Nobel Biocare to launch cutting-edge technology and training updates for Canadian dental professionals

Nobel Biocare, the world leader in innovative esthetic dental solutions, today announced the program for their World Tour 2006 event in Montreal, 24 November 2006. Montreal is the 16th stop in a series of 17 conferences presenting the company’s progressive product development and training and education to dental professionals around the world.

Heliane Canepa, President and CEO of Nobel Biocare said, “The Nobel Biocare World Tour 2006 is a unique opportunity for the profession to join forces with the patient. It’s a groundbreaking forum for dental professionals to learn from their colleagues how our scientifically-based innovations enable them to respond to the increased patient awareness of, and demand for, high-end cosmetic, implant and restorative solutions.”

The Nobel Biocare World Tour 2006 will bring together world-leading experts in implant and esthetic dentistry, local experts and conference attendees to share their knowledge in state-of-the-art patient treatments. So far the Nobel Biocare World Tour 2006 has met a huge interest at every stop, for example the conference in Tokyo attracted more than 2.500 dental professionals.

The local chairman for the World Tour conference in Montreal is Dr. Daniel Van Steenberghe, full professor at the Faculty of Medicine, teaching human anatomy, medical deontology and periodontal therapy. Holder of the Prof. P-I Brnemark Chair in Osseointegration and President of the Council of the European Association for Osseointegration.
Live cases will be transmitted via satellite featuring implant surgeries and esthetic restorations. They will demonstrate the latest novel patient treatment options. The conference workshops also incorporate topics of special interest for Canada as well as hands-on trainings for all levels of dental professionals.

Some of the many sessions offered by Nobel Biocare include:

Live Transmissions:
Natural tooth and implant solutions using C&B&I presented by Allan Schaffran
All-ceramic restorations on natural teeth using Procera presented by Brahm Miller
Implant solutions using NobelDirect presented by Sam Kucey
Implant solution for the edentulous jaw using All-on-4 and NobelGuide presented by Steven Bongard & James Siagoulis
Implant solution for the partially edentulous jaw using the Procera Implant Bridge Zirconia presented by Lesley David & John Zarb
Implant solution for the edentulous jaw with the two-implant retained overdenture by Luc Chauss.

Expert panel and Presentations:

New insights with TiUnite and soft tissue integration presented by Dr.Peter Schpbach and Dr. Daniel Van Steenberghe

The long-span Procera Zirconia bridge for missing and natural teeth presented by Ernst Hegenbarth

A ceramic implant presented by Ralf Kohal

*rhBMP-2 presented by Ulf Wikesjo

Nobel Biocare will also present the latest research and clinical findings from its pipeline of products and solutions.

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For further information, please contact:
Kevin McAuley, Marketing Manager

Nobel Biocare Canada Inc
9133 LeslieSt. Unit100
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B 4N1

Phone: +1 905-762-3500
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