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Ovation® S by GAC


Introducing Ovation® S
They Appear to Disappear

Give your patients the esthetics they want with the new Ovation S polysapphire bracket. O­ffering a virtually invisible esthetic experience that rivals clear aligners, the unique molecular structure of the bracket lets the natural color of the tooth shine through. The state-of-the-art surface minimizes reflections while offering a powerful barrier against stains. Continue reading Ovation® S by GAC

Orthodontic World Congress Europe 2018: MALTA


Following our very successful congress in Mallorca and a session of CCO™ seminars, we’re delighted to invite you to the unique island of Malta for our annual Orthodontic World Congress – Europe 2018 on September 20–22, 2018.

Join us for a captivating and fun event focusing on the latest orthodontic trends, multidisciplinary concepts and modern administrative ideas with a select panel of distinguished international speakers. Continue reading Orthodontic World Congress Europe 2018: MALTA

In-Ovation® X: A Story of Design, Development and Ingenuity

In-Ovation® X
A Story of Design, Development and Ingenuity
White Paper by Dr. Jerry Clark, DDS, MS
Greensboro, NC


Introduction

Since the introduction of the In-Ovation R bracket over a decade ago, other manufacturers have been unsuccessful in their attempts to improve on its form, fit, and functionality until now.

Dentsply Sirona Orthodontics, the leader in orthodontic brackets, has taken a quantum leap forward with the new In-Ovation X bracket system. The project started with GAC assembling a group of noted orthodontists throughout the world to meet in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, their task was to define clinical design inputs for the “ultimate orthodontic bracket”. The result was the In-Ovation X orthodontic bracket system. Continue reading In-Ovation® X: A Story of Design, Development and Ingenuity

In-Ovation® X: Self-Ligating Metal Bracket Design Features and Advantages


In-Ovation® X Self-Ligating Metal Bracket Design Features and Advantages

White Paper by Dentsply Sirona Orthodontics Research & Development Team

Objective
To highlight the advantages of In-Ovation X in comparison to other self-ligating brackets in terms of:
1) Calculus interference
2) Clip Retention
3) Reduced Overall Bracket profile

Introduction
Metal self-ligating brackets have become progressively favorable in orthodontic treatment due to their efficiency in treatment and advantages realized by both the clinician and patient. Various aspects of self-ligating brackets have been studied in order to evaluate their function and properties. Continue reading In-Ovation® X: Self-Ligating Metal Bracket Design Features and Advantages

MTM® Clear•Aligner: Taking Quality Monophase PVS Impressions

Why the Need for a Good PVS Impression?

The key to case acceptance and proper fitting aligners begins with the impression. There are many techniques that can be used to obtain a PVS impression that will be accepted by the lab. This step by step, Monophase PVS Impression  Guide, details one technique and will help you and yours staff take this type of impression. Continue reading MTM® Clear•Aligner: Taking Quality Monophase PVS Impressions

Social Media Marketing in the Orthodontic Space

Social Matters
At a time when competition is coming from all sides, orthodontic and dental practices need to take advantage of every marketing tool at their disposal. Skewing heavily towards the younger crowd, social media is a perfect vehicle for practices to use in order to reach the younger demographic group. Social Matters is a series of posts offering advice to the overall dental community about marketing with social media. Continue reading Social Media Marketing in the Orthodontic Space

Social Matters—Putting Your Best Face Forward

Facebook is a tremendous communication platform that offers instantaneous and unprecedented access to a potential customer base. It’s a place to share ideas, have conversations and build connections. Unlike traditional marketing communication channels, Facebook (and social media in general) will be much more successful if you’re having conversations rather than pushing products or agenda. Try and make sure your readers get something out of your posts, whether it’s information or just a smile at the end of the day. Facebook is a permission-based platform and we should think of ourselves as invited guests in our readers daily media stream. Continue reading Social Matters—Putting Your Best Face Forward

Social Matters—Tweet Cred

Twitter’s 140 character limit presents some unique communication challenges. While brevity is the rule of thumb for Twitter, it’s not an excuse to abandon or ignore basic rules of communication or branding. But we can treat the rules of grammar like an archwire and bend them as needed to reach our goals. Continue reading Social Matters—Tweet Cred