SLM Captek® Crown made by Concept Laser's LaserCUSING® technology (3D metal printing), infiltrated with gold and veneered with porcelain
- October 2015
Examples of all-on-six overdenture highlighting the superior fit and finish possible when coupling the power and precision of Versamill technology with the manufacturing experience of Axsys Dental Solutions' nearly 40 years of CAD/CAM/CNC manufacturing experience.
Images taken of bar directly after machining with no post-machining hand work and reflects user-selectable surface finish to either facilitate cementation ("rougher" finish in this example) or finer finish when interfaceing with soft tissue.
Total machining time: 70 minutes.
Additional images: http://s604.photobucket.com/user/brayks_2009/slideshow/Dental/Bars
- February 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 nSequence has been driven by Daniel Llop, CDT who understands the goals of the surgical and restorative team, as well as the capabilities of an experienced dental technician, and the awesome potential of technology in virtual case planning,” commented Steven Casper, NDX Chief Executive Officer.
nSequence brings to the market broad surgical and prosthetic guidance capability. While they can...
- November 2012
The Science section of the October 9th edition of The New York Times, "The Digital Doctor," profiled a number of high-tech tools in the healthcare field, including Sirona Dental's CEREC System.
In "A New Tooth, Made to Order in Under an Hour," writer Gina Kolata describes how her dentist used a chairside CEREC system to deliver a crown in one visit. "Maybe you think that dentists are stuck in the technological dark ages, waving pliers and babbling about fluoride," she says. "In truth, the profession has quietly embraced sophisticated technology..."
Saying that 10% of dentists use chairside CAD/CAM, the article also explains the benefits and limitations of the technology, its applications in implantology and how dentists can also access the technology through laboratories.