The dynamic, interactive and state-of-the-art DENTSPLY Implants World Summit Tour, a scientific congress on implant dentistry, is coming to Tokyo, San Diego, Nice and Shanghai during 2017.

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Dedicated to enhanced quality of life for patients and a vision of a world where everyone eats, speaks and smiles with confidence, DENTSPLY Implants will tour the globe on the premise "Because inspiration and confidence matters" to inspire clinicians and researchers to come together to share scientific knowledge and clinical experience and to discover and the latest innovations in implant dentistry.

"Attending international scientific congresses is a must for today's dental professionals in order to keep up with the latest scientific, clinical and digital development, especially in implant dentistry. And with a tour like this, you are able to attend a congress that is not just geographically close to where you live, but also tailor-made to your needs and the market that you work in," says Professor Clark Stanford from University of Illinois at Chicago, and also a member of the International Scientific Committee for the DENTSPLY Implants World Summit Tour.

The World Summit Tour will welcome 1,200 dental professionals in each of the four cities of the tour. At each tour stop, dental professionals will experience an international yet intimate and familiar setting, with a congress program made up of scientific lectures from international and regional speakers, hands-on workshops on various solutions, a display of the comprehensive portfolio, and hospitality second-to-none.

International Scientific CommitteeAn international group of well-renowned experts will contribute to the scientific program for the World Summit Tour:
  • Tomas Albrektsson—University of Gothenburg; Malmö University, Sweden
  • Christoph Hämmerle—University of Zurich, Switzerland
  • Ye Lin—Peking University, China
  • Jan Lindhe—University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Clark Stanford—University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
  • Meike Stiesch—Hannover Medical School, Germany
  • Tetsu Takahashi—Tohoku University, Japan

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About DENTSPLY Implants DENTSPLY Implants offers comprehensive solutions for all phases of implant therapy, includingANKYLOS ® , ASTRA TECH Implant System and XiVE ® implant lines, digital technologies, such as ATLANTIS patient-specific CAD/CAM solutions and SIMPLANT ® guided surgery, SYMBIOS ® regenerative solutions, and professional and business development programs, such as STEPPS . DENTSPLY Implants creates value for dental professionals and allows for predictable and lasting implant treatment outcomes, resulting in enhanced quality of life for patients.

About DENTSPLY International DENTSPLY International Inc. is a leading manufacturer and distributor of dental and other consumable medical device products. The Company believes it is the world's largest manufacturer of consumable dental products for the professional dental market. For over 115 years, DENTSPLY's commitment to innovation and professional collaboration has enhanced its portfolio of branded consumables and small equipment. Headquartered in the United States, the Company has global operations with sales in more than 120 countries. Visit for more information about DENTSPLY and its products.

For further information, please contact:Janie Shen—Director, Corporate Communications, DENTSPLY Implants, North America800-531-3481 |

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