Glidewell Dental Lab announces promotions

March 21, 2012

Glidewell Dental Lab, provider of dental laboratory services and products, announced three promotions this month: one within Research & Development and two related to the Customer Relations department.

Zirkonzahn to provide IdentCeram Certificates

March 21, 2012

The IdentAlloy/IdentCeram Council has announced that Zirkonzahn USA Inc., of Norcross, Ga., will begin providing IdentCeram certificates to all dental labs purchasing its zirconia milling block products. “Zirkonzahn USA Inc., is a welcome addition to the ranks of IdentCeram licensees. We now have 14 companies participating in the IdentCeram program along with 24 companies in the IdentAlloy program,” commented Charles Yenkner, Executive Director of the IdentAlloy/IdentCeram Council.

NDX, GeoDigm merger completed

March 21, 2012

National Dentex Corporation, one of the largest owner/operators of dental laboratories in North America, announced that its shareholders adopted and approved a merger agreement with GeoDigm Corporation. National Dentex continues as the surviving corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of GeoDigm, a technology based manufacturing and laboratory company and a portfolio company of Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe ("Welsh Carson").

Talladium to distribute Candulor products in U.S.

March 21, 2012

Talladium President Ed Harms (left) and Candulor USA Managing Director Ted Smudde. Candulor USA, the leading Swiss tooth manufacturer, has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Talladium Inc., based in Valencia, Calif., for the distribution of its entire line of removable products. The agreement provides Talladium Inc. with the rights to sell Candulor products in the United States.

Avoiding electronics envy

March 21, 2012

Despite well-publicized reception issues, more than 1.7 million people purchased Apple's iPhone 4 in the first three days it was available.      Getting started on this Tech Smart column has been difficult because I’m finding it hard to pull myself away from the captivating and remarkably crisp screen of my one-day-old iPhone 4.

Objet and 3Shape Join Forces

March 21, 2012

Objet Geometries, the innovation leader in 3D printing, together with 3Shape A/S, a global leader in 3D scanners and CAD/CAM software solutions for the Dental Industry, today announced the availability of a jointly developed solution that integrates with the 3Shape Dental System(TM) 2010, enabling its 3D restoration designs to be produced on the Objet Eden line of 3D P