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The new TENEO EasyMode: The simplest controls for an innovative technology 09/03/2012

Bensheim/Salzburg, September 03, 2012. Sirona, the technology leader in the dental industry, is presenting the new EasyMode for TENEO at the Fachdental Leipzig trade show. The latest version of the award-winning premium treatment center offers the same outstanding TENEO functionality, now with an additional operating mode. An important step forward in the practitioner’s customized control of the treatment center.

Today’s advanced treatment centers offer the latest technologies for the dental practice and with numerous benefits to the practitioner. But their operation needs to be as simple as possible. Sirona masters this balancing act effortlessly with innovative control concepts that have already received prestigious awards. In the TENEO EasyMode, the company now offers its treatment centers with even greater operating comfort and full functionality. For this purpose, an additional control option has been developed, which takes the user directly to the desired setting without going through multiple menu layers.

“We received the iF communication design award in 2010 for our proven control concept EasyTouch,” says Susanne Schmidinger, Head of Treatment Center Marketing at Sirona. “For us this was not only a confirmation but also an inducement to develop solutions for even greater operating comfort. With the TENEO EasyMode we give the practitioner the option to use a premium unit with the tactile comfort of a touchscreen so he can concentrate fully on the treatment. It is operated like speed-dial on a telephone. When you don’t want to have to remember a long number and know just where you want to go you use speed dial.”

The TENEO treatment center is one of the most innovative pieces of dental equipment on the global market. The concept was developed after a careful analysis of work processes during treatment and based on decades of experience at Sirona. Innovations like the selfexplanatory EasyTouch user interface make it easy for the practitioner to concentrate on his work. EasyMode is the new control option that makes it easy to operate TENEO with the press of a button and without the menus. Individual settings can be set in advance and then called up directly in EasyMode. This not only increases the practitioner’s comfort, it also raises the safety level during treatment.

With the new control concept, Sirona takes the classic control concept and makes it easier to use the new treatment center, especially for TENEO beginners. Not only current users of Sirona treatment centers will like the familiar controls in an advanced unit, but practitioners who are used to working with technology from other manufacturers will appreciate the new operating comfort of the TENEO EasyMode.

Sirona will be presenting the TENEO treatment center with EasyMode at dental trade shows in fall 2012. They will be available for delivery in Germany starting in October 2012. Existing TENEO users can upgrade their units through a software update.


The TENEO treatment center will soon be available with an additional operating mode.

Fig 1:The TENEO treatment center will soon be available with an additional operating mode.

For further information please contact:

Sirona Dental GmbH
Sirona Straße 1
A-5071 Wals bei Salzburg
P +43 (0) 662 / 2450-0
F +43 662 2450-109590

About Sirona Dental Systems, Inc.

Sirona, the dental technology and innovation leader, has served dealers and dentists worldwide for more than 130 years. Sirona develops, manufactures, and markets a complete line of dental products, including CAD/CAM restoration systems (CEREC), digital intra-oral, panoramic and 3D imaging systems, dental treatment centers and handpieces. Visit for more information about Sirona and its products.

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