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Towards simplification in dentistry―GC to host online event on new treatment protocols

November 08, 2021 | Education, Events

LEUVEN, Belgium: GC is committed to giving dental professionals easy access to educational resources. After a number of successful online symposia, the dental manufacturer is now getting ready for another digital continuing education highlight. Under the title “Sharing 100 years of experience―towards simplification in dentistry”, GC will be hosting its next online event from 15 to 19 November.

GC America to present free dental symposium on emulating nature

October 26, 2021 | Advertorial

Alsip, Ill., U.S.: GC America will be hosting a one-day virtual symposium on Oct. 29 as part of the many events accompanying GC’s centennial celebrations. At this free educational event, dental experts from the U.S. and Europe will come together to deliver lectures on a range of topics under the banner “Emulate Nature with Conservative Dentistry.”

Big turnout for CEREC Day 2021

October 15, 2021 | Advertorial

DÜSSELDORF, Germany: On 24 and 25 September, another successful CEREC Day was hosted in Düsseldorf. The event, which has become a prominent symposium for computer-aided dentistry since its inception 21 years ago, was also broadcast online owing to COVID-19 restrictions and featured a women’s day, during which renowned women from the dental industry presented their experiences.

GC readies itself for fifth International Dental Symposium

October 06, 2021 | Advertorial, Events

TOKYO, Japan: On 11 February, GC Corp. celebrated its 100th anniversary. As part of the continued celebrations surrounding this milestone, the company is now preparing for the fifth iteration of its International Dental Symposium, where it will deliver the latest information on state-of-the-art dentistry to participants worldwide.

Brazilian IADR Centennial Award named in honor of GC chairman Makoto Nakao

October 01, 2021 | Advertorial

SÃO PAULO, Brazil: This year, the Brazilian division of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) honored the chairman and former president of GC, Makoto Nakao, by naming its IADR Centennial Award in his honor.

Interview with Dr Andreas Kurbad on CEREC Day 2021

September 17, 2021 | Interviews

Dr Andreas Kurbad established his private practice in Viersen in Germany in 1990 and started using CEREC in 1994. He has published more than 100 papers on full-ceramic restorations, computerised dentistry, implantology and epidemiology. His focus is on clinical work, lecturing and publishing worldwide in the areas of restorative dentistry, adhesive techniques, full-ceramic restorations, computerised dentistry and implantology. Kurbad is also the founder of the CEREC Masters Club and has been a mentor for the CAD/CAM study group at the Karl Häupl Institute in Düsseldorf for over ten years. In this interview, he spoke with GC International about the upcoming CEREC Day 2021.

GC America to present live, biofilm-focused seminar

July 28, 2021 | Advertorial, Events

ALSIP, Ill., U.S.: In celebration of GC’s 100th anniversary, GC America will host a one-day virtual symposium on combating biofilm and oral disease on July 30. At this free educational event, three experts on the topic of biofilm will come together to share their experiences in dealing with the biofilm-related issues that many patients have.

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”.

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