Subjects: Health, Health Care, Pharmaceuticals
Planmeca decreases patient doses for 3D images of the head – algorithms provide more detailed imaging and diagnostics
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
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.
Paving the way for digital dentistry in Portugal
Dr Helena Beatriz Santos runs her dental practice in the small town of Setúbal, near Lisbon, Portugal. Having started small, her business has grown through the years, and today Dr Santos has clinics in two different locations. She has been using Planmeca equipment for a year now and has been especially excited about the new technology and achieving a smooth workflow.
Planmeca Romexis® 6.0 Golden A’ Design Award winner
Planmeca Romexis® 6.0 software has been granted the Golden A' Design Award in Interface and Interaction Design Category by the International Design Academy.
Update your Planmeca dental unit to enhance infection control
The current pandemic has brought infection control to the forefront, and it is especially important that safe practices are adhered to at all times. Now probably more than ever, patients pay special attention to the cleanliness of supplies and equipment, so a clean-looking treatment environment is also a crucial part of good customer service and a key factor in attracting customers.
Simplifying the complex with Planmeca’s implant workflow
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.
Introducing Planmeca Romexis® 6.0 – the new version of the world-leading software
The entirely redesigned version of Planmeca’s groundbreaking all-in-one software, Planmeca Romexis®, is now available for purchase. The new version of the software introduces an enhanced user interface with superior usability as well as a wide selection of new tools and features.
Both Planmeca Viso™ G5 and Planmeca Solanna™ Vision awarded in the Fennia Prize 20 design competition
It was a double win for Planmeca in this year’s Fennia Prize design competition. The Planmeca Viso™ G5 CBCT imaging unit received the Fennia Prize Winner award, while the Planmeca Solanna™ Vision operating light with integrated 4K cameras was awarded with an honourable mention in the same competition.
Dos and don’ts for imaging infection control
Infection control has always been essential to Planmeca’s product design and development. Right now, the correct infection control procedures are especially important. They play a key part in ensuring the health of patients and health care workers all around the world.
Ensuring staff and patient safety during the pandemic
In these times of challenge, infection control is more important than ever. Since safety has always been an integral part of our product design, we have compiled a set of useful materials designed to help dental clinics take care of their Planmeca equipment in a safe, smart and easy way.
Planmeca Creo® C5 completes the digital dental workflow
From fixing gadgets to fabricating dental crowns, dental technician Joonas Karilainen has worked with his hands from an early age. In Autumn 2019, the Mehiläinen Hyvinkää dental lab acquired the Planmeca Creo® C5 3D printer to allow him to concentrate on what he knows best – perfecting dental works.
New Planmeca ProScanner® 2.0 imaging plate scanner now available for deliveries
The new Planmeca ProScanner® 2.0 imaging plate scanner has been designed for active use. It is extremely durable, very reliable and produces high quality images. The scanner is now available for deliveries within the European Economic Area (EEA).
Planmeca Solanna™ Vision operating light wins Red Dot Award: Product Design 2020
The Planmeca Solanna™ Vision operating light with integrated 4K cameras has been awarded with a Red Dot in this year’s Red Dot Award: Product Design competition.
Navigating through the pandemic together
As the 2019 coronavirus disease has turned into a pandemic, companies, nations and people around the world have been forced to face a new temporary reality. The health and wellbeing of our employees, partners, customers and their patients has always been of paramount importance to us. Therefore, we have taken measures to guarantee their safety and reduce the risk of the disease spreading.
The right dental unit – also for left-handed users
Dental Hygienist Renate Vries has extensive experience working with Planmeca dental units. She appreciates how easy they are for her to use as a left-hander and considers Planmeca an exemplary company in the field.
Ultra low dose CBCT images with high diagnostic value
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”
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
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”
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.
Expanding in-house technologies and services with Planmeca
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.