In March 2021, Dentsply Sirona introduced CEREC Tessera - a lithium disilicate block that seemingly competes with Ivoclar Vivadent’s IPS e.max CAD. CEREC Tessera promises to be a “trifecta of speed, strength, and esthetics". We have started using this material in our ...

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The team at the Institute of Digital Dentistry has recently returned from the Digital Dentistry and Dental Technology Conference and Exhibition held in Sydney, Australia. As a whole the industry is moving at a very fast rate and although there were no ...

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We had a great experience at the 3Shape exhibition. The team at 3Shape were very open at talking to us about their products and had many experienced members of the development team present to elaborate further about their products. Overall it seems ...

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With Align Technology aggressively marketing its own iTero intraoral scanners and in the US no longer accepting TRIOS scans for Invisalign treatment, many dentists worldwide are wondering what the future holds for Invisalign and competing intraoral scanners. Now there has been a counter ...

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WELCOME TO THE INTRAORAL SCANNER AWARDS 2020 The iDD Intraoral Scanner Awards celebrate the dental industry's finest tech companies and rewards innovative and exceptional application of intraoral scanner technology to transform and grow digital dentistry. The awards feature a variety of categories ...

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At the 2019 International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne, Germany, there was an amazing number of new and revolutionary digital dentistry equipment and software released. As the biggest dental show in the world this is where most companies come to release their ...

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Finally an independent study comparing the latest intra-oral scanners on the market has been released. Dentists, technicians, specialists and the industry as a whole, has been desperate for an independent study like this. Now we have it. Although it does have some ...

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To all our viewers, partners and friends throughout the world: The spread of COVID-19 continues to affect us all, globally. We are all together in one of the worst pandemics the world has ever seen. There is great uncertainty of what is ...

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The long awaited Programill One may be just around the corner. Announced 3 years ago, the chairside mill from Ivoclar Digital had a bumpy start and ultimately was pulled from released. This was due to all sorts of issues with the mill ...

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After 8 long years we finally hear about a brand new CEREC chairside mill. A lot of anticipation was building over the past week and the newest member of the "Prime" family was released by Sirona on Friday to a large reception. ...

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Since its launch, the Medit i500 has been advertised as the "easy entry into dentistry" with absolutely no subscription costs. Although a very good way of penetrating the intraoral scanner (IOS) market, we personally had doubts about the long term sustainability of ...

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Align has recently announced changes to their Cancellation Policy in regards to their widely popular Invisalign aligner system. Notably to Pre-ClinCheck Approval Cancellations for Intraoral Scanner (IOS) users. Previously, those who used an Invisalign approved IOS such as iTero, CEREC Omnicam and ...

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