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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
August 02, 2019 | News
ALSIP, Ill., USA: Dignitaries and distinguished dental professionals from all over the United States came together on Friday, July 26, to celebrate the grand opening of GC America’s new home at 3737 127th St. in Alsip, Ill. The new building is now accommodating more than 200 associates and features a state-of-the-art education center, which consists of an all new seminar hall, training laboratory and operatory.
COLOGNE, Germany: This morning, media representatives from around the world met at the Koelnmesse fairgrounds for the GC IDS press conference. The main topics covered were GC Corporation’s global strategy, an introduction to the GC foundation, a presentation of the strategy for Germany and a sneak peek at new product innovations being presented at this year’s IDS.