Hatfield, PA--March 10, 2015--i-CAT™ (a brand of the KaVo Kerr Group) and Henry Schein Dental announced today that the 9th International Congress on 3D Dental Imaging will take place April 17-18, 2015 at the Dallas Marriott City Center. With the theme of “GO 3D. Your Story Starts Here,” the event is designed to share the perspectives of knowledgeable industry experts about exciting and relevant topics regarding 3D applications in dentistry with a concentrated focus on airway evaluations. The program will provide tips and best practices for this technology and its applications for general dentistry and dental specialties.”
Some featured topics at this year’s event include:
-“The Use of CBCT Planning and Guided Surgery Applications to Improve Quality of Life After
Traumatic Injury” by Dr. Scott Ganz
-“DICOM Multiplanar Reconstructed Images —What Do You See, and is it Important?”
By Dr. Bruce Howerton
-“Orthodontic: Unlocking the Power of CBCT: Beyond Basics and into the Future” by Dr. Sean Carlson
-“Airway: Their Story, CBCT and Airway-Centered Treatment Planning” by Dr. Juan Carlos Quintero
Attendees will also hear keynote speakers, Dr. Cynthia Brattesani and Dr. John Graham discuss the “whys” of 3D imaging and their personal experiences on the journey to a 3D-enriched practice. Besides the clinical aspects of 3D imaging, Dr. Lou Shuman will explore practice marketing opportunities using social media, and Christine Taxin will offer insurance and billing tips that could lead to a smoother reimbursement process.
In addition to the educational sessions, networking opportunities will offer attendees time to interact with colleagues and industry speakers, explore partner exhibits, and visit the i-CAT booth to see the latest 3D products and services. An i-CAT User’s Meeting on April 16 will feature a product and technology update, including discussions about how to select the best scan for each patient; optimize the use and performance of a 3D system; and select the best 3D scan protocol, resolution and field of view for each patient. A variety of other topics will also be covered, including the integration of the 3D system into the practice, and best practices for marketing the system to help drive increased patient traffic.
Rick Matty, Director of Marketing for i-CAT, notes, “At the 9th International Congress on 3D Dental Imaging, we are excited to present speakers with first-hand knowledge of the benefits of 3D imaging and experience with effective and safe applications of this imaging modality for patients. We have received much positive feedback from attendees at past Congresses, and we are happy to see the educational opportunities continue to grow in scope and value.”
i-CAT has evolved into a trusted brand dedicated to advancing dental treatment in the offering of its 3D imaging products, including Tx STUDIO post-processing software. The company’s commitment to safe, effective, low-dose 3D cone beam imaging continues to drive development of new products that can lead to more precise dental care. Henry Schein Dental is the exclusive distributor of i-CAT systems.
KaVo Kerr Group is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. Besides the latest information on 3D imaging, attendees also receive 12 CEUs for the Congress and 6 CEUs for the User’s Meeting. Registration can be completed online, by fax, or phone. For information on the 9th International Congress on 3D Dental Imaging, visit the Congress webpage at http://www.i-cat.com/events/congress. Use promo code FB2015 through March 17th and receive a $150 discount at checkout.
Serving the dental industry since 1992, i-CAT™ is at the global forefront in the development and manufacturing of the computer-controlled dental and maxillofacial radiography products, and internationally recognized by highly regarded dentists and radiologists as one of the most innovative companies in dental imaging. i-CAT systems offers clinicians enhanced features for highly effective treatment planning and surgical predictability. i-CAT is exclusively distributed by Henry Schein Dental. To learn more, visit www.i-cat.com.
i-CAT is a member of the KaVo Kerr Group. KaVo Kerr Group is a global portfolio of leading dental brands that share common values of Trust, Experience, Choices, Quality and Smart Innovation. Brands include KaVo, Kerr, Kerr Total Care, Pentron, Axis|Sybron Endo, Orascoptic, Pelton & Crane, Marus, Gendex, DEXIS, Instrumentarium, SOREDEX, i-CAT, NOMAD, Implant Direct and Ormco. With over 500 years of combined experience and proven solutions, KaVo Kerr Group uniquely serves 99% of all dental practices. Visit www.kavokerrgroup.com for more information.
About Henry Schein, Inc.
Henry Schein Dental is the U.S. Dental business of Henry Schein, Inc., the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners. Henry Schein, Inc. also serves dental laboratories, government and institutional health care clinics, and other alternate care sites. A Fortune 500® Company and a member of the NASDAQ 100® Index, Henry Schein employs more than 17,500 Team Schein Members and serves more than 1 million customers.
The Company offers a comprehensive selection of products and services, including value-added solutions for operating efficient practices and delivering high-quality care. Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 100,000 branded products and Henry Schein privatebrand products in stock, as well as more than 150,000 additional products available as special-order items. The Company also offers its customers exclusive, innovative technology solutions, including practice management software and e-commerce solutions, as well as a broad range of financial services.
Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Henry Schein has operations or affiliates in 28 countries. The Company’s sales reached a record $10.4 billion in 2014, and have grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 16% since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995. For more information, visit the Henry Schein website at www.henryschein.com.