Laboratory forum to be part of Nobel Biocare Global Symposim

March 21, 2012

Emphasizing the importance of interdisciplinary teamwork in restorative dental care, the Nobel Biocare Global Symposium-Thursday through Sunday, June 24-26, at the Waldorf-Astoria New York-will feature a focused session on dental laboratory innovation, esthetic skills, and the impact of new technology on the dental laboratory Saturday morning.

Nobel Biocare, Ivoclar Vivadet teams exchange ideas

March 21, 2012

Earlier this month, the Nobel Procera team visited Ivoclar Vivadent's headquarters in Amherst, N.Y.  During the two-day visit, participants learned how to stain, glaze, and crystallize IPS e.max CAD restorations. The training also included Ivoclar Vivadent's new temporary material, Telio CAD, and an overview on metal ceramics.

ACP adds lab workshops to 40th Annual Session program

March 21, 2012

June 8, 2010 | dlpmagazine.com News More than 1,500 prosthodontists, general dentists, dental technicians, and dental industry professionals will gather to learn the latest in prosthodontic trends, leading-edge technology, and other advances impacting the specialty at the 40th Annual Session of the American College of Prosthodontists Nov. 3-6 at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Fla.

Caputo named Removables Mgr. at DDS Lab

March 21, 2012

With more than 30 years of experience as a dental technician, including specialized expertise in removable prosthetics, Anthony Caputo brings experience in all stages of removable prosthetic fabrication to his new position as Removables Manager at DDS Lab. Mr. Caputo also has formal training in all cast metal partials, flexible partials and full dentures including implants.

The science behind removables

March 21, 2012

The surge in the demand for removable prosthodontics may be taking some dental laboratory owners somewhat by surprise, but others had the foresight to prepare for a rise in denture caseloads through formal education and training as well as their own day-to-day working experience. Tom Zaleske, AS, owner of Matrix Dental Laboratory & Consulting in Crown Point, Ind., has spent the past 25 years perfecting his denture craftwork as well as his business management philosophy so that each meets his personal and professional specifics.