Thanks to readers’ nominations, LMT recognizes 29 laboratories across the U.S. that offer their employees a culture that’s hard to beat, with top-notch work environments, outstanding perks, an impressive facility, or by going above and beyond to celebrate their employees.


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Join us for LMT LAB DAY West in sunny California on May 16-17 (exhibits on May 17 only). Online registration is now open! Avoid the long lines at the show and register today*!


* You must log into your BRIDGE account first in order to register. If you don't have a BRIDGE account yet, register now for free! Click here to create your free account first and then go to the LAB DAY West page to register for the show!

I’ve been traveling around the country this season and have visited a number of laboratories, manufacturers and educational institutions. Click here to watch for more stories in my Road Trip series throughout the 2014, as well as in upcoming issues of LMT. ~Judy Fishman, LMT Publisher

The last 30 years have been the most remarkable, most revolutionary years in the history of dental technology. As LMT celebrates its 30th anniversary, it’s the perfect time to reflect on the technologies, events and ideas that have shaped our community. Take a walk with us through our shared history, as we remember its most memorable moments.

LMT Editors bring you the full scoop straight from the show floor, including product launches, announcements and breaking news.


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Zirkonzahn’s Georg Walcher, MDT, offers his step-by-step technique for rehabilitating an edentulous patient with implants and fixed Zirconia Prettau Bridges.

Welcome to THE BRIDGE, LMT's online community network for the Dental Laboratory industry, a virtual LAB DAY environment 24/7. Connectivity — the buzz word of this new Century — has LMT's full attention and has been the driver of our brand from Day One. "The BRIDGE" does what a printed piece cannot do: create immediate, interactive experiences! Learn More →

The Staff at LMT
  • LAB DAY West 2014

    May 16-17 · Garden Grove, CA

    LAB DAY West is the largest lab trade show on the west coast. Crowded with busy shoppers and buzzing with education, LAB DAY West embodies the good vibrations for which Southern California is famous.

  • Talladium's Multi-Layered PMMA Makes Debut

    LMT Communications, Inc. · LMT LAB DAY Insider · LAB DAY · Apr 2014

    Talladium’s Luminesse ML PMMA discs are made of a pre-shaded acrylic resin for surgical guides and temporary crowns and bridges. Featuring excellent color stability and high-bending resistance, the...See more

  • exocad® Expands Integration, Upgrades Software

    LMT Communications, Inc. · LMT LAB DAY Insider · LAB DAY · Apr 2014

    exocad GmbH is now integrated with 3M®/Steinbichler® and Renishaw® scanners; labs that own these systems can upgrade to an exocad-based system for only the cost of the software. In addition,...See more

  • Preciso Solution Now Exports .stl Files, Mills 98-mm Pucks

    LMT Communications, Inc. · LMT LAB DAY Insider · LAB DAY · Apr 2014

    Jensen Dental announced two enhancements to the Preciso Digital Dentistry Solution: All Preciso configurations with Preciso CAD Software now have the ability to export .stl files. Using a patent-pending...See more

  • Zirkonzahn Launches New Milling Unit

    LMT Communications, Inc. · LMT LAB DAY Insider · LAB DAY · Apr 2014

    Zirkonzahn’s new Milling Unit Compact Line M1 includes the M1 Wet Heavy. The 5+1-axis unit features a four-fold orbit for extra stability, a necessity for milling hard metals, a six-fold tool changer...See more

  • Industry Veteran Jerry Vogel Raising Funds for Adrenocortical Cancer Treatment

    LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · April 07, 2014

    Jerry Vogel, Executive Vice-President, USA, Panthera Dental, has established the Drew O’Donoghue Fund in honor of his 22-year-old nephew who passed away in February after a year-long battle with...See more

  • BIOMET 3i Announces Its Successful Research & Technology Forum in Tokyo

    Biomet 3i · Industry News · April 02, 2014

    Palm Beach Gardens, FL (March 2014) - BIOMET 3i is pleased to announce that it has just completed its successful Research & Technology Forum in Tokyo, Japan. The event, which was well-attended, featured...See more

  • Juvora to be at LAB DAY Chicago with Panthera Dental

    Panthera Dental · Industry News · February 17, 2014

    The JUVORATM Dental Disc, intended for use in full and partial removable dentures and implant overdentures, uses only the purest biomaterial sourced from Invibio® Biomaterial Solutions, the pioneer...See more

  • Excellence in Education Award

    Whip Mix Corp. · Industry News · February 14, 2014

    What do you get when you combine knowledge, patience, humor and dedication? These are just a few words to describe this year's NADL Excellence in Education Award Winner, Craig Pickett, CDT. Our Technical...See more

  • Jelrus/Whipmix Burn out oven problem

    Matt Paton · March 27 at 6:27 pm

    I recently purchased 2 Jelrus Infinity L30 burn out ovens on E-bay, one used one new. The used performed well for about three months.  After three months the display would not ligth up but you could...See more

  • CNC Dental Milling: Cycle Time and Surface Finish

    Steve Braykovich · January 20 at 1:57 am

    How long does it take your mill to machine a (insert restoration type here)?  This seems to be an area that the digital dental labs and milling centers are most concerned with and can likely be a...See more

  • Construction Characteristics Affecting the Performance and Reliability of a Dental Machining Center

    Steve Braykovich · January 20 at 1:41 am

    There are many interrelated factors that affect a DMC’s (Dental Milling Center) reliability, speed and accuracy, the three most important of which include the spindle drive system, machine control...See more

  • The best of two worlds

    Henning Elvennes · November 13 at 1:29 pm

    Nowadays software is everywhere, it has taken over every scenario of our lives.