Welcome to The BRIDGE, an online network from LMT dedicated exclusively for members of the Dental Laboratory community.
- Llandro Abadilla, CDT
- Jenny Abbott-Cole
- Eduardo Abrego
- Lisa Aguirre
- Mary Ann Ancelmo
- Hamid Arabestani
- Charlie Azar
- Konstantin Badeyan
- Esteban Barbalace, MDT
- Milton S. Beckner , CDT/TE
- Connie Bennett
- Jon Berry, CDT
- Russ Binder
- Brian Binnie
- Jessica Birrell, CDT
- Tracy Bischof, CDT
- Jay Black, CDT
- Sandy Blevins, CDT
- Larry Bodony
- Andrew Bravo
- Jin Byon, CDT
Lucas Walter highlights the features of 3Shape's 2013 Dental System CAD software in the following sessions. Each...See more includes a Q&A session and is approved for 1 scientific credit: 10:00am-10:45am, 4:00pm-4:45pm: New Dental System 2013 12:00pm-12:45pm: Customized Abutments and Implant Bars and Bridges 2:00pm-2:45pm: Digital Temporaries 3:00pm-3:45pm: TRIOS® Integration and Model Builder
Richard Atanay explains basic color theory and how it applies to everyday use in the lab. Also learn how chromatic...See more grays are the answer for all your restorations when it comes to matching 3D shades with GC's Initial IQ Lustre Paste.
Elvis Rosado guides you through the entire process for fabricating a TCS flexible partial while focusing on specific...See more areas and answering questions. This is an excellent class for technicians new to thermoplastics as well as experienced technicians looking to improve their quality or learn new techniques.
Chuck Yenkner explores return on investment, calculating ROI and how to make technology payoff. Using case examples...See more from real labs, he discusses what works and what does not in order to help you avoid the mistakes others have made when investing in new technology. Attendees learn solid ideas you can use to make good decisions for your lab.
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Thomas Wade, CDT, discusses the diagnostic considerations for adequate restorative space, the number of implants...See more and implant locators used, and the pro's and con's of various implant bar and attachment options. He also shares current computer scanning and design techniques using CAD software and reviews the protocol for predictable success.
Hiroki Goto, RDT, provides attendees with effective tips for basic porcelain work and advanced approaches for complex...See more cases. He covers masking porcelain for veneers, concepts for CZR porcelain and winning approaches for complicated applications.
Les Hochhauser gives a comprehensive review of the chemicals used in the lab today, and how to know which ones...See more to avoid and which are hazardous.
Preat Corp., BEGO USA and Whip Mix Corp. bring you a full day of CE-approved educational programs and continuous...See more product and technical demonstrations. This year's featured presenters include Mark Jackson, CDT; Rob Kreyer, CDT; and Bill Oremus.
As competition increases, labs must accommodate insurance-based restorations as well as custom high-end esthetic...See more smiles. A porcelain system must provide the necessary esthetics yet also accomplish fast and easy production. Bill Mrazek, CDT, demonstrates the layering of a restoration and explains how high-quality porcelains can offer your lab the flexibility to produce picture-perfect restorations at minimal cost with the handling characteristics of production porcelains.
The Daily Bite
CAD/CAM-milled restorations now represent 39% of C&B caseloads, a 19% increase from 2009. And the percentage of clients prescribing CAD/CAM-milled restorations has increased 8%, from 3% in 2009 to 43% this year.
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