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Straumann USA posted a newsbrief
On behalf of every attendee who participates in a Straumann product demo at LAB DAY Chicago, the company will make a $10 donation to the Sandy Hook School Support Fund. The fund supports the families and...
Sescoi USA posted a newsbrief
Vero Software, a leading provider of CAD/CAM/CAE solutions is pleased to announce the acquisition of Sescoi International, an industry specialist for 2D to 5-axis NC machining with its WorkNC product suite. The...
LMT Communications, Inc. wrote an articleCc: Betty Mitchell
Once in jeopardy of closing, Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, IA, is thriving and has even...(more)
In the early to mid-90s, enrollment in the dental technology department at Kirkwood Community College (KCC) was so low there was talk of shutting its doors. Today, those doors are still open and stay open even later thanks to growing enrollment numbers. KCC —one of only 19 ADA-accredited programs...
The Daily Bite
Once you've selected a CAD/CAM scanner or milling system, phase two is implementing the equipment into production and training your technicians.
A collection of Faster, Smarter, Better CAD/CAM Strategies
Is anyone out there using impression scanning at their lab and how are the models coming out? Which system? Models printed or milled? Have you compared them to the same impression poured by your traditional...See more method? Can anyone verify if it is really saving them time and/or money?
Vero Software, a leading provider of CAD/CAM/CAE solutions is pleased to announce the acquisition of Sescoi International, an industry specialist for 2D to 5-axis NC machining with its WorkNC product suite. The...See more acquisition of Sescoi International firmly establishes Vero as the world's largest and number one CAM specialist. The acquisition will provide the platform to build even stronger products across the range through a significantly enlarged development team and distribution channel with experienced, time served, industrial knowledge. Commenting on the acquisition, Richard Smith, CEO of Vero Software says, "Across the enlarged Group, the complementary products address the worldwide need for efficient and innovative CAD/CAM/CAE technology. With an unrivalled breadth of market leading solutions for specific manufacturing techniques and an expanded distribution capability, we will continue to provide excellent service and support to both existing and new customers and further extend a growing influence on the global market. We fully recognise the importance of product branding and customer loyalty. It is important to emphasise that we will continue to invest in the WorkNC product suite and welcome the existing Sescoi partners and resellers into the Vero network. We will move forward together with the expertise, knowledge and resources necessary to deliver even higher levels of productivity to our customers." Bruno Marko, founder of the Sescoi Group comments, "We are extremely pleased to be joining the Vero Group. Since originally founding the company in 1987, Sescoi has become one of the world's key CAD/CAM providers with WorkNC. However, with Vero's global distribution, additional development resources and proven technology sharing concept, I am certain the products will advance at an even faster pace and continue to provide innovative solutions that boost productivity, bolster competitiveness, reduce costs and improve quality."
On behalf of every attendee who participates in a Straumann product demo at LAB DAY Chicago, the company will make a $10 donation to the Sandy Hook School Support Fund. The fund supports the families and...See more community of the 20 first graders and six adults who were killed by a gunman at the Newtown, CT elementary school in December. "Straumann regularly drives charitable donations at its larger trade shows and, at LAB DAY, we wanted to honor the Sandy Hook tragedy and LMT's hometown," says Valerie Andren, Manager, Marketing Communications. This year's demos focus on the company's new CARES System 8.0 software. To participate, visit Straumann in the Sheraton 1 Ballroom, go to http://straumann.us/labday or call 978-747-2535 for more information.
Andrew Maples covers everything from case creation and scanning to single unit and bridge designs. He also explores new 3Shape features including the Smile Composer, Partial Framework Design and other software upgrades.
Mike Hennessy, CDT, explains exactly how you can benefit from in-house milling. Learn the true challenges and benefits of integrating CAD/CAM technology into daily production from an ORIGIN equipment owner....See more Ask questions, interact and take away the right knowledge to succeed in the dental industry today.
In this relaxed, hands-on course, Joachim Mosch, CDT, describes Primotec's new CAD/CAM system and its capabilities. He covers all scanning, designing and milling of virtually all materials including wax,...See more PMMA, zirconia, titanium, Co-Cr, hard ceramics (e.max) and even dental models.
Tim Tyndall, CDT, explores why and how laboratories of all sizes are becoming digital laboratories. It evaluates the benefits, costs, critical training and technology support that will ensure your success....See more 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 or Nan Boyd show how the Dental Wing scanner fits into the workflow of digital dentistry and how easy it is to scan and design single units, bridges, custom abutments, and implant burs; do...See more wax-up scanning; and mirror anatomy of the natural tooth.