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  • June
  • Morse Dental Laboratory, Inc. earns the distinction of being named a Nobilium Certified Dental Laboratory

    Fairport Harbor, Ohio, May 17-  Morse Dental Laboratory in Fairport Harbor, Ohio was recently named a Certified Nobilium Dental Laboratory by the Nobilium Company, a major manufacturer of dental materials and equipment for prosthetic dentistry for over 60 year.

    Morse Dental Laboratory Inc. is a world class dental laboratory  located in Northeastern Ohio that specializes in removable dental products.  Morse Dental Lab offers a wide variety of custom restoration products including Full Dentures, Partial Dentures, CAD/CAM Partial Dentures, Digital Printing, Digital Design, Flexibles Partial Dentures, Mouthguards, Trays and more.  With over 35 years of experience, we guarantee that every case is manufactured in the U.S.A and overseen by a Certified Dental Technician.  We are known for providing predictable and consistent products while building strong and trusted relationships with our clients.

    Nobilium’s Certified Laboratory credential ensures...

    Morse Dental Lab

    21 hours ago

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  • Morse Dental Laboratory, Inc. earns National Board Certified Dental Laboratory Designation.

    Morse Dental Laboratory in Fairport Harbor, Ohio  has earned Certified Dental Laboratory designation from the National Board for Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology.  This elite distinctions makes Morse Dental Lab one of only 9 Certified Dental Laboratories in the state of Ohio.  There are currently 191 certified dental labs out of  an estimated 7,500 dental labs in the United States.

    Becoming a Certified Dental Laboratory assures “that a laboratory has met specific standards relating to quality assurance, safety, and business and manufacturing practices. By earning and maintaining the CDL designation, a dental laboratory is always monitoring and attempting to improve the quality and efficiency of their services and facilities. The CDL is recognized by the National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL), the American Dental Association (ADA) and the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP). Since certification is voluntary, laboratory certification...

    Morse Dental Lab

    21 hours ago

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  • 8 ways to Bring Content Curation Into Your Social Media

    Curating content is not simply aggregating it and serving it up for your audience to analyze or find answers themselves. It’s about picking the most relevant and useful information on a topic, adding your insights and commentary, and making it easy for your audience to make a decision or enhance their understanding of that topic. To put your own stamp on the content you’ve curated, you can supplement or combine it with an existing post, infographic or video of your own. Curation is taking a lot of good things and packing them into one better thing.

    #1 Build trust, build rapport

    The main purpose of curation in a museum is to deliver educative value. Another purpose is to influence some aspect of the visitor’s attitude or values stemming from his/her discovery of some meaning in the objects on display, a discovery stimulated and sustained by the visitor’s confidence in the perceived authenticity of the content (Lord & Piacente, Manual of Museum Exhibitions,...

    DentalLabSupport.com

    Thursday at 7:30 pm

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  • Jensen Dental Launches New Monthly E-Newsletter 'the SCOOP'

    Jensen Dental is excited to announce the launch of its latest e-newsletter: the SCOOP. the SCOOP will keep readers up to speed on everything NEW they need to know; from upcoming continuing education opportunities and new products and events, to valuable industry news and insider tips and tricks. the SCOOP will also provide readers with the opportunity to enter contests, voice their opinions, and take advantage of exclusive product specials and promotions. Plus, it allows Jensen to consolidate all of its messaging into one monthly blast so they don't overwhelm inboxes. It's free, it's open, and anyone can receive it. 

    Watch or Read this month's issue. Receive future issues here! 

    What's in a name? The concept of the SCOOP is simple; each month, Jensen deliver a digital package to its valued customers with new and relevant inside scoop that will enhance their education, business, and industry knowledge, saving them from spending precious time seeking out new information and education...

    Jensen Dental

    Thursday at 4:01 pm

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  • Roland DGA Launches its New Corporate Website

    Roland DGA Corporation has completely redesigned its corporate website (www.rolanddga.com), incorporating extensive changes that optimize the visitor’s overall experience. The revamped site, which launched officially on June 1, 2016, is more visual, content-rich and mobile-friendly than ever before.

    Navigation of the site has been streamlined, enabling visitors to explore and find what they’re looking for more quickly and easily. Among the new navigational features is a “Help Me Choose” option in the “Products” dropdown that allows visitors to find product information based on what they want to do in their business. The home page offers a comprehensive overview of all things Roland DGA, including news, events and social media, while detailed product information and specifications can be accessed through the Products section in an easily digestible format.

    Additional improvements to the Roland DGA website include a new “Industries” section,...

    Roland DGA

    Thursday at 2:22 pm

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  • Panthera Dental Creates Panthera Sleep, a New Division Specialized in Sleep-Related Products and Solutions

    Because of fast-growing demand, Panthera Dental has decided to create a distinct division for its line of sleep products, with dedicated teams of R&D and Marketing. From now on, customers have access to a new web portal at www.pantherasleep.com to learn more about our products. Moreover, a new section for patients is now available on the website to inform the public of the benets of the D-SAD , Panthera Dental’s patented CAD/CAM sleep appliance.

    At the same time, Panthera Dental is proud to integrate the compatibility of the D-SAD with 3Shape’s Trios and Align Technology’s iTero scanners. Customers can now use these two intra-oral scanning technologies to order their appliances. This method increases accuracy and creates a more interesting customer experience for the end-user. Using intra-oral scanning technology also reduces the turnaround time required for the production of the nal appliance.

    To add new features to its well-adapted...

    Panthera Dental

    June 22 at 1:32 pm

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  • inLab on Tour Boston is One Month Away!

    Join Sirona Dental at this educational event to learn how you can improve your workflow with inLab and quality CAD/CAM materials. You will see a system of truly unique components, including all-on-four implant solutions and surgical guides, fully open architecture, seamless dry/wet five-axis milling, the fastest grinding of glass ceramics and the only lab software that accommodates any digital impression system.

    You will also learn ways to increase your consistency and throughput and the benefits of selecting quality CAD/CAM materials for your lab.

    Thursday, July 14th, 4-7pmEmbassy Suites by Hilton Boston/Waltham500 Winter StreetWaltham, MA 02451

    Click here to register. 

    Refreshments will be provided. 3 Scientific CE credits available.

    Sirona Dental, Inc.

    June 20 at 11:05 am

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  • Sterngold and Swiss NF Dental announce distribution agreement for the MOR™ mini dental Implant in Canada

    Sterngold Dental, LLC and Swiss NF Dental are pleased to announce a distribution agreement for the MOR™ mini dental Implant in Canada.  Users of the 3M™ ESPE™ MDI, (formerly known as the IMTEC® MDI,) have been informed that the MDI implant will no longer be available as of September 1, 2016, while supplies last.  Many users are now seeking and alternative to the MDI line.  The Sterngold MOR™ implant is equivalent to the MDI, and MDI drills and instruments may be used for the MOR™. This allows the user to begin placing the Sterngold MOR™ implant without additional instrumentation investment.  The MOR™ from Sterngold is available in both the 2.1mm and 2.4mm diameter in the lengths of 10, 13, and 15mm.  The MOR™ has FDA approval for both denture connection and crown and bridge fixation.

    Sterngold

    June 16 at 5:36 pm

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  • DWS Systems Appoints Axsys Incorporated as Distributor of its Dental Series 3-D Printers

    Distributor’s Dental Solutions Division Now Offering 3D Printer Products from award-winning DWS Systems.

    Axsys Dental Solutions

    June 15 at 3:44 pm

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  • Participants Learn Custom Techniques to Maximize Profits in the Removable Implant Market

    In the competitive world of aesthetic restorations, details matter. In VITA’s Premium Denture course, participants learned the technical and business side of implant retained dentures from well-known instructor, trainer and author, Dennis Urban, CDT. Urban shared exclusive techniques on waxing, processing and finishing. “One technique I shared is a characteristic wax-up process which makes a wax try-in look exactly like a finished denture,” he says. “Because this procedure creates so much value for the patient and dentist, lab owners can charge a higher price for the final case.”

    Students learned the most profitable techniques for a variety of restorations, including all-on-4®, all-on-6, implant hybrid cases, implant overdentures and case planning methods. “My goal was to learn more about the all-on-4 denture implant technique,” says Danny Leeseman, MDT, owner of Valley Dental in Chico, CA. “The instructor did an excellent job of explaining...

    VITA North America

    June 13 at 6:54 pm

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  • National Dental Associations Celebrate Dental Technician and CDT Appreciation Month

    The National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL) and the National Board for Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology (NBC) celebrate June as Dental Technician and Certified Dental Technician (CDT) Appreciation Month.

    NADL, NBC, FDLT

    June 9 at 4:09 pm

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  • Oral Health America Releases State-by-State Analysis of Older Americans' Oral Health

    National report makes the case for policy change.

    Oral Health America

    June 8 at 11:40 am

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  • Stratasys Announces Retirement of David Reis as CEO

    Stratasys Ltd., the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, today announced that David Reis has decided to step down from his position as the Chief Executive Officer, effective June 30, 2016.

    During his tenure as CEO, David Reis led the successful merger and integration of Stratasys and Objet, and oversaw the strong growth that has established Stratasys as an industry leader. Mr. Reis also initiated the company's recent transformation, as it developed a broad, solutions-based business model that targets new manufacturing applications across key vertical markets.

    While he has announced his plans to retire as CEO, Mr. Reis will remain a member of the Stratasys board of directors as an Executive Director.

    "The board of directors is grateful for David's seven years of service as CEO to Stratasys and Objet," said Elan Jaglom, Stratasys' Chairman of the Board. "David has shown strong dedication to our customers and employees, while guiding the company through a period of...

    Stratasys

    June 2 at 2:18 pm

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  • Dentsply Sirona announces launch of the SIROWORLD app

    The ultimate app for the ultimate dental meeting--which provides details on the event agenda, speaker profiles, a trade show map and more--is now available for Apple and Android devices

    Sirona Dental, Inc.

    June 1 at 10:01 am

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  • May
  • Rickert Awarded AACD Accredited Fellowship

    Congratulations to Dwight Rickert, CDT, FAACD, who is now an AACD Accredited Fellow. He’s the fifth Accredited Fellow Laboratory Technician in the history of the AACD. “Becoming an Accredited Fellow means that all of the continuing education and time away from the lab and family was worth it,” says Rickert. "Having another goal to attain kept me motivated to learn . . . I would never have accomplished Accredited Fellow status without the never ending encouragement from my clients and friends.”

    In addition, Rickert is currently President-Elect of the AACD Board of Directors and will be President in 2017.

    LMT Communications, Inc.

    May 13 at 10:27 am

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  • April
  • IMILLING Launches New E-Commerce Website

    IMILLING, the production milling center specializing in complex implant prosthetics and now a distributor of affordable premium CAD/CAM equipment and supplies, announces the launch of its completely redesigned website, imilling.com. The new website features a fresh new look, new e-commerce functionality that will give customers the ability to purchase supplies online, as well as additional capabilities designed to enhance the customer experience and improve overall communications with the company.

    Highlighted features include: a responsive design that is mobile-friendly and automatically adjusts for viewing on all other devices; e-commerce capabilities that give customers the ability to purchase materials, tools and implant components online; a new “Request a Quote” feature to facilitate pricing requests for mills, scanners and accompanying accessories; an updated organizational format designed to help lab professionals more easily review the company’s products and services;...

    IMILLING

    April 11 at 2:25 pm

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  • evident Now a nimbyx Company, Names New CEO

    evident is now part of nimbyx, an online healthcare marketplace that connects dentists, labs and distributors. nimbyx CEO Paolo Kalaw is named CEO of evident, replacing outgoing CEO Rayne Verity.

    “We have acquired evident and are investing a significant amount of capital into the company. Our focus is on accelerating delivery of evident’s new technology innovations to help our customers expand and grow their businesses,” says Kalaw, who has 20 years of industry experience. “We’re committed to not only helping customers achieve maximum business growth but also keeping their information safe. nimbyx is one of the few companies that is compliant with HIPAA, PIPEDA and the standards on privacy and data protection of both Canada and the U.S.”

    The company also announces the formation of the evident New Technology Advisory Board, which aims to develop ways to help laboratories improve business. Board members include Bobby Williams, CDT, Owner of Synergy Ceramics,...

    LMT Communications, Inc.

    April 7 at 10:42 am

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  • Dentsply Sirona Completes Merger

    In February, Dentsply International Inc. and Sirona Dental Systems, Inc. successfully completed their merger to become Dentsply Sirona Inc. “Dentsply Sirona can now focus its efforts on empowering dental professionals to provide better, safer and faster dental care. As The Dental Solutions Company™, we will drive long-term growth by being uniquely positioned to deliver innovative solutions and support our customers with the broadest product portfolio and the largest sales and service infrastructure in the industry,” says Jeffrey Slovin, CEO. 

    LMT Communications, Inc.

    April 7 at 10:38 am

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    ModuleWorks

    April 7 at 8:12 am

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    ModuleWorks

    April 7 at 8:10 am

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  • Roland DGA Announces Opening of New East Coast Imagination Center

    Roland DGA Corporation, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and other advanced digital devices, announced today the opening of its new East Coast Imagination Center in Wilmington, Massachusetts near Boston. The new 3,500 square-foot facility will serve as a product demonstration and application display venue, as well as a training and sample production site for Roland resellers, customers and prospective customers.

    “Approximately 70 percent of our customers are located east of the Mississippi,” noted Rick Scrimger, president of Roland DGA. “This Imagination Center will make it easier for prospective customers on that side of the country to see our newest and most popular digital printing technologies, as well as our advanced dental milling machines, in action. The facility will serve to support our dealers in the Eastern U.S., as well as inspire end users within that region.”

    In addition to serving as a demo facility for Roland dealers, the Imagination...

    Roland DGA

    April 6 at 4:33 pm

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  • Pentron Alloys Now Exclusively Distributed by The Argen Corporation

    The Argen Corporation (Argen), the world’s largest manufacturer of dental gold alloys and a leading innovator in zirconia and digital dentistry solutions, announced that effective immediately, it will exclusively sell and distribute its Pentron Alloys line of products.

    “Dental alloys are the foundation of our company,” said Anton Woolf, CEO. “We have been manufacturing alloys and supporting the dental laboratory for over 50 years and have proudly included Pentron alloys in the mix for the past 12 years. We look forward to continuing to offer customers of Pentron Alloys industry leading products and support.” 

    Pentron Alloys, LLC, founded in 1967, offers more than 100 Precious and Non Precious alloys to the dental laboratory. Pentron alloys will continue to be sold under the Pentron label. 

    Argen Corp.

    April 4 at 4:37 pm

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  • March
  • AvaDent Acquires Prominent Dental Technology Company

    AvaDent Digital Dental Solutions (AvaDent) today announced the acquisition of Supra Solutions BV in The Netherlands. The acquisition gives AvaDent access to key digital dental technology that will enhance workflow with all dental bar manufacturers around the world.“We are excited to be introducing a new Digital Workflow Technology that enables all bar manufacturers to work efficiently with AvaDent,” said Tim Thompson, President and CEO of AvaDent Digital Dental Solutions, “and we are thrilled to have such consummate dental professionals as our partners. Supra Solutions is the Benelux leader in high-end titanium supra structures that are processed into implanted supported dentures.”The former owners of Supra Solutions, Robert van der Meer and Elmer Warning, will continue to work with the company and will fulfill an important role in the development of the next generation of digital dentistry. The talents and technological advancements of the two companies will merge...

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  • The Argen Corp. Acquires Solid Dental Technologies

    The Argen Corporation (Argen), the world’s largest manufacturer of dental gold alloys and a leading innovator in zirconia and digital dentistry solutions, has acquired Solid Dental Technologies located in Midvale, Utah. The merger will allow Argen to deliver an expanded suite of state-of-the-art digital products, industry leading customer and technical support, quicker turnaround times and a more consistent product to Solid Dental Technologies existing customer base.     

    Andrew Maples, owner of Solid Dental Technologies, launched the company 4 years ago with the primary focus of providing digital services to small to mid-size dental laboratories throughout the Midwestern states. They specialize in design services, zirconia, abutments and digital wax.

    Andrew will be joining Argen in San Diego, CA as a senior member of the technical support team. “We are excited to have Andrew join our technical support team. His knowledge of digital design and experience...

    Argen Corp.

    March 2 at 1:40 pm

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  • February
  • DATRON Dynamics Opens Midwest Office

    DATRON Dynamics Opens Midwest Office to Support Growing Customer Base in the Dental Industry

    DATRON Dynamics, Inc.

    February 11 at 11:08 am

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