The Finnish dental equipment manufacturer Planmeca has introduced a 3D printer to expand its product portfolio. Named Planmeca Creo™, the new 3D printer will allow dental laboratories and large clinics to perfect their craft and grow their business.
The first facial tissue transplant procedure in the history of the Nordic countries was performed earlier this year in the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS) in Finland. Planmeca contributed to the demanding and rare operation, which was the 35th of its kind in the world to date.
Planmeca and OraMetrix/suresmile are pleased to announce that Planmeca ProMax® 3D Classic, Planmeca ProMax® 3D Mid, and Planmeca ProMax® 3D Max imaging units are certified for use with suresmile by OraMetrix.
Planmeca was a Gold Sponsor of the Sofia Dental Meeting. Held at the Ramada Sofia hotel in Bulgaria’s beautiful capital from 1 to 4 October, the congress brought together international dental professionals to share and learn the latest knowledge and skills in their field. Planmeca organised two presentations at the event, with Dr. Herluf Skovsgaard and Planmeca Sales Manager Mr. Jan Moed as speakers.
A new scientific study on Planmeca Ultra Low Dose™ by Ludlow and Koivisto establishes that the low dose imaging protocol enables CBCT imaging with a significantly lower dose than standard imaging, without a reduction in image quality.
Planmeca Romexis® is the first dental software in the world to combine 2D and 3D imaging and the complete CAD/CAM workflow, while also providing extended connectivity with Planmeca dental equipment. The new version 4 of the software introduces an improved user interface that will ease the daily workflow of dental professionals around the world. Available for Mac OS and Windows, Planmeca Romexis 4.0 allows Planmeca products at a dental clinic to work together seamlessly.
Planmeca is expanding its extensive product range with an unmatched method for tracking jaw movement. The standard-setting Planmeca 4D™ Jaw Motion system offers incomparable visualisation and measurement data of mandibular 3D movements in real-time. It will be available as an option for the Planmeca ProMax® 3D Mid and Max X-ray units.
Planmeca further strengthens its position in the intraoral imaging market with a new addition to its product portfolio. The Planmeca ProSensor® HD intraoral sensor offers a unique combination of image quality, patient-centred design and usability. It sets a new standard for intraoral dental imaging – ensuring successful results in all treatment situations.
Planmeca mRomexis™ is a fast, easy and light image viewing application designed for flexible multiplatform use. It enables quick access to images, allowing dental professionals to conveniently communicate with other specialists and patients wherever they are. Planmeca mRomexis is available for the iOS and Android mobile operating systems, and as a browser-based desktop application.
Planmeca has made a strong commitment to improve the daily workflow of dentists all over the world. The newest addition to the company’s vast product portfolio is Planmeca Romexis® Smile Design – a powerful and intuitive software program developed for smile designing, visual communication and treatment planning. It revolutionises dentists’ communication with other specialists, dental labs and patients – resulting in a higher rate of case acceptance, as well as an improved realisation of created designs.
Planmeca’s full range of open CAD/CAM solutions for dentists and dental technicians includes the world’s first dental unit integrated intraoral scanner – Planmeca PlanScan®. The scanner’s unique integration with Planmeca dental units guarantees a smooth workflow, as real-time scanning data is now immediately available from the chairside tablet device. Scanning can also be controlled from the dental unit’s wireless foot control for hands-free operation.
The Royal Technology Mission, with His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden as its patron, visited Finnish healthcare technology manufacturer Planmeca in Helsinki on November 27th. His Majesty, along with 30 other top representatives from Sweden’s government, private sector and academia were introduced to the healthcare technology leader’s growth story and innovations.
The NEWS & VIDEOS section brings you valuable information on different Planmeca Romexis software releases and includes a collection of tutorial videos.
One of the world’s leading dental technology companies Planmeca Oy and the University of Turku have founded a joint venture company, Nordic Institute of Dental Education (NIDE). The Finland-based company offers high-quality continued education courses to international dental professionals.
Denmark’s largest dental supplier Plandent A/S has acquired Fiskers Dental Service A/S, the fourth biggest dental distributor in the Danish market. Plandent A/S is a part of Plandent Division, which is Europe’s second largest distributor in dental supplies, technology and services. Plandent Division belongs to the Finnish Planmeca Group.
Planmeca Group has been granted an Achiever 2013 status for its financial performance by Finland’s largest financial newspaper, Kauppalehti.
Planmeca, the world’s largest privately owned dental imaging company and equipment manufacturer, announced today that it has made a non-controlling, strategic investment in E4D Technologies, LLC, developer of the E4D CAD/CAM Restorative System.
The second largest distributor of dental supplies in Europe, Plandent Division, is expanding its business into the Polish market. Plandent has acquired a stake of 51 % in the share capital of Kol-Dental, a market-leading Polish dental supply company
The growing full-service dental supply chain opens its fourteenth market.
Planmeca Group participates once again in organizing the Ice Hockey World Championships by providing a Planmed Verity® Extremity Scanner and Planmeca Compact i dental care unit for the on-site emergency rooms both at Hartwall Arena in Helsinki and Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm. Both devices were already used in the Helsinki venue last year.
Northern Europe's largest distributor of dental supplies, Plandent Division, expands its business into the rapidly growing Russian market. Plandent Oy has acquired 51% of the share capital of the dental supply company Firm Medexpress Company Limited based in St. Petersburg.
Planmeca’s 3D X-ray unit range now offers a unique combination of three different 3D data. With just one unit, the user can acquire a patient CBCT image, 3D face photo and 3D model scan, and combine these data in one software suite. A virtual patient is created for different clinical needs.
Planmeca extends its product range with a new high-tech dental care unit. The Planmeca Sovereign® Classic offers incomparable user-friendliness and flexibility for every field of dentistry. This digital unit combines intelligent infection control and usability wrapped up in beautifully slim and compact design.
Planmeca introduces a new product to the acknowledged Planmeca ProMax® 3D family. The Planmeca ProMax® 3D Plus provides a wide selection of 3D volume sizes in addition to traditional 2D panoramic, extraoral bitewing and cephalometric imaging.
Introducing Planmeca Romexis® Cloud – an image transfer service integrated into Planmeca Romexis® software. The service allows dental professionals to share their images and expertise securely with others.
Planmeca ProMax® 3D is a family of true all-in-one X-ray units that provide digital panoramic, cephalometric and CBCT imaging, 3D face photos and 3D model scans, i.e. impression and plaster cast scans. Planmeca constantly develops its state-of-the-art imaging units and is now proud to introduce new features that further improve their image quality, patient comfort and usability.
Planmeca is proud to introduce a new one-shot type cephalostat that is available for the company’s Planmeca ProMax® 2D and 3D units. In addition, Planmeca offers all the necessary tools and software for orthodontic treatment planning and follow-up.
Planmeca Romexis® is a comprehensive software suite used by dental professionals for acquiring, viewing and processing 2D and 3D images. Planmeca now introduces a new Planmeca Romexis® 3D Ortho Studio module to the software, bringing innovative 3D tools for orthodontists and dental laboratories. The new module is designed for examination and analysis of digital dental models scanned with Planmeca ProMax® 3D X-ray units and for planning orthodontic treatments in 3D.
Planmeca now introduces a full range of open CAD/CAM solutions for dentists and dental labs to complete its offering in industry-leading dental equipment and software. The dentist or lab can choose either the entire workflow solution or only certain parts, according to their needs. This is made possible with Planmeca’s unique and open interfaces between devices and software. From high-precision desktop milling units to sophisticated CAD software, this unique solution includes all necessary tools for open CAD/CAM dentistry.
The Finnish dental equipment manufacturer Planmeca Oy and US based 3D Diagnostix join forces to offer new valuable services to users of Planmeca ProMax® 3D imaging devices. Planmeca ProMax 3D users can now place an order for 3D Diagnostix radiology reports and computer guided surgery solutions directly from the Planmeca Romexis® software.
One of the world’s leading dental equipment manufacturers, Planmeca Oy, has just completed a remarkably successful financial year. In 2012, the company experienced a record-breaking 30% sales growth over the previous year.
Northern Europe's largest distributor of dental supplies Plandent Division is to expand its business into the Belgian market. The newly formed company Plandent Belgium Holding S.A., established by Plandent Oy and the Humblet and Demarbaix families, will become a new full-service dental supply company in Belgium.
The free new application enables users to explore Planmeca’s dental units, imaging devices, and software through their iPad. The Planmeca Showroom application provides a thorough product information package for users of Planmeca's dental and X-ray units.
Finnish dental equipment manufacturer Planmeca delivers three fully digital teaching environments to King Saud University College of Dentistry and the National Guard of Saudi Arabia Health Affairs as part of an extensive local health care development and investment to education.
Planmeca Romexis® is a comprehensive software used by medical and dental professionals for acquiring, viewing and processing 2D and 3D images. Planmeca now introduces a new Cephalometric Analysis module to the software in order to facilitate the daily work of orthodontists around the world. The new and easy-to-use analysis tool brings valuable benefits to orthodontic planning and treatment.
The multipurpose 3D imaging unit by Planmeca Oy convinced the 30-member international expert jury of the “red dot award: product design 2012”. Manufacturers from all over the world had submitted a total of 4,515 designs to the renowned product competition. Planmeca ProMax 3D ProFace inspired the experts and received the globally sought-after red dot for its fine design language in the product category of Life Science and Medicine.
Planmeca Group participates in organizing the World Championships in Ice Hockey this spring by providing a Planmed Verity Extremity Scanner and Planmeca Compact i dental care unit for the on-site emergency room at Helsinki Arena.
Planmeca Oy further strengthens its position as a preferred university supplier of the dental field. The latest delivery agreement was signed with the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). In co-operation with its local distributor Amedix sdn. Bhd Planmeca equips IIUM with 173 Planmeca Compact i dental units, one Planmeca Sovereign dental unit along with three Planmeca ProMax 3D imaging equipment, and 7 digital Planmeca Intra and Planmeca ProSensor intraoral imaging systems.
The Finnish dental equipment manufacturer Planmeca Oy increases its comprehensive collection of imaging products with a new intraoral X-ray unit – Planmeca ProX. The advanced unit provides easy and precise positioning, a straightforward procedure and high-quality, high-resolution images.
Planmeca Oy and Belgium-based Materialise Dental started a joint effort that benefits users of Planmeca ProMax 3D imaging devices. Planmeca ProMax 3D users now can directly order Materialise Dental SurgiGuide® drill guides based on the implant planning done in the Planmeca Romexis software.
The Finnish dental equipment manufacturer Planmeca Oy enlarges its premises in Helsinki, Finland. After completing the new 118,000 square feet annex building, the company owns and occupies a total of 475,000 square feet of production and office space. The new facilities are located within a walking distance from the Planmeca headquarters.
The Finnish company Planmeca Oy, one of the world’s leading dental equipment manufacturers, announces its donation of a Planmeca Compact i dental unit along with a Planmeca ProMax 3D s imaging unit to the temporary dental clinic that is being set up by the Japanese government and Japan Dental Association in the tsunami region.
ProFace – a unique CBVT imaging unit with integrated 3D face scan system. This true 3D application is designed to fulfil the most diverse diagnostic needs of today’s maxillofacial and dental professionals. The Planmeca ProMax 3D ProFace unit acquires patient’s facial 3D photo in a radiation-free process giving the medical or dental professional opportunity to plan operations and document the follow-up images.
Planmeca has launched the new generation Planmeca Compact i dental unit with an integrated 4.3 inch touch panel. The dynamic user interface adapts to the selected instrument and displays all relevant functionalities at a touch of the fingertip. The touch panel technology provides the opportunity to fully enjoy the benefits of a digital dental unit in the daily clinical work.
Planmeca introduces a new product for the acknowledged Planmeca ProMax 3D concept. The Planmeca ProMax 3D Mid provides an extended selection of 3D volume sizes combined with traditional 2D panoramic and cephalometric imaging.
Planmeca introduces Planmeca iRomexis – an advanced mobile image viewing application for Apple iPhone and iPad devices. This comprehensively featured 2D and 3D image viewing application is designed to let users of Planmeca X-ray units utilise their investment to unprecedented extent. The Planmeca iRomexis application allows accessing images from anywhere in the world using Wi-Fi or 3G networks.
Planmeca is one of the official partners of the Finnish pavilion at EXPO 2010 in Shanghai, China. The Planmeca ProMax is on display in the Finnish pavilion “Kirnu” throughout the exhibition and showcases pioneering Finnish technological innovation and design. The Planmeca ProMax is today’s most advanced hybrid 2D/3D unit for demanding dental and maxillofacial imaging.
Planmeca Oy has signed an agreement to deliver dental units and auxiliary equipment to Bernhard Gottlieb University in Vienna, Austria. Planmeca has a recognised tradition of equipping dental universities around the world, with recent installations including teaching institutions in the US, Australia, Denmark, and Ireland.