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- LMT Communications, Inc. · Miscellaneous · May 06, 2014
The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) has launched “The Smile Story Contest” that will enhance the smiles and change the lives of up to five lucky people, while raising awareness about the benefits of cosmetic dentistry. The Smile Story Contest launched April 30 at AACD 2014 in Orlando, the Academy’s 30th anniversary scientific session. Entrants will submit their smile story telling why they deserve a new smile, plus a photo, at www.yoursmilebecomesyou.com. A public voting period, June 11-June 30, will allow entrants to ask their friends, family, and social networks...
- LMT Communications, Inc. · Personnel News · January 22, 2014
Ivoclar Vivadent announces that effective immediately, Sarah Anders has been promoted to the new position of Sr. Vice President of North America Sales. In this role, Ms. Anders will be responsible for all sales operations in the US and Canada, working with and being supported by Pierre Lamoure, VP of Clinical Sales US, Wayne Ledford, VP of Technical Sales US, and Craig Garner, Director of Inside Sales. Ms. Anders also will retain her title as General Manager of Ivoclar Vivadent Canada. “Our clinical and technical sales have grown extremely well, but as companies grow rapidly and expand their...
- 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...
- November 2013
- LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · November 21, 2013
Ivoclar Vivadent AG will donate 200,000 USD to support the people in the Philippines affected by Typhoon Haiyan with immediate relief measures. A total of 100,000 USD of the donation will be provided to the Philippine Red Cross for direct emergency relief. A further 100,000 USD will be used for the re-establishment of dental health care measures for the population at large. Christoph Zeller, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, explains the company's commitment: "We feel great sympathy for the Philippine people and we share their suffering and despair. We hope that our donation will provide at least...
- October 2013
Ivoclar Vivadent AG CEO Robert Ganley Honored at American College of Prosthodontists Conference in Las VegasIvoclar Vivadent Inc. · Personnel News · October 17, 2013
Ivoclar Vivadent AG, of Schaan, Lichtenstein CEO Robert Ganley, was honored at the American College of Prosthodontists 2013 Annual Session at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on October 10. He was recognized with Brasseler USA Chairman, President and CEO Don L. Waters as Honorary Directors of the ACP Education Foundation. "I'd like to thank the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) and its members for presenting me with this honor. Prosthodontists play a vital role in advancing quality dentistry today to improve patient outcomes," said Mr. Robert Ganley, CEO of Ivoclar Vivadent worldwide. "Over...
- Ivoclar Vivadent Inc. · Industry News · October 10, 2013
Ivoclar Vivadent has founded a subsidiary in Russia, enhancing its presence in growing markets. The Moscow-based subsidiary was formally inaugurated on September 19, 2013. The new subsidiary will be instrumental in scaling up the company's activities in the Russian market. Managing Director Stephan Uhlmann explains: "We have restructured our marketing and sales office into a subsidiary. This means that we now have our own warehouse logistics in Russia and are able to respond to the demands of our customers with considerably more flexibility." Additionally, an ICDE (International Center for Dental...
- 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...
- Ivoclar Vivadent Inc. · Industry News · October 03, 2013
Marketing Material Portal Makes Customizing IPS e.max Literature Easy and Effective Ivoclar Vivadent is pleased to introduce the "Smile to the Max Resource Center," an online portal of customizable marketing materials for laboratories that provide IPS e.max restorations. Created in response to the overwhelming demand for customized marketing and education literature about IPS e.max, the "Smile to the Max Resource Center" makes it easy for laboratories to select and create the specific marketing materials they need. From IPS e.max logos to website copy, and from patient photos and testimonials...
- Ivoclar Vivadent Inc. · Product News · October 01, 2013
Ivoclar Vivadent announces the launch of the Virtual XD, an advanced system of VPS impression materials. The system features new "Xtra-Definition" wash materials resulting in more accurate and better fitting restorations, minimizing the need for retakes. Virtual XD impression materials offer many of the high quality benefits dentists have come to expect from the original Virtual system including high tear strength, superior elastic recovery and outstanding dimensional stability. New benefits include Optimized flow characteristics for deeper penetration into the sulcus and improved coverage...
- July 2013
- Ivoclar Vivadent Inc. · Miscellaneous · June 06, 2013
Since 2001, Candulor AG has organized the KunstZahnWerk® , "Art of Denture" Competition culminating with awards and participants' cases being presented at the IDS in Cologne (Germany). In 2012, Candulor USA held the 1st North American "Art of Denture" Competition with technicians from the US and Canada participating. All finished cases were presented in Chicago during 2012 LMT Lab Day. All submitted incredible work, with Arian Deutsch (Surprise, AZ) placing 1st in the Overall category (see case pictured above) and Jack Edwards (Fullerton, CA) placing 1st in the digital documentation category. Now...
- Ivoclar Vivadent Inc. · Personnel News · July 17, 2013
Ivoclar Vivadent is pleased to announce that Robert Fraass has accepted the position of Vice President of Finance. In this position, he will be responsible for all finance functions of Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc. and its subsidiaries. This includes accounting, financial reporting, financial analysis, credit, tax and treasury. Recently, Mr. Fraass served as an Executive Director of Finance for the largest division of Greatbatch, a publicly held medical device company located in Clarence, NY. Rob resides in Clarence, NY with his wife and two children. "This is an exciting time in dentistry, with so much...
- Ivoclar Vivadent Inc. · Product News · July 03, 2013
Ivoclar Vivadent announces expansion of LabShop for easy, convenient ordering
- June 2013
- Ivoclar Vivadent Inc. · Industry News · June 25, 2013
To expand its distribution and to better serve the customer's needs, Candulor USA has moved its operations to the Ivoclar Vivadent headquarters in Amherst, NY. Candulor will continue as a separate division, while running customer service and logistics through Ivoclar Vivadent. Ted Smudde, Managing Director of Candulor USA since 2008, will continue to head the Candulor Division from Amherst, NY. "This is a great opportunity for our customers," said Smudde. "Ivoclar Vivadent's reputation and tradition within the dental laboratory business is second to none. Our customers will really benefit from...
- May 2013
- Ivoclar Vivadent Inc. · Industry News · May 13, 2013
Ivoclar Vivadent Recognized for Excellence, Innovation, and Leadership in Cosmetic Dentistry
- April 2013
- LMT Communications, Inc. · Product News · April 11, 2013
Featuring nine real-world patients, Ivoclar Vivadentâs new website tells dental consumers how IPS e.max can give them the smile theyâve always wanted.
- March 2013
- Ivoclar Vivadent Inc. · Product News · March 07, 2013
WIELAND's Reflex Dimension One for metal ceramics and Zenoflex Dimension One for zirconium oxide are true one-powder, one-layer, one-bake porcelain systems. In addition, modifiers previously used only for veneering oxide ceramics are now available within the Reflex system. The increased intensity of the basic Zenoflex Dimension colors offersÂ brilliant results when space is limited. Both porcelains demonstrate excellent fluorescence and natural opalescence.
- February 2013
- Ivoclar Vivadent Inc. · Miscellaneous · February 05, 2013
In December, Ivoclar Vivadent hosted its Year-End Apero, a live global webcast for more than 2,500 of its employees in more than 25 countries. Broadcasting from Schaan, Liechtenstein, CEO Robert Ganley and Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Christoph Zeller, thanked employees for their hard work and dedication and also reviewed the company's highlights in 2012, including regional expansion, market investments, an expanded workforce, new acquisitions and increased sales figures. They also outlined the company's goals for 2013 and addressed questions and comments from the audience.
- November 2012
- Ivoclar Vivadent Inc. · Industry News · November 26, 2012
With the acquisition of Wieland Dental, Ivoclar Vivadent strengthens its position in the field of all-ceramics. Ivoclar Vivadent, headquartered in Schaan, Liechtenstein, announced the acquisition of Wieland Dental today. The acquisition is planned to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2012. The transaction is still subject to approval by the German Federal Cartel Office. Ivoclar Vivadent will acquire the shares of BWK holding company and of the Wieland founding family. Wieland Dental, which employs 190 staff, achieved a sales volume of around 60 million euros in 2011. Ivoclar Vivadent is one...
- Ivoclar Vivadent Inc. · Industry News · November 26, 2012
Ivoclar Vivadent today announced the acquisition of Diadem Precision Technology. The transaction is expected to be completed by December 31, 2012. Located in Troy, MI and Windsor, Ontario, Diadem Precision Technology is a state-of-the-art, high efficiency, high quality, digital-based production facility focusing on all-ceramic CAD/CAM solutions serving the dental laboratory industry. With facilities in the US and Canada, the company currently employs 25 people. Diadem Precision Technology started business in 2008 as a digital-based milling center. Since its inception, the company has consistently...
- Ivoclar Vivadent Inc. · Industry News · November 07, 2012
This fall, Ivoclar Vivadent hosted all-ceramic education events in North America and Europe featuring international opinion leaders. In September, 750 participants from 37 countries participated in All-Ceramics Meets Implant Esthetics at the Kosmos complex in Berlin. Leading dental professionals presented treatment protocols for highly esthetic restorations, discussed long-term statistics on all-ceramics and covered the technology to enhance communication to treat patients. In October, more than 50 people participated in the All-Ceramic Leadership Summit: IPS e.max and Beyond at the ADA Headquarters...
- September 2012
- Ivoclar Vivadent Inc. · Industry News · September 26, 2012
Amidst a crowd of local civic dignitaries and dental professionals, Ivoclar Vivadent opened its new Canadian headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario, in June. The new location houses sales, marketing, customer service and distribution departments for the company's Canadian division. A dedicated International Centre for Dental Education (ICDE), the first of its kind in Canada, also operates from the new location and features a lecture theatre, state-of-the-art laboratory for hands-on training programs, a clinical operatory and meeting facilities. "This is a very important milestone for our Canadian...
- July 2012
- Ivoclar Vivadent Inc. · July 19, 2012
In January, dental professionals joined forces for Heaven D.E.N.T., providing 20 uninsured individuals with free dentures over the course of a weekend.
- Ivoclar Vivadent Inc. · Product News · July 19, 2012
Ivoclar Vivadent has developed a new iPhone and iPad app of its Cementation Navigation System
- February 2012
- Ivoclar Vivadent Inc. · Industry News · January 30, 2012
Ivoclar Vivadent announces Recipients of 2011 Annual Technical Sales Awards