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  • LAB DAY Attendees: Help Straumann Raise Funds For Sandy Hook School

    On behalf of every attendee who participates in a Straumann product demo at LAB DAY Chicago, the company will make a $10 donation to the Sandy Hook School Support Fund. The fund supports the families and community of the 20 first graders and six adults who were killed by a gunman at the Newtown, CT elementary school in December. "Straumann regularly drives charitable donations at its larger trade shows and, at LAB DAY, we wanted to honor the Sandy Hook tragedy and LMT's hometown," says Valerie Andren, Manager, Marketing Communications. This year's demos focus on the company's new CARES System 8.0 software. To participate, visit Straumann in the Sheraton 1 Ballroom, go to http://straumann.us/labday or call 978-747-2535 for more information.

    Straumann USA, LLC

    January 22, 2013

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  • Laboratory Solutions

    KERR offers a comprehensive line of application-specific separators, surfactants, die lubricants and solvents available in easy-to-use, 8-oz spray bottles and 32-oz refills. Debubblizer and Vacufilm surface-reducing agents allow investment to flow uniformly around the pattern. Super-Sep separator allows plaster, stone and investment to be poured against it. Laboratory Solitine solvent is designed for cleaning and finishing wax patterns. Microfilm water soluble die lubricant allows you to remove a wax pattern without distortion.

    Kerr Corp.

    December 28, 2012

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  • Laboratory Supplies

    NOWAK DENTAL SUPPLIES INC. offers lab supplies and equipment to help run your lab profitably and effectively. The company maintains an in-house inventory of thousands of items for the laboratory and can special order from most manufacturers. All in-stock orders are shipped the same day the order is received, and there’s no charge for shipping on orders over $50.

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  • LabShop™ Now Available For Wieland, Candulor Customers

    Ivoclar Vivadent announces expansion of LabShop for easy, convenient ordering

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  • Lang Dental Acrylics and Equipment

    LANG DENTAL MFG., best known for the Jet brand of cold-curing acrylic resins, introduces Novus Definitive Resilient Denture Liner, a lab-processed permanent liner that won’t lose resiliency and promotes better patient fit and comfort. Also available: Jet XR radiopaque acrylic designed for implant cases and radiopaque surgical stents, Aquapres hydraulic pressure-curing unit, three-post ReFlex denture reline jig and the denture duplicator. Dave Lang will be at the Lang Dental table at LAB DAY® to answer questions.

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  • Lava Zirconia Frameworks

    CAP brings you the most recognized name in zirconia. Lava zirconia has a 1200 MPa rating, and is available in 8 shades (Vita shade guide). CAP has produced thousands of Lava units and offers full design support. CAP has the design expertise and the time-tested products to fabricate the quality restorations you want!

    CAP

    March 23, 2012

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  • Leixir Holdings Acquires Knight Dental Group

    Knight Dental Group, Inc. today announced that after having entered a definitive agreement last month has sold its dental laboratory solutions business to Leixir Holdings, Inc.

    “Although our business has seen above average growth in the past few years within the regions that we do business, the integration of Knight Dental Group with the Leixir Lab Group of North America will give us great opportunity to expand our brands throughout the United States and Canada,” said Warren Rogers, Knight CEO.

    “We are excited to add the Knight Dental Group brand to our current North American network of dental laboratories,” said Harmeet Bindra, Leixir CEO. “This will give Leixir the opportunity to expand our market share and provide a broader range of dental laboratory solutions and products to our dentist clients.”

    “I am personally excited about the resources and growth opportunity for Knight that the Leixir Lab Group will provide," said Barbara Wojdan, Knight...

    LMT Communications, Inc.

    December 8, 2014

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  • Live Webinar: From Stone Age to Digital

    This webinar will show the different ways that 3D printing can be utilized in a production dental laboratory. Viewers will see the benefits of applying this new age technology to eliminate inconsistencies that come from the current processes in the dental laboratory.Don't miss this free, live webinar at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT, Tuesday, April 14, 2015Register Today!

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  • LMT at Ivoclar Vivadent: Meeting Industry Changes Head-on

    The market is asking for change. Dentists and technicians are looking for technologies and services that save them time or make their businesses more profitable

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  • LMT Cruises to Budapest

    Metallurgist Joe Tuccillo (left) and his wife, Gerri Cevetillo Tuccillo, met retired Ceramist Peter Fleischner while cruising on the MS Aria under the Chain BRIDGE in Budapest. Gerri and Joe were in the ship's lounge reading LMT and struck up a conversation with Peter. Both Joe and Peter were long time industry associates and friends of Carl Panzera. Carl has known Peter almost 50 years since he was an undergraduate and Peter was a PhD student in Ceramics at Rutgers. "His enthusiasm for his research inspired me to major in ceramics," says Carl via Facebook.

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  • Longtime Vident CEO and Original Founder Wayne Whitehill Retires

    Longtime Vident executive, Wayne Whitehill, recently announced his retirement as CEO, effective August 1.

    VITA North America

    August 25, 2011

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  • 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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  • LSK121 Oral Prosthetics Celebrates Expansion

    In October, LSK121 Oral Prosthetics, Naperville, IL, hosted an Expansion Reveal Celebration for its clients showcasing the laboratory's 22,000-sq-ft expansion and renovation. "This additional space allows us to continue on the path of innovation, service and reliability our customers have come to expect," says Owner Luke Kahng, CDT. Guests were treated to demonstrations and lectures including a complimentary CE course presented by Dr. Joseph Caruso, DDS, MS, FICD, FACD, as well as a dinner, wine tasting and relaxation sessions with a licensed masseuse. The lab is also launching a host of new lab/office communication services. For instance, Gateway 121, its new online and mobile alert system, allows clients to access their accounts at any time for case tracking, submitting case-specific information, paying invoices and more.

    LMT Communications, Inc.

    October 29, 2013

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  • LVI's Laboratory Program

    Directed by Michael Milne, CDT, LVI's Laboratory Program is designed to create the perfect triad between patient, dentist and technician. Courses provide advanced knowledge and skill in creating proper form, contour and function. LVI Smile Design, Full Mouth Waxing and Neuromuscular Technician are a few of the lab courses offered at LVI.

    LVI Global

    April 28, 2011

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