• November 2016
  • Whip Mix Corporation Launches New Line of 3D Printers and Resins

    Whip Mix has announced it is now the exclusive distributer for the Asiga 3D printers in the dental market for North America. 

    The Asiga 3D printers are fully compatible with leading 3D scanners and CAD software, such as 3Shape, Exocad and Dental Wings. They operate in an open system that allows users to use any suitable resin material they choose including a full line of Whip Mix VeriBuild® Resins. With three models to choose from, the Asiga 3D printers can efficiently produce dental models, surgical guides, splints, casting patterns, partial frameworks and custom impression trays. Nesting software is included on all Asiga printers at no additional cost.

    For More Information or call 800-626-5651.

    Whip Mix Corp.

    November 17 at 1:30 pm

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  • August 2016
  • ETI Celebrates New Office and Training Center with Open House

    ETI Digital Technology (CAD/CAM Division of ETI Empire Direct), located in Anaheim, California, celebrated the opening of their new Digital Technology office and training center by holding an Open House in June. The event for customers and vendors was held to tour the new facility and see the latest CAD/CAM offerings from ETI Digital Technology including Dental Wings scanners, Roland milling machines, UNIQUE CAM software and Stratasys 3D printers. ETI Digital’s expert team of CAD/CAM specialists provided hands-on demonstrations of all of their equipment for anyone looking into the latest in the world of Digital Dentistry. 

    ETI Digital Technology

    August 11 at 5:16 pm

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  • June 2016
  • 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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  • 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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  • Henry Schein Acquires Custom Automated Prosthetics

    The Addition of Custom Automated Prosthetics to Zahn Dental Strengthens Henry Schein’s Commitment to Digital Solutions for U.S. Dental Laboratories

    Zahn Dental

    June 2 at 10:02 am

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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 1 at 3:52 pm

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  • April 2016
  • 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;...


    April 11, 2016

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  • May 2015
  • 3M Digital Oral Care Announces Improved Compatibility Between 3M™ Margin Marking Software and 3Shape Dental System™, exocad® DentalCAD and Dental Wings Software

    Digital workflows and new systems are rapidly changing the way today’s dentists and dental labs operate, but closed systems can limit choices – preventing doctors and lab technicians from working the way they want. In another transformative step towards broadening design options, 3M™ Margin Marking Software is now fully integrated with CAD/CAM design platforms 3Shape Dental System™, exocad® DentalCAD and Dental Wings. The improved workflow provides dental labs a seamless integration with the industry’s leading CAD/CAM systems, and dentists can now work with more labs, ultimately increasing access to a broader range of treatment options.

    Using the new Trusted Connections, 3M™ True Definition Scanner digital impression files are easily converted and imported into the 3Shape Dental System, exocad DentalCAD, or Dental Wings software, which have been updated with the latest design information for Lava™ materials. Designed to work exclusively with...

    3M Oral Care

    May 4, 2015

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  • March 2015
  • Dental Wings and Heraeus Kulzer Announce Collaboration on Dental Wings Laser Milling Technology and Advanced Heraeus Kulzer Materials

    Dental Wings is very pleased to announce that it has entered into a long-term collaboration with Heraeus Kulzer for the worldwide distribution of the new Dental Wings Laser Milling (DWLM) technology, and the development of Heraeus Kulzer materials that take advantage of this unique process. Together Dental Wings and Heraeus Kulzer will offer groundbreaking solutions to the dental industry that bring meaningful benefits to patients and dental professionals alike.

    Integrating a process called laser ablation with closed loop 3D process and quality control, the DWLM system removes material from polymer, ceramic, or glass ceramic blocks to produce dental restorations directly from open .STL data. Among the benefits are greatly reduced operating costs, high resolution features, and simple to use and maintain equipment. The first joint products will be introduced in the first half of 2016.

    “I am truly honored that our colleagues at Heraeus Kulzer share our vision for this exciting technology...

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  • January 2015
  • Sirona Introduces the inLab® MC X5 Disc Milling Unit

    Five-Axis Disc Milling Unit Seamlessly Alternates Between Wet and Dry Milling

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  • November 2014
  • exocad® Acquires Sensable Dental Assets to Provide CAD/CAM Solution for Partial Denture Frameworks

    exocad, a global company providing the most advanced, complete dental CAD/CAM software solution, sold exclusively by reseller/partners, announced that they have acquired the assets of STI Holdings, the provider of the Sensable Dental Lab System (SDLS). SDLS, the industry’s most powerful and versatile CAD/CAM solution for partial framework design, required a proprietary 3D haptic (touch feedback) device. Exocad previewed the world’s first mouse-driven version of the software at the Dental Lab Owners Association of California (DLOAC) 11th International CAD/CAM Expo & Symposium this past weekend in Anaheim, CA.

    “This acquisition underscores our commitment to providing labs and dentists with best available products and extends our design capability to both metal and flexible partial dentures” said Tillmann Steinbrecher, general manager and CEO of exocad. “The advanced voxel-processing technology we have acquired...

    LMT Communications, Inc.

    November 3, 2014

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  • October 2014
  • Heraeus Kulzer Acquires Italian CAD/CAM Company EGS Srl

    German dental supplier Heraeus Kulzer GmbH has acquired the Italian CAD/CAM manufacturer Enhanced Geometry Solutions (EGS Srl).Heraeus Kulzer GmbH is the parent company of Heraeus Kulzer, LLC, the worldwide leader in dental esthetics.

    EGS is a CAD/CAM company recognized for its leading 3D expertise and technology, targeted at the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) market.  Headquartered in Bologna, Italy, EGS distributes its technologies worldwide. With over 15 years of CAD/CAM experience, EGS provides 3D scanners, CAD software and other digital tools for the entire scanning, modeling and designing workflow in dental laboratories.  EGS also offers digital solutions in such areas as aerospace, automotive, consumer products and sports.

    Heraeus Kulzer, with world headquarters in Hanau, Germany and North American headquarters in South Bend, Indiana, supports dental practices and dental laboratories worldwide with a broad range of products for digital and traditional techniques....

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  • Don't Worry, it's Freemium!

    I attended a conference last week with some colleagues and throughout different presentations, I found myself writing down acronyms and new words and realized that even at the semi-young age of 33, I am old! I'm sure that I use words or phrases from time to time that throw my parents off for a beat, but last week, I was the one pulling out my phone to GTS (google that stuff).

    My favorite word of the week ended up being a favorite for a few of us, so that's why I'm using it today. The word: Freemium. According to wikipedia, this word is associated with a pricing strategy in which some products and/or services are free, but others have a premium attached.


    I would like to associate this word with our 3Shape Lab Scanners. Currently, we sell 4 different series (D500, D700/710, D800/810 and D900/D900L) and yes, these babies have quite a price tag on them. But here's the value... once you have purchased a scanner from Whip Mix, you get:


    1: Two days of 3Shape and Dental System training...

    Whip Mix Corp.

    October 3, 2014

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  • June 2014
  • Stratasys Appoints Axsys Incorporated as Distributor of its Dental Series 3-D Printers.

    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.

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  • Amann Girrbach Opens West Coast Training Center

    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.

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  • April 2013
  • 3Shape Launches TRIOS® Color Digital Impression Solution at IDS 2013

    On opening day, IDS 2013, 3Shape unveiled its new TRIOS® Color digital impression solution. TRIOS® Color gives dentists a tool for accurate 3D capture and realistic visualization of the complete oral

    3Shape, Inc.

    April 8, 2013

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  • January 2013
  • Straumann Reports Stable 9-month Net Revenues

    Straumann reported stable net revenues of CHF 519 million (-1% in local currencies) in the first nine-months of 2012. North America was the key driver throughout accompanied by strong growth in China and Latin America. However, these solid performances were not enough to compensate for sluggish sales elsewhere - particularly in Europe, where the tooth replacement market has suffered from further deterioration in the economic environment. In the third quarter, sales in local currencies were generally slower with the exception of the 'Rest of the World' region. As a result, Group net revenue for the quarter was 2% off the prior year level. In Swiss francs, however, the top line grew 4%, lifted by positive currency effects. In addition to the business results, the Group announced further initiatives in its strategy for digital dentistry. Straumann plans to strengthen its collaboration with Dental Wings by transferring its software development teams and increasing its stake in Dental Wings...

    Straumann USA, LLC

    January 10, 2013

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  • October 2012
  • DENTSPLY Prosthetics Invites Customers to Pursue "Lab SmarterSM" (2/20/2012)

    This year’s Lab Management Today Lab Day Chicago show will be filled with technicians abuzz with news of the latest new products, equipment, services and technologies. Adding to this excitement, the dental laboratory’s long-standing trusted manufacturer, DENTSPLY, will exhibit their newest products that help customers to be more efficient, productive and profitable – “Lab SmarterSM”.

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  • July 2012
  • April 2012
  • DSCAN DUE+: Dental Scanner All in One Concept

    EGSOLUTIONS announce the release of the next version of dental scanner DSCAN® Due+, the first Scanner with structured light technology allows users to start scanning immediatly.


    April 18, 2012

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  • February 2012
  • Pursue "Lab Smarter" With DENTSPLY

    Visit DENTSPLY Booths # 800 & 813 to see the latest products that help labs to be more efficient, productive and profitable – “Lab Smarter”.

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  • August 2011
  • 3Shape Announces New Digital Interfaces With Sirona and Roland, Partnership With Dynaflex

    3Shape A/S announces an interface solution that enables scans from Sirona CEREC intraoral scanners and Sirona inLab scanners to be modeled with 3Shape’s Dental System™ design software.

    3Shape, Inc.

    July 5, 2011

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  • May 2011
  • 3i Incise

    BIOMET 3i and Renishaw have joined forces to offer more solutions in CAD/CAM dentistry. This new collaboration offers laboratories access to a broader range of milling options for copings and frameworks and the ability to create precision-milled bars through Biomet 3i. The two companies are also offering in-lab milling units, scanners and software. Restorations come with a 10-year limited warranty. Call for details about free software kits for Procera Forte® scanners.

    Zimmer Biomet

    April 28, 2011

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  • April 2011
  • Ceramill Mall

    BENCO DENTAL is the exclusive distributor of Amann Girrbach's Ceramill Mall CAD/CAM system. The Ceramill Mall system includes components for all materials or indications. You can choose from digital in-house techniques, using the Ceramill Map100 and Map300 scanners, and the Ceramill Motion compact CNC milling unit. Ceramill Map scanners and Ceramill Motion are designed for use in your own laboratory. The Ceramill Multi X offers manual milling techniques and, for labs that want to outsource their frameworks, the Ceramill Mall also offers milling services with Ceramill M-center.

    Benco Dental

    April 28, 2011

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