This year at the International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne, Germany, visitors witnessed an explosion of digital dentistry in both hardware and software. As avid CEREC users, my colleagues and I attended IDS with the purpose of getting our hands on the latest technology the industry had to offer.
There were a few clues ahead of time that indicated big releases from reputable companies, but it was the sheer scale and diversity of the digital applications that amazed us. Some were practical and long overdue, while others were exciting and totally out there. For me, the best part was how IDS showcased the rapid growth and tight competitions in the trade, and this can only be good news for the end users.