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- September 2013
Tallahassee, Fla. Dental patients have more to worry about than flossing and brushing daily—the restorations they put in their mouths have a direct impact on their overall health. As a result, the National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL) is promoting transparency in dentistry and...
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- April 2013
New analysis released by the American Dental Association indicates that overall spending on dental care has remained flat in recent years, despite the fact that per patient dental spending by Baby Boomers and seniors increased.
Two research briefs released by the ADA's Health Policy Resources Center...
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- January 2013
Straumann reported stable net revenues of CHF 519 million (-1% in local currencies) in the first nine-months of 2012. North America was the key driver throughout accompanied by strong growth in China and Latin America. However, these solid performances were not enough to compensate for sluggish sales...
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- July 2012Heraeus Kulzer · Jul 13, 2012
SOUTH BEND, INDIANA, May 28, 2012—
Heraeus Kulzer, LLC, the worldwide leader in dental esthetics, announced today that it is offering a three-year warranty on its economy-priced Artic brand of denture teeth. Previously, this warranty was only available on Heraeus' premium-priced Mondial® and Mondial i denture teeth and their mid-range tooth, Basic.
This warranty covers any defects in the materials and workmanship of any Artic teeth used in the fabrication of a denture, provided that:
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Dean Mersky, DDS · Sep 26, 2012
I find the China debate to be very interesting yet perplexing. Some continue to believe that the problems faced by today's lab owners are in some measure...
A Lab Manager from Manchester, PA · Jun 15, 2012
A counter viewpoint to those who have concerns about the materials being used in China.
The number of laboratories declined 12.5%, from approximately 12,000 to 10,500. The number of GPs and prosthodontists increased 17%, from 133,623 to 156,011. This means the ratio of dentists to labs increased from 11:1 to 15:1.
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