"Validating the needs of dental professionals, our partners and even the patient drives Ivoclar Vivadent to remain on the leading edge of manufacturing, research and development. Producing state-of-the-art products and innovative materials demonstrates our passion and commitment to the dental industry," said Robert Ganley, Ivoclar Vivadent's CEO during the company's Evening of Innovation dinner event on February 24 at The Spertus Institute.
Joining Ganley at the podium were Dr. Van Thompson, PhD, Chair of Biomaterials and Biomimetics at New York University College of Dentistry, and Dr. Ken Malament, Clinical Professor at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Professor Thompson illustrated Ivoclar's system of rigorous testing and Dr. Malament cited his numerous successes with IPS e.max, declaring it "the most successful, innovative restorative material in dentistry today." Ivoclar Vivadent executives Dr. Michael Gaglio and Dr. George Tyswosky provided a snapshot of new product innovations for the company.