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New generation of W&H sterilizers: an incredible user experience

New safety and new intelligence. These are two key terms for the new generation of W&H sterilizers. Equipped with the latest technology, the new Lisa and Lara support customers to face their daily and future challenges, helping to make the reprocessing workflow in the dental practice more efficient and secure. Interview: Dr Ing. Marino Magno, Member of the General Management of W&H Sterilization.

A contra-angle handpiece becomes a premium brand

Dr Dominik Brunnhuber likes to compare product purchasing to going to the dentist: the main factors are quality and a sound result. However, additional parameters are key to building a long-term relationship. An interview on values, sustainability and consistency.

Synea, W&H’s premium brand, celebrates its 20th anniversary

As part of the Synea product range, W&H has presented innovative, high-performance and attractive products for the last 20 years. Therefore, Synea has established itself as standard in dental practice, providing users with both safety and efficiency in everyday use.

W&H among the top three Austrian exporters!

It’s bronze for W&H! An expert jury has honoured W&H Dentalwerk Bürmoos GmbH with the Austrian Export Award 2019. As part of Exporters' Nite 2019, held on 24 June in Vienna, the family-run company was selected as one of the winners in the 'Industry’ category. The accolade, given out by the Austrian Economic Chambers (WKO), is awarded to the country’s top exporters each year.

New corporate design for W&H

W&H has a fresh new look: the renowned medical technology company has a new, even more modern corporate design to go with its new strategic orientation.

New Lara sterilizer – Incredible inside. Incredible outside.

Be prepared for today and for tomorrow – with the new Lara sterilizer from W&H, users not only have state-of-the-art today, but additional high-tech for the future. Equipped with fast cycle times and a safe documentation system, Lara simplifies and speeds up the sterilization process.

The new generation of Lisa: Incredible inside. Incredible outside.

Inside the W&H sterilizer offers a wealth of innovative technologies that go beyond the everyday user experience. Equipped with artificial intelligence Lisa turns high end type B sterilizing into an efficient and safe work process. Outside Lisa convinces with its perfect ergonomic design.

W&H presents new technologies for the world of dentistry

At the International Dental Show (IDS), technology leader W&H is fascinating the dental community with its forward-thinking connected ioDent® solutions, a new generation of innovative products and brand-new concepts for workflows to assist with treatments. And all of this is complemented by a sparkling new brand identity with which the high-tech developer from Salzburg is once again underlining its innovative power in the dental sector.

The cordless Proxeo Twist Polishing System from W&H

W&H has expanded its portfolio by a cordless polishing system for more comfort and greater freedom of movement during prophylaxis or periodontitis treatment. The Proxeo Twist Polishing System allows dentists and hygienists to use the cordless polishing handpiece entirely without constraints and control it using the wireless foot control.

Proxeo piezo scalers: Ultrasonic also compatible with pacemakers

The three new W&H Proxeo Ultra piezo scalers gently remove supra- and subgingival deposits. The quick tip exchange is truly one of a kind. With the Proxeo ultrasonic technology, even patients with pacemakers can be treated safely.

Implantmed Plus: Smart ioDent® system saves time

W&H is constantly expanding its portfolio of networked products for dental practice. From summer of 2019, the ‘Implantmed Plus’ – a surgical device with the unique ‘ioDent®’ system – will be available to implantologists. This smart solution from W&H provides even more safety in dental practice, and enables resources to be used proactively and efficiently.

Preparation of implant beds - with feeling

The preparation of implant beds has to be efficient - and, at the same time, requires a great deal of feeling. The 9 new Implant/Crestal instruments for the Piezomed from W&H are specially indicated for fine maxilla bone and the internal sinus lift. Compared with standard rotary instruments, they offer improved tactile feedback, are less invasive and encourage osseointegration.

Piezo surgery – a broad spectrum of applications in oral surgery

In the age of minimally invasive treatment, dental surgeons and oral and maxillofacial surgeons are increasingly employing piezoelectric devices for the preparation of bone tissue. They allow particularly atraumatic preparation of hard tissue on the basis of ultrasonic surgery technology and the cavitation effect allows an almost blood-free operating field.

Implants should only be inserted when periodontal conditions are stable

Biofilm is the most significant cause of inflammatory bone loss around teeth and implants. Diagnostics, biofilm management and, where necessary, treatment help in patients with this problem. The W&H No Implantology without Periodontology workflow should provide stable tissue prior to implantation through prevention, and implant success in the long term through aftercare – something that is advantageous to both the patient and the treatment team.

New Osstell Beacon supports implant stability

Osstell, the developer of the ISQ diagnostic technology (Implant Stability Quotient), now presents the next leap in the evolution of implant diagnostic instrumentation: The Osstell BeaconTM, an innovative and highly intuitive tool designed to guide implant treatments for more predictable results. It tells you when an implant is ready for loading in a matter of seconds, by using proprietary and evidenced-based RFA technology, backed by more than 900 scientific studies.

Piezoelectric implant site preparation

In edentulous patients implant-retained fixed prostheses improve mastication and quality of life. Due to resorption and extensive pneumatization of the sinuses a patient had only a minimal posterior maxillary bone height. The implant sites were prepared with a piezoelectric device and a new set of dedicated instruments.

W&H acquires Swedish specialist Osstell

W&H President and CEO Peter Malata announced the acquisition of the Swedish medical technology company Osstell AB on 1st March 2018. This purchase continues the international growth of the Austrian family-owned company W&H Dentalwerk Bürmoos GmbH.

Ett forskningslabb som ger barn möjlighet att lära sig om el och IT

Lysande LED-dioder, en roterande propeller eller en autonomt styrd robot – det finns mycket att upptäcka på forskningslabbet “Spürnasenecke”. Med olika experiment från elektronik- och IT-världen, ger det här populära labbet skolbarn en första inblick in den fascinerande världen av teknologi.

Correct measurement of implant stability

The correct measurement of implant stability and osseointegration has always been a fundamental criterion for the success of the treatment. The explicit patient demand for streamlined treatment processes combined with an increasing number of patients with risk factors result in progressive and ambitious protocols in which conventional processes such as the torque or percussion test are being strained to their limits.

W&H stöder organisationen Mercy Ships

Fartyget Mercy Ships hjälper till med läke- och hälsovård, hjälpmedel inom vård, stöd för samhällsutveckling och hållbar förändring i länder längs Västafrikas kust. W&H har donerat tandvårdsprodukter för att aktivt stödja Merci Ship i deras hälsoprogram för att hjälpa människor i nöd.

En exklusiv inblick i W&H:s värld genom VR-glasögon.

Mellan den 23-28 oktober 2017 bjöd W&H:s partner Dental Cremer in tandläkare från hela Brasilien till konferensen "Dental Cremer Experience" på Riocentro Exhibition & Convention Center. Konferensen hölls på ett väldigt stort område på 20 000 m² och man visade de senaste innovationerna genom workshops som visade olika praktiska tillämpningar för produkterna. Genom virtuell upplevelse med VR-glasögon kunde gästerna besöka företagets huvudkontor i Bürmoos, Österrike, och få en uppfattning om dess toppmoderna företagsstruktur .

Endodonti möter piezokirurgi på en hands-on kurs

Tekniska framsteg som revolutionerat kirurgisk endodonti utfördes och demonstrerades på den praktiska kursen den 7 oktober 2017 i Bulgariens huvudstad Sofia. Kursen anordnades av W&H Bulgaria i samarbete med Faculty of Dental Medicine in Plovdiv på "Hotel Forum" i Sofia.

Marco Kern: best European in WorldSkills Competition (Abu Dhabi)

In an exciting test of strength between the world’s best skilled workers at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from 15 to 18 October 2017, 21-year-old Marco Kern from W&H put in an impressive performance with his exceptional skills in the field of CNC turning. He demonstrated his technical talent with an excellent 7th place and the “Medallion for Excellence” performance certificate in “CNC turning” category and the gold medal for 1st place in the team competition. Marco Kern is proud to be part of the very successful Austrian national team.

Sharing experiences with Austrian economic delegates

Economic prospects and future growth potentials in Europe were the focus of a series of discussions with Austrian business delegates held at W&H headquarters on 11th October 2017. In their discussions, the team of 15 delegates led by Dr Christian Möller, Head of the Trade Policy and Foreign Trade section of WKS, tackled important topics such as trade restrictions and opportunities for export.

EAO Congress in Madrid

At the EAO congress in Madrid, W&H presented an innovation in the field of implantology with a new generation of Implantmed. The Annual Scientific Congress of the European Association for Osseointegration (EAO) provided up-to-date scientific knowledge and technological trends in implantology from 5th to 8th October 2017. The Feria de Madrid exhibition site (IFEMA) provided the venue for the 26th annual conference.

Professional insights for dental students and dentists

Give patients the best treatment and service is the main motive in modern dentistry. To familiarize dental students and dentists from Croatia with the functionalities of the Implantmed, a 2 day event with the motto “Implantology Specialization” was organized by Territory Manager Damjan Gorenc in collaboration with W&H partner Inoval d.o.o. at the Dental University Zagreb.

Delayed implantation and augmentation – measurement of implant stability

A first mandibular molar in a young patient had to be extracted due to extensive damage by caries with endodontic complications. The implantation had to be combined with surrounding augmentation. If the bone volume is reduced, good primary stability is more difficult to assess, which means that measurement of the ISQ may be particularly important. Report by Dr. J. Neugebauer (Germany).

En framgångsrik premiär av W&H:s kirurgiworkshops i Panama City

Under ett antal events mellan den 21-24 augusti 2017 delade W&H med sig av sin praktiska kunskap inom kirurgisk tandbehandling till experter från Panama och hela Latinamerika. Syftet med dessa föreläsningar och workshops var att ge djupgående kännedom om den senaste W&H-tekniken till tandläkare, kirurger och W&H-partner.

Professional Competitions: chance for W&H trainees

The WorldSkills Competition gives talented young people the chance to showcase their professional skills to a global audience. What’s more, this international competition has many additional benefits. In the following interview, we discuss the importance of professional competitions as part of W&H’s professional training programme and how the requirements of the WorldSkills Competition are changing.

Digitalisering kräver nya roller och kapacitet

Den ständigt ökande digitaliseringen innebär inte bara radikalt förändrade arbetsprocesser och strukturer inom vilka vi arbetar tillsammans, men den ändrar även kraven på yrkeskvalifikationer. I följande intervju diskuterar experter från W&H Dentalwerk Bürmoos GmbH utmaningarna och möjligheterna inom den digitala omvandlingen och hur dessa redan har accepterats och genomförts i företaget.

Mexikanska tandläkare upptäcker W&H:s värld

I maj och juni 2017 fick två grupper från Mexiko med tandläkare på forskarnivå möjlighet att resa till Salzburg i Österrike och besöka W&H Dentalwerk Bürmoos GmbHs huvudkontor. Deras besök på fabriken var inriktat på upprätthållandet av personliga relationer och att fördjupa sig i W&H:s innovativa produktsortiment.

Lisa Sterilizer – new navigation concept

The new navigation concept for the Lisa Sterilizer offers numerous advantages: The new colour touch screen with four intuitive symbols in the main menu of the Lisa Sterilizer simplifies the selection process during operation. In addition, the sterilization parameters are displayed when the program is started and the test cycles can be displayed almost immediately.

W&H fick ta emot Salzburg Business Prize

För sitt utomordentliga arbete inom utveckling fick medicinteknikföretaget W&H Dentalwerk Bürmoos GmbH ta emot årets "Salzburg Business Prize" (Salzburger Wirtschaftspreis) den 27 april vid WIFI Salzburg. W&H imponerade domarna i kategorin "Innovationer" med en världsnyhet: en ny och unik driv- och ljusteknik för dentalturbiner.

Invigning i Bangalore

Sedan den 1 september 2016 har de två familjeägda företagen W&H och Planmeca gått ihop på den indiska dentalmarknaden. Den 20 april 2017 öppnades det nya kontoret officiellt av W&H Dentalwerks VD Peter Malata och Planmecas VD Heikki Kyöstilä. Med de nya lokalerna och ett starkt team på plats har samarbetspartnerna vidtagit de nästa stegen för att starta ett supportcenter i Indien.

Redo för framtiden inom dental

Vad ska ett dentalföretag göra idag för att förbereda sig inför framtiden? Hur vill de positionera sig i framtiden och vad bör man tänka på vid samarbeten med andra företag? På IDS, den ledande mässan för den internationella dentalvärlden, talade Deutsche Ärzteverlag med Roland Gruber, Sälj- och marknadschef för Tyskland och Österrike, samt Michael Reiter, vice vd produktledning, om nya partnerskap och digitala innovationer.

Protetikskruvdragare på "Internationaler Handwerksmesse (IHM)"

Medan toppmötet pågick angående den tyska ekonomin i München besökte förbundskansler Angela Merkel den internationella hantverksmässan 2017 som är den största mässan för hantverk. W&H Dentalwerks handelspartner RIEBL-Siebdruck använde W&H:s protetikskruvdragare för att demonstrera företagets högkvalitativa arbete inom skärm, digital och hybridprinting.

Den nya videokanalen från W&H

Tillgänglig dygnet runt! Den nya W&H-videokanalen är den optimala källan för att snabbt få information skräddarsytt exakt efter användarnas behov. Det är nu enklare än någonsin att få en övergripande översikt över W&H:s sortiment, att få användbara tips eller få tillgång till praktisk information om kliniska ämnen.

“The personal service is a sign of appreciation for our customers”

Interview with Peter Malata, Managing Director and owner of the W&H Group, talks about the positioning of the company, trends in the market and the responsibility of an entrepreneur today

Paediatric dentistry: Optimal view in the mouths of small patients

Working in small oral cavities is one of the particular challenges of paediatric dentistry. “When working on our small patients, we are subject to some quite tight spatial restrictions – for physiological reasons, of course. As such, we have to be able to handle the instruments we use quickly, safely and easily,” explained Dr Fräßle-Fuchs. The W&H TK-94 L microturbine allows the dentists to perform the treatments quickly and safely – thanks to the small turbine head.

Perfectly maintained in just 10 seconds

The new Assistina TWIN lubricates all rotating parts and cleans the spray channels of dental handpieces perfectly - in record time. We interviewed Christian Lechner, W&H Product Manager for Reprocessing and Infection Control, for an insight into the product development and the particular advantages the new automatic maintenance device.

W&H kicks off IDS trade fair week

On 20th March, Cologne’s Flora venue played host to W&H partners from around the globe and media representatives from the German-speaking world for the second time, as they all came together to learn first-hand about W&H’s current and future market activities, industry partnerships and technological innovations plus to strengthen long-standing business relationships. At a get-together for media representatives and an exclusive gala evening for partners, W&H showcased new products and proven classics from their extensive portfolio.

W&H Power turbine - a perfect interplay of functionalities

Read what Dr Chris McConnell looks for in turbine handpieces and why the W&H Power turbine is now one of the preferred instruments in his private dental clinic in Cornwall in the south-west of the UK. In addition to a 100% shadow-free view of the treatment site, thanks to innovative Ring LED+ technology, the W&H turbine is characterized by an optimal removal rate.

Single implantations for a zirconium oxide bridge with Implantmed

A 67-year-old patient presented with splinted crowns in the maxilla requiring replacement. Following the extraction of teeth 21 and 22, the plan is to insert implants as new bridge abutments. The sites will be prepared with the new W&H Implantmed implantology motor and the stability measured with the integrated W&H Osstell ISQ module.

Benefits of Implantmed during implant treatment

Oral surgeon Dr. Karl-Ludwig Ackermann has a practice in Filderstadt (Germany) and teaches implantology and aesthetic dentistry at two universities. He has placed several thousand implants over the last 38 years. Since autumn 2016, Dr Ackermann has been working with the new, enhanced implantology motor - Implantmed by W&H.

Perfekt smörjning av dina instrument på rekordtid

Med den nya Assistina Twin går skötsel och smörjning av dina hand- och vinkelstycken enkelt och smidigt. En stor fördel är den korta cykeltiden på bara 10 sekunder. Under denna tid spolas instrumentets spraykanaler med en rengöringslösning och torkas sedan med tryckluft, plus att alla instrumentets delar smörjs perfekt med W&H:s serviceolja F1.

Endo-perio treatment of an abutment tooth

A complex attempt at preserving an endo-periodontically inflamed premolar as a bridge abutment at least for the immediate future. It involves the positioning of two neighbouring implants in combination with an internal sinus lift. This interdisciplinary operation is performed using a piezo surgical device and an implant motor.

Sterilization process considerably optimised

"The sterilization process is optimized and integrates perfectly into the practice workflow. This also contributes to freeing up more time for the dental nurses, who can remain chairside at all times during treatment. " User report from Dr Paul Mattout, a dentist with his own practice in Marseilles, France.

Två kirurgiska enheter på en cart

Nu finns en ny cart tillgänglig där du kan ha både Implantmed och Piezomed på en och samma mobila cart - optimalt tillsammans med den nya trådlösa fotpedalen. "Single Point of Operation" allt samlat på ett och samma ställe för oral kirurgi och implantat ger ett effektivt och flexibelt arbetsflöde.

Personanpassade program med Implantmed

Den logiska och intuitivt utformade menyn och de anpassningsbara programmen gör så att tandläkaren kan koncentrera sig på det väsentliga - det vill säga patienten och behandlingen.

W&H på CIOSP i Brasilien

Den 35:e upplagan av CIOSP (Congresso Internacional de Odontologia de São Paulo) ägde rum i São Paulo i februari 2017. För första gången presenterades Lina klass B-autoklav i Brasilien och blev mycket väl mottagen av besökarna. En annan höjdpunkt på den odontologiska kongressen vad W&H:s elmotor.

Experiences of the new Implantmed surgical device

The W&H Implantmed provides dentists, working in implantology and oral surgery, with a device whose specifications are precisely tailored to the requirements of everyday treatment practice. In the next section, experts from various regions describe how the new Implantmed is proving useful in practice. Their short statements may give us only a brief insight into their working methods, but speak volumes about the advantages of the new W&H device.

Extraction of impacted teeth

“You gotta act” - or why the preparation in extraction of impacted teeth is so important! Guided by the belief that dentists and their patients deserve the best, W&H Bulgaria organized in November 2016 a clinical theoretical-practical course on the topic “Extraction of impacted teeth”. Lecturer of the event was the leading specialist in the field of dental surgery and implantology Dr. Branimir Kirilov.

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