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May 9, 2023

As the price of intraoral scanners continues to become more competitive, a number of companies have begun tailoring their offerings to service dentists looking for an affordable intraoral scanner for their clinics. 

One such company is Runyes. Founded in 2000, Runyes is focused on the development and production of high-tech medical devices.Products include almost all devices, instruments, and equipment that are utilized in modern oral health practices. 

During our recent trip to IDS 2023, we spoke to Jane Li, Global Sales Director at Runyes Group to see what the company has been up to, and all the details on their newest intraoral scanner - the Runyes 3.0.

You can watch the video below, or enjoy the transcript.

We recently had a look at your newest scanner, the Runyes 3.0. What new improvements have been made over the last version?

Compared to the last version, we upgraded the hardware- such as the scanner’s anti-fog system and the optical engine - and also the software as well. 

Nice! How long has Runyes been, servicing the dental industry and how long have you been making intraoral scanners?

The first generation of our scanner was back in 2018, it's been five years making the intraoral scanner.

How long has Runyes been making dental chairs and serving the dental industry in general?

23 years for this successful company, since 2000. We are not only making the chairside materials, but the autoclaves, dental chair and the extra imaging line.

Great. That's a long history in dentistry. How long have you been distributing your products globally?

20 years, since 2003.

What makes Runyes different in its product range and what it offers dentists?

We are providing the full portfolio, including dental unit, autoclave, imaging line, portable x-ray, phosphor plate scanner. So we are providing the full solution for the clinics.

How much does the Runyes 3.0 cost?

The Runyes 3.0 is 10,000 US dollars, but check with your local distributor as the price could be different.

Have you released any new products for IDS 2023?

Yes, we released a new portable, digital X-ray and new gun-type X-ray as well, and also the phosphor plate scanner.

Sounds interesting! Thanks for talking with us.

No problem, thank you.

About the author 

Dr Ahmad Al-Hassiny

Dr Ahmad is a global leader in digital dentistry and intraoral scanners, carrying out lectures as a KOL for many companies and industry. He is one of the few in the world who owns and has tested all mainstream scanners and CAD/CAM systems in his clinic. Dr Ahmad Al-Hassiny is a full-time private dentist in New Zealand and the Director of The Institute of Digital Dentistry (iDD), a world-leading digital dentistry education provider. iDD offers live courses, masterclasses, and an online training platform, with a mission to ensure dentists globally have easy and affordable access to the best digital dentistry training possible.

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