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Planmeca decreases patient doses for 3D images of the head – algorithms provide more detailed imaging and diagnostics

Planmeca decreases patient doses for 3D images of the head – algorithms provide more detailed imaging and diagnostics

Blog posts   •   Jun 29, 2020 07:39 UTC

Planmeca has developed smart technologies that help decrease the amount of radiation required to produce medical images without compromising the diagnostic quality of the images. The algorithms developed for 3D imaging help produce more detailed images and diagnostics than ever before.

Safety in intraoral and extraoral imaging during the pandemic

Safety in intraoral and extraoral imaging during the pandemic

Blog posts   •   Jun 22, 2020 07:38 UTC

Intraoral and extraoral imaging both have specific benefits and disadvantages that should be considered in times of the COVID-19 pandemic. The safest and most suitable imaging option often depends on the individual situation of a clinic.

Simplifying the complex with Planmeca’s implant workflow

Simplifying the complex with Planmeca’s implant workflow

Blog posts   •   May 19, 2020 07:32 UTC

Dr Samuel Dumortier believes that guided implant surgery has brought both predictability and precision to surgical dental procedures and empowered him to treat complex cases with confidence. As a longtime Planmeca customer, he relies almost exclusively on the Planmeca Romexis® software for digital implant planning and guide design.

​Ultra low dose CBCT images with high diagnostic value

​Ultra low dose CBCT images with high diagnostic value

Blog posts   •   Feb 25, 2020 13:11 UTC

The Planmeca Ultra Low Dose™ protocol combines high CBCT image quality with exceptionally low patient doses. It is the world’s leading low dose imaging mode for supporting accurate diagnostics and allows clinicians to safely see more than ever before.

“Planmeca listens to its customers”

“Planmeca listens to its customers”

Blog posts   •   Feb 18, 2020 12:35 UTC

Oral and maxillofacial radiologist Bart Vandenberghe is a keen believer in the benefits of digital dentistry and a longtime user of Planmeca equipment.

Case report: Polar bear’s unique dental operation in Finland

Case report: Polar bear’s unique dental operation in Finland

Blog posts   •   Feb 04, 2020 09:47 UTC

As the Ranua Wildlife Park’s 15-year-old female polar bear was observed to eat poorly and repeatedly rubbing her left jaw with her paws, the dedicated staff suspected one or more of the polar bear's teeth might be causing pain for the sow. Veterinary professionals from across the Nordic countries assembled in Ranua to perform a unique dental treatment with the assistance of the Planmeca Group.

“Planmeca gives us doctors the opportunity to be the best”

“Planmeca gives us doctors the opportunity to be the best”

Blog posts   •   Jan 30, 2020 09:23 UTC

Busy clinics need devices that can withstand the heaviest workloads. Dr Tinatin Mushkudiani sees more than 2,000 patients per month at her clinic Dent Adept, where her Planmeca equipment is in constant daily use – and working like a dream.

Seamless treatments in Sri Lanka

Seamless treatments in Sri Lanka

Blog posts   •   Jan 17, 2020 10:05 UTC

Dr. Indika Weerapperuma is originally from Sri Lanka, but spent close to fourteen years in the United Kingdom studying dentistry and working as a dentist. Now, he has returned home to the Teardrop Island to help his mother’s dental clinic enter the digital world.

Expanding in-house technologies and services with Planmeca

Expanding in-house technologies and services with Planmeca

Blog posts   •   Jan 03, 2020 10:01 UTC

Dr Ceri Owen-Roberts is the Principal of Elgin Park Dental Practice in Bristol, England. He has a particular interest in restorative dentistry and dental implants. In the following guest post, Dr Roberts explains how he came to equip his clinic with a Planmeca CBCT unit.

“With Planmeca, I can fully concentrate on my job as a dentist”

“With Planmeca, I can fully concentrate on my job as a dentist”

Blog posts   •   Dec 16, 2019 14:54 UTC

Dr Thomas Rosner's initial Planmeca purchase of the Planmeca Emerald intraoral scanner in 2018 has been followed by a Planmeca imaging and dental unit, which have impressed Dr Rosner and his team with their effortless usability, high quality and beautiful design. Thanks to Planmeca’s unique all-in-one concept, Dr Rosner is now able to fully concentrate on what he is best at – dentistry.

Dr Matera and Dr Corrado love their work – and the Planmeca tools they are working with

Dr Matera and Dr Corrado love their work – and the Planmeca tools they are working with

Blog posts   •   Dec 12, 2019 13:03 UTC

Italian practice owners and dentists Dr Gabriele Matera and Dr Alessandro Corrado work with different specialities in different cities. Yet both of them have at least two things in common: they love their work and the Planmeca tools that enable it.

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.