3M™ ESPE™ brings Lava™ Ultimate Restorative to labs

August 08, 2013

After launching the material to chairside CAD/CAM users late last year, 3M ESPE is now rolling out Lava™ Ultimate Restorative to the dental labs that make up the Authorized Lava Milling and Design Centers as well as through Jensen's Digital Network. It also is available to labs working with Straumann's CAD/CAM production center.

Zest Anchors launches new website

August 01, 2012

With an eye on making product information easier to find and use, along with giving customers better options for online ordering, Zest Anchors recently overhauled the company's website, www.zestanchors.com.

Market analysts predict growth in 3D printing and dental CAD/CAM

July 30, 2012

A pair of recently released market analysis reports point to the steady growth of digital technologies in use in the dental space, with a projection that the global market for 3D printing will hit $3 billion by 2018 and the dental CAD/CAM market will reach $540 million by 2016.

Dental Lab Product Roundup for the week of July 23, 2012

July 26, 2012

A milling machine and dentures highlight the products that debuted during the week of July 23, 2012 on www.dlpmagazine.com. In case you missed those products, here’s a list of them with links to the information and the company websites:

Whip Mix now an authorized provider of Roland’s DWX-50 mill

July 24, 2012

Dental laboratories interested in adding Roland’s DWX-50 mill to their CAD/CAM operations can now look to Whip Mix, as the Louisville, Ky., company recently announced it is an authorized provider of the milling system.

Dental Lab Product Roundup for the week of July 19, 2012

July 19, 2012

  Two sets of milling tools and a desktop 3D printer highlight the products that debuted during the week of July 19, 2012 on dlpmagazine.com. In case you missed those products, here’s a list of them with links to the information and the company websites:

Sun Dental Labs links 3D Systems, 3Shape technologies for CAD/CAM model production solution

July 16, 2012

With high quality 3D printing more accessible than ever, digital model production makes a lot of sense, and Florida-based Sun Dental Labs is putting such a solution into action by combining 3D printing technology from 3D Systems with the digital scanning and design systems from 3Shape.

TCS to open new training facility

July 16, 2012

TCS recently announced the opening of a new training center in Valley Stream, N.Y., which will  be led by Elvis Rosado and Irina Negru of Matrix Dental Lab. Rosado is a master technician and instructor, specializing in removable flexible partials for over 34 years. Courses will be held in small groups for maximum hands-on experience and attention.

BIOMET 3i marks 25th anniversary

July 09, 2012

Back when it was founded in 1987 the company was known as Implant Innovations Inc., but a lot changes in 25 years. Now as it prepares to celebrate its 25th anniversary, the company goes by BIOMET 3i and has grown from the small firm founded by periodontist Dr. Richard Lazzara and engineer Keith Beaty to a global company with more than 1,000 employees.

International dental trends were the focus at recent World Dental Forum 2012

July 06, 2012

For four days in late May and early June, 570 dental professionals from seven countries came together at the World Dental Forum 2012 in Hong Kong and Shenzhen, China. The event was hosted by Modern Dental Laboratory USA, and speakers presented on topics including endodontics, operative dentistry, implants, esthetic dentistry, oral hygiene, prosthodonics, digital dentistry and oral appliance therapies.

AMT now offering lease financing for its SLM systems

July 02, 2012

In an effort to make it easier for dental labs and production centers to incorporate their laser sintering systems, AMT Inc. has secured financing plans through Highland Capital Corporation to allow dental labs to lease the production systems for 60-month contracts.