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The Creative Edge Symposium offers two ways for technicians to learn--through educational courses and personal...See more networking. Courses covering fixed, removable and implant cases are offered throughout the day that allow participants to expand their knowledge base for 2013. Additionally, representatives from PREAT, Whip Mix and BEGO USA are available for demonstrations, in-depth conversations, networking and technical assistance.
PREAT's Precision Implant Suprastructure Design and Milling Center (PRISM) provides implant suprastructures that...See more combine the accuracy of 5-axis CNC milling with the design freedom of Additive Selective Laser Melting. Chris and Tom Bormes explain how using PRISM streamlines the suprastructure design with esthetic transitions, porous or polished finishes, offering a perfect fit for the patient and maximum esthetics, support and space for the technician to finish the final prosthesis.
Tom Bormes covers several topics including implant dentistry and how PRISM Design and Production Center combines...See more the accuracy of 5-axis milling with the design freedom of Additive Selective Laser Melting; removable partial dentures and the Sagix, IC and Preci-52 attachments; overdenture systems and components including the new Locator mini implant and newly designed O ring system; and a new stippling mandrel for dentures and a permanent retention system for acrylic and composite teeth.
According to LMT’s 2012 Fee Survey, 42% of laboratories have more than one fee schedule. Here are the top three reasons why: (1) 48% Lower fee for high-volume clients; (2) 39% Fees for “high-end” restorations are higher than ones for conventional ones; (3) 39% Fees for “economy” restorations are lower than those for conventional ones
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