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Kris Shermerhorn, CDT, reviews techniques on how to make clasps using the HotShotElite with DuraFlex, DuraCetal and VisiClear. He also discusses cases...See more from his lab and explains how to repair a DuraFlex partial using the HotShotElite, and how to make DuraFlex, DuraCetal and VisiClear partials using the Myerson FlexPress.
Zirconium silicate has proven over the years to be a valuable substitute to metal in most rehabilitations. Enrico Steger, MDT, speaks about his experience...See more with the material, offers tips for enhancing your profitability, insights on the current scientific data and the results of current studies with zirconia.
(co-sponsored with SafeLink Consulting, Inc.) Mary Borg shows you how a progressive approach to quality improves productivity and makes you more competitive...See more in the global marketplace. Les Hochhauser offers a discussion on chemical use in your lab and understanding the differences and concerns including...
As competition increases, labs must accommodate insurance-based restorations as well as custom high-end esthetic smiles. A porcelain system must provide...See more the necessary esthetics yet also accomplish fast and easy production. Bill Mrazek, CDT, demonstrates the layering of a restoration and explains how...
Masayuki Saito, RDT, explains the material science of PFM, PFZ, FCZ and Pressed LD, and the crucial points of laboratory procedures to minimize risk. He...See more also discusses time-efficient methods and how to evaluate the most structurally sound and esthetically effective outcomes for each material.
According to LMT's 2012 Wage Survey, technicians in the CAD/CAM department are seeing the biggest wage increases. For instance, an all-around CAD/CAM technician with six to 10 years of experience is now earning $19.79 per hour, $3.41 more than in 2010, and a CAD/CAM technician with 11-15 years of experience is now earning $21.06, a $5.07 boost.
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