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The future of dentistry will be driven by data

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”

“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

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

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

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

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.

A great dental unit is unnoticeable in a good way

A great dental unit is unnoticeable in a good way

Blog posts   •   Jan 18, 2019 11:11 UTC

Chief Dentist Johanna Rouhiainen from the Hammas Mehiläinen Forum dental clinic in Helsinki, Finland, thinks that Planmeca’s dental units were the best in the market already 25 years ago when she first started working with them.

Case report: The complete digital implant workflow

Case report: The complete digital implant workflow

Blog posts   •   Jan 14, 2019 12:17 UTC

Planmeca Romexis® software platform allows completing all stages of the dental implant and aesthetic prosthodontic treatment in one software. The clinical case illustrates the advantages of using Planmeca CAD/CAM solutions in the digital planning of an implant placement and surgical guide as well as in the fabrication of a ceramic restoration.

Dr. Guillaume Becker’s patients just love Planmeca dental units

Dr. Guillaume Becker’s patients just love Planmeca dental units

Blog posts   •   Dec 17, 2018 11:58 UTC

When decorating his new dental clinic in the South of France in 2016, Dr. Guillaume Becker didn’t want to settle for the ordinary.

New smaller scanning tip for Planmeca Emerald™

New smaller scanning tip for Planmeca Emerald™

Blog posts   •   Oct 17, 2018 13:22 UTC

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.

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.

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 UTC

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 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.

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 UTC

​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 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 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 UTC

​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 UTC

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 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.