse together with Technology Industries of Finland and Business Finland to highlight the importance of Chief Technology Officers work on the future competitiveness of Finnish industries.

Planmeca Emerald™ intraoral scanner can now be used to produce Panthera Sleep Mandibular Advancement Devices

Planmeca Emerald™ intraoral scanner can now be used to produce Panthera Sleep Mandibular Advancement Devices

Press Releases   •   Mar 06, 2018 08:12 GMT

Planmeca is pleased to announce that it is now possible to use the new Planmeca Emerald™ intraoral scanner to produce Panthera Sleep’s Mandibular Advancement Devices (MAD).

Planmeca FIT® Chairside FAQ – Digital workflow with three simple steps

Planmeca FIT® Chairside FAQ – Digital workflow with three simple steps

Blog posts   •   Feb 20, 2018 10:24 GMT

​The Planmeca FIT® solution offers dentists a completely integrated and digital workflow with three simple steps – ultra-fast intraoral scanning, sophisticated design, and high-precision chairside milling. All this is seamlessly integrated into Planmeca Romexis® software, so all 2D and 3D patient data is accessed through the same user interface.

Set the highest standards with the lowest doses

Set the highest standards with the lowest doses

Blog posts   •   Feb 13, 2018 09:09 GMT

Planmeca Ultra Low Dose™ is the world’s leading method for acquiring CBCT images at low effective patient doses without a statistical reduction in image quality. It allows clinicians to gather more information than from standard 2D panoramic images at an equivalent or even lower patient dose.

Planmeca Compact™ i units ”perfect from the start” at dental clinics in Greece

Planmeca Compact™ i units ”perfect from the start” at dental clinics in Greece

Blog posts   •   Feb 01, 2018 12:38 GMT

​In Greece, two experienced dental specialists have found the right fit in Planmeca Compact™ i dental units. Dentists Maria Terzidou and Faini Iordanoglou have especially appreciated the units’ wide movement range, ergonomic design, and easy patient access which adapt to many specialisations. The user-friendly features have also received praise from colleagues and patients.

At Dentopolis, Planmeca's university solutions come into their own

At Dentopolis, Planmeca's university solutions come into their own

Blog posts   •   Jan 31, 2018 11:44 GMT

In Oulu, Finland, dental students train for their future profession using, among other things, Planmeca's state-of-the-art dental units and new CAD/CAM teaching solutions.

Planmeca Emerald™ intraoral scanner now accepted by the WIN System

Planmeca Emerald™ intraoral scanner now accepted by the WIN System

Press Releases   •   Jan 30, 2018 08:51 GMT

Planmeca is pleased to announce that the Planmeca Emerald™ intraoral scanner is now accepted for use with the WIN System