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Driven by innovation

Innovation has long been a theme of BDIA Dental Showcase, since the event’s inception exhibitors have used the event as a launchpad for the dental industry’s latest innovations. Following on from the success at last year’s show, this year sees a return of the BDIA Dental Showcase Innovation Theatre.
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Miglionico, The pride of a product entirely made in Italy

Miglionico was founded in the year, 2000 and is the first company in Southern Italy to produce dental units. High quality standards have been achieved in a short period of time and today Miglionico is a brand which is sold in more than 40 countries worldwide. The dental units are completely manufactured in Italy and all phases of the production process take place within the company itself. Giuseppe Miglionico, founder and creative mind of Miglionico tells us his story:
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PHOTODENTAL.CO.UK - Stand: K51

PhotoDental.co.uk offer high resolution, front surface, handfinished, double-sided glass mirrors with chromium or titanium coating – saving you on average over 25 per cent compared to other leading distributors.
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DENTAL UPDATE - Stand: F32

The journal helps GDPs in the everyday challenges that occur in the surgery, offering practical and relevant solutions whilst keeping practitioners informed of the innovative developments in clinical practice.
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IDS SPA – BLANCONE - Stand: E21

BlancOne has introduced a new generation of photo activated whitening gels. The entry level treatment BlancOne Click, provides a typical improvement of four to five shades in just 10 minutes, without gum protection, with no sensitivity and for a very low budget. Click is the natural complement to any dental hygiene session, providing your patients a great added value without having to book an additional session.
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TEPE - Stand: N30

TePe is a Swedish family-owned company who have been designing, developing and manufacturing oral hygiene products since 1965. TePe offers a wide range of functional oral hygiene products.
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SEPTODONT - Stand: G20

At the Septodont stand this year you can gain CPD and learn how to manage your patients’ pain. Barry Oulton – founder of The Confident Dentist – will give you the technique, language and confidence to ensure that your patients feel comfortable throughout their treatment and recommend you to others – therefore increasing your business. Mini lectures will be running throughout the Show.
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SCORE DENTAL - Stand: C40

Visit Score Dental at BDIA Dental Showcase and use these four steps to choose the right saddle stool: Correct height – You will only experience the full benefits of the saddle stool if your position is high enough to sufficiently open your hip angle, which places you in a natural posture.
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S4S DENTAL - Stand: H95

An award-winning dental laboratory with a passion for quality, S4S prides itself on delivering a firstclass service for its clients. S4S supply clinically effective, custom-made dental appliances, which are comfortable for the patient and offer value for money. The range includes orthodontic appliances, occlusal splints and anti-snoring and sleep apnoea devices.
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ORASCOPTIC - Stand: G30

Orascoptic’s ErgoEdge loupe frame allows you to achieve your personal balance of comfort and posture as never before. This innovative sports frame was specifically engineered as a platform for loupes. This patent-pending frame is equipped with an unmatched suite of adjustable features – most notably the ability to fine-tune the declination angle of your loupes using ComforTilt technology. The adjustable nose pad can be moved up and down in addition to being spread or compressed to achieve the optimal fit for your specific facial geometry.
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ON HOLD COMMUNICATIONS - Stand: J78

Established for over 17 years, OnHold Communications specialise in tailored systems that help your reception team manage multiple calls efficiently and ensure you’re not missing the opportunity to speak with new patients. Faster, more efficient, more professional and no loss of new business!
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J&S DAVIS - Stand: F20 & F21

J&S Davis Ltd is an exclusive UK distributor which sources the highest quality products in their category from all over the world. These products are then made available to dental professionals via their usual dental retailers.
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IGLU PROTECT - Stand: M101

Iglu Protect orthodontic brace gel has been specially formulated to help prevent brace rubbing and to relieve sores and ulcers caused by dental braces. It is an alternative to dental wax that works by creating a lasting protective gel barrier, providing soothing relief and protecting ulcers as they heal. Visit the Iglu Protect stand to learn more and pick up a free sample. Also, the visitor who beats our electric buzz wire game with the fastest time will win a coffee machine.
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ENDOSHOP.CO.UK - Stand K51

EndoShop.co.uk is part of UKDentistry Ltd, a family-run company established in 2013. It specialises in offering discounted prices for high-quality, general and endodontic equipment/consumables and takes great pride in providing excellent customer service, as a Dentistry Awards finalist.
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DENTISTS’ PROVIDENT - Stand: H10

Dentists’ Provident is proud that for over a hundred years its board has remained predominantly made up of dental professionals, supported by insurance experts. This has ensured that the organisation always remains close to the profession.
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COLGATE - Stand H50

Colgate’s commitment to oral health extends beyond its quality products. Colgate provides continuing professional development for dental professionals, on-going health education for consumers, and actively partners in supporting dental associations and societies. Building on 140 years of oral care expertise and a legacy of strong clinical support, Colgate’s clinically proven product range helps maintain good oral health.
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CEREZEN - Stand: N93

Cerezen is a non-invasive treatment for TMD pain and associated symptoms. The joint that connects your jaw to the skull is called the temporomandibular joint (TMJ).
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BRITISH ORTHODONTIC SOCIETY - Stand: Q40

The objects for which the BOS is established are to promote the study and practice of orthodontics, to maintain and improve professional standards in orthodontics, and to encourage research and education in orthodontics, all in the interests of best patient treatment and care.
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BRAEMAR FINANCE - Stand: K41

Braemar Finance has been working with dentists for nearly three decades and Aileen Boyle, MD of Braemar Finance, explains some of the funding options that can be used for business growth.
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ACTEON - Stand: P11

Acteon UK specialises in the manufacture and supply of minimally invasive innovative technologies for dentists and dental professionals to diagnose, treat and educate patients efficiently.
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A-DEC DENTAL UK LT - Stand: P11

For the past 55 years, A-dec has been asking dentists what they need and want from their equipment. In response, we have created numerous innovative and reliable solutions that have helped shape modern dentistry into what it is today. The company’s reputation is based on build quality and product longevity, and it is proud to offer some of the most highly acclaimed dental chairs on the market – most notably the new, completely redefined A-dec 500.
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Your Practice, Your Future

If you’re fortunate enough to own your own practice, you probably did quite a bit of research before you took the plunge to buy. Chances are you invested a lot of time and money into your decision, but beyond the purchase, how much have you planned for the practice’s future?  Ever wondered how you might take your business to the next level? At BDIA Dental Showcase, we have features specifically targeted at practice principals.
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Showcasing the industry's finest - It’s back, and better than ever

BDIA Dental Showcase returns to the Birmingham NEC from the 17 - 19 October 2019 and is THE event in the industry’s calendar, bringing together the trade and the profession from all corners of the UK. Familiar to all, it celebrates the best in the industry and allows the whole practice team the chance to explore the latest equipment, services and technology.
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3D printer winner announced!

Last month BDIA Dental Showcase welcomed nearly 10,000 attendees to London’s Excel, many of whom enjoyed the opportunity to explore the show’s flagship feature – ‘The Future Experience’. The feature comprised of two sections: a 200-seater CPD theatre and an interactive ‘Digital Experience’, taking attendees back in time to explore dentistry’s roots before hearing from fellow professionals on their digital journey, whilst getting hands-on with the kit itself.
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Showcase Delivered

This year’s BDIA Dental Showcase at London’s ExCeL certainly delivered on its promises.  Attendance was up almost 10% compared with the 2017 show, with 10,000 attendees and more than 350 exhibitors, it certainly lived up to the hype.
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Medifinance & The Money Cloud agree partnership

Medifinance, the Intelligent Financial Lender for Healthcare Professionals, & The Money Cloud, an award-winning provider of international money transfer price comparison, are delighted to have agreed a partnership to supply a real-time, sophisticated & reliable overseas money transfer solution.
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NHS70: Celebrating 70 years of the NHS

2018 marks the 70th year of the NHS, with the service celebrating its birthday on 5th July 2018. The launch of the NHS in 1948 revolutionised oral health, with dental care being free for citizens for the first time. In Q2 of 2017-18, a staggering 9.7 million courses of treatment were delivered by NHS dentists across England, demonstrating just how undeniably important the NHS has become to the dental industry, with each and every NHS dentist playing a vital role...
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What has Aviation got to do with Dentistry?

Dental Showcase is challenging visitors to learn not only from their peers, but also that outside of the industry. In a captivating lecture, entitled ‘Lessons from the Cockpit’, Steve Hawkins, BA’s Chief Training Pilot, will compare aviation and dentistry...
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An Interview with Anna Middleton

At college I studied sound engineering and music technology and then worked for an arts company for two years before considering a move into dentistry. I still had a strong desire to study and medicine and biology had always interested me, but I was never sure which path to go down. One day a friend suggested I become a dental nurse which seemed like an interesting opportunity. I started as a float nurse and spent much of my time with the hygienist who inspired me to apply to study dental hygiene.
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