The Metacon light-cured wax system from PRIMOTEC USA transforms wax into acrylic. The Metaform preformed patterns (clasps, stipple sheets, retention, bars, etc.) are used directly on the master model, eliminating the need for duplicating materials and refractory models when constructing partial dentures. Metacon can also be used for implant copings and bars, pressable ceramics and partial repairs. Once the Metacon wax is cured into acrylic it can...See more be easily trimmed before investing, allowing multiple partials to be cast in a single ring. The acrylic burns out cleanly and completely and wonât expand during preheating.
Primotec presented several new products, including primopattern, a light-cured universal modeling resin,...See more and the metaring investment system. Once partials/full plates are made with the Metacon light-cured wax system, multiple cases can be invested and cast in one ring (as is common in the C&B technique), saving investment material and Co-Cr alloy. The booth also featured several clinicians, including Andreas Hoffmann, MDT, demonstrating the primotec phaser pulsed micro welding units.
88% of respondents have shifted responsibilities of some employees 17% have eliminated technicians 16% have added new technicians 12% have had to hire employees with a different skill set 9% have started hiring “off the street” employees with no dental technology experience (percentages total more than 100 because respondents could select more than one answer)
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