• August
  • 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.

  • July
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • NADL Vision 21 Welcomes New President and Honors Industry Members
    LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · February 14, 2014

    During the Vision 21 meeting in Las Vegas in January, the NADL welcomed its new president, Gary Iocco, President of Dimension Dental Design in Hastings, MN, and honored several other industry members: 2014 CDT of the Year Award: Wilma Peterson, CDT, Manager of Education at Glidewell Laboratory, Newport Beach, CA Educator of the Year Award: Renata Budny, CDT, TE, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry at New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn, NY Excellence in Education Award: Craig Pickett, CDT, TE, Manager of Technical support at Whip Mix Corp. The Harry Hagman,...

  • National Dentex Corporation Announces the Acquisition of nSequence Center for Advanced Dentistry
    LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · February 13, 2014

    National Dentex Corporation (“NDX”) announces the acquisition of nSequence Center for Advanced Dentistry (“nSequence”) based in Reno, NV. nSequence (www.nsequence.com) is a state of the art full service digital and conventional dental laboratory that specializes in CT guided surgery and guided prosthetics. nSequence was founded and operated by Daniel Llop, CDT. “We are excited to have nSequence join NDX. nSequence uses technology to take into account treatment techniques, implant systems, physiology of the patient, and aesthetics when planning a case. Innovation at...

  • Hermanson Dental Lab and Lemke Dental Lab Merge
    LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · February 12, 2014

    MicroDental Laboratories, a network of laboratories committed to helping dentists thrive, is proud to announce the acquisition of Lemke Dental Lab. With this transaction, MicroDental Laboratories plans to combine Lemke Dental Lab with MicroDental’s Hermanson Dental Laboratory. Based in St. Paul, Minnesota, this partnership creates one of the nation’s premier full-service dental labs. The new entity is called Hermanson Lemke, a MicroDental Laboratory. “One of our goals is to make it easier for dentists to provide exceptional treatment experiences for patients,” noted Kim...

  • Henry Schein Reports Record Fourth Quarter Results
    LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · February 11, 2014

    EPS up 13.5% to $1.43 Henry Schein, Inc., the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, today reported record financial results for the quarter ended December 28, 2013. Net sales for the fourth quarter of 2013 were $2.5 billion, an increase of 4.9% compared with the fourth quarter of 2012.  This consisted of 4.4% growth in local currencies and 0.5% growth related to foreign currency exchange.  In local currencies, internally generated sales increased 3.7% and acquisition growth was 0.7% (see Exhibit A...

  • Zahn Becomes Preferred Partner for OPT-In Laboratory Cooperative
    LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · February 11, 2014

    Zahn Dental, the Laboratory Division of Henry Schein, Inc., was recently named the preferred laboratory consumables partner for OPT-In Laboratory Cooperative by OPT-In Management, LLC.  Zahn Dental joins BEGO USA, Dental Wings and LabStar Software (formerly, Soundtrack) as a key corporate member in OPT-In’s strategic growth. “Working with OPT-In Dental Laboratory Cooperative helps us more effectively reach a market that has always been important to us,” said Rita Acquafredda, General Manager and Vice President, Zahn Dental. “With this partnership, we can more easily...

  • Henry Schein Expands Dental Laboratory Distribution Business with Acquisition of Lincoln Dental Supply
    LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · February 04, 2014

    Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, today announced the acquisition of substantially all assets of Lincoln Dental Supply from Keystone Industries, a worldwide leader and privately held group of dental, medical and veterinary manufacturing and distribution subsidiaries. Lincoln Dental Supply will become part of Zahn Dental, Henry Schein's dental laboratory distribution business.  Zahn is the leading distributor to dental laboratories in North America. Founded in...

  • MicroDental Acquires Cosmo Dental Lab
    MicroDental · Industry News · February 03, 2014

    MicroDental Laboratories has acquired Cosmo Dental Lab to form MicroDental Laboratory Ottawa at Cosmo. Opened in 1980, Cosmo has 29 employees and is co-owned by Blake Murchison, RDT, Dave Wilson and Dan Burns who will stay on in management roles. The new laboratory offers a depth of experience and technical expertise, including technicians with Pankey CR, Misch Institute Implant and LVI Neuromuscular training. “Partnering with MicroDental gives us access to the very best of technology and personnel, allowing us to deliver premier yet personalized service to all dentists,” says Wilson.   

  • January
  • Delcam Shareholders Vote to Accept Autodesk Offer
    LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · January 21, 2014

    Shareholders in Delcam, one of the world’s leading suppliers of advanced software for manufacturing industry, today voted to accept the offer made by Autodesk to acquire the company.  The acquisition is expected to be completed during February. Headquartered in Birmingham, UK, Delcam has more than 30 offices worldwide and over 700 employees.  The company’s range of design, manufacturing and inspection software provides automated CAD/CAM solutions for a variety of industries, ranging from automotive and aerospace to footwear and healthcare. The latest NC Software Market Analysis...

  • D&S Dental Group, Inc. Expands Reach, Purchases Illinois Lab
    LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · January 09, 2014

    D&S Group, Inc. of Waunakee, WI recently welcomed the experienced Hootman Dental Laboratory of Rockford, IL as its newest laboratory facility. Serving the dental community of northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin since 1927, Hootman Dental Laboratory brings tremendous history, tradition and experience to the D&S Group. The Rockford based laboratory will serve as D&S’s southerly hub for improved presence in southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Travis Zick, President of D&S Dental Group, Inc., said “This partnership allows us to expand into a new market and team...

  • December 2013
  • ADA Passes Significant Resolution Related to Dental Laboratories
    LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · November 26, 2013

    At the recent American Dental Association Annual Session, the ADA House of Delegates passed Resolution 52. This resolution says, "Resolved that in order to enhance dental patient health and safety, the ADA urges all state dental boards to register U.S. dental laboratories." The culmination of ADA taking this step has been more than ten years in the making. NADL President-Elect Gary Iocco and Bill D'Aiuto, DDS, former Chair of the ADA Council on Dental Practice and a current Trustee for the National Board for Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology testified at the ADA proceedings on this...

  • November 2013
  • Maverick Dental Celebrates 10 Years, Opens New Headquarters
    LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · November 26, 2013

    Owners of Maverick Dental Laboratories, a full-service dental laboratory in Monroeville, PA, celebrated the company's 10-year anniversary with the opening of a new headquarters. Co-owners Joseph Fey and Larry Albensi decided that to continue the rapid growth of Maverick Dental, the company would need a larger facility to accommodate more employees and additional manufacturing equipment. The search led them to a former automotive dealership, which merged the optimal design of office space and industrial-style workspace. "With as many as 20 percent of the nation's auto dealerships vacant from...

  • Henry Schein Signs Agreement to Invest in BioHorizons
    LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · November 26, 2013

    Company Advances Strategy to Enhance Position in Dental Specialty Markets With Investment in Implant Manufacturer

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