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Investing in technology to support a growing dental practice

Investing in technology to support a growing dental practice

Blog posts   •   Nov 21, 2019 09:28 UTC

Dr Chris Navarro moved to Beeston Dental Practice in 2005 to join his father as an associate, but took over the reigns as principal of the practice just a few years later in 2009. Having been a foundation dentist trainer since 2009, Chris has a keen interest in dental implants, restorations and clinical education.

A 3D image says more than a thousand words

A 3D image says more than a thousand words

Blog posts   •   Nov 04, 2019 13:41 UTC

Oral and maxillofacial surgeon Antero Salo believes in the power of CBCT imaging not only in diagnostics but also when it comes to patient communication. Once the patient is shown what will be done, they will more likely understand their diagnosis, trust their doctor and commit to treatment.

”Planmeca is the complete package”

”Planmeca is the complete package”

Blog posts   •   Oct 25, 2019 12:50 UTC

Interest in advanced digital dental solutions is growing fast in Morocco. Three experienced dentists and practice owners from the country explain why they have chosen Planmeca for their clinics – and why Planmeca solutions are quickly becoming the standard of care in the region.

Providing top-notch dental care  for the local community in Zaragoza, Spain

Providing top-notch dental care for the local community in Zaragoza, Spain

Blog posts   •   Oct 15, 2019 08:10 UTC

Dr José Antonio Jiménez and Dr José Manuel Torralba Marco both have over 30 years of experience in dentistry. At their clinics in Zaragoza, Spain, they are committed to providing high-quality dental care with superior patient experience. Planmeca’s state-of-the-art dental equipment helps them to achieve this goal.

Planmeca finds the human connection in Morocco

Planmeca finds the human connection in Morocco

Blog posts   •   Sep 23, 2019 07:40 UTC

Planmeca equipment is a common feature of the modern Moroccan dental practice. Yet despite being constantly at the forefront of dental technology, the company has never lost the human touch. “I have a lot of respect for that,” says Dr. Anass Benkirane.

800 users, 1.3 million patients, 30 million images – one Planmeca Romexis® database

800 users, 1.3 million patients, 30 million images – one Planmeca Romexis® database

Blog posts   •   Aug 29, 2019 08:33 UTC

As the volumes of digital patient data increase in dentistry, so does the need for intelligent digital solutions for image handling and archiving. Planmeca’s uniquely comprehensive Planmeca Romexis® software platform can flexibly adapt to the imaging and diagnostic needs of clinics of any size – as evidenced by two textbook examples from Sweden.

In dentistry, image is everything

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.

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

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”

“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.

“Digital dentistry is our passion”

“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.

Professor Bornstein advocates using low dose CBCT imaging protocols

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.

Better care through software

Better care through software

Blog posts   •   Aug 20, 2018 10:23 UTC

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 UTC

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.

Planmeca orthodontics – choose the right tools for you

Planmeca orthodontics – choose the right tools for you

Blog posts   •   Jun 06, 2018 07:12 UTC

​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!

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 UTC

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

Set the highest standards with the lowest doses

Set the highest standards with the lowest doses

Blog posts   •   Feb 13, 2018 09:09 UTC

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 equips mobile dental clinics visiting schools in Poland

Planmeca equips mobile dental clinics visiting schools in Poland

Blog posts   •   Jan 18, 2018 08:35 UTC

Planmeca is contributing to a campaign organised by Poland’s Ministry of Health that promotes health and cares for teeth at schools across the country.

Extended volume size for Planmeca ProMax® 3D Classic

Extended volume size for Planmeca ProMax® 3D Classic

Blog posts   •   Jan 11, 2018 08:40 UTC

The Planmeca ProMax® 3D Classic X-ray unit has been designed to obtain complete information on a patient’s anatomy in the minutest detail. This intelligent and multipurpose X-ray unit supports digital panoramic, cephalometric, and CBCT imaging as well as 3D photos and 3D model scans. Planmeca ProMax 3D Classic also offers an extended volume diameter size which is optimal for full arch scans.

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 UTC

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.

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 UTC

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