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The JUVORATM Dental Disc, intended for use in full and partial removable dentures and implant overdentures, uses only the purest biomaterial sourced from Invibio® Biomaterial Solutions, the pioneer...See more and global leader in PEEK-based biomaterial solutions. Today, this biomaterial is used in more than four million implanted medical devices worldwide. To learn more about the JUVORATM Dental Disc and the history of this proven biomaterial, please stop by the Panthera Dental booth (#906) to meet a member of the JUVORA team. Friday: 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m. to noon
Since 2001, Candulor AG has organized the KunstZahnWerk® , "Art of Denture" Competition culminating with awards and participants' cases being presented at the IDS in Cologne (Germany). In 2012, Candulor...See more USA held the 1st North American "Art of Denture" Competition with technicians from the US and Canada participating. All finished cases were presented in Chicago during 2012 LMT Lab Day. All submitted incredible work, with Arian Deutsch (Surprise, AZ) placing 1st in the Overall category (see case pictured above) and Jack Edwards (Fullerton, CA) placing 1st in the digital documentation category. Now it's time for the 2nd North American "Art of Denture" Competition. Contestants from the USA and Canada will have the opportunity to display their proficiency in the field of Removable Dentures by making a fully removable upper and a lower supported by locators. The finished cases will be judged by a jury of professionals, and the competition will culminate with an awards presentation in Chicago at the 2014 LMT Lab Day. Candulor and CAMLOG will provide, free of charge, the full patient case including the appropriate plaster models, Candulor Composite NFC+ denture teeth, Camlog implant parts, and a detailed patient case history. The jury will be composed of prosthetics specialists, including a university professor, master dental technician, an implant specialist, and a Candulor specialist. Winners will receive their prizes at the Candulor press conference in Chicago during 2014 LMT Lab Day. All finished cases will be prominently displayed on the LB Promenade at the Chicago Sheraton Hotel. Prices for the best work overall category: 1st prize: $ 1,000 2nd prize: $ 750 3rd prize: $ 500 Participants are encouraged to submit step-by-step documentation in order to win additional prizes in the categories of "Digital Documentation" and "Hardcopy Documentation". Select step-by-step documentations will be submitted to select Dental magazines for publication. Registration: Registration deadline: September 30th, 2013. To register, click here: http://www.kunstzahnwerk.com/kzw-north-america/englisch/2014/registration.html For more information click here: http://www.kunstzahnwerk.com/kzw-usa/englisch.html Or call 800.436.3827 for more information Sign up now and show your know how!
CAP is honored to announce that in December we were named among the Top Performing Resellers for Roland DGA Dental Products of 2012. CAP's CEO, Rob Nazzal, was presented with a plaque during this year's...See more LAB DAY Chicago by Roland DGA's Glenn Kennedy. This award comes as recognition of CAP's dedication to providing the best in equipment and training to dental labs across the U.S. CAP is a reseller of the Roland DWX-50, a dental specific 5-axis milling machine. To learn more about the Roland DWX-50 milling machine please visit: www.cap-us.com/roland or call 877-977-7889.
Nobel Biocare Launches New Third-party CAD/CAM Abutments, Implant Bars; Announces New Scanner and 3Shape™ Partnership
• New options for NobelProcera® Abutments on Biomet 3i™, Camlog® and Zimmer® implant platforms • More restorative flexibility with NobelProcera® Implant Bars on Straumann®...See more implant platforms • Announcing direct access to unrivaled products with upcoming NobelProcera® 2G Scanner • New partnership with 3Shape™ will offer open access to NobelProcera® Abutments • Expert LMT panel discussion and industry-leading speakers focus on major lab and CAD/CAM topics Nobel Biocare presents its latest innovations in dental implant-based CAD/CAM solutions in Chicago as the "Windy City" hosts both the 148th Chicago Dental Society "Midwinter Meeting," 21-23 February, and one of the largest international gatherings of the dental laboratory community in the world, the LMT Magazine "Lab Day Chicago 2013," 22-23 February. Nobel Biocare is a world leader in implant-based restorations and a CAD/CAM pioneer as the first to offer fully automated industrial CAD/CAM dental prosthetic production. The NobelProcera CAD/CAM system is a leader in innovative technology, materials and products delivering ready-to-use restorations with outstanding quality. The comprehensive assortment of precisely engineered and manufactured NobelProcera CAD/CAM medical device restorations has been expanded with the recent additions of NobelProcera Abutments for Biomet 3i, Camlog and Zimmer implant platforms - as well as the new NobelProcera Implant Bar Overdenture for Straumann implant platforms. The announcement of a new NobelProcera 2G Scanner and an open access partnership with 3Shape for NobelProcera Abutments, both to be launched later this year, offer even more access to superior products and solutions that help dental professionals treat more patients better. The patient is at the forefront of Nobel Biocare's mission, "Designing for Life," an ambition to improve every patient's quality of life with superior products and solutions designed to give functional and natural-looking tooth restorations that aspire to last a lifetime. For each core step of the patient treatment workflow - diagnostics and treatment planning, surgery, prosthetic restoration and post-treatment care - Nobel Biocare provides superior products and solutions to ensure maximum treatment safety, patient comfort and long-term success. New options for NobelProcera® Abutments on Biomet 3i™, Camlog® and Zimmer® implant platforms The latest additions to the assortment of third-party NobelProcera Abutments provides affordable and highquality options that pair patient needs with individual products. In addition to the existing third-party NobelProcera Abutments for Straumann, Astra Tech and Thommen - a whole new range of NobelProcera Abutments on Biomet 3i, Camlog and Zimmer implant platforms are now available. All NobelProcera Abutments are meticulously developed, verified, and validated to meet engineering requirements and user needs. More restorative flexibility with NobelProcera® Implant Bars on Straumann® implant platforms NobelProcera users can gain a significant competitive edge in expanding their business with the new in-lab scanning of NobelProcera Implant Bar Overdenture for Straumann implant platforms. NobelProcera Implant Bars for Straumann Standard/Standard Plus and Bone Level allow for even more restorative flexibility with precision engineering that supports basic to advanced cases. The extensive experience in high-end industrial manufacturing available with the global production network of NobelProcera, allows dental professionals to take advantage of a whole new range of implant restorative options for addressing patient needs. The NobelProcera Implant Bar Overdenture for Straumann implant platforms has been tested with a new 3D fit assessment to verify the high precision of fit of NobelProcera Implant Bars on Straumann implant platforms. The method is used to confirm precision of fit in order to reduce mechanical complications and ensure longevity which is particularly relevant when developing CAD/CAM-generated dental implant substructures.1 Announcing direct access to unrivaled products with upcoming NobelProcera® 2G Scanner the upcoming NobelProcera 2G Scanner builds on the more than 25 years of CAD/CAM experience behind all NobelProcera solutions and tops its predecessor which has already proven to be an extremely accurate scanner on the dental market.2 The new scanner has a similar look and feel to the original with exciting new elements including advanced automation features which are designed to increase productivity. Existing users of the NobelProcera Scanner will be able to upgrade their current scanner to the new 2G version which will be available later this year. New partnership with 3Shape™ will offer open access to NobelProcera® Abutments Also later this year, users of the 3Shape Dental System will be able to integrate their system to gain access to the unrivaled quality of NobelProcera Abutments in zirconia and titanium for both Nobel Biocare and other major implant systems. After integrating with NobelProcera, 3Shape users simply maintain their current workflow of scanning and designing using the 3Shape Dental System with the added benefit of receiving open access to produce industry-leading NobelProcera Abutments using the extensive global production network of NobelProcera. Interested 3Shape users should contact Nobel Biocare to obtain the required interface file. Availability may depend on which 3Shape Partner has provided the Dental System. Expert LMT panel discussion and industry-leading speakers focus on major lab and CAD/CAM topics Join Nobel Biocare for two days of discussion and lectures with industry-leading experts in CAD/CAM dentistry. An expert panel moderated by Mark T. Murphy, DDS, will host an interactive discussion on the hottest topics facing laboratories today on Friday, 22 February, from 12:00 to 3:00 pm at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers, Ballroom Chicago VII. Topics include, "Digital communication: Clinical and laboratory perspectives for success", "IRS & Regulatory developments that will impact your laboratory in 2013" and "The edentulous patient treatment incorporating CAD/CAM technology for long-term success." Following the panel discussion on Friday, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, during the "NobelProcera Innovation Forum," don't miss the unique opportunity to hear the doctor/lab presentation, "The Edentulous Patient: All-on-4® Treatment Concept" including the keys to a successful predictable outcome. Mark Adams, DDS, is a leading prosthodontist from Denver, Colorado, who works along-side his brother Scott Adams, CDT. On Saturday, 23 February, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, also at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers, Ballroom Chicago VII, Nobel Biocare presents a mini-lecture series on the following topics: "Engineering CAD/CAM bar restorations for predictable long-term success", "New emerging technologies that will impact the laboratory business in 2013", "CAD/CAM implant bar designs incorporating in-lab scanning" and "Customized CAD/
We hope that everyone had a great time in Chicago this year. We were glad to see so many people join us during Lab Day for our technical courses and hands-on demonstrations in the Sheraton, Mayfair room....See more For those who attended the CDS Mid-winter show, thank you for stopping by the DENTSPLY Prosthetics booth in the McCormick Center. As revealed in Chicago, later this year we will be introducing CAD/CAM Material Options For All-Ceramic and Non-Precious Alloy. Stay tuned to The Bridge for more details!
The MAAH-S Shelf Arm, the newest addition to Foredom’s Work Bench System, was on display for the first time in the LAB DAY Exhibit Hall. The arm is a 10 1⁄4” x 8 3⁄4”, powder-coated,...See more steel platform that is 1/4”-thick and swings 180°. It mounts directly onto the Work Bench System Motor Hanger or alternate support rod and is ideal for holding compact tools like micromotors or filter hoods. The system also features a pivoting LED light bar, handpiece rest and storage arms. Components are made of brushed stainless steel and anodized aluminum with uniform mounting brackets and are available separately. For more information, visit www.foredom.net.
If you walked past the Smile Line booth at LAB DAY, it was hard to miss the pirate logo hanging on the wall behind the hands-on demonstrations. Smile Line partnered with the Dental Technicians Guild (DTG),...See more a group of 130 technicians committed to helping each other improve their skills, networking and sharing ideas. With a strong Facebook following, members come from all over the world including Spain, Columbia, Japan and Russia. Founder Von Grow started the Damaged Goods t-shirt line a few years ago and decided to use the pirate logo to brand the DTG group. For more information—including DTG’s quartly publication, DTG Magazine—visit www.dental- techniciansguild.com. You can also find them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Dental-TechniciansGuild.
VITA Suprinity, a zirconia-reinforced lithium silicate ceramic, was displayed for the first time in the U.S. at Vident’s LAB DAY exhibit. The new-generation glass ceramic has a zirconium dioxide...See more content around 10 times that of traditional CAD/CAM glass ceramic in combination with a fine-grained and homogeneous structure. Indicated for anterior and posterior crowns, implant restorations as well as veneers, inlays and onlays, the material will be available in the U.S. later this year for the CEREC/inLab MC XL, Amann Girrbach Ceramill Motion 2 and the KaVo Arctica 2 milling systems. Call 800-828-3839 or visit vident.com.
LMT’s Judy Fishman draws the winning names in Aurident’s annual LAB DAY drawing. Tim Donahue, CDT, LaDouce Dental Laboratory, Saginaw, MI, won a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3, and Mark Urlaub, Precision...See more Dental, Omaha, NE, won a 1-oz. Silver Eagle Coin.
In its “Lab Lounge” at LAB DAY, Amann Girrbach America featured Ceramill Zolid Pre-Shaded Blanks and Liquids, including three new pre-shaded blanks and a wide range of shading liquids, including...See more the 16 Vita Classic shades. The company also now offers VITA ENAMIC® for Ceramill Motion 2, and Ceramill Multiframe, an adapter that makes Ceramill blanks compatible with other open 98-mm milling systems. The company also introduced Ceramill IOS, a new process that integrates Ceramill design software and milling units with third-party intraoral scanners. A new partnership between Amann Girrbach and 3Shape uses Ceramill IOS to create an optimized workflow for the TRIOS intraoral scanner, and the process is also compatible with iTero and Carestream intraoral scanners. For additional information, please call 877-960-4393 or visit www.AmannGirrbachAmerica.com.