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Thinking about getting a scanner or a mill for your laboratory? Ryan Johnson, Tom Hagen and Roger Dawson show you...See more the good, the bad and the ugly. Learn all the basics, including what to ask and what to expect when you receive your first system.
Precise full contour zirconium occlusion, great fitting titanium implant bars and abutments right out of the mill...See more increase digital productivity tremendously. Joachim Mosch, CDT, shows how the combination of CAM software, milling machine, burs and materials reduce bench time after milling to the absolute minimum.
Tim Tyndall, CDT, explores why and how laboratories of all sizes are becoming digital laboratories. It evaluates...See more the benefits, costs, critical training and technology support that will ensure your success. It covers new technology breakthroughs, such as the combination of the 3Shape Scanner and the Roland Mill, and benefits, including higher production, consistent quality and higher profitability.
Vincent Munoz shows how the Dental Wing scanner fits into the workflow of digital dentistry and how easy it is...See more to scan and design single units, bridges, custom abutments, and implant burs; do wax-up scanning; and mirror anatomy of the natural tooth.
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Vincent Munoz discusses how the Dental Wings 7 and 3 series scanners offer versatility and productivity while easily...See more integrating into the digital workflow. He talks about the various applications, specifications, software modules, rapid prototyping, manufacturing and milling options and how they integrate into milling solutions.
Vincent Munoz or Nan Boyd show how the Dental Wing scanner fits into the workflow of digital dentistry and how...See more easy it is to scan and design single units, bridges, custom abutments, and implant burs; do wax-up scanning; and mirror anatomy of the natural tooth.
Christian Hannker, MDT, shows how Primotec's new 5-axis wet and dry mill can easily mill implant bars made out...See more of titanium, Co-Cr and zirconia, with no finishing needed after milling.
Bob Cohen, CDT, leads an in-depth discussion on the evolution of CAD/CAM technology and the current state of fully...See more open architecture and fully integrated solutions that are presently available. He also discusses and demonstrates the ultimate integration for rapid design, CAM and milling of accurate, highly esthetic restorations.
This presentation compares the features and benefits of new low-cost milling solutions, including the Digital Dental Lab 4 and 5.
In this relaxed, hands-on course, Joachim Mosch, CDT, describes Primotec's new CAD/CAM system and its capabilities....See more He covers all scanning, designing and milling of virtually all materials including wax, PMMA, zirconia, titanium, Co-Cr, hard ceramics (e.max) and even dental models.
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3D MILLING CENTER can scan, design and mill your custom titanium, zirconia or two-piece abutment using its 3Shape, Nobel Biocare Procera or Straumann Etkon scanners. Its expert designers are highly skilled...See more in custom abutment design. You can also scan and design your own custom abutments for even more cost savings if you have a 3Shape scanner. 3D Milling Center is an authorized 3Shape dealer.
3D MILLING CENTER offers CAD/CAM custom abutment services including scanning models, designing abutments and final milling for proper fit and design. It can also wax up and scan your abutments for better...See more accuracy. As a Diamond Partner with Nobel Biocare and an authorized 3Shape Dealer, 3D Milling staff members are implant specialists with over 27 years' experience. The company's implant arsenal includes Nobel Biocare's NobelProcera scanner, Straumann's Etkon scanner, 3Shape scanners and 3M's Lava ST scanners; it also provides discounted implant parts.
BROADWAY DENTAL's 450i compact and versatile milling machine features a solid chassis construction, high performance/high frequency spindle up to 60,000rpm and 5-axis processing (3+2 and simultaneous)....See more Customers benefit from the open software and the possibility to mill multiple materials (zirconia, wax, PMMA, titanium, CoCr, e-max and more). Call for a personal quote and a coupon code.
Engineered specifically for the production of precision dental prosthetics, the DWX-50, combing advanced features with exceptional performance, is the ideal wax, PMMA and Zirconia milling machine.
CUSTOM MILLING CENTER (CMC) fabricates patient-specific CAD/CAM abutments in titanium or zirconia. CMC provides proprietary scanning locators and integrated implant libraries for both 3Shape and Dental...See more Wings Scanners, giving you the flexibility to choose from any of the 14 compatible implant systems. With this combination, you have the ability to design your abutment angulations up to 30o, while controlling the exact depth and position. The scanning locators can be ordered online 24/7.
AMERICANA DENTAL provides continuing education and technical support for all phases of CAD/CAM design and milling. It services and offers training on all of its products, which include: Imes Icore, Roland...See more and MasterMill milling machines; 3Shape, Smart Optics and Delcam scanners; Nabertherm Sintering Ovens; and U.S.-made Talladium zirconia, milling tools, wax and PMMA pucks. It also has a milling center for labs; it offers very competitive pricing and highly translucent full contour zirconia is a specialty.
The Ceramill Motion 2 from AMANN GIRRBACH is a compact hybrid CNC milling machine that combines 5-axis milling and grinding technology, in both wet and dry applications. This enhanced flexibility now allows...See more the lab to perform almost every fabrication process in house including, the dry milling of zirconia, wax and Amann Girrbach's new non-precious alloy Sintron (CrCo-Soft) and the wet milling of PMMA, TEMP and composites, as well as wet grinding of glass ceramics. With a modular design platform that's easily upgradable, the Motion 2 is ready to handle a range of new materials and future indications, virtually eliminating the need to outsource.
Ceramill Motion from AMANN GIRRBACH is a compact CNC milling machine that offers quick and precise framework fabrication in zirconium oxide, acrylic and wax. Clean and efficient, this CAM unit mills most...See more types of frameworks. Using Ceramill Match CAM software, the CAD data is converted into milling data at high speed.
Cercon® ht zirconia is the next generation of Cercon® technology brought to you by DENTSPLY Prosthetics. Developed from the clinically proven formula for Cercon base yttria-stabilized zirconia...See more material, Cercon ht provides outstanding strength and esthetics ideal for full contour restorations. The monolithic crowns and bridges milled with Cercon ht full contour zirconia are 26% more translucent than traditional zirconia material and require no porcelain build-up; simply stain, glaze and return to the customer. Due to the material's high strength, very thin crowns and bridges can be created which means that more of the patient's natural tooth can be preserved with less invasive preparations. Cercon ht is less abrasive to the antagonist as compared to PFM (porcelain-fused-to-metal) restorations and the leading lithium discilicate. With 10 years of clinical history and over 6 million dental units placed, Cercon zirconia provides confidence in material performance.
The Compartis® central manufacturing facility makes it easy for your lab to do what it does best—brilliance in artistry. The open architecture capability allows Compartis® to receive files...See more from any scanner that produces .stl files plus Cercon® art files and mill single unit or multi-unit full contour or substructure restorations to the exact prescriptions. The customer will receive Cercon® ht full contour, substructure restorations or resin copings within 72-hours. With the same flexural strength and long-term stability as conventional Cercon base zirconia, but with improved esthetics, Cercon ht is less abrasive to antagonist than PFMs or lithium disilicate, according to the company.
Compartis® NP, from DENTSPLY SmartSourcing™ Services, gives crown & bridge labs the ability to utilize their in-house, digital scanners to produce Cercon® art or open architecture .stl files,...See more that when outsourced, eliminate the labor-intensive part of the non-precious production process. Compartis NP, manufactured from biocompatible and corrosion-resistant Cobalt Chromium alloy, offers a full range of options for non-precious crown & bridge cases, from single-unit copings to bridges of up to 14-units. DENTSPLY has invested in state-of-the-art Selective Laser Melting (SLM) technology so labs can enjoy the services and benefits of enhanced product accuracy and consistent quality, without a major capital investment. DENTSPLY delivers confidence in case management with a 72-hour turnaround time. Compartis NP provides lab efficiencies, accuracies and peace-of-mind, now that's Lab Smarter®.
Located in Costa Mesa, California, GC ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES (GCAT) milling center, currently offers custom CAD/CAM abutments in zirconia and titanium as well as zirconia copings and bridge frameworks up...See more to six units. All GCAT zirconia products are available in 10 different shades and require a three-day, in-house turnaround time.
HI-TECH WAX offers CAD/CAM milling discs composed of pure waxes that offer smooth milling and high accuracy. The discs are stable, strong, have smooth carvability and burnout very clean. They can be used...See more with diamond or carbide burs and offer precise margins and excellent fit. The discs also allow you to repair any accidental defect by using a digital spatula or Bunsen burner spatula just like regular crown and bridge waxes.
Seoul, Korea-based MEDIT spent three years working with Solutionix, its sister company that manufactures high-end industrial scanners, to develop this compact, open-architecture scanner that uses white-light...See more scanning and twin-camera technology to scan full-arch models, single/multi-units and impressions. Medit is looking for U.S. distributors with plans to open a U.S. office this year.
A laboratory specializing in digital manufacturing, DAL DT TECHNOLOGIES offers installation, training and technical support for the complete line of imes-icore milling machines. imes-icore mills are industrial-level...See more mill units that deliver high precision and fit. From the entry 240i to the popular 450i milling unit, DAL DT Technologies offers you the flexibility to choose from various size and milling capabilities to best match your production requirements for wet and dry milling of all types of materials.
Designed specifically to allow low-cost access to CAD/CAM systems, the new upgradable M3 milling unit from ZIRKONZAHN is a modular unit, capable of constantly adapting to the needs and new knowledge acquired...See more in the laboratory by upgrading from 3+1 to 4+1 or 5+1 axes. The possibility of seamlessly integrating new technologies makes it ideal for producing quality restorations.
GF AGIECHARMILLES' Mikron HSM 400U ProdMed Dental delivers robust performance and high productivity. The full 5-axis simultaneous, high-speed milling center features a standard pallet changer that accommodates...See more 48 pallets measuring 1.97\" x 1.97\". The unit also incorporates automatic part measurement probing within the work area to address laboratories' need for strict process integrity and extensive documentation. The machine uses oil-based coolant to maximize part cleanliness.
TDS' milling centers in Taiwan and China offer efficient, 24-hour service and accept TDS digital files and .stl files. TDS system allows simultaneous 3-in-1 design of abutment, coping and crown, and expands...See more your capabilities to include hybrid custom abutments and implant bar cases with multiple materials, including zirconia, titanium, wax, PMMA, e.max CAD and chromium-cobalt. It can also integrate with open and oral scanners. Labs with the TDS system receive outsourcing discounts.
TDS BIOTECHNOLOGY's milling centers in Taiwan and China offer efficient, 24-hour service and accept TDS digital files and .stl files. TDS system allows simultaneous 3-in-1 design of abutment, coping and...See more crown, and expands your capabilities to include hybrid custom abutments and implant bar cases with multiple materials, including zirconia, titanium, wax, PMMA, e.max CAD and chromium-cobalt. It can also integrate with open and oral scanners. Labs with the TDS system receive outsourcing discounts.
ZIRKONZAHN's new compact Milling Unit M1 is ideal for those who want to increase their laboratories' added value and obtain quality results in-house. Based on the company's Milling Unit M5, the M1's 5+1...See more axes simultaneous milling technology allows material processing from practically every direction and produces a large variety of restorations.
With CADBLU's easy-to-learn partial design station, you can design RPD frameworks in as little as 10 minutes using an interface that's similar to traditional framework designing methods. CADBLU pairs 3Shape's...See more new removable partial denture software with a digital graphics tablet and allows users to draw their frameworks on screen in real-time with minimal effort. Output your designs to a 3D Systems ProJet DP3510 wax printer and produce as many as 50 ready-to-cast partials per day.
Optimized to meet the special requirements of dental production, ROEDERS' milling machines help achieve cost reductions. The completely open system uses wear-free, linear-motor technology to achieve maximum...See more efficiency in all materials. Machining times below five minutes per unit can be achieved while maintaining high precision.
ZRO2 GROUP introduces its new milling center that mills frameworks, bars, bridges and copings using your model or .stl file. The company also offers diamond-coated ZrO2 tools and...See more new CrCo and titanium tools, all of which are delivered worldwide within 24 to 48 hours.
ZUBLER USA'S new milling system incorporates the 5-axis wet/dry Zubler VARIO DC5TM Milling Machine, Dental Softworks CAM software, Zubler VARIO SCANTM strip light Scanner and exocad software for fast precision...See more milling and scanning. Applications include: dry machining zirconia, cobalt-chromium, PMMA, composite and all standard model materials; wet machining titanium; and grinding glass ceramics. The VARIO DC5 also features two separate cooling systems for titanium and glass to ensure long tool life.