BIOLASE enters affiliation agreement with Sun Dental Laboratories, LLC

January 16, 2014

BIOLASE, Inc., a dental laser manufacturer and distributor, recently announced that BIOLASE has entered into an Affiliation Agreement (the Arrangement) with Sun Dental Laboratories, LLC ("Sun Dental Labs") to form a partnership to sell the Trios® family of intraoral scanners ("IOS") manufactured by Copenhagen-based 3Shape A/S. BIOLASE® is currently a non-exclusive distributor for the Trios IOS in the United States and Canada, and in negotiations for additional distribution internationally. 

WLD-TEC GmbH unveils Fuego SCS lab gas burner

June 27, 2013

According to a press release, The Fuego SCS Series from WLD-TEC GmbH provides maximum safety and highest convenience for all flame-related applications in the laboratory. The Fuego SCS offers additionally features a new graphic display and comfort functions; the animated, self-explanatory and wordless symbol display facilitates a rapid and easy selection of all functions. To assist the user the new comfort functions provide:

Candulor USA moves operations to Ivoclar Vivadent headquarters

June 26, 2013

In a move it says will expand its distribution and better serve its customer’s needs, Candulor USA has moved its operations to the Ivoclar Vivadent headquarters in Amherst, N.Y. Candulor will continue as a separate division, while running customer service and logistics through Ivoclar Vivadent. Ted Smudde, Managing Director of Candulor USA since 2008, will continue to head the Candulor Division from Amherst N.Y.

Remembering Doug Patrick of the Aurum Group

June 24, 2013

It is with great sadness that the management and staff of the Aurum Group of Companies announce the sudden passing of Doug Patrick at the age of 65 years on Monday, May 6, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta. Doug leaves his loving wife of forty years, Ethelle; sons Brad (Ro), Trevor (Angela and grandson Tyler); his brother, Ron (Bonnie) and sister, Jackie (Bill). Services were held May 10, 2013.

Zimmer Dental customized abutments seek to make waves in implant market

June 18, 2013

Zimmer Dental Inc., a provider of dental oral rehabilitation products and a subsidiary of Zimmer Holdings, Inc., has announced the availability of Zimmer® Zfx™ CAD/CAM Abutments in titanium, which are fully compatible with the NobelReplace®, Replace Select™ and NobelSpeedy™ Replace™ implant systems from Nobel Biocare. A partnership with Zfx GmbH has moved Zimmer Dental into the CAD/CAM market, offering the Zfx Dental CAD/CAM System, CAD/CAM crown and bridge restorations, and competing implant abutments.

Sirona brings new milling units to chairside dentistry and on-site labs

June 15, 2013

Sirona recently announced an expansion of the CEREC product range to include three different milling units at different price points. According to a Sirona press release, each unit offers extremely accurate and fast milling to deliver to best experience for every case.

Ruling made in Glidewell lawsuit against Keating Dental Arts, Inc.

June 13, 2013

Keating Dental Arts, Inc. (KDA), a full-service laboratory in California recently announced that it has prevailed in a two-year trademark dispute brought against KDA by Glidewell Laboratories, a Calif.-based provider of dental products and services. Glidewell has also announced that a judge has upheld the validity of their BruxZir trademark.

Amann Girrbach America opens new interactive training center

June 04, 2013

Amann Girrbach America has announced the opening of its new state-of-the art training center in Charlotte, N.C. The facility, also home to the U.S. headquarters since late 2012, features the AGA Learning Lab, a fully-equipped working laboratory, showcasing the entire Ceramill CAD/CAM Suite plus Amann Girrbach’s well-known line of Model Management products.