Legacy Labs: Brabant Dental Lab

June 28, 2012

It’s all in the family at Brabant Dental Laboratory-the family of employees, that is. The lab, which is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, has changed hands just twice in that time, and in both instances ownership was passed to dedicated employees. The Sacramento-based lab was founded in 1937 by Joseph Brabant, a denture technician who expanded the business into one of the first full-service laboratories in northern California.

Astra Tech World Congress touts past success, looks toward future as DENTSPLY Implants

May 24, 2012

There was no shortage of major announcements from the host company of the recent Astra Tech World Congress, held May 9-12 in Gothenburg, Sweden. The event was the last major use of the Astra Tech name as the DENTSPLY-owned company was recently reorganized into the newly created DENTSPLY Implants brand. Abutment news

Legacy Labs: Identical Dental Laboratory

May 22, 2012

Sisters Anita Cranford and Elise Holasek, owners of Norman, OK-based Identical Dental Laboratory, share common DNA, a commitment to quality, a thriving dental lab business and even more; the two are identical twins.

Zahn presents course on Hilla Digital Transfers

May 21, 2012

Zahn Dental held a course and lecture in Tampa on March 14, 2012. The event was a success with Uri Yarovesky, CDT, the charismatic owner of Hilla Technologies providing the lecture and technical instructions.

Argen wellness program gets employees walking

May 18, 2012

Lately things have been moving at The Argen Corporation, and not just the numerous alloys the company produces for the global dental laboratory market. A recently launched employee Wellness Program helped encourage 39 members of the Argen team to take part in the La Jolla Shores 5K event last month. 

Tech Smart: Close to prime time

May 14, 2012

Since the first generation iPad was released just two years back the market for tablet computers has exploded, and with good reason. Tablets provide previously unknown portability and convenience. Sure laptops were portable, but they needed to be flipped open to use and weighed far more than a tablet. A tablet is as simple to use while standing as it is while seated and by design, these machines are ready to go the moment they're clicked on. Abundant advantages