- June 2013
The Argen Corporation, the largest dental gold producer in the world, today announced the appointment Jeff Lowthorp to Director of Business Development.
Jeff has over 20 years' experience as a dental technician establishing dental expertise and a savvy understanding of the dental industry. Mr. Lowthorp successfully operated his own laboratory and built a comprehensive skill set. He integrated his ceramics background and experience with Captek into his laboratory. Jeff developed a relationship with...
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- April 2011
CAPTEK is a non-oxidizing PFM system for copings and bridge frameworks. Captek can be fabricated in-house with simple web-based training or purchased complete through many certified regional outsource centers. The Captek brand is appreciated by dentists and laboratories for the product's excellent esthetics, biocompatibility, strength, versatility and cost control. It was voted by dentists as the "Townie Choice" for best PFM restoration for seven consecutive years and received a JDT "Wow" award in 2008 and 2010.
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Dale Dental is a Certified Captek Laboratory
The unique structure of the "metal Composite" is the core reason Captek's esthetic qualities are matched with its strength, versatility, and plaque resistance. The dies are duplicated using a special refractory material. A layer of "P" material consisting of platinum and palladium in a wax base is adapted to the refractory die and fired. Once fired, this "Pâ layer with the wax burnt-out...See more becomes the skeletal frame to which the second layer of gold or "G" material is applied. The "G" material, which consist of gold to interpenetrate the remaining spaces in the platinum/palladium mesh forming a uniquely designed skeleton of strong, stable platinum/palladium particles that support the gold. Finally, a proprietary bonder is applied to the coping creating a perfect background for porcelain that looks vital and naturally blends in.
3D BIOCAD offers its own brand of zirconia copings and full contour units, printed models, printed wax, custom abutments and more. Using a 3Shape scanner...
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