One year ago, the EU Commission suspended the end of the transition period for the EU Medical Device Regulation (MDR) for one year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The transition period expired though on 26 May 2021, and thus the MDR applies throughout Europe. The comprehensive reform of the entire European medical device law obviously affects also dental practices and dental laboratories. As a regulation of European law, it is directly applicable and thus replaces the Medical Device Directive MDD. In the summer issue of EDI Journal we provide you with an overview of what is necessary to meet the requirements. We also provide you with with the conformity declaration for download.

Besides we give you an update on one-piece ceramic implants to optimize hard and soft tissue management and give you some instructions to implement ridge preservation into everyday use.

Find out more