• September
  • DENTSPLY and Sirona Enter Into Definitive Merger Agreement

    DENTSPLY International Inc. (“DENTSPLY”) and Sirona Dental Systems, Inc. (“Sirona”) announced today that Boards of Directors of both companies have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement which will result in the world’s leading manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies. The combination will create a combined company with the largest sales and service infrastructure in dental with 15,000 employees globally.

    “This is an exciting day for both companies, for the dental community and for patients around the globe. We are bringing together two world class companies that share a culture of innovation and will foster the development of differentiated, integrated solutions for general practitioners and specialists, particularly in the highest growth segments of the dental industry,” said Jeffrey T. Slovin, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sirona. “Combining Sirona’s proven digital solutions and equipment...

    LMT Communications, Inc.
    September 16 at 11:54 am

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  • October 2014
  • Virtual ToothFairy Ball and Online Auction to Benefit Thousands of Vulnerable Children

    National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy (NCOHF) will hold a Virtual ToothFairy Ball and Online Auction November 1-24 to engage caring companies and individuals across the dental industry in saving the smiles of vulnerable children.

    Corporations and individuals participate by purchasing virtual "tables" for $5,000 and/or by donating items for the silent auction. Each table sponsor will have a $5,000 ToothFairy Grant awarded in their name to an NCOHF Affiliate community clinic or program serving at-risk children. Thanks to generous underwriters, 100% of event proceeds will be allocated to help children in need.

    Table sponsors include the following generous individuals and corporations: 3M ESPE, 3M ESPE Retired Execs, A. Titan, Align Technology, Inc., BAE Systems, Benco Dental, Dr. Gordon Christensen, Darby Dental, Dentsply, DMG America, Dudnyk, Mr. Henk van Duijnhoven, Hanley Wood Marketing, Henry Schein, IQ Dental, Mr. Thomas and JoAnn Prescott, SciCan,...

    LMT Communications, Inc.
    October 21, 2014

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  • November 2013
  • Loss of Quintessential Teacher, Arlo King, CDT

    It is with great sadness that we must share news of the passing of Arlo King, CDT and Director of Technical Services for DENTSPLY Prosthetics. Arlo was well-known, -liked and -respected throughout the dental industry as the face and leader of DENTSPLY's laboratory technical support services. Those who knew Arlo were acutely aware of his love of the trade and strong loyalty to DENTSPLY. It was Arlo's goal to get better so he could get back to work. As he stated it in a recent text message, "I just can't go to work, so I am going to work from home."

    Arlo joined DENTSPLY Ceramco in 1992 at the close of his 20-year U.S. Air Force military career. It was in the military where Arlo gained his training as a dental laboratory technician and launched his dental career. The influence of his military background was apparent in Arlo's can-do, get-it-done attitude. You could always count on his no-nonsense, honest opinion.

    Those who knew Arlo were familiar with his great sense of humor and infectious...

    DENTSPLY Prosthetics
    November 27, 2013

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  • September 2013
  • Thayer Dental Laboratory Awarded Atlantis Super Elite Lab Status

    Dentsply Implants, North America, located in Waltham, MA recently awarded Atlantis Super Elite Lab status to Thayer Dental Laboratory—a distinction that only 24 other laboratories share. Thayer is a full service laboratory located in Mechanicsburg , PA and is currently celebrating its 37th year serving the dental profession.

    As an early adopter in CAD/CAM dentistry, Thayer Dental Laboratory was one of Atlantis Components' beta labs over 10 years ago—and continues to beta test new products and techniques for Dentsply Implants. Surgeons, specialists, and restorative dentists have widely acknowledged Thayer's implant expertise and its ability to provide competitive implant pricing with no surprises or hidden costs.

    Pictured in the above photo from Thayer Dental Laboratory are (from left to right) Brett Ginter, Implant Co-Director; Gregory M. Thayer, CDT, FICOI, President; Steve Solenberger, District Sales Manager, Dentsply Implants; and Craig Yoder, CDT, Laboratory Manager.

    LMT Communications, Inc.
    September 5, 2013

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  • March 2013
  • PRODUCT HIGHLIGHT: Ceramco® IC: One Integrated Porcelain

    DENTSPLY Ceramco iC is the industry's only fully integrated porcelain. Create all-ceramic, porcelain-fused-to-metal and press-to-metal restorations from one veneering porcelain, one pressing ingot and one stain and glaze system. The one-coat paste opaque now features refined handling. The system's finer leucite crystals produce greater translucency. The simplified stain and glaze process streamlines workflow.

    With one shade system, Ceramco iC is ideal for achieving shade consistency in combination cases and thin veneers. Now, all opaque shades are color-correlated to the dentins for enhanced esthetics. Ceramco iC comes in 46 shades including 16 A-D, four bleached and 26 CC Shades Series shades keyed to VITA® 3-D Master Shade Series.

    Ceramco iC can improve lab efficiencies by reducing the need for duplicate inventories; improving process efficiencies; increasing manufacturing throughput; and by delivering consistent, premium esthetic restorations. That's Lab Smarter(SM). For more...

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  • February 2013
  • DENTSPLY at Chicago 2013

    We hope that everyone had a great time in Chicago this year. We were glad to see so many people join us during Lab Day for our technical courses and hands-on demonstrations in the Sheraton, Mayfair room. For those who attended the CDS Mid-winter show, thank you for stopping by the DENTSPLY Prosthetics booth in the McCormick Center.

    As revealed in Chicago, later this year we will be introducing CAD/CAM Material Options For All-Ceramic and Non-Precious Alloy. Stay tuned to The Bridge for more details!

    DENTSPLY Prosthetics
    February 27, 2013

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  • November 2012
  • Introducing NeyFire™ Ceramic Furnace

    New from trusted DENTSPLY and Ney®! The NeyFire™ T makes it easy to have Touch-command and ceramic Fire-power.

    DENTSPLY Prosthetics
    November 14, 2012

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  • Mid-America Dental Studio Wins Walt Disney World Vacation

    Mid-America Dental Studio of Waterloo, Iowa is the winner of the Walt Disney World* vacation, awarded by DENTSPLY Prosthetics as part of the Summer Sizzln' campaign.

    DENTSPLY Prosthetics
    November 7, 2012

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  • October 2012
  • Townie Choice Award Winner 2004 - 2011 (5/04/2012)

    Townie Choice Award Winner 2004 – 2011

    DENTSPLY Prosthetics
    October 3, 2012

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  • DENTSPLY Prosthetics Invites Customers to Pursue "Lab SmarterSM" (2/20/2012)

    This year’s Lab Management Today Lab Day Chicago show will be filled with technicians abuzz with news of the latest new products, equipment, services and technologies. Adding to this excitement, the dental laboratory’s long-standing trusted manufacturer, DENTSPLY, will exhibit their newest products that help customers to be more efficient, productive and profitable – “Lab SmarterSM”.

    DENTSPLY Prosthetics
    October 3, 2012

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  • July 2012
  • Job Opening For Lab Technician II at DENTSPLY Prosthetics

    Lab Technician II

    Division: DENTSPLY Prosthetics

    Country: United States

    State/Providence: Burlington, NJ

    The Lab Technician II will support the development of new products and applications of materials. Under the direction of the supervisor, conducts activities according to ISO, FDA-cGMP, and other appropriate regulatory guidelines.

    To apply, click the link below.


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  • February 2012
  • Pursue "Lab Smarter" With DENTSPLY

    Visit DENTSPLY Booths # 800 & 813 to see the latest products that help labs to be more efficient, productive and profitable – “Lab Smarter”.

    DENTSPLY Prosthetics
    February 20, 2012

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