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

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


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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!

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

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.

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.

  • Increasing Workflow Efficiency: Focus of NobelProcera® Innovation Forum and Reception

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

    “Nobel Biocare believes the laboratory is upfront and integral to the treatment process,” said Tom Olsen, President and General Manager, Nobel Biocare North America, at the company’s...See more

  • KDF Launches New Casting Machine, Sintering Furnace

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

    KDF introduced two new products at the show: Cascom SE Casting Machine offers high-frequency alloy induction heating and vacuum and pressure casting. It doesn’t use flame during the melting process...See more

  • Harvest Dental Introduces ZCAD™ Temp Esthetic

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

    Harvest Dental introduced a new polychromatic cross-linked acrylate polymer for producing natural-looking, long-term provisional restorations in the anterior region. Composed of a nano-hybrid composite...See more

  • CAP Introduces New Multi-Layered Zirconia, Awarded CIMSystem Reseller Award

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

    Custom Automated Prosthetics (CAP) introduced Multi FZ, a multi-layered zirconia that makes it possible to achieve an esthetic, multi-colored, monolithic, high-strength (1,100MPa flexural strength), milled...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.