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  • September
  • Keystone Industries Announces Acquisition of Enamelite
    Industry News · LMT Communications, Inc. · Sep 12, 2014

    As a part of continuing expansion into the dental manufacturing business, Keystone Industries has announced they have acquired Enamelite, a company with leading product designs using nano-particle size technology to produce spray ceramics and powders for dental use. With this acquisition, Keystone strengthens their role as a leading manufacturer for the dental industry, able to deliver more high-quality patented products that Enamelite has to offer while maintaining their well-known, quality reputation. James Vinson, one of the main managing partners for Enamelite, suddenly passed away in March...

  • August
  • LMT Cruises to Budapest
    Miscellaneous · LMT Communications, Inc. · Aug 18, 2014

    Metallurgist Joe Tuccillo (left) and his wife, Gerri Cevetillo Tuccillo, met retired Ceramist Peter Fleischner while cruising on the MS Aria under the Chain BRIDGE in Budapest. Gerri and Joe were in the ship's lounge reading LMT and struck up a conversation with Peter. Both Joe and Peter were long time industry associates and friends of Carl Panzera. Carl has known Peter almost 50 years since he was an undergraduate and Peter was a PhD student in Ceramics at Rutgers. "His enthusiasm for his research inspired me to major in ceramics," says Carl via Facebook.

  • June
  • Sirona Dental Inc. Announces Keurig™ Coffee Maker Give-Away
    Miscellaneous · LMT Communications, Inc. · Jun 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...

  • May
  • Whip Mix Expands CAD/CAM Solutions with the ProJet 1200 3D Printer
    Product News · Whip Mix Corp. · May 02, 2014

    Whip Mix is excited to announce a new addition to our digital solutions, the ProJet 1200 printer from 3D Systems.

  • January
  • Ivoclar Vivadent Promotes Sarah Anders to Sr. VP of North America Sales
    Personnel News · LMT Communications, Inc. · Jan 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...

  • Axsys Dental Solutions to Debut VersaMILL 4X at Chicago LabDay 2014
    Product News · Axsys Dental Solutions · Jan 19, 2014

    Axsys Dental Solutions introduces a 4-axis version of the VersaMILL Dental Machining Center for in-house fabrication of dental prostheses. Equipped with the precision and high performance components of the VersaMILL. 5X 5-axis mill, the VersaMILL4X  is self-contained and rigid with far greater options than current four-axis machines. The VersaMILL 4X has wet/dry milling capabilities for material appropriate processing, intelligent four-axis machining that reaches into undercuts and the ability to handle a broad range of indications including custom/hybrid abutments and dental bars.   The...

  • November 2013
  • Amann Girrbach America Launches Entry Level 4-axis Motion 2 Mill
    Product News · Amann Girrbach America, Inc. · Nov 22, 2013

    Amann Girrbach America launches an entry level version of the Ceramill Motion 2 mill for in-house fabrication. Equipped with the precision and high performance components of the original Motion 2 five-axis mill, this entry level four-axis Motion 2 is compact and versatile with far greater options than current four-axis machines. The four-axis Motion 2 has wet/dry milling and wet grinding capabilities for material appropriate processing, intelligent four-axis machining that reaches into undercuts, the ability to handle a broad range of indications and materials including zirconia, Sintron® millable...

  • October 2013
  • Roland DWX-50 Dental Mill Approved For 3M ESPE Lava™ Ultimate Restorative Certification
    Product News · Roland DGA · Oct 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 to Host Online Broadcast On the Future of CAD/CAM
    Industry News · Ivoclar Vivadent Inc. · Oct 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
  • Straumann Launches 9 New CARES Zerion LT Shades
    Product News · Straumann USA · Sep 24, 2013

    Straumann extends their CARES zirconia portfolio to feature 9 new CARES zerion LT shades, ranging from pure white to dark yellow.

  • Vita Announces Several New Official Vita Certified Shade Labs
    Industry News · LMT Communications, Inc. · Sep 06, 2013

    Brea, CA - VITA is pleased to announce that Puche Dental Lab, Innova Dental Inc., Magnusen Orthodontic Lab, Michaelangelo Dental Studio, Castable Ceramics, Artistic Dental Design, Inc., Pacific Dental Inc., Brabant Dental Lab, R-dent Dental Laboratory and Biogenic Dental Corp. have completed comprehensive shade training in VITA shade management and communication, earning recognition as official VITA Certified Shade Laboratories. To achieve this designation, each lab underwent extensive VITA specific training to increase their shade management proficiency. With this new expertise, the labs are...

  • July 2013
  • CAD/CAM Materials
    Product News · Bloomden Bioceramics Co., Ltd. · Jul 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 bloomdental@gmail.com, anthonytang@bloomden.com www.bloomden.com

  • June 2013
  • Argen Corporation Appoints Jeff Lowthorp As Director of Business Development
    Personnel News · LMT Communications, Inc. · Jun 24, 2013

    Appointment Strengthens Argen’s Commitment to Innovation and Growth

  • Whip Mix Welcomes Kent Kohli, New Manager of Dental Technology Solutions
    Personnel News · Whip Mix Corp. · Jun 19, 2013

    Whip Mix is excited to welcome Kent Kohli as the new Manager of Dental Technology Solutions. Kent previously owned and operated Contemporary Dental Aesthetics, LLC, a small, high-end boutique dental studio committed to artistic excellence in all phases of fixed oral prosthetics. His specialties are digital design and workflow in creating functionally driven smile design reconstruction, all-ceramic restoration and naturally esthetic implant restoration. Kent is a graduate of Weber State University (A.A.S.) and performed his dental laboratory technology studies at the Clinical Research Associates...

  • November 2012
  • Ivoclar Vivadent to Acquire Wieland Dental
    Industry News · Ivoclar Vivadent Inc. · Nov 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 Hosts All-Ceramic Summits
    Industry News · Ivoclar Vivadent Inc. · Nov 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...

  • October 2012
  • Attend APS Annual Meeting, Receive Free One-Year Membership
    Industry News · American Prosthodontic Society · Oct 11, 2012

    The American Prosthodontic Society (APS) has long been an advocate for teamwork among clinical and laboratory professionals and, in 2005, modified its bylaws to establish full membership and voting rights for dental technicians. Now, to further encourage technician participation and membership, the APS is offering a special incentive program: get a complimentary one-year APS membership (a $276 value) when you pay to attend the APS annual meeting at the Swissotel in Chicago February 21-22. The fees for non-member dental technicians to attend the annual meeting are as follows: $515 by October 31,...

  • May 2011
  • IPS Empress® Esthetic Pressed Ceramic System From Ivoclar Vivadent
    Miscellaneous · Ivoclar Vivadent Inc. · Jul 05, 2011

    A 28-year-old female patient with large diastemas on her anterior maxillary teeth disliked her overall tooth display and “gummy” smile.

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