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With its customizable interfaces and fully automated processes, the VITA® Vacumat 6000 M includes a state-of-the-art...See more firing unit plus the choice of three programmable control panels enabling the user to run up to four furnaces. This furnace from VIDENT offers customizable convenience and control for any size lab.
From VIDENT, VITA's machinable ceramics—manufactured using dry pressing procedures to ensure uniformity regardless...See more of thickness—are now offered in disc form for open CAD/CAM systems. VITA In-Ceram YZ Discs feature a diameter of 98mm and a height of 14, 18 or 20mm and are ideal for multi-unit bridge structures with long spans. VITA CAD-Temp Discs are made of machinable polymer composite material that blends strength and elasticity; they are ideal for long-term temporary restorations. VITA CADWaxx Discs are a millable, filler-free acrylate polymer that can be used in place of wax to produce full contour restorations.
VITA®'s Multifunctional Teeth (MFT) are now available in an expanded shade range for greater versatility; the...See more five new shades are 3L1.5 (~C2), 4L1.5 (~C3), 5M1 (~C4) and Bleached Shades 0M1 and 0M3. Now offered in 23 molds and 15 shades, MFT is a value-priced, premium performance denture tooth line providing functionality (posteriors can be set in either lingualized or conventional occlusion) within a limited mold range. The teeth are ideal for laboratories looking to reduce inventory and improve efficiency without sacrificing esthetics or performance.
Since 1998, the number of laboratories with websites increased by 39%. Today, 44% of labs have a site and another 16% plan to create one soon.
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