• August
  • Straumann Launches CARES® Visual 8.8 Software and New Screw-Retained Bars
    Industry News · Straumann USA · Aug 07, 2014

    On May 5, 2014, Straumann® released CARES® Visual 8.8 software with new prosthetic options.  Included in the launch are the Straumann® CARES® Milled Bar and the Straumann® CARES® Basic Fixed Bar. These bars offer ideal restorations for fully edentulous patients and provide treatment flexibility on implant level and abutment level restorations and individual customization.The Straumann CARES Milled Bar offers a direct connection to implants and delivers a one-piece solution milled to your specifications.  The Straumann CARES Basic Fixed...

  • April
  • BIOMET 3i Announces Its Successful Research & Technology Forum in Tokyo
    Industry News · Biomet 3i · Apr 02, 2014

    Palm Beach Gardens, FL (March 2014) - BIOMET 3i is pleased to announce that it has just completed its successful Research & Technology Forum in Tokyo, Japan. The event, which was well-attended, featured 18 world renowned speakers from the United States, Europe and Asia. Dr. Dennis Tarnow opened the meeting that covered topics such as sustainable aesthetics, bone preservation and treatment/diagnosis of peri-implantitis. Along with the latest in clinical outcomes and treatment, key BIOMET 3i Solutions that include the 3i T3® Implant and the BellaTek® Encode® Impression System were...

  • November 2013
  • Henry Schein Signs Agreement to Invest in BioHorizons
    Industry News · LMT Communications, Inc. · Nov 26, 2013

    Company Advances Strategy to Enhance Position in Dental Specialty Markets With Investment in Implant Manufacturer

  • Multiple New Nobel Biocare Solutions Launched at EAO Congress
    Industry News · LMT Communications, Inc. · Nov 06, 2013

    The 22nd annual meeting of the European Association of Osseointegration (EAO), October 17-19, 2013, served as the platform for Nobel Biocare to launch several new innovative solutions, each focused on improving patient treatment outcomes while increasing efficiency for both clinicians and laboratories. At the Convention Center Dublin, Ireland, Nobel Biocare showcased products and services which further highlight the company's commitment to leading innovation. All of the solutions presented will play important roles in Nobel Biocare's upcoming new seamless and fully integrated digital treatment...

  • October 2013
  • Ivoclar Vivadent AG CEO Robert Ganley Honored at American College of Prosthodontists Conference in Las Vegas
    Personnel News · Ivoclar Vivadent Inc. · Oct 17, 2013

    Ivoclar Vivadent AG, of Schaan, Lichtenstein CEO Robert Ganley, was honored at the American College of Prosthodontists 2013 Annual Session at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on October 10. He was recognized with Brasseler USA Chairman, President and CEO Don L. Waters as Honorary Directors of the ACP Education Foundation. "I'd like to thank the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) and its members for presenting me with this honor. Prosthodontists play a vital role in advancing quality dentistry today to improve patient outcomes," said Mr. Robert Ganley, CEO of Ivoclar Vivadent worldwide. "Over...

  • September 2013
  • Thayer Dental Laboratory Awarded Atlantis Super Elite Lab Status
    Industry News · LMT Communications, Inc. · Sep 05, 2013

    Dentsply Implants, North America, located in Waltham, MA recently awarded Atlantis Super Elite Lab status to Thayer Dental Laboratory—a distinction that only 24 other laboratories share. Thayer is a full service laboratory located in Mechanicsburg , PA and is currently celebrating its 37th year serving the dental profession. As an early adopter in CAD/CAM dentistry, Thayer Dental Laboratory was one of Atlantis Components' beta labs over 10 years ago—and continues to beta test new products and techniques for Dentsply Implants. Surgeons, specialists, and restorative dentists have widely...

  • August 2013
  • Zimmer Dental Implant Receives 2013 MDEA Silver Medal
    Industry News · LMT Communications, Inc. · Aug 02, 2013

    Zimmer Dental Inc., a leading provider of dental oral rehabilitation products and a subsidiary of Zimmer Holdings, Inc., is pleased to announce that it was recently honored with a Silver Medal at the 2013 Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA) in the category of "Dental Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies" for its revolutionary Zimmer® Trabecular Metal™ Dental Implant. Zimmer Dental's entry stands out as the only dental implant recognized in the highly regarded, global competition, which is sponsored by the Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI). According to the MD+DI website,...

  • May 2013
  • Custom Implant Abutments and Bars
    Product News · Abutments · Glidewell Direct · May 13, 2013

    Glidewell Laboratories employs a team of specially trained fixed and removable technicians to offer CAD/CAM implant services and restore your case. Inclusive® Implant Abutments, in titanium or zirconia, are designed using 3D digital technology and fabricated using precise five-axis milling. The company also offers the Inclusive Scanning Abutment Kit to help you save money and retain control of your CAD/CAM abutment designs. Precision-milled Inclusive CAD/CAM Titanium Bars and Frameworks are also made to your master model and are compatible with the most popular implant systems.

  • January 2013
  • Straumann Reports Stable 9-month Net Revenues
    Industry News · Straumann USA · Jan 10, 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 elsewhere - particularly in Europe, where the tooth replacement market has suffered from further deterioration in the economic environment. In the third quarter, sales in local currencies were generally slower with the exception of the 'Rest of the World' region. As a result, Group net revenue for...

  • November 2012
  • 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,...

  • July 2012
  • Heraeus' Mondial® Denture Teeth Help End Years of a Patient's Pain and Embarrassment
    Heraeus Kulzer · Jul 13, 2012

    Latest story in "Transforming Lives Chronicles" series tells how a determined young woman recruited two dentists and two manufacturers to treat her ectodermal dysplasia

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