PFM

  • The Metal-Free Tipping Point

    Maribeth Marsico · 30 Memorable Moments · Industry News · Feb 2014

    Since their introduction in the 1950s, PFM restorations have been the bread-and-butter of C&B and most full service laboratories. In fact, as recently as 2005, only 17% of C&B workloads were metal-free....See more

  • Lead Scare Brings Lab Work into the Public Eye

    Maribeth Marsico · 30 Memorable Moments · Industry News · Feb 2014

    Foreign Dental Work Put to Test, an investigative report about lead found in restorations made in China was the talk of the industry when it aired in February 2008 on Ohio’s WBNS 10TV. The story...See more

  • Captek: New PFM Option

    Maribeth Marsico · 30 Memorable Moments · Industry News · Feb 2014

    Invented by Dr. Itzhak Shoher and Aharon Whiteman, CDT, first-generation Captek™ was introduced to the international dental community in 1993. The unique capillary technology took the PFM world by...See more

  • Ceramics: a Pressing Matter

    Maribeth Marsico · 30 Memorable Moments · Industry News · Feb 2014

    Although PFMs were still considered by many to be the esthetic standard for clinical longevity, pressable ceramics—starting with IPS Empress and Optimal Pressable Glass (OPC)—began to drive...See more

  • An Industry First: LMT's Original Crown Experiment

    Maribeth Marsico · 30 Memorable Moments · Industry News · Feb 2014

    LMT took six impressions of the same prep and anonymously sent them to six different laboratories along with prescriptions for non-precious PFM crowns; one was made in the Philippines. In this ground-breaking...See more

  • Captek Metals

    Captek by Argen · Product News · April 28, 2011

    CAPTEK is a non-oxidizing PFM system for copings and bridge frameworks. Captek can be fabricated in-house with simple web-based training or purchased complete through many certified regional outsource...See more

  • Noritake Porcelains

    Noritake Products · Product News · April 28, 2011

    Known for its ceramic, veneering and framework materials, NORITAKE manufactures EX-3 for PFM restorations, CZR for zirconia, and CZR Press and EX-3 Press for pressable systems. Available exclusively through...See more