This week around 300 international dental health experts will gather in Tromsø. In the course of the week around 60 meetings will be held among various expert groups, dealing with everything from fillings, implants and instruments, to computer-assisted design. It's no accident that Tromsø is host to this annual event, as it has one of Europe's most modern dentistry education programmes.


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Why are BIM standards important for the European building industry and for digital interaction in Europe? In these video interviews European experts are explaining why.


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