New awareness campaign for restoration quality asks, "What's in your mouth?" [VIDEO]

August 30, 2013

Dental patients have more to worry about than flossing and brushing daily-the restorations they put in their mouths have a direct impact on their overall health. As a result, the National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL) is promoting transparency in dentistry and the role and value of trained dental technicians with the release of its new website and social media outlets.

Argen hires new Senior Vice President of Domestic Sales [VIDEO]

August 23, 2013

The Argen Corporation recently hired Michael B. Clark as Senior Vice President of Domestic Sales. Michael will direct a team of sales professionals to deliver an expanding suite of products and services to dental laboratories nationwide.   

New VITA Certified Shade Labs take VITA shades to the next level

August 19, 2013

Vident has announced that Puche Dental Lab, Innova Dental Inc., Magnusen Orthodontic Lab, Michaelangelo Dental Studio, Castable Ceramics, Artistic Dental Design, Inc., Pacific Dental 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.

News Brief: Yeti Dental teams up with Solidscape, Inc. [VIDEO]

August 13, 2013

Solidscape®, Inc., a Stratasys company and a manufacturer of high-precision 3D wax printers, today announced an agreement to collaborate with Yeti Dental, a global dental products company with distributors in more than 50 countries, to offer complete digital dentistry workflow solutions to European dental labs.

Primotec's new clear primopattern gel said to be ideal for modeling

August 12, 2013

New from Primotec is the primopattern gel in clear. Primotec says the new gel has all the same benefits of the red primopattern and works as well for all different cases where a clear material is preferred over the red, such as seating metal sleeves in surgical guides. The gel reportedly flows easily out of the syringe and stays where it is placed, even in vertical abutments without slumping.

Learn About Zimmer Dental's Award-Winning Trabecular Metal™ Implant [VIDEO]

August 02, 2013

Zimmer Dental Inc., a provider of dental oral rehabilitation products and a subsidiary of Zimmer Holdings, Inc., has announced that it was recently honored with a Silver Medal at the 2013 Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA) in the category of “Dental Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies” for its Zimmer® Trabecular Metal™ Dental Implant. Zimmer Dental’s entry was the only dental implant recognized in the global competition, which is sponsored by the Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI).

What does a new brand for Appliance Therapy Group and Space Maintainers Laboratories mean?

August 01, 2013

Appliance Therapy Group (ATG) and Space Maintainers Laboratories have announced the rebranding of the multi-divisional dental resource company under the name SML™. The move - marked by the introduction of a new SML™ logo and newly streamlined visual identity - is the culmination of an ongoing three month phase-out of inclusory companies Success Essentials, SMILE Foundation, Second Opinion and the professional support group known as ATPA.