46th Moscow International Dental Forum – International Exhibition DENTAL EXPO 2019 was held on September 23-26, 2019, in Crocus Expo (Myakinino metro station, Moscow. It is the largest event in the dental industry. Just like the previous year, this exhibition was attended by the specialists of JSC “Universal Pravo”, under the guidance of the Head of development department Ksenofontov Alexander Vladimirovich.
This time the exhibition had more participants, taking part for the first time (number of domestic participants grew by 16, number of foreign ones – by 35), having total number of participants more than 500, with more than 1,000 brand names, among them instruments, scanners, lasers, CAD/CAM devices for production of anatomic crowns for the teeth, insets, ceramic veneers, consumables and many more. The extensive program of the events (more than 600), including scientific ones, was organized under support of Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry, Russian Dental Association, Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, RUDN University, European Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (EAPD) and many other organizations.
Among the presented in 2019 novelties were: new generations of glass ceramics, new generations of whole line of premium class dental apparatuses for any type of admission with maximum level of ergonomics, different high-speed and compact ovens etc. With this, all the new devices (both equipment and materials) have to have the confirmation of their safety and their designation as the medical ones, according to Russian legislation.
The especially large number of stands at the DENTAL EXPO 2019 were presented by the manufacturers from PRC. Various dental devices of Chinese manufacture were presented only for reference, because many of them still don’t have the manufacturing license from Roszdravnadzor, and this document is the necessary and obligatory condition of legal circulation and use of any device as the medical one at the territory of Russian Federation, according to the 323-ФЗ. A.V. Ksenofontov made new business contacts, including ones with foreign companies, and the specialists of JSC “Universal Pravo” answered the questions from the manufacturers and their representatives, as JSC “Universal Pravo” already has the practical experience of registering dental devices.