May 24-30, 201028 Industry News United Kingdom Edition Nobel Biocare – At the forefront of technological innovation Nobel Biocare was delighted to be named DLA Best Exhibitor at the Dental Technology Show in Coventry this year. Nobel’s staff were subjected to a mystery shopper at the event who judged the team to have provided the most concise and comprehensive answers to their probing questions! Nobel Biocare’s NobelProcera™ was among some of the most popular products showcased at this year’s Dental Technology Show in Coventry. The state-of-the-art system utilises CAD/CAM for producing dental prosthetics, and its software is user-friendly and practical. Excellent visuals make the system simple to use and understand, whilst the intuitive navigation and efficient CAD design tools make producing the perfect restoration as straightforward as possible. Thesetoolsrangefromananatomictoothlibrary,automaticcut-backfunctions and automatic setting of the finish line. Nobel Biocare’s representatives were also on hand to discuss their comprehensive array of training and educational programmes to help technicians get the best results out of the system. For more information on the benefits of NobelProcera™ please call: 01895 430 650 or visit www.nobelbiocare.com Nuview proud partner of unique UK microscopy course Nuview, distributor of high quality magnification equipment, was delighted to collaborate with Cutting Edge Dental Education (CEDE) in delivering a unique, hands-on course aimed at introducingGDPsanddentalnurses to the art of clinical microscopy. Held in May at the Wakefield Academy in Yorkshire, the one-day workshop, hosted by Dr Bill Seddon and Jason Smithson, provided a comprehensive lecture on the techniques behind effective clinical microscopy within a general dental and cosmetic dentistry setting. Nuview, sole UK distributors of Carl Zeiss microscopes, was delighted to be able to provide each attendee with full access to a high specification Zeiss tabletop microscope for the duration of the workshop. Nuview, UK distributor for Carl Zeiss microscopes and loupes, appreciates that the learning process for dental professionals is one that never ends - to do so successfully, it is important to have the best equipment for the job, such as dental microscopes from Carl Zeiss. For more information on Zeiss microscopes, call Nuview on 01453 872266 or email info@nuview-ltd.com www.voroscopes.co.uk Oral cancer- Routine tests save lives New ViziLite® Plus helps the dental practitioner see what eyes alone may not. Available in simple, easy to use, disposable kits, the system utilises chemiluminescent technology to help identify early epithelial changes that could be precancerous. By identifying oral abnormalities, the patient can be referred immediately and confidently for further treatment. Using a unique ‘TBlue’ marker system, precision is guaranteed in marking and documenting lesions. ViziLite® Plus has quickly become a critical element of the dental surgeon’s preventative practice, contributing to the accepted fact that better screening really does save lives. ViziLite® Plus is available in a 40-unit pack £622.78 plus VAT or in 20- unit pack £311.40 plus VAT. Call Panadent 01689 88 17 88 to ask about special offers or to order your pack. World leader Tavom enjoy success at the DTS 2010 Tavom was proud to exhibit at the recent Dental Technology Show 2010 at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. As the largest dental technology showcase in Europe, the DTS promised delegates the chance to network with the individuals that are currently driving the industry forward – and it didn’t disappoint! A world leader in dental furniture and cabinetry, Tavom invited delegates to experience the style and practicality of its designs first hand. Included was the Evo Lab System, which provides comfort and ease of operation, whilst maximising the available space through innovative storage solutions. Boasting the perfect combination of outstanding aesthetic design, value and functionality, this cabinetry makes a vital contribution to the operating capability and efficiency of a dental laboratory. Delegates enjoyed witnessing the durable, high quality, hygienic and aesthetically pleasing dental furniture and cabinetry, and left with a clear understanding of how Tavom can assist them in the future in creating a professional and functional practice that is a joy to work in. For further information call John Winter & Co Ltd on: 01422 364 213 www.tavom.com “Attending the conference has been a great experience and has helped update my skills!” The seventh annual Clinical Innovations Conference in May saw leading thinkers in aesthetic and restorative dentistry share their expertise with enthusiastic clinicians from around the world through a varied programme of lectures and live demonstrations. Dr. Sara Abdulla Alnoor Aljily is a GDP from Madina Dental Centre in Doha, Qatar. “I heard about the Clinical Innovations Conference through Smile-on’s regular email updates. I decided to take part in this extraordinary gathering to widen my experiences and knowledge which I believed did really happen.” “I have found the conference to be well organised and very professional with excellent speakers, which is of course the most important thing! Attending the conference has been a great experience and has helped update my skills. I’ll definitely be putting these skills to good use when I go back home.” Organised by Smile-on and the AOG in association with The Dental Directory, the event succeeded in inspiring and motivating attendees, helping to raise standards in dentistry and enhance practitioners’ enjoyment of their chosen profession. For more information call 020 7400 8989 or visit www.smile-on.com Stay one step ahead of the competition Dentists have the opportunity to tap into a new market and potentiallylucrativepatientstream, with Under Armour Performance Mouthwear™. After extensive research and testing in the U.S.A, many top athletes in a range of sports now wear the device, including baseball, tennis, golf, bodybuilding, American Football as well as Olympic Triathletes. Now UA Performance Mouthwear has been launched in the UK and dentists have the chance to become authorised providers of this jaw-dropping technology. By preventing the teeth from clenching together, pressure on the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is relieved. As a result, the body produces less of the ‘stress hormone’ cortisol and the athlete benefits from greater focus, stamina and strength. By becoming an authorised provider of UA Performance Mouthwear, dentists can develop a whole new market for patients keen to benefit from greater athletic results. For more information on how your patients can benefit from Under Armour Performance Mouthwear, call The Dental Directory free on 0800 585 586 or visit www.dental-directory.co.uk. Or call Eric Solem on 07590 573 668 Sensodyne Pronamel for Children & Aquafresh at EAPD Conference GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (GSK), manufacturers of Aquafresh and Sensodyne Pronamel are proud to be platinum sponsors of the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry (EAPD) 10th annual congress which takes place 4th-6th June in Harrogate. Visitors to the GSK stand (No 19) can find out more about Aquafresh’s support to dental practices in engaging their younger patients in good oral care habits from an early age through a range of educational materials and products. Representatives will also be on hand to answer questions on Sensodyne Pronamel children, which has been specifically developed to help protect against the growing concern of acid erosion of children’s teeth. As part of the education programme GSK will sponsor a pre-congress symposium on the topic ofTooth Surface Loss and its Restoration in Children and Adolescents on Thursday 3rd June with speakers including Professor David Bartlett. To find out more about the congress visit www.eapd-2010. org.uk/programme.htm

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