Education evolution: PTC Dental

March 21, 2012

Committed to training dental lab professionals, PTC Dental offers a wide range of not only e-learning opportunities, but also books and hands-on courses. The digital side of the business includes online training courses focused on anatomy. These can be between 20 minutes and an hour, vary in price, and can garner a lab technician anywhere from 3 to 8 CE credits. The site, ptcdental.com, also features multimedia training modules that labs can buy. These include multimedia course materials with matching digital video demonstrations on DVD.

VITA presents hands-on ceramic layering course

March 21, 2012

(Bogota, NJ) – Dentists and technicians from across the country recently traveled to Beauty & Beast Dental Lab in Bogota, New Jersey to attend a hands-on Korean-language course on ceramic layering on alumina and zirconia substructures.

Education evolution: Jensen Dental

March 21, 2012

Over the past 35 years, Jensen Dental has grown from an alloy company into a comprehensive provider of quality products, systems, education and services across the entire spectrum of the dental lab industry, including a digital solution. Jensen has a reputation for providing world-class education including Jensen Education Day during the Chicago Midwinter meeting, tradeshows, hands-on courses and online webinars.

Tech Smart: In short supply

March 21, 2012

Electronic gadgets and all manner of cutting edge technologies are embraced in Japan in a way not really equaled anywhere else around the planet. The country is known for being a few years (or sometimes decades) ahead of the planet in how they’re using their electronics, and many of the world’s leading manufacturers are Japanese companies with at least some production based in their home country.