NewsBriefs

All the latest news from vendors in the industry

  • August
  • LMT Cruises to Budapest
    LMT Communications, Inc. · Miscellaneous · August 18, 2014

    Metallurgist Joe Tuccillo (left) and his wife, Gerri Cevetillo Tuccillo, met retired Ceramist Peter Fleischner while cruising on the MS Aria under the Chain BRIDGE in Budapest. Gerri and Joe were in the ship's lounge reading LMT and struck up a conversation with Peter. Both Joe and Peter were long time industry associates and friends of Carl Panzera. Carl has known Peter almost 50 years since he was an undergraduate and Peter was a PhD student in Ceramics at Rutgers. "His enthusiasm for his research inspired me to major in ceramics," says Carl via Facebook.

  • Heal the Effects of Domestic and Sexual Violence by Joining 'Virtual Race For Smiles'
    LMT Communications, Inc. · Miscellaneous · August 14, 2014

    Improve your own health while restoring the smile of someone in need: Join the Virtual Race for Smiles, which benefits the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Charitable Foundation’s (AACDCF) Give Back a Smile (GBAS) program.  GBAS restores the smiles and lives of those who have suffered dental injuries from intimate partner, family, or sexual violence through the help of volunteer dental teams and donations. Upon receiving their new smiles, survivors report a significant increase in self-esteem, more employment opportunities and often a sense of closure.  The race, which will...

  • Straumann Launches CARES® Visual 8.8 Software and New Screw-Retained Bars
    Straumann USA · Industry News · August 07, 2014

    On May 5, 2014, Straumann® released CARES® Visual 8.8 software with new prosthetic options.  Included in the launch are the Straumann® CARES® Milled Bar and the Straumann® CARES® Basic Fixed Bar. These bars offer ideal restorations for fully edentulous patients and provide treatment flexibility on implant level and abutment level restorations and individual customization.The Straumann CARES Milled Bar offers a direct connection to implants and delivers a one-piece solution milled to your specifications.  The Straumann CARES Basic Fixed...

  • Whip Mix Announces Date for 3rd Annual Survive or Thrive Digital Forum
    Whip Mix Corp. · Industry News · August 05, 2014

    Whip Mix is pleased to announce it will be holding the 3rd annual Survive or Thrive Digital Forum on October 2nd and 3rd in Louisville, KY.

  • Henry Schein Reports Record Second Quarter Results
    LMT Communications, Inc. · Miscellaneous · August 04, 2014

    Henry Schein, Inc. reported record financial results for the quarter ended June 28, 2014. Net sales for the second quarter of 2014 were $2.6 billion, an increase of 9.3% compared with the second quarter of 2013. This consisted of 7.9% growth in local currencies and 1.4% growth related to foreign currency exchange. In local currencies, internally generated sales increased 4.3% and acquisition growth was 3.6%. Net income attributable to Henry Schein, Inc. for the second quarter of 2014 was $116.2 million, or $1.35 per diluted share, an increase of 7.2% and 9.8%, respectively, compared with the second...

  • July
  • 3M Digital Oral Care Unveils New 3M™ True Definition Scanner
    LMT Communications, Inc. · Product News · July 31, 2014

    As more dentists and orthodontists adopt digital scanning in their practices, innovating to provide the best user experience is more important than ever. 3M Digital Oral Care is changing the market again with exciting technological transformations to the 3M True Definition Scanner. The next generation system includes a revolutionary new wand with a profile so slim that it’s the smallest on the market. The new system will be released this fall in tandem with 3M™ True Definition Scanner Software 5.0 that supports faster, easier scanning with the same superior accuracy. With the new 3M...

  • Stratasys 3D Prints 14-Foot-Tall Giant Creature for Comic-Con 2014
    LMT Communications, Inc. · Miscellaneous · July 23, 2014

    Stratasys Ltd. has collaborated with the Stan Winston School of Character Arts,  Legacy Effects, Condé Nast Entertainment and WIRED to create a 14-foot tall giant creature which will be showcased at the Comic-Con International 2014 conference. The conference takes place July 24-27 in San Diego, California.  The giant creature was designed by artists at the Stan Winston School. Engineers and technicians at Legacy Effects — the studio that brought to life Iron Man, Avatar, Pacific Rim and RoboCop characters — worked closely with Stratasys to build dozens of 3D-printed...

  • Keystone Industries Acquires The Harry J. Bosworth Company
    LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · July 21, 2014

    To further their goal of producing the most innovative, high quality products in the dental industry, Keystone Industries has announced they have acquired Harry J. Bosworth, a company dedicated to producing top-quality dental materials since 1912. The Bosworth Company, a business that has been committed to the improvement of the dental world on the practitioner side, is excited to join forces with another leader in the United States dental manufacturing industry. Customers of these two internationally recognized companies will receive extensive access to unique dental products. Milly Goldstein,...

  • Henry Schein to Webcast Second Quarter 2014 Conference Call Aug. 4 at 10am ET
    LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · July 21, 2014

    Henry Schein, Inc. announced today that it will release its second quarter 2014 financial results before the stock market opens on Monday, August 4, 2014, and will provide a live webcast of its earnings conference call on the same day beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time. Speakers on the call will include Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein, and Steven Paladino, the Company's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Investors can access the call through Henry Schein's website at www.henryschein.com, by clicking on the "Investor Relations"...

  • June
  • Stratasys Appoints Axsys Incorporated as Distributor of its Dental Series 3-D Printers.
    Axsys Dental Solutions · Industry News · June 26, 2014

    Wixom, MI, June 16, 2014: Expanding its solutions portfolio, Axsys Incorporated, a leading supplier of CAD/CAM and manufacturing solutions, today announced that it has entered into a Reseller Agreement with Stratasys, Inc.

  • Whip Mix Introduces Vericore® Gradient Temp Discs For Temporary Milled Restorations
    Whip Mix Corp. · Product News · June 19, 2014

    Vericore® Gradient Temp is a multi-layered PMMA material. Natural looking with ideal physical properties and high fluorescence, Vericore® Gradient Temp provides the milling laboratory with the perfect solution for long or short-term provisionals.

  • Modern Dental USA and Sundance Dental Laboratory Announce the Signing of a Strategic Partnership Agreement
    LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · June 13, 2014

    Mike Girard, CEO/President of Modern Dental USA, and Steve Dearien, President/Owner of Sundance Dental Laboratory, Scottsdale, AZ announced this week that the two companies have signed a strategic partnership agreement. Modern Dental USA recently announced the opening of its new headquarter facility in Troy, MI. In addition, in April 2014, Modern opened a state-of-the-art, high-tech, 20,000-square-foot digital processing center at the same location. Its parent company, Modern Dental Laboratory Ltd., is the largest dental laboratory group in the world, holding a leading market position throughout...

  • Henry Schein Climbs to #292 on the FORTUNE 500®
    LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · June 13, 2014

    Henry Schein, Inc. announced that it has climbed to #292 on the FORTUNE 500® ranking of America's largest corporations, marking its 10th anniversary as a FORTUNE 500 company.  The Company was ranked #296 on the 2013 list. Henry Schein had net sales in 2013 of $9.6 billion, up from $4.1 billion in 2004 when it first debuted on the FORTUNE 500 at #497.  Since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995, the Company's revenues have grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 16 percent. The FORTUNE 500 list is an annual ranking of America's...

  • Amann Girrbach Opens West Coast Training Center
    Becky Tyre · Industry News · June 09, 2014

    In May, Amann Girrbach America celebrated the opening of its West Coast Training Center located in Esthetic Professionals’ state-of-the-art facility in Tarzana, CA. A complement to the company’s North Carolina training center, the new location will offer hands-on seminars and product demonstrations for both customers and employees. Founded by Dr. Bruce Crispin, Esthetic Professionals’ 16,000-sq.-ft. facility houses a dental education center, dental laboratory and private practices, and is fully equipped with Amann Girrbach design stations, desktop scanners and milling technology.

  • Sirona Dental Inc. Announces Keurig™ Coffee Maker Give-Away
    LMT Communications, Inc. · Miscellaneous · June 03, 2014

    Sirona Dental, Inc. is pleased to announce a special incentive for all commercial dental laboratories that complete an in-house demonstration of Sirona’s full line of inLab® CAD/CAM solutions. Specifically, Sirona will reward all dental laboratories that complete a full Sirona inLab system demonstration between June 1, 2014 and August 31, 2014 with a Keurig® K145 OfficePRO® Brewing System.  Participants will also receive a bonus 12 Count K-Cup® variety box that includes 12 different delicious blends of coffee.  Dental laboratories can register for...

  • DentalEZ® Group Announces the Retirement of President Gordon W. Hagler
    LMT Communications, Inc. · Personnel News · June 02, 2014

    DentalEZ Group, a supplier of innovative products and services for dental health professionals worldwide, announced today that Gordon W. Hagler will retire from his position as President and COO on July 3, 2014 following almost a decade of service with the company.  “We are extremely grateful for all of Gordon’s substantial contributions and leadership not only within our organization but to the dental industry as a whole,” remarked Jeffrey E. Perelman, CEO of DentalEZ Group. “Gordon has been an essential part of DentalEZ‘s success, and he can look back on...

  • May
  • Whip Mix Introduces Preppies Plus®
    Whip Mix Corp. · Product News · May 23, 2014

    Whip Mix Corporation has introduced new Preppies Plus®. Preppies Plus® is a unit dose flour of pumice paste specifically formulated with Chlorhexidine gluconate, a known antimicrobial agent.

  • 3Shape Presents LABcare
    3Shape, Inc. · Product News · February 25, 2013

    A comprehensive support, education and upgrade program for all Dental System users 3Shape's LABcare™ package is automatically given to every 3Shape Dental System™ subscribed user. LABcare™ is designe

  • AACD Launches 'Smile Story' Contest to Award Makeovers, Raise Cosmetic Dentistry Awareness
    LMT Communications, Inc. · Miscellaneous · May 06, 2014

    The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) has launched “The Smile Story Contest” that will enhance the smiles and change the lives of up to five lucky people, while raising awareness about the benefits of cosmetic dentistry. The Smile Story Contest launched April 30 at AACD 2014 in Orlando, the Academy’s 30th anniversary scientific session. Entrants will submit their smile story telling why they deserve a new smile, plus a photo, at www.yoursmilebecomesyou.com. A public voting period, June 11-June 30, will allow entrants to ask their friends, family, and social networks...

  • Whip Mix Expands CAD/CAM Solutions with the ProJet 1200 3D Printer
    Whip Mix Corp. · Product News · May 02, 2014

    Whip Mix is excited to announce a new addition to our digital solutions, the ProJet 1200 printer from 3D Systems.

  • April
  • 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 adrenocortical cancer (ACC). The Fund is designed to support research specifically related to ACC--a rare and aggressive cancer that strikes only about 1,000 people a year in the U.S.--as well as the patients and families affected by it. The Fund is organized through the University of Michigan Health System, where one of the leading experts, Gary Hammer, MD, PhD, Director of Multidisciplinary Adrenal...

  • 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 18 world renowned speakers from the United States, Europe and Asia. Dr. Dennis Tarnow opened the meeting that covered topics such as sustainable aesthetics, bone preservation and treatment/diagnosis of peri-implantitis. Along with the latest in clinical outcomes and treatment, key BIOMET 3i Solutions that include the 3i T3® Implant and the BellaTek® Encode® Impression System were...

  • Who's Hot 2014
    Whip Mix Corp. · Industry News · February 14, 2014

    Whether you're still celebrating a Super Bowl victory or turned your attention back to college basketball, you're involved with your team. I've thrown an extra Ezine at you this month because I wanted to brag about two of my current teammates...   The Journal of Dental Technology has just recognized our VP of Sales and Marketing, Anne Steinbock, as someone "Who's Hot" in 2014. I hope you pick up the publication to read the article which highlights how Anne grew up in the Whip Mix business (her grandfather is our founder), but chose architecture to study. Because Anne likes faster results and...

  • February
  • 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 and global leader in PEEK-based biomaterial solutions.  Today, this biomaterial is used in more than four million implanted medical devices worldwide.  To learn more about the JUVORATM Dental Disc and the history of this proven biomaterial, please stop by the Panthera Dental booth (#906)  to meet a member of the JUVORA team. Friday: 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m. to noon

  • 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 Manager has been involved in dental technology for 36 years, 7 of which have been spent here at Whip Mix. Craig trains new employees, helps customers on the phone or via email with tech support, publishes articles and travels the world to teach technicians. On top of all of this, he stays busy with family and community service. If you have the opportunity to hear Craig speak, I promise you will...

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