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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.
- 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...
- Whip Mix Corp. · Product News · May 02, 2014
Whip Mix is excited to announce a new addition to our digital solutions, the ProJet 1200 printer from 3D Systems.
- 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...
- 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
- LMT Communications, Inc. · Personnel News · December 18, 2013
Ivoclar Vivadent announces that Sean Sexton has accepted the position of Wieland Dental Technical Sales Representative. At Wieland, Mr. Sexton will focus on sales specific to Wieland's Zenotec CAD/CAM brand. Sean will also develop and consult on digital laboratory production environments on behalf of Ivoclar Vivadent and Wieland customers. A Chicago native, Mr. Sexton holds a Bachelor's Degree in Entrepreneurship from Columbia College and also completed additional courses at Florida Southern College. With more than 11 years of dental sales experience focusing on dental furniture and laboratory...
- 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...
- Ivoclar Vivadent Inc. · Industry News · October 07, 2013
Ivoclar Vivadent announces it will conduct an online broadcast addressing the future of CAD/CAM in the dental laboratory on October 22, 2013, at 11 a.m. EST/8 a.m. PST. Interested laboratory professionals can register at www.FutureofCADCAM.com The Future of CAD/CAM online broadcast will provide viewers with the information they need to create sustainable business growth while taking advantage of the opportunities that lie ahead in the dental laboratory industry. Because different laboratories have different needs, the broadcast will address several processing solutions to support a variety of...
- September 2013
- LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · September 05, 2013
Dentsply Implants, North America, located in Waltham, MA recently awarded Atlantis Super Elite Lab status to Thayer Dental Laboratory—a distinction that only 24 other laboratories share. Thayer is a full service laboratory located in Mechanicsburg , PA and is currently celebrating its 37th year serving the dental profession. As an early adopter in CAD/CAM dentistry, Thayer Dental Laboratory was one of Atlantis Components' beta labs over 10 years ago—and continues to beta test new products and techniques for Dentsply Implants. Surgeons, specialists, and restorative dentists have widely...
- August 2013
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
- Talladium, Inc. · Product News · July 16, 2013
Manufactured using high quality powder with high translucency, TALLADIUM's yttria-stabilized zirconia is isostatically cold pressed and partially sintered, producing a distortion-free, excellent quality fit for single units and frameworks up to 14 units. Ideal for temporaries and try-ins, the company's PMMA discs are formulated from a special blend of polymers that burn out cleanly, making them ideal for the lost wax technique. Talladium also offers wax discs formulated by its experienced technicians; when machined, the copings and frameworks are smoothly cut away for excellent accuracy. 800-221-6449,...
- 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 email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org 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...
- June 2013
- ETI Digital Technology · Product News · June 21, 2013
ETI EMPIRE DIRECT offers the complete line of Dental Wings CAD solutions. Dental Wings intuitive 3D Scan and Design system combines a customizable, feature-rich design suite including the "Full Anatomy Wizard" with state-of-the-art software. The system scans and designs up to 30 copings in 15 minutes with accuracy to 15 microns and designs full contour crowns in as little as five minutes. Open .stl files are sent to your mill or preferred milling center. There is a monthly software rental fee; updates, on-site training and technical support are at no cost.
- May 2013
- Amann Girrbach America, Inc. · Industry News · May 23, 2013
Amann Girrbach America (AGA) is proud to announce the opening of its new state-of-the art training center in Charlotte, NC. The facility, also home to the US headquarters since late 2012, features the AGA Learning Lab, a fully-equipped working laboratory, showcasing the entire Ceramill CAD/CAM Suite plus Amann Girrbach's well-known line of Model Management products. The goal of the new AGA Learning Lab center is to provide multi-faceted training programs, which include introductory to intermediate courses, plus advanced programs where new users can receive intensive, multi-day instruction on...
- Glidewell Direct · Product News · May 13, 2013
Glidewell Laboratories employs a team of specially trained fixed and removable technicians to offer CAD/CAM implant services and restore your case. InclusiveÂ® Implant Abutments, in titanium or zirconia, are designed using 3D digital technology and fabricated using precise five-axis milling. The company also offers the Inclusive Scanning Abutment Kit to help you save money and retain control of your CAD/CAM abutment designs. Precision-milled Inclusive CAD/CAM Titanium Bars and Frameworks are also made to your master model and are compatible with the most popular implant systems.
- Straumann USA · Product News · May 07, 2013
New lighter and more translucent zerion shades, along with larger blank sizes for ZrO2 customized abutments, are now available for CARES laboratories.
- April 2013
- Amann Girrbach America, Inc. · Personnel News · April 23, 2013
Amann Girrbach America (AGA) has recently put a new strategic US leadership team in place to oversee all North American operations including sales, marketing, distribution, service, support, training and continuing education. The team's mission is to help manage and sustain the exponential growth of AGA within the US and Canadian markets while ensuring even greater customer service, responsiveness and accountability throughout the AGA customer experience. At the helm is J. Albert Garza who joined Amann Girrbach America in May 2012 as Director of Marketing. Albert recently assumed the post of...
- Amann Girrbach America, Inc. · Industry News · April 15, 2013
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- March 2013
Nobel Biocare Launches New Third-party CAD/CAM Abutments, Implant Bars; Announces New Scanner and 3Shape™ PartnershipNobel Biocare USA · Industry News · March 06, 2013
• New options for NobelProcera® Abutments on Biomet 3i™, Camlog® and Zimmer® implant platforms • More restorative flexibility with NobelProcera® Implant Bars on Straumann® implant platforms • Announcing direct access to unrivaled products with upcoming NobelProcera® 2G Scanner • New partnership with 3Shape™ will offer open access to NobelProcera® Abutments • Expert LMT panel discussion and industry-leading speakers focus on major lab and CAD/CAM topics Nobel Biocare presents its latest innovations in dental implant-based CAD/CAM solutions in...
- February 2013
- DENTSPLY Prosthetics · Industry News · February 27, 2013
We hope that everyone had a great time in Chicago this year. We were glad to see so many people join us during Lab Day for our technical courses and hands-on demonstrations in the Sheraton, Mayfair room. For those who attended the CDS Mid-winter show, thank you for stopping by the DENTSPLY Prosthetics booth in the McCormick Center. As revealed in Chicago, later this year we will be introducing CAD/CAM Material Options For All-Ceramic and Non-Precious Alloy. Stay tuned to The Bridge for more details!
- 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...