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Australian and New Zealand dental associations provide guidance on minimising COVID-19

SYDNEY, Australia: Though their geographic distance from Europe and Asia has proved to be somewhat of an advantage in controlling SARS-CoV-2, both Australia...

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Global shortage of surgical masks hits dental practices worldwide

LEIPZIG, Germany: According to the Australian Dental Association (ADA), it could be a year before a successful vaccine to treat the coronavirus becomes ...

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Oral Reconstruction Global Symposium New York postponed to 2021

NEW YORK, U.S.: The World Health Organization has declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic, and travel from Europe to the US has been suspended for the ...

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Spread of COVID-19 pushes EU to monitor export of protective equipment

BRUSSELS, Belgium: As concern about the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic reaches new levels around the world, the European Union has taken measures to ...

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FMC mourns coronavirus death of co-founder

SHENLEY, UK: Last week, the public learned that a British national had died of COVID-19 on 11 March 2020 in Bali in Indonesia. Shortly afterwards, it became...

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Teledentistry is here to stay—dental associations change gear to regulate

CHICAGO, U.S./LONDON, U.K.: A growing number of consumers are opting for remote orthodontic treatment, and it is likely that such services will continue to ...

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ITI World Symposium deferred to next year

SINGAPORE: After three years of planning and preparation, the organiser of the ITI World Symposium 2020, which was scheduled to take place on 14–16 May, ...

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Safety concerns prompt MIS to postpone global conference

MARRAKECH, Morocco: This week, MIS Implants Technologies announced that the company had decided to reschedule its global conference in Marrakech in order to...

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How is COVID-19 affecting the dental industry?

LEIPZIG, Germany: Months after it was first detected in Wuhan, one of China’s largest cities, the effects of the ongoing coronavirus (since named ...

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Coronavirus outbreak: EAS reschedules congress

ST JULIAN’S, Malta: At the beginning of March, the European Aligner Society (EAS) announced that it was keeping a watchful eye on the situation regarding ...

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KRAKDENT 2020 postponed to May because of coronavirus

CRACOW, Poland: Following current recommendations from state health institutions and after consultations with the director of the sanitary and ...

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Expodental in Rimini officially postponed due to coronavirus

RIMINI, Italy: UNIDI, the Italian Dental Industry Association and organiser of Expodental Meeting in Rimini, has just announced that the 2020 event, which ...

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COVID-19 outbreak causes delay of EXPODENTAL Madrid

MADRID, Spain: In response to a request from the Spanish Federation of Healthcare Technology Companies and the recommendations of the national health ...

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Dentsply Sirona details impact of coronavirus on its global business

CHARLOTTE, N.C., U.S.: CEO Donald M. Casey says that he does not anticipate disruption to the company’s supply chain, but a drop in sales in China, Japan,...

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OPTIM disinfectants inactivate viruses similar to SARS-CoV-2

TORONTO, Canada: The novel coronavirus first infected people in China, but is spreading to other countries in Asia as well as to Europe, the Middle East and...

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Coronavirus: exocad postpones global CAD/CAM event

DARMSTADT, Germany: Software company exocad has announced that it is postponing its Insights 2020 event planned for mid-March owing to the accelerating ...

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Koelnmesse postpones IDEM 2020 until June

SINGAPORE: In light of the current coronavirus outbreak, event organisers Koelnmesse and the Singapore Dental Association have decided to postpone IDEM ...

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Straumann—coronavirus may strip one-third of Asian sales

BASEL, Switzerland: CEO Guillaume Daniellot has warned investors that the outbreak of the coronavirus in China is likely to dent its sales in the key Asia ...

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Dental world reacts to coronavirus outbreak

LEIPZIG, Germany: Over the past month, one topic has dominated the international news cycle above all else—the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. As of 10 ...

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Align Technology posts record figures and braces for coronavirus

SAN JOSE, Calif., U.S.: Align Technology has reported its highest ever 12-month earnings but has begun 2020 with a degree of uncertainty. It says that the ...

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