5 ways to go digital the RIGHT way

September 27, 2013

When I talk to labs around the country about making the leap to a digital workflow, I see a divide; many have no idea where to start, while others jump in headfirst.  A third group is slow and steady-at first they bounce back and forth between loving the digital workflow and cursing it, eventually realizing that finding the right digital partner makes sense. 

Delcam's DentMILL CAD software expansion now includes two new mills [VIDEO]

July 29, 2013

Delcam has launched dedicated versions of its DentMILL dental milling software tailored specifically for the production of dental restorations on the Datron D5 and Digital Dental Lab desktop machining systems. Each version includes machine-specific templates for the automated generation of three-axis and five-axis toolpaths for the particular piece of equipment.

Ivoclar Vivadent gets new Vice President of Finance

July 24, 2013

Ivoclar Vivadent is pleased to announce that Robert Fraass has accepted the position of Vice President of Finance. In this position, he will be responsible for all finance functions of Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc. and its subsidiaries. This includes accounting, financial reporting, financial analysis, credit, tax and treasury. Recently, Mr. Fraass served as an Executive Director of Finance for the largest division of Greatbatch, a publicly held medical device company located in Clarence, NY. Rob resides in Clarence, N.Y. with his wife and two children.

Straumann offers CARES prosthetic app to qualifying Dental Wings customers

July 23, 2013

As part of their strategic collaboration, Straumann and Dental Wings announce the introduction of the CARES Prosthetic App[i]. The CARES Prosthetic App is a plug-in software module inside the DWOS software version 3.5.3 on Dental Wings CADCAM systems[ii].

Core3dcentres' plan to take you into the digital future

July 18, 2013

Core3dcentres® has announced the launch of its Core3daCADemy® and Core3dStudyClub, which Core3dcentres says is one of the most comprehensive and effective combinations of product and educational support available to the dental laboratory market today. Combining lecture?style and hands?on instruction, these educational programs reportedly have been specifically designed to advance and differentiate dental technicians’/dental laboratory owners’ skills and abilities in the fast?evolving digital dentistry arena.

Nobel Biocare unveils new products, workflow system [VIDEO]

July 15, 2013

In mid-June, 2,000 dental professionals gathered in New York City to attend the Nobel Biocare Global Symposium. The Dental Lab Products ?and Dental Products Report teams went to the Symposium to hear about Nobel Biocare’s new product offerings, their new workflow solution, a brand-new portal for professional cooperation and charity.

GC America unveils NEW GC FUJIROCK line in bulk packaging

July 11, 2013

GC America has announced their line of NEW GC FUJIROCK, NEW GC FUJIROCK FAST SET, and NEW GC FUJIROCK IMP are available in 50 pound bulk packaging. For the convenience of the lab, NEW GC FUJIROCK Bulk contains the same physical properties and workability made available in the new bulk packaging. GC America reports the follow characteristics and benefits:

Ivoclar Vivadent expands LabShop access

July 10, 2013

Ivoclar Vivadent has announced the upgrade and expansion of LabShop (www.shopivoclarvivadent.com), a combined online marketplace and support tool, for Wieland Dental products, Wieland Precision Technology and Candulor customers. Now, dental laboratory customers of these Ivoclar Vivadent Group companies can streamline and simplify their ordering processes as information and products are available, 24/7, with the click of a mouse. Time Saving Features, Benefits

GC America introduces GC Initial MC Classic Line

July 10, 2013

GC America Inc. has just introduced the GC Initial™ MC Classic Line, a new addition to the GC Initial MC portfolio. The GC Initial MC Classic Line represents a group of products within the range of GC Initial MC portfolio specifically adapted to the two powder build-up technique. Reportedly, dental laboratories will be able to perfectly reproduce the well known VITA colors.

Whip Mix welcomes new Manager of Dental Technology Solutions

July 09, 2013

Whip Mix has announced that Kent Kohli has been welcomed as the new Manager of Dental Technology Solutions. Kent previously owned & operated Contemporary Dental Aesthetics, LLC, a small, high-end boutique dental studio committed to artistic excellence in all phases of fixed oral prosthetics. His specialties are digital design and workflow in creating functionally driven smile design reconstruction, all-ceramic restoration and naturally esthetic implant restoration.

Reflect Magazine app from Ivoclar Vivadent offers new insight into a complicated case

July 08, 2013

Ivoclar Vivadent has released a new trade article in its Reflect Magazing app for the iPad. This app allows users to easily and conveniently navigate clinical case reports. In the current edition of this digital publication, Jan Kurtz-Hoffmann, dentist, and Frank Zalich, dental technician, provide detailed insight into the treatment of a very complex case.