Sesitive question to many,I personaly like my things made around my neighbourhood with people that I can forge a personal realationship perhaphs friendship that can be more valuable than making money.Big production labs loves this Idea ,I always hated WALLMART!
Just wondering what everyone else is using for their zirconia staining... we've been using the Tanaka system, and it doesn't seem to give us very consistent results. Does anyone have any tips for using Tanaka stains, or have a better stain suggestion?
what seem to be the problem? I use Tanaka and works great
How far out on the horizon is full arch digital impressions, model printing and full arch appliance (ex. tmj orthotic) 3D printing? I have acquaintances who manage very large labs and are "playing" with this technology, I understand the current costs, which are prohibitive for small, boutique labs. ...
its actualy alredy HERE and more and more Dentist are considering to buy it.
Although I think the companies who selling them like ITERO are not quite ready to provide good costume care and support(speaking from experience).It will take a little time and training but it wil pay off.If you do a lot of single units you might end up paying more for the model printing.
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