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OneShot Unilayer Porcelain, from SHOFU DENTAL, is a next-generation ceramic material that improves productivity...See more and esthetic outcomes with a simplified, single-powder build-up process. An extension to the Vintage MP and ZR product lines, just one baking cycle provides excellent color match for any VITA shade. The densely packed homogeneous material yields reduced shrinking verses multiple firing-cycle techniques while allowing one powder to build to full contour.
Vintage Art from SHOFU is a highly fluorescent, ready-to-use porcelain stain for internal and external staining...See more techniques. It offers excellent application and cover characteristics due to its ultra-fine particle structure and a simple staining technique for pressed ceramics or CAD/CAM restorations in color groups A, B, C, D and R. It features a logically structured color concept with foundation shade stains, shade stains and esthetic color stains. Foundation Shade Stains offer a colored foundation for all-ceramic frameworks or opaques. It has a firing temperature range of 830°C (internal staining) to 920°C.
SHOFU's Veracia SA is a semi-anatomical, esthetic three-layer denture tooth composed of microfilled hybrid composite...See more reinforced with an acrylic resin base. The occlusal surfaces of the teeth are systematically augmented by concave spaces in the functional direction of the lower jaw movement providing the ideal initial situation for balanced or lingualized occlusion. The line also includes the Q3 Pack, a patented tooth setup that allows simultaneous placement of up to four individual posterior teeth at once. The teeth are available in four anterior molds, four posterior sizes and shaded by the VITA Classical color system.
One-on-one interaction is a higher priority than ever before now that the economy has exacerbated the price-cutting phenomenon, according to LMT’s 2012 Fee Survey. To enhance customer relationships, respondents are offering more client education, joining study clubs and finding opportunities just to get more "face time" with their dentists.
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