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- Becky Tyre · Management · Nov 2013
Itís a perfect storm heading straight for your bottom line: the economic crisis, new technology, profit erosion, offshore competition and the changing demographics among your dentist-clients make it a challenge to stay profitable. Lab owners share their strategies to help you maintain your profitability.
- LMT Communications, Inc. · LAB DAY · Apr 2013
With an eye on increasing efficiency, Straumann launched the latest version of its CAD/CAM software, Straumann CARES Visual 8.0 during Lab Day Chicago. The enhanced software delivers optimized digital workflows, increased design flexibilities, improved ease of use, and an extended prosthetic product...
- LMT Communications, Inc. · Product News
At LAB DAY, Nobel Biocare presented its latest innovations in dental implant-based CAD/CAM solutions, including: - NobelProcera® Abutments, now available on Biomet 3i, Camlog and Zimmer implant platforms (in addition to Straumann, Astra Tech and Thommen). - NobelProcera users can expand their...
- Kim Molinaro · Digital Dentistry · Jan 2013
From new ways to digitize workflows to product launches and enhanced equipment and software, the DLOACís CAD/CAM Expo and Symposium was the place to be to learn about the latest in digital technology.
- November 2012
- Straumann USA · Technical · Oct 2012
Both zirconia and metal lack fluorescent qualities, which we should attempt to re-create when restoring the oral cavity with fixed prosthetic restorations. When applying porcelain to a zirconia or metal coping or framework, it is helpful to use a porcelain material that has fluorescent properties to...
- August 2012
- LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · Aug 2012
At its Capital Markets Day event in Amsterdam in May, Straumann shared its Vision 2020 project with investors and the media. Using existing data, new research and numerous interviews with experts in the field, Straumann's management team outlined key demographic, restorative and technological trends...
- April 2012
From the Series: The Way I See ItLMT Communications, Inc. · The Way I See It · LAB DAY · Apr 2012
LAB DAY 2012 could easily be labeled "The Reinvention Convention." Laboratory owners and managers are more engaged than ever in finding new ways to reinvigorate their businesses
- LMT Communications, Inc. · LAB DAY · Apr 2012
LAB DAY Chicago was the official North American launch of Straumann CARES Visual 7.0. This is the first Straumann system built with Dental Wings Open Software (DWOS™) as the core software, the result of a partnership between the two companies formed last year. "This partnership improves the...
- January 2012
- Kelly Fessel Carr · Digital Dentistry · Jan 2012
Highlights from the DLOAC's CAD/CAM Technology Symposium & Expo in November in Pasadena, CA.
- April 2011
- Nelson Rego, CDT · Technical · Apr 2011
Prefabricated implant abutments donít require CAD/CAM or other special equipment and the components are readily available, allowing practitioners to buy and send them to the laboratory with the case.
Featuring Straumann USA
- LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · Jan 2012
Straumannóthe exclusive distributor of the Cadent iTero Digital Impression System in Europeónow has non-exclusive distribution rights to market the system in North America.