Mike Archibald, CDT, talks about the realities of today's materials and which ones are most predictable and profitable for the laboratory.
In the last few years, zirconium dioxide has proven to be a very reliable and trendy material for all types of restorations. In addition to covering the...See more ABC's of zirconia, including where it comes from and how it's obtained, Alessandro Cucchiaro, CMDT, introduces the MAD/MAM milling system, an easy-to-use,...
Glass ceramics are some of the most in-demand materials in the marketplace due to their natural restorative properties. IPS e.max® CAD by Straumann...See more and IPS Empress® by Straumann are an excellent solution for all-ceramic single tooth restorations including full-contour crowns, copings, inlays,...
Come and learn about the newest initiatives from 3M ESPE related to this fast-growing market. Explore the latest advancements, including new workflows...See more for implants and updates on new materials.
To help decide if CAD/CAM is right for you, Laserdenta's John Just, CDT, explains why CAD/CAM is not a silver bullet and covers what to look for in a CAD/CAM...See more system, hidden costs and the differences between variety of CAD/CAM systems. Participants leave with a checklist of questions to ask as they investigate the digital world.
According to LMT’s 2016 Digital Materials eSurvey, 93% of respondents use zirconia for their digital C&B work. Other top materials include e.max/lithium disilicate (55%), wax (53%) and PMMA/acrylic/resin (51%).
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