Straumann offers CARES prosthetic app to qualifying Dental Wings customers

July 23, 2013
dlpmagazine.com-2013-07-01, Issue 7

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].

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]. The App provides Dental Wings eligible[iii] customers full access to the CARES prosthetic portfolio[iv] including CARES® customized abutments and full contour restorations and crowns and bridges.? ?Straumann and Dental Wings suggest the collaboration builds upon the following customer benefits: Reliability, profitability and simplicity.??

Reliability

  • Dental Wings customers ordering CARES Prosthetics can see more precise results because of the original Straumann abutment-implant connection

  • All CARES products are covered by the Straumann guarantee[v]

  • Straumann notes their high-quality customized prosthetics-including cobalt chromium alloy (coron®), zirconium dioxide (zerion®), various full contour materials-are designed for flexible, reliable and predictable prosthetic restoration outcome

?Profitability

  • CARES Prosthetic App can create new business opportunities for Dental Wings labs to connect with Straumann dentists

  • CARES Prosthetic App with DWOS software 3.5.3 installed, no additional investment required

  • CARES X-Stream™, the complete implant-based single-tooth prosthetic restoration in 1 step (1 scan, 1 design and 1 delivery), may save time and cost for dental labs

?Simplicity 

  • CARES Prosthetic App operates in the same software environment as Dental Wings customers are used to.

  • Training is not required.

?The Straumann CARES Prosthetic App underscores the collaboration between Dental Wings and Straumann in creating a leading software platform for digital dentistry. Straumann says they have constantly invested in innovative prosthetic solutions, state-of-the art milling machines and quality control processes. Each production line at Straumann is reportedly designated to processing one material in one machine with a specific milling strategy to provide the best possible prosthetics.

Additionally, Straumann CARES Technical support team is completely staffed by dental lab technicians. Customers can also track the status of every order to better manage the expectation of delivery time. ?With CARES Prosthetic App, Dental Wings labs can take advantage of these qualities and may increase profitability. Through the time saved, Dental Wings dental labs can increase productivity and concentrate on offering competitive services and stronger differentiation of their products.? ?

?CARES Prosthetic App is available for Dental Wings customers running the latest Dental Wings software 3.5.3 or higher and have an up-to-date software license. Customers fulfilling these criteria simply register with Straumann and start to design CARES Prosthetics on their Dental Wings system.

[i] In France and Italy the CARES Prosthetic App is available since June 1, 2013. Global availability of CARES Prosthetic App is July 15, 2013

[ii] CARES Prosthetic App runs on  the following Dental Wings systems with software 3.5.3: 3Series, 5Series, 7Series

[iii] Eligible customers are customers who have software update rights and an active license

[iv] CARES Prosthetic product offerings may vary and may be subject to country regulatory clearance and approval.  For detailed product information, please access www.straumann.com/cares8

[v] See Straumann guarantee (document number 152.360) for details 

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