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- 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 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.
- 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.
- 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...
- Axsys Dental Solutions · Product News · January 19, 2014
Axsys Dental Solutions introduces a 4-axis version of the VersaMILL Dental Machining Center for in-house fabrication of dental prostheses. Equipped with the precision and high performance components of the VersaMILL. 5X 5-axis mill, the VersaMILL4X is self-contained and rigid with far greater options than current four-axis machines. The VersaMILL 4X has wet/dry milling capabilities for material appropriate processing, intelligent four-axis machining that reaches into undercuts and the ability to handle a broad range of indications including custom/hybrid abutments and dental bars. The...
- 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...
- November 2013
- Amann Girrbach America, Inc. · Product News · November 22, 2013
Amann Girrbach America launches an entry level version of the Ceramill Motion 2 mill for in-house fabrication. Equipped with the precision and high performance components of the original Motion 2 five-axis mill, this entry level four-axis Motion 2 is compact and versatile with far greater options than current four-axis machines. The four-axis Motion 2 has wet/dry milling and wet grinding capabilities for material appropriate processing, intelligent four-axis machining that reaches into undercuts, the ability to handle a broad range of indications and materials including zirconia, Sintron® millable...
- LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · November 18, 2013
Whip Mix is proud to offer milling services for dental laboratories. Whether laboratories are in need of back-up milling or are building their digital workflow, Whip Mix Milling Services guarantees support when they need it, providing a 3-day turnaround time on all restorations. Offering full contour crowns, substructures, wax patterns and custom hybrid abutments, all restorations are milled using Vericore Milling Discs and the Roland DWX-50 milling machine. Whip Mix has a highly trained team of expert professionals that will work with laboratories to guarantee they receive consistent and predictable...
- October 2013
- Roland DGA · Product News · October 09, 2013
Roland DGA Corp. has announced that its DWX-50 dental CAD/CAM milling machine has earned approval from 3M ESPE for the company's Lava Ultimate Restorative resin nano ceramic material. Built on more than 20 years of proven CNC milling technology, the DWX-50 joins a growing list of open-architecture mills to receive this certification. "As an open-architecture system, the DWX-50 allows labs to customize their production environments with the most advanced tools and materials from industry leaders like 3M ESPE," said Brian Brooks, product manager for Roland DGA Corp. "This certification provides...
- LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · October 03, 2013
Proto3000 and Core3dcentres (Core3d) are pleased to announce the formation of a strategic partnership through which they will jointly serve customers across Canada offering them their combined suite of equipment, materials, training, support and milling services. Under the terms of this agreement, customers that purchase equipment from Proto3000 will gain access to Core3d's industry leading knowledge and milling capabilities and will be able to purchase materials from Proto3000 such as high translucency zirconia at competitive prices. Proto3000 customers will also gain access to Core3D's loyalty...
- August 2013
- DATRON Dynamics, Inc. · Industry News · August 14, 2013
In July, DATRON Dynamics—the North American representative of DATRON AG high-speed machining centers and 5-axis dental mills—officially opened its new Technology Center in Livermore, CA, just outside San Francisco. "We have a significant West Coast customer base and it's growing," says Chris Hopkins, DATRON Dynamics' West Coast Manager. "Having a location in the same time zone and within driving distance allows us to support them more effectively. It also makes it easier for labs in the area to schedule a demonstration and see our equipment in action." Similar to DATRON Dynamics'...
- LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · August 13, 2013
Atlantic Precious Metal Refining (Atlantic), a Pittsburgh-based precious metal refinery serving dental professionals worldwide, is pleased to announce the launch of Strategy Milling, a revolutionary state-of-the-art milling center providing dental professionals convenient, affordable, and never before available milled full contour gold crowns and bridges. Powered by Atlantic, this revolutionary milling center saves the dental professional time and money, provides superior restorations with the unsurpassed accuracy of digital, and eliminates unwanted and expensive onsite alloy inventory. "We believe...
Jensen Dental Announces Launch of the Preciso Education Connection; Contains Suite of Online Tools For CAD/CAM UsersJensen Dental · Product News · August 02, 2013
NORTH HAVEN, Conn. - Jensen Dental today announced the launch of the Preciso Education Connection, a suite of online tools and information for users of the Preciso Digital Dentistry Solution. The Preciso Education Connection makes it easy to access a variety of useful information for Jensen's CAD/CAM system. Assets available on the website include a variety of videos on each step of the digital restoration process including equipment set-up, scanning, designing, milling, restoration characterization, and sintering as well as a Frequently Asked Questions section containing additional helpful information....
- July 2013
- Pearson Dental · Product News · July 16, 2013
Pearson Dental Supply introduces CAD/CAM wax discs, CAD/CAM PMMA discs, zirconia framework discs, zirconia full contour discs and framework blocks in all sizes to fit most popular milling machines. The company now also offers special coloring liquids for zirconia and full contour crowns. 818-336-8256 www.pearsonlab.com
- Bloomden Bioceramics Co., Ltd. · Product News · July 16, 2013
BLOOMDEN BIOCERAMICS specializes in high quality zirconia manufacturing and provides zirconia blocks compatible with a variety of milling systems. Using fine zirconia powder and an isostatic pressing system, the company produces highly translucent zirconia for full contour restorations and high strength up to 1,400 MPa. Bloomden also offers PMMA, wax, titanium and cobalt-chromium blanks, as well as milling burs and a zirconia sintering furnace. +86-731-8421-2982 firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com www.bloomden.com
- Broadway Dental Lab & Distribution · Product News · July 16, 2013
BROADWAY DENTAL LABORATORY AND DISTRIBUTION is a representative of imes-icore, the German company that manufactures CORiTEC milling machines. Broadway also offers 3Shape Dental Scanner systems; i3Dscan scanning system; exocad software; iCAM V5 CAM System as well as the other iCAM V CAM systems; and Dental Shaper software that allows for the import of different CAD systems. Also available: upgrades to the milling machines and CAD/CAM software that allow for milling options, including implant and abutment design and production; vacuum systems; sintering furnaces; and consumables, including its private-label...
- Custom Automated Prosthetics (CAP) · Product News · July 16, 2013
CUSTOM AUTOMATED PROSTHETICS has developed an end-to-end solution that enables you to mill the award-winning* CAP FZ | Full Contour Zirconia, as well as wax, PMMA and zirconia frameworks in your lab using the Roland DWX-50. This milling strategy uses a .3-mm microbur to achieve high-definition anatomy for your full contour restorations at a highly productive speed. When bundled with the 3Shape scanner system and CAP's exclusive anatomical library, you can mill beautiful crowns right in your own lab. CAP provides excellent training and consistent technical support, making your transition into the...
- DT Technologies · Product News · July 16, 2013
A laboratory specializing in digital manufacturing, DAL DT TECHNOLOGIES offers installation, training and technical support for the complete line of imes-icore milling machines. imes-icore mills are industrial-level mill units that deliver high precision and fit. From the entry 240i to the popular 450i milling unit, DAL DT Technologies offers you the flexibility to choose from various size and milling capabilities to best match your production requirements for wet and dry milling of all types of materials. 888-894-2148, 563-386-1935 firstname.lastname@example.org www.DALTechSystems.com
- June 2013
- Vision USA, a Dentrex Co. · Product News · June 20, 2013
Dental Creators UNO.5 Desk Top and 10.5 compact stand-alone milling machines offer continuous five-axis milling for high-precision basic copings to abutments and bars. From VISION USA, the machines mill zirconia, titanium, PMMA denture resin and wax; the 10.5 also mills chrome cobalt. The UNO.5 and 10.5 mill both in wet and dry mode and incorporate a system for filtration and recirculation of liquids. Both machines are pressurized, self-containing the zirconia powder during and after the milling process; have an efficient automatic tool changer and can work unattended overnight; and have rotary...
- April 2013
- Custom Automated Prosthetics (CAP) · Industry News · April 03, 2013
CAP is honored to announce that in December we were named among the Top Performing Resellers for Roland DGA Dental Products of 2012. CAP's CEO, Rob Nazzal, was presented with a plaque during this year's LAB DAY Chicago by Roland DGA's Glenn Kennedy. This award comes as recognition of CAP's dedication to providing the best in equipment and training to dental labs across the U.S. CAP is a reseller of the Roland DWX-50, a dental specific 5-axis milling machine. To learn more about the Roland DWX-50 milling machine please visit: www.cap-us.com/roland or call 877-977-7889.
- March 2013
- February 2013
- Sirona Dental, Inc. · Product News · February 07, 2013
Sirona's inLab SW 4.2 The power of innovation from Sirona continues with its introduction of the new inLab SW 4.2 at this year's LMT LAB DAY Chicago. Come and see how features like virtual articulation, enhanced smile design and expanded in-house implant applications, just to name a few, continue to set you apart from your competition and improve your digital restorative offerings. The virtual articulation feature of the new inLab SW 4.2 allows you to set your Bennett angle within a range of 5° to 25° and your Sagittal plane from 15° to 45°, etc. If no data is provided by...
- January 2013
- Custom Automated Prosthetics (CAP) · Industry News · January 04, 2013
In November, CAP held a webinar, End-To-End CAD/CAM for the Dental Laboratory, featuring Bob Cohen, CAP President, and Sam Wainwright, CAP Digital Integration Specialist. The webinar compared open vs. closed digital systems; demonstrated the 3Shape scanner, Sum3D software and the Roland DWX-50 milling machine; and covered materials, integrating CAD/CAM in different sized labs and how to calculate ROI. View the webinar at www.cap-us.com/blog/2012/12/video-cadcam-for-dental-labs-2012-webinar/.
- Americana Dental and Technology Company · Product News · January 03, 2013
AMERICANA DENTAL provides continuing education and technical support for all phases of CAD/CAM design and milling. It services and offers training on all of its products, which include: Imes Icore, Roland and MasterMill milling machines; 3Shape, Smart Optics and Delcam scanners; Nabertherm Sintering Ovens; and U.S.-made Talladium zirconia, milling tools, wax and PMMA pucks. It also has a milling center for labs; it offers very competitive pricing and highly translucent full contour zirconia is a specialty.