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Cost-effectiveness of glass hybrids as restorative alternative proved for cervical lesions

June 18, 2021 | News

BERLIN, Germany: A four-country randomised controlled clinical trial recently proved the clinical performance and superior cost-effectiveness of glass hybrids compared with composites in Class II restorations. Researchers from Charité—Universitätsmedizin Berlin in Germany, led by Prof. Falk Schwendicke, have now proved in another randomised controlled clinical trial that glass hybrids show similar performance to composites in non-carious cervical lesions.

GC’s G-CEM ONE self-adhesive resin cement outperforms competitors in tests done by DENTAL ADVISOR

June 03, 2021 | Advertorial

LUCERNE, Switzerland: G-CEM ONE is the newest self-adhesive resin cement from GC that simplifies procedures and brings together high bond strength, effortless clean-up and long-lasting aesthetics. In a series of laboratory tests measuring G-CEM ONE’s bond strength, DENTAL ADVISOR has reported that the self-adhesive cement “performed as well or better than competitive materials tested in the self-adhesive mode” and that, when used in conjunction with GC’s Adhesive Enhancing Primer (AEP), “bond strength to enamel and dentine was highest among the tested groups”.

The ONE symposium starts tomorrow

May 26, 2021 | Education, Events

LEUVEN, Belgium: In celebration of its 100th anniversary, GC is holding a symposium on 27 May dedicated to luting. During the online event, three experienced clinicians will give dental professionals a comprehensive overview of current options for luting and cementation of dental prostheses. In addition, participants will learn more about the various advantages of GC’s G-CEM ONE self-adhesive resin cement based on clinical examples.

Glashybrid vs. Komposit: Wirksamkeit und Wirtschaftlichkeit in einer multizentrischen Studie

April 27, 2021 | News

Mit dem Minamata-Übereinkommen von 2013 haben sich die Staaten der EU dazu verpflichtet, quecksilberhaltige Industrieprodukte wie Dentalamalgam bis zum Jahr 2030 vollständig oder weitgehend aus dem Ver- und Ensorgungskreislauf zu nehmen.1 Im Jahr 2020 kam die EU in einem Gutachten zu dem Schluss, dass auch für Dentalamalgam nicht nur der geplante weitgehende, sondern sogar ein vollständiger Ausstieg möglich sei. Dentalamalgam ist demnach ein Material der Vergangenheit.

Interview: “A multi-step universal adhesive is a logic next evolution”

April 20, 2021 | Interviews

The co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Adhesive Dentistry and chair of the Department of Oral Health Sciences at KU Leuven in Belgium, Prof. Bart Van Meerbeek, is one of the most respected authorities on the topic of dental bonding agents. In this interview, he discusses the latest generation of universal adhesives and details what he regards as the most important factors for long-term bond stability.

Glass hybrids versus composite: Efficacy and cost-effectiveness in a multicentre clinical study

March 24, 2021 | News

Through the Minamata Convention on Mercury in 2013, the countries of the EU committed themselves to completely or largely eliminating mercury-containing industrial products such as dental amalgam from the supply and disposal cycle by 2030.1 In 2020, the EU came to the conclusion through an expert opinion that not only the planned phase-down but even a complete phase-out of dental amalgam is possible. Accordingly, dental amalgam is becoming a material of the past.

GC unveils dedicated brand to mark its centenary

February 09, 2021 | Advertorial

LUCERNE, Switzerland: On 11 February, GC is celebrating its 100th anniversary since it was founded in Japan in 1921. To commemorate this significant milestone, GC has planned a number of both internal and external initiatives throughout the year.

През 2020 г. зъболекарите възприеха онлайн обучението

January 14, 2021 | Education, News

Лайпциг, Германия: Не всички последствия от пандемията от SARS-CoV-2 са негативни. Социалното дистанциране и рестрикциите върху пътуванията ефективно тласнаха развитието на онлайн обученията през 2020 г., в резултат на което повече зъболекари в сравнение с която и да било предходна година получиха кредити за продължаващо обучение чрез уебинари и онлайн обучения. Изглежда, че дори и след края на 2020 г., надяваме се скоро в постпандемична обстановка, денталните екипи и лекторите ще продължат с онлайн обученията поради удобството и лесния достъп, които те предлагат.

GC Germany presents five-day online symposium on molar incisor hypomineralisation

September 17, 2020 | Education

BAD HOMBURG VOR DER HÖHE, Germany: It is estimated that every seventh child in Germany is affected by molar incisor hypomineralisation (MIH). Besides the aesthetic aspect caused by the abnormal colour and shape of the teeth, this enamel formation disorder often causes severe pain. Owing to the high number of affected patients and in promotion of the 100th anniversary of GC Corp. next year, GC Germany will be holding an online symposium from 28 September to 2 October. The event will be dedicated to the topic of MIH and is aimed at general dentists, dental technicians and orthodontists.

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