I've been traveling around the country this season and have visited a number of laboratories, manufacturers and educational institutions. As I was passing through Pennsylvania, I stopped to visit Strategy...See more Milling. ~Judy Fishman, Publisher, LMT
With standing ovations for the last two presentations—by Mark Murphy, DDS, FAGD and Gordon Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD—it was clear that the mood among attendees of the 2013 V21 Meeting at Caesars...See more Palace in Las Vegas was upbeat and keenly focused on everything digital.
John Maguire of Maguire Refining looks at the factors behind the skyrocketing cost of gold and the four types of investors driving the demand.
Nearly 100 attendees participated in Star Refining's pedometer promotion at LAB DAY. When attendees stopped by the company's table, they had the opportunity to receive a pedometer and register to compete...See more in a contest to see who walked the farthest during the two-day show. The winner is Pamela Simerman, CDT, Crown and Bridge Manager, Image Dental Arts in Fort Wayne, IN, who wins an iPod Shuffle.
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Atlantic Precious Metal Refining (Atlantic), a Pittsburgh-based precious metal refinery serving dental professionals worldwide, is pleased to announce the appointment of Alex Chaban to Customer Service...See more Representative. In his new position, Chaban is accountable for a wide variety of responsibilities related to supporting both Atlantic staff and clients. Specifically, Chaban will field all telephone inquiries, work closely with Atlantic sales representatives to best serve all Atlantic clients, assist in the refining process, and moreover, handle any and all internal information technology (IT) matters. Chaban will report directly to Don Mappin, President & CEO of Atlantic Precious Metal Refining. "Alex brings the perfect blend of professional and social skills to Atlantic," remarked Mappin. "We are pleased that he has such a rich background in computers as well as customer service. Alex provides an ambitious attitude and a fresh perspective to any task he is asked to handle. He is a consummate professional and thus far has had such a positive impact towards the Atlantic team as well as our clients. We look forward to a bright future with Alex." Chaban brings many years of experience to his new position at Atlantic. Most recently, he worked as an IT Network Administrator and Desktop/Applications Support Specialist for several local Pittsburgh consulting firms. Chaban holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He currently resides in the Pittsburgh area. Chaban can be reached directly at email@example.com, or by calling 800-289-9293 x35. For more information about all Atlantic Precious Metal Refining news, please visit www.apmr.com.
Atlantic Precious Metal Refining (Atlantic), a Pittsburgh-based precious metal refinery serving dental professionals worldwide, is pleased to announce the launch of Strategy Milling, a revolutionary state-of-the-art...See more milling center providing dental professionals convenient, affordable, and never before available milled full contour gold crowns and bridges. Powered by Atlantic, this revolutionary milling center saves the dental professional time and money, provides superior restorations with the unsurpassed accuracy of digital, and eliminates unwanted and expensive onsite alloy inventory. "We believe that no posterior restoration compares to a noble gold restoration," remarked Scott Mappin, VP of Operations at Strategy Milling. "After years of research and development, we can now fill a huge gap in digital dentistry by providing milling capabilities dental professionals won't find anywhere else. Strategy Milling allows us to provide stunningly accurate gold restorations with outstanding marginal integrity requiring minimal finishing and polishing, all at a very competitive price." By utilizing Strategy Milling's services, dental professionals will save a substantial amount of time while reaping several economic advantages. There is no longer a need to stock unwanted and expensive alloy onsite as customers are billed for only the alloy used as each gold crown is milled. Moreover, bench time formerly dedicated to the many time consuming tasks of preparing gold restorations (i.e. waxing, spruing, investing, burnout, casting, divesting, etc.) can be spent on other tasks. All milled restoration cases received by Strategy Milling are returned to the customer quickly and efficiently within a 24-hour timeframe. Specifically, any order received by 12:00 p.m. Eastern time during regular business hours Monday through Friday will ship the following business day. Moreover, the delivered restorations require minimal finishing and polishing resulting in additional time savings. For more information about Strategy Milling, please call Scott Mappin directly at 802-999-5577 or visit www.strategymilling.com For more information about Atlantic, please call 800-289-9293 or visit www.apmr.com
Jensen Dental Announces Launch of the Preciso Education Connection; Contains Suite of Online Tools For CAD/CAM Users
NORTH HAVEN, Conn. - Jensen Dental today announced the launch of the Preciso Education Connection, a suite of online tools and information for users of the Preciso Digital Dentistry Solution. The Preciso...See more Education Connection makes it easy to access a variety of useful information for Jensen's CAD/CAM system. Assets available on the website include a variety of videos on each step of the digital restoration process including equipment set-up, scanning, designing, milling, restoration characterization, and sintering as well as a Frequently Asked Questions section containing additional helpful information. Also available on the site are a variety of recorded educational webinars providing additional instruction and education for each aspect of the Preciso Digital Dentistry Solution. "Jensen has built its reputation with dental laboratories over the last 35 years in large part due to our commitment to education. As Jensen continues to evolve and help our customers grow, the Preciso Education Connection is a natural extension of our educational offering. This resource is intended to make it easy to access the instructional information our digital customers need to integrate digital into their workflow, and consistently create beautiful results while increasing efficiencies in their lab," said Joseph Carofano, General Manager of Jensen Dental. Current users of the Preciso Digital Dentistry Solution can visit www.PrecisoEducation.com to begin accessing these new tools immediately. Dental laboratories looking to learn more about the Preciso Digital Dentistry Solution and how materials such as Lava Plus High Translucency Zirconia and Lava Ultimate Restorative can help differentiate their lab are encouraged to visit www.PrecisoDental.com. Visitors to this site can learn more about the various components of Preciso through a variety of resources including, white papers, webinars, and ROI calculators. They can also call 800-243-2000 and ask to speak to a Jensen Sales Consultant for a one-on-one consultation on how to create beautiful results through digital dentistry. About Jensen Dental Jensen Dental helps dental laboratories and dentists create beautiful restorations more efficiently by offering a full suite of innovative solutions backed by world-class education and support. An international ISO 13485 certified dental product manufacturer and distributor, Jensen provides quality products and services including digital CAD/CAM systems and digital materials, alloys, refining, porcelain, investment, articulators, occlusal molds, furnaces, and removables. Jensen has been a trusted partner to dental lab technicians and dentists for more than 35 years. Media Contact Jensen Dental Joseph Carofano, General Manager (203) 239-2090 x 2238 firstname.lastname@example.org
Heraeus' Precious Metal Refining Division to Donate to Foundation For Dental Laboratory Technology For 3rd Straight Year
Donation supports FDLT efforts to ensure adequate supply and skill sets of dental laboratory technicians