Marta Lizza · June 13, 2013
Dental photography is important to us as technicians. It's a useful tool for communication, marketing, self assessment, learning, etc. It can be a little overwhelming in the beginning but I've learned...See more you don't have to be a professional or even know a lot about your camera to get some really good consistent results with only an elementary understanding and some basic bits of knowledge.
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Brea, CA - VITA is pleased to announce that Puche Dental Lab, Innova Dental Inc., Magnusen Orthodontic Lab, Michaelangelo Dental Studio, Castable Ceramics, Artistic Dental Design, Inc., Pacific Dental...See more Inc., Brabant Dental Lab, R-dent Dental Laboratory and Biogenic Dental Corp. have completed comprehensive shade training in VITA shade management and communication, earning recognition as official VITA Certified Shade Laboratories. To achieve this designation, each lab underwent extensive VITA specific training to increase their shade management proficiency. With this new expertise, the labs are able to offer expert advice and case planning support to their customers, while acting as the ultimate resource in shade management and esthetics by minimizing remakes, improving shade accuracy and producing accurate shade communication. To achieve ideal outcomes, the new VITA Certified Shade Labs can utilize VITA's superior shade taking products and materials, including the VITA Easyshade Compact, VITA Classical Shade Guide, VITA 3D-Master Shade Guide, VITA Bleachedguide 3D-Master and VITA Linearguide 3D-Master. As part of their certification, the labs have the ability to provide VITA shade devices directly to their clientele. Vident has been a provider of innovative dental products since 1985 and is the North American subsidiary of VITA, manufacturer of the internationally recognized Classical Shade Guide, 3D-Master Shade System, Easyshade Compact, VITA ENAMIC and other quality VITA restorative materials. For information, contact Peter Newell at 800-828-3839, ext. 225 or visit Vident's website at www.vident.com.
New lighter and more translucent zerion shades, along with larger blank sizes for ZrO2 customized abutments, are now available for CARES laboratories.
VITA is pleased to announce that Magnusen Orthodontic Laboratory has completed comprehensive shade training in VITA shade management and communication, earning recognition as an official VITA Certified...See more Shade Laboratory. To achieve this designation, Magnusen underwent extensive VITA specific training to increase their shade management proficiency. With this new expertise, Magnusen Orthodontic Lab is able to offer expert advice and case planning support to their customers, while acting as the ultimate resource in shade management and esthetics by minimizing remakes, improving shade accuracy and producing accurate shade communication. Owner Dave Magnusen worked with Vident Inside Sales Representative, Nicole Roman. To achieve ideal outcomes, Magnusen Orthodontic Laboratory can utilize VITA's superior shade taking products and materials, including the VITA Easyshade Compact, VITA Classical Shade Guide, VITA 3D-Master Shade Guide, VITA Bleachedguide 3D-Master and VITA Linearguide 3D-Master. As part of their certification, Magnusen has the ability to provide VITA shade devices directly to their clientele. For more information, please contact Magnusen Orthodontic Laboratory at 714-751-1056.
Noritake Value Shades are additional shades that expand the existing EX-3 and CZR selection of Body and Opacious Body porcelain powders to include the VITA 3D-Master shades. They offer âout-of-the-bottleâ...See more performance for all of your prescription needs. From ZAHN DENTAL, the Noritake Value Shades offer a simple, quick and precise solution to completing VITA 3D-Master shade restorations.
Custom Automated Prosthetics (CAP) introduced Multi FZ, a multi-layered zirconia that makes it possible to achieve an esthetic, multi-colored, monolithic, high-strength (1,100MPa flexural strength), milled...See more full contour zirconia restoration without dipping or green-state shading. The 98-mm discs mimic natural dentition with cervical, body and enamel shading and a “blend zone” at each shade interface. For four- or five-axis milling machines, the discs are competitively priced and come in three different colors and white in order to match 16 VITA shades and bleach shades. CAP Multi FZ is also available through CAP’s milling center; simply send your models or .stl files. Also at LAB DAY, CAP was given the Best Reseller 2013 award from CIMSystem SL for the second consecutive year. For details, call 877-977-7889 or visit www.cap-us.com/multi.
Argen Digital introduced its High Noble SLM substructures built from their popular Argedent Euro alloy containing 40% Au, 40% Pd and available in up to six units. “We are the only company in the...See more world to offer High Noble, Noble and Non-Precious substructures fabricated with Selective Laser Melting Technology,” said Ashley Skitt, Marketing Manager. The company also introduced ArgenPMMA Temps available in 16 Classic VITA shades, one bleach shade and five transitional shades. Precision milled from the lab’s supplied .stl file, these full contour temporaries are available in single up to 14 units in two business days. Other new services from Argen Digital include: Restorations milled or printed in ArgenWAX, a hybrid wax/plastic material that’s suitable for pressing all-ceramic full contour crowns, full gold casting and wax tops for press-to-metal or press-to-zirconia restorations. ArgenWAX discs will be available soon. Printed digital models available in single die, half quad, quad, half full arch and full arch; there is no additional charge for removable dies. ArgenIS titanium and zirconia-hybrid custom abutments are currently in beta-testing, scheduled to launch this summer. ArgenIS custom abutments include a complete scan body kit and proprietary digital library, are compatible with 10 popular implant systems and turnaround time is two business days. For more information, call 800-255-5524 or visit www.argendigital.com.
Stratasys unveiled its new Objet Eden260V Dental Advantage 3D Printer designed for mid- to large-sized dental and orthodontic labs to fabricate models, surgical guides and orthodontic appliances. It features...See more a small, copier-sized footprint; custom-tailored materials package; fast printing speeds; and a large build tray, allowing users to print more models in a single build than with previous models. The company also launched VeroGlaze, a new material that prints precise 3D models in the A2 tooth color shade. The material is used with the company’s Objet EdenV and OrthoDesk 3D Printers; can be used with all open intraoral, impression and plaster scanners; and is optimized for 3D models for crowns, bridges, diagnostic waxups and try-in veneers. “We are committed to bringing added value to our dental lab customers through new 3D printers and material innovations,” said Avi Cohen, Director of Global Dental, Stratasys. For more information, visit www.stratasys.com.
Talladium’s Luminesse ML PMMA discs are made of a pre-shaded acrylic resin for surgical guides and temporary crowns and bridges. Featuring excellent color stability and high-bending resistance, the...See more discs incorporate three shades blended together for a natural-looking restoration. For details, call 800-221-6449 or visit www.talladium.com.
Uhler Dental Supply showcased its new UDS Pour Acrylic, a dimensionally stable auto-polymer used to make full or partial dentures in alginate (Max Print) or hydrocolloid (New Flex) investment material....See more LAB DAY attendees were given samples to take home and evaluate the new shades. For more information, call 800-937-3753.