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12.03.2019 - 16.03.2019 | Germany, Cologne

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International Dental Show

Taking place every two years, IDS is the world’s leading trade fair for the dental sector. It presents the latest products and technological process developments for dental medicine and dental technology. IDS enjoys an excellent reputation worldwide attracting huge amounts of exhibitors and visitors from all over the world. It is the international meeting place and communications platform for decision-makers from dental practices, dental labs, the specialist dental trade, the dental industry as well as research and development. IDS  provides its participants with information on new products, insights and perspectives. This is where the trends and innovations are presented to the whole dental world for the first time.


Dental practice

  • Dental units
  • Lighting systems
  • Suction, separator and compressed air systems
  • Chairs
  • Practice furniture
  • Visual systems
  • Dental materials
  • Special devices
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Work aids and auxiliary materials for dental treatment purposes
  • Driving devices and hand-pieces
  • Hand instruments
  • Rotary instruments
  • Oscillating instruments
  • Implant dentistry
  • Retention anchors and pins
  • Prophylaxis / dental and oral hygiene
  • Cosmetic dentistry

Dental laboratory

  • Functional equipment for dental laboratories
  • Functional systems for dental laboratories
  • Dental laboratory equipment
  • Modelling materials
  • Model materials
  • Materials for inlays, crowns and bridges
  • Denture materials
  • Work aids and materials for dental laboratory purposes
  • Motors and handpieces
  • Hand instruments
  • Rotary tools
  • Orthodontic construction elements
  • Reconstruction auxiliaries
  • CAD / CAM material blocks
  • Prefabricated mouldings
  • Artificial teeth

Infection control and maintenance

  • Sterilization / disinfectant devices and auxiliaries
  • Disinfectants (chemical)
  • Professional and protective clothing
  • Servicing systems

Services, information, communication and organisation

  • Services
  • Electronic data processing solutions
  • Information, organisation and communication work aids
  • Media

Key Statistics

Exhibitors: 2,305 from 59 countries

Trade Visitors: 155,000 from 157 countries

Special Info

Cycle of event: Every two years

Link to the organizer’s website: IDS