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OccluSense® by Bausch

Recognized as a 2019 Best of Class Technology Award Winner 

Bausch, Cologne, Germany; 14.06.2019 — Dr. Jean Bausch GmbH & Co. KG, the dental industry’s leading provider of Articulating and Occlusion Test Materials, has been selected as a 2019 Cellerant Best of Class Technology Award recipient. 

“We are entering a new era in dentistry — one that will change how we diagnose, treat, and manage our patients and practices," said Dr. Lou Shuman, CEO of Cellerant and founder of the Best of Class Technology Awards. "This was a breakthrough year in product and services technologies. The panel spent hundreds of hours in close discussion reviewing and analyzing the corporate landscape. Pay close attention to our winners as they are truly leading the way to provide you what is best in today's contemporary practice.” 


About Bausch company and Occlusense®

Since 1953, Dr. Jean Bausch GmbH & Co. KG has specialized in the manufacture of special articulating – occlusion test materials designed to represent occlusal proportions on the masticatory surfaces as true to nature as possible. The new system OccluSense®, developed by Bausch, combines the traditional and digital registration of the pressure distribution on occlusal surfaces. The OccluSense device is being used in combination with a 60 microns thin single-use pressure sensor color coated in red, which is being applied exactly like a conventional occlusion test foil. The patient's masticatory pressure distribution is being recorded digitally in 256 pressure levels and then transmitted to the OccluSense®iPad App for further evaluation. The traditional color transfer on the occlusal surfaces of the patient facilitates the assignment of the captured data. The recordings are being stored in the patient management system of the iPad app and can be reviewed or exported any time. 

“The demand for and the interest in our OccluSense system are enormous and have exceeded our expectations by far. Having set very high standards in the development and expansion of our new product have now been rewarded with this outstanding Cellerant Best of Class Award 2019” said André Bausch, Managing Director and inventor of the OccluSense.


At this point we want to recite Chris Salierno, DDS, Cellerant Best of Class panel member: “If there isn't a clear winner in a category then we won't select one,” said Chris Salierno, DDS, Cellerant Best of Class panel member. “This award is about letting the public know when a company has raised the bar.” 

The 2019 Cellerant Best of Class Technology Award is selected by a panel of the most prominent technology leaders in dentistry: Paul Feuerstein, DMD, technology editor for Dentistry Today, John Flucke, DDS, technology editor for Dental Products Report, Marty Jablow, DMD, known as America’s technology coach, Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, DMD, editor-in-chief of Inside Dental Hygiene, Chris Salierno, DDS, editor-in-chief of Dental Economics, and Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, founder and creator of the Best of Class Technology Award. 

For us it its an extraordinary honor and confirmation of our work, to receive the Cellerant Best of Class Award and to be chosen by such a prominent, high class level panel.

About Bausch

The development and production of special articulating - occlusion test materials is the main characteristics of Bausch. As one of the world´s leading manufacturers in this domain, Bausch offers an extensive range of different articulating papers and articulating films in different shapes, sizes and colors. Now with the award winning OccluSense system, Bausch enters the digital world of dentistry without leaving the focus on how to make occlusion visible.

Bausch products are being used in more than 120 countries and sold by distributors. The Bausch group of companies includes subsidiaries in the U.S.A., Australia, Japan and Brazil.


About the Cellerant Best of Class Technology Award

Since the inaugural presentation in 2009, the Best of Class Technology Awards have grown to occupy a unique space in dentistry by creating awareness in the community of manufacturers that are driving the discussion as to how practices will operate now and in the future. 

The selection process relies on an expert panel of dentists recognized as thought leaders and educators. It includes Dr. Paul Feuerstein, Dr. John Flucke, Dr. Marty Jablow, Dr. Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, Dr. Chris Salierno, and Dr. Lou Shuman. Over the course of each year, the panel members seek out and conduct research on potentially practice-changing technologies, with deliberations on nominees and final voting taking place in February. Panelists are precluded from voting in any category where they have consulting relationships. The entire selection process is conducted and managed on a not-for-profit basis.

For more information on the Cellerant Best of Class Awards and the 2019 Award Winners, go to

About Cellerant Consulting Group

Founded and led by CEO Dr. Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, Cellerant provides strategic dental market insights, clinical expertise, implementation resources and support to accelerate growth for client dental companies. Cellerant services include new concept incubation, clinical product evaluation, product development, continuing education program development and CE sponsorship, strategic branding and marketing, online marketing, content marketing and dental media relations management. As an orthodontist and former owner of a 10-doctor multi-specialty private group practice, Dr. Shuman guides clients to offer products that engage dental customers and provide sustained differentiation. Cellerant operates under a unique model that merges leading voices in clinical product evaluation and strategic partner companies to provide a menu of services from one easily accessible network. 

Press Contact 

Lauren Burns Krzyzostaniak

Executive Consultant

Cellerant Consulting Group

Phone: 800-884-5707 x107 


Dr. Jean Bausch GmbH & Co. KG

Oskar-Schindler-Str. 4

D-50769 Köln - Germany

Phone: +49-221-70936-0

Fax: ++49-221-70936-66


Bausch Articulating Papers, Inc.

12 Murphy Drive

Nashua, NH 03062

United States of America

Phone: (603) 883-2155

Phone: 1-888-6-BAUSCH

Fax: (603) 883-0606

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