Lakeland Dental Technologies: Streamlining Workflow, Improving Efficiency

Jensen Dental · Technical · Jan 2013

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    If no digital impression is received from the dentist, the laboratory makes the model and scans it with Jensen’s STII or other compatible scanner.

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    Once the 3D digital scan file is created, the laboratory imports the file into a computer workstation with proprietary software to design a precise virtual restoration.

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    Next, the virtual restoration data is sent to a Jensen milling machine which mills solid blocks of zirconia, wax, PMMA or resin nano ceramic.

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    If the restoration is milled out of zirconia, it needs to be sintered in a high-performance DEKEMA furnace to prepare the restoration for final finishing.

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    Stains and glazes are fired on the milled and sintered ceramic crown or bridge to characterize the restoration, match adjacent dentition and enhance the otherwise monochromatic appearance of monolithic restorations.

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