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The Ceramill Map 400 Scanner is the next generation of advanced, fully automatic, high-performance digital scanners from AMANN GIRRBACH designed to work seamlessly with the Motion 2 Milling Machine. With...See more the functionality, capabilities and precision of the Ceramill Map 300 scanner, the Map 400 is lighter, faster and one-third smaller. Highly sensitive 3D sensors and a wide angle measuring field allow scanning of articulated casts, bite registrations, diagnostic models, gingiva and wax-ups plus bridges up to 14 units quickly and easily. A wide-angle measuring field minimizes the number of scan images required, while just two axes reduce the scan times of full arches and articulated casts. The scanner's open platform and Mind Software also provides the flexibility to easily export, import, modify or process .stl files. Call 800-851-3719 or visit www.amanngirrbach.com. To register for a Ceramill System demonstration, call 866-587-3498 or visit www.ceramilldemodays.com.
STRATASYS provides state-of-the-art 3D printing solutions that help labs reap the maximum benefits from digital dentistry. 3D printing helps you better plan and execute your digital dental workflow so...See more your clients immediately notice the difference in quality and turnaround. Objet 3D Printers from Stratasys are leading the digital dental revolution and can be found in many of the world's leading dental labs, including Glidewell, Alebensi, ClearCorrect and ClearStep. Contact Stratasys to find out why now is the right time to move to digital dental production with Objet 3D Printers.
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.
QINHUANGDAO AIDITE HIGH-TECHNICAL CERAMIC CO., LTD has been manufacturing professional dental zirconia ceramic blocks in China since 2007. It offers a wide variety of blocks, all of which have passed...See more the FDA k111291 and CE 0029 certification and ISO 13485 medical system.
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.
DLMS now offers five different formulas of zirconia, including the new Crystal Diamond Plus Zirconia for full contour restorations and two new formulas of the budget zDent brand. The new Crystal Diamond...See more Plus zirconia is extremely strong (1,250 MPa) and translucent and available in discs and blocks for all major milling machines.
The Arum VersaMILL 5X from AXSYS is an open source mill, providing maximum flexibility and versatility. The mill accepts input from virtually all dental design programs and mills wax, zirconia, acrylic,...See more composites, stainless steel, titanium, ceramic and other materials. It also offers wet or dry milling using a versatile automatic tool changer with probe, and has a remote camera for unattended operation and remote monitoring.
BLOOMDEN BIOCERAMICS CO. provides highly translucent, full contour zirconia blocks compatible with various CAD/CAM milling systems. The company also provides a variety of other CAD/CAM milling materials—including...See more PMMA, wax and titanium blanks—as well as milling burs and a zirconia sintering furnace.
SUM3D Dental is a simple, complete open CAM system from CIMSYSTEM SRL suitable for any material and any standard file. The graphic interface is intuitive and all libraries are customizable. Tool paths,...See more strategies and offsets are optimized for a wide range of milling solutions. Other time- and cost-saving features are: automatic management of stocks, implants, abutments, interlock, undercuts and holes; creation of prep lines, pins and connectors; material optimization and nesting; and collision check, statistics and reporting.
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.
LEACH & DILLON's Perfect Match products are designed for CAD/CAM restorations including porcelain, zirconia and lithium disilicate. Sensation SL™ Perfect Match Tooth Color Spacer kit matches the...See more internal color of a prepared tooth structure, important when placing fairly translucent restorations and allows you to accurately layer or stain the restoration. The material eliminates time-consuming, expensive composite dies and the kit includes 11 shades. Sensation SL Perfect Match Divex Liquid reduces the surface reaction layer formed on lithium disilicate during pressing. Sensation SL Perfect Match Glaze Paste comes in two formulas: one for PFMs and one for zirconia and lithium disilicate.
OPEN MIND offers hyperDENT CAM software for generating toolpaths for open architecture dental CAD/CAM. Solutions cover most indication types including abutments with interfaces for various manufacturers....See more The software is compatible with milling machines from 3+1 up to 5-axis. Using the Template Generator enables users to optimize machining techniques without the use of outside consultants.
KEROX DENTAL is a multi-national dental manufacturer with customers in over 45 countries and 30 years' experience in ceramic production. It holds several patents for its isostatically pressed, highly translucent...See more Zircostar zirconia blocks which are compatible with a variety of milling systems. The company has recently opened distribution in Atlanta; William Leo is the Managing Director, North America.
The new 3Shape TRIOS intraoral scanner from CADBLU is an easy-to-use, powder-free and open architecture intraoral scanning solution. Its ergonomic wand takes 3,000 images per minute and can scan full quadrant...See more arches with the bite in under two minutes. When paired with an MP3500 3D model printer, which has been tested and certified by 3Shape, you have a complete digital impression solution capable of printing 25 sets of models in five hours.
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.
ELOS MEDTECH has launched intraoral scan bodies for the 3Shape TRIOS scanner. They utilize the same design features as the Elos Accurate extra oral scan bodies: a one-piece design; the screw is retained...See more inside the scan body; a durable titanium color-coded interface; and a PEEK top for optimum performance. The products are CE marked and FDA registered. Restricted and open libraries are available for the most common implant systems.
The new TiZian Smart Scan from SCHUTZ scans up to 72% faster and features a large field of view (80x60x80mm). High-precision scans for complex works such as large-span restorations and implant-supported...See more bars can be created with short scan times: scan a single die in 59 seconds or a full jaw in 92 seconds. The TiZian Smart Scan has an accuracy of less than 10 microns and the large-capacity scanning bay allows you to scan fully articulated models with most articulation systems. The open .stl file format means you can work with any open milling system including the Schutz TiZian Eco 4-axis dry milling unit and the TiZian Cut 5 wet/dry 5-axis milling unit. The compact system fits easily on any workspace and comes with the newest version of Schutz Exocad, a 64-bit workstation and 22" monitor.
SAGEMAX's comprehensive line of NexxZr zirconia now includes NexxZr T, its highest translucency zirconia which allows 50% light transmission, and NexxZr S, the strongest zirconia in the line with a strength...See more of 1,500 MPa. At LAB DAY Chicago, Sagemax formally releases an addition to the NexxZr family: highly translucent, pre-shaded zirconia discs.
EXOCAD is the leading OEM dental CAD/CAM software with over 5,000 licenses deployed worldwide. Its reseller/partners are companies that integrate their own 3D scanners, milling centers, mills and materials...See more into branded solutions that are sold to dentists and dental labs. With headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany and a sales and support office near Boston, the company offers training and support to the network of 18 North American Exocad resellers.
The CAD/CAM System 5-TEC by ZIRKONZAHN in the 5-axis + 1 configuration is indicated for almost all dental technology uses and with all materials. This system allows processing pre-sintered zirconium dioxide,...See more pre-sintered aluminum oxide, resin, wax, metals, wood and even glass-ceramics. This wide array of applications is made possible by the new function: Wet grinding/Wet milling M5.
ZIMMER DENTAL, in partnership with Zfx GmbH, is now distributing Zfx open platform laboratory scanners, CAD software and custom milled components in the U.S. and in select global markets. For streamlined...See more operation and simplicity, each component of the Zfx system is linked together by an internet portal that integrates the digitized patient data and facilitates the flow of information from the clinician to the lab to a Zfx milling center (the U.S. milling center is located in Carlsbad, CA). The company offers customized restorations as well as implants.
ZAHN DENTAL offers a full range of digital solutions to scan, prescribe, design, manufacture and finalize restorations. Its end-to-end solution includes Dental Wings Scanners, DDX Dental Digital Exchange,...See more EnvisionTec 3D printing, milling/outsourcing and final restoration options. Its CMC business-to-business partner offers extensive material options and can scan, design and mill for you. Noritake's full line of porcelain now includes CZR value shades. Zahn is hosting lectures, hands-on courses and training throughout LAB DAY and is launching Zirlux Universal, one system for all zirconia indications.
TD DENTAL SUPPLY offers a full line of CAD/CAM products including zirconia, PMMA, milling waxes, sintering beads and more. Visit the company at LMT LAB DAY for free samples.
NOBEL BIOCARE provides state-of-the-art, science-based, root-to-tooth solutions, including implants, all-ceramic crowns and bridges, overdenture bars, guided surgery planning, scanners and biomaterials....See more NobelProcera prosthetic components are produced from acrylic, alumina, zirconia, titanium and cobalt chromium for optimal esthetics and clinical results.
SOLIDSCAPE's next generation 3D printer, the 3Z Lab wax printer, is specifically designed for today's dental laboratory digital workflow needs. It features Solidscape's smooth surface quality and renders...See more waxups that produce exacting margin fit and occlusal morphology. With one-touch simplicity, the 3Z Lab is designed to optimize batch processing while driving down the cost-per-case with a MSRP of $25,650.
SESCOI'S WorkNC Dental implant module allows labs to mill bars and abutments with accuracy and efficiency. This easy-to-use module can cut all materials from softer materials, like zirconia, to hard metals,...See more like titanium. Included in the newest 3.2 release of WorkNC Dental is multi-core threading and parallel processing to shorten your programming time and increase efficiency.
SIRONA DENTAL, INC. unveils a number of new and exciting products at LMT LAB DAY Chicago. Visit any of Sirona's three locations (Ohio Room, Ballroom 8 and its table in the Exhibit Hall) to experience these...See more new innovations that will advance the workflow of any dental laboratory and the company's wide range of CAD/CAM materials, indications and capabilities.
Nacera ZT Pearl Color Range Concept from DOCERAM is an advanced system producing natural-looking, monolithic, fully anatomical zirconia crowns. Its integration in the digital chain ensures best fit and...See more fast and economic production. Its strength of over 1100 MPa allows large constructions.
DAL TECHNOLOGIES introduces the new, space saving and compact imes-icore CORiTEC 240i mill that offers industrial strength and precision as well as easy installation and multi-purpose usability. It is...See more designed to mill Zr02, AI02, composite, PMMA and wax. A wet processing add-on kit is also available which allows the machine to wet grind ceramic blocks including lithium disillicate.
Equipped with a fully automated eight-blank material changer and 13 tool positions, the DATRON D5 can mill up to 100 consecutive hours unattended. Its rugged construction and precise movements allow for...See more the manufacturing of titanium implant bars and custom abutments--all from a system that fits through a standard doorway and is controlled by a user-friendly Apple iPad. Stop by DATRON DYNAMIC's booth to see live demonstrations of the D5 milling titanium implant bars.
CAP is now offering a fully integrated, open architecture CAD/CAM solution. This system includes 3Shape, the award-winning Roland DWX50 and SUM3D. In addition, CAP has incorporated its proprietary, anatomic...See more library which enables high-end tooth forms using a 0.3mm tool milling strategy for high-definition milled anatomical forms, as well as CAP's best-in-class, highly translucent, award-winning CAP FZ │ Full Zirconia. The CAP Complete solution comes with full training and support.
The DELCAM suite of dental CAD/CAM software provides a fast, easy solution for the design and manufacture of high quality restorations in 3D. The company provides solutions from scanning the plaster model...See more to designing the restoration to CAM software for manufacturing models using CNC milling machines and 3D printers.
3SHAPES's Dental System 2013 includes the D500-series for small to medium labs, and the D800 high-end scanners with 5.0 MP and Texture Scanning for capturing hand-drawn pencil markings on the model. New...See more design features include Denture Design™ with a Gingiva Creation tool, RealView Engine™, advanced implant bridges and 3Shape's Abutment Designer™ with extended functionality. The system comes in two versions: entry-level Basic and full-indication Premium.
DIGITAL DENTAL LAB's scanning, CAD and milling systems are designed for the production-minded laboratory. New Dental Mill 4- and 5-axis milling machines are manufactured and serviced in the U.S. and their...See more industrial construction and components result in proven reliability; the units are offered at the company's lowest prices yet. Combined with the Crystal zirconia, you can produce restorations that are both esthetic and cost effective.
ENVISIONTEC's Perfactory DDP4 is a 3D printer for the dental industry. It's capable of printing wax copings, crowns and bridges, gypsum-like models, accurate drill guides using EnvisionTEC's materials...See more and long-term temporaries using FDA-approved materials. The DDP4 can print up to 95 units (copings, crowns or multi-unit bridges) in less than one hour and 45 minutes.
B&D DENTAL TECHNOLOGY's Origin CAD/CAM system mills titanium implant abutments, zirconia, cobalt-chromium (NP), full contour ceramics, wax/PMMA (castable), VITA® CADTemp and NobleTitan titanium. The...See more system's precision-milled full contour zirconia features very detailed anatomy. Competitively priced, the Origin solution is comprehensive, versatile, accurate and cost-effective. For more information or to arrange a demonstration, contact the company.
TALLADIUM offers multiple materials and sizes for your milling needs. Its yttria-stablizied zirconia is manufactured using high quality powder resulting in excellent translucency. The blocks/discs are...See more isostatically cold pressed and partially sintered, producing a quality fit available for single units and up to six-unit frameworks with no distortion. For quality temporaries and try-ins, the PMMA discs are formulated from a special blend of polymers that burns out cleanly, making them ideal for the lost wax technique. The company also offers wax discs formulated in-house by experienced technicians.
3D BIOCAD—formerly 3D Milling Center—is a Roland, Objet and 3Shape dealer, including the TRIOS intraoral scanner. The company can help you offer the latest in intraoral scanning technology...See more to your customers or become a TRIOS sub-dealer, and also provides model printing services. Call Steve Blaze for information on Roland/3Shape packages.
From DWS, DigitalWax is a range of rapid prototyping systems that use stereolithography to create 3D models. A laser source emits ultraviolet rays to solidify a proprietary photosensitive resin layer by...See more layer, and the translation of a digital 3D model into a perfect solid object takes just a few hours. The RF series allows high-performance direct casting for the production of high-definition crowns, bridges and partials; the RD series is suitable for the production of stone models directly from intraoral and impression digital scanning systems.
MEDIT's Identica is a sleek, compact open-architecture scanner that achieves accuracy through the use of the company's white-light scanning technology developed by experienced engineers who have worked...See more in the high-end industrial field. Medit is looking for U.S. distributors.
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.