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According to LMT's 2013 Dentist Survey, the top 5 reasons why dentists change laboratories are: - Inconsistent quality/technical problems - Prices were higher than they wanted to pay - Delayed turnaround time - Poor relationship/poor communication - Prescriptions not being thoroughly or carefully read and filled
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An alternative to nylon, DuraFlex from MYERSON is an advanced thermoplastic that is clinically unbreakable; stain and odor resistant; and is easy to adjust, polish, repair and add teeth to. Ideally injected...See more using Myerson's automated, digital FlexPress, DuraFlex is also compatible with other injection systems. The material comes in cartridge form, as well as loose in a 400-g jar to fill your own cartridges. Shades include: pink, medium pink, dark pink, tissue-tone pink and clear shades. Call for free samples.
AMERICAN DENTAL SUPPLY's Enigma Premium Denture Teeth are made using advanced tooling and precise computer-control of multiple color layers to reproduce the color variations found in natural teeth. The...See more teeth also appear lifelike due to subtle internal mamelons that replicate the internal structure of natural teeth, opalescence that helps the teeth appear more three dimensional, demineralization points so teeth don't look too perfect to be believable, and darker necks.
THE FLEXITE CO.'s Flexite Plus translucent pink nylon thermoplastic is an unbreakable material for partials featuring excellent memory. Ideal for novice or expert technicians, the material can be added...See more to without flasking and is available in translucent pink, dark pink and ethnic shades. It's available in cartridges to fit most brand injection systems and contains no BPAs or other harmful ingredients. Flexite Plus is a medical-grade thermoplastic that was safety and leaching tested at Johns Hopkins University.
Using a new digital workflow application and rapid prototyping, flexible partials can now be fabricated with increased accuracy in less time, with fewer visits to the dentist. With a Precise-Fit baseplate...See more from VALPLAST, the dentist can evaluate not only the jaw relation and tooth arrangement, but also preview the fit of the final restoration before processing, saving labs and doctors valuable time and money and reducing the need for adjustments.
TCS Unbreakable is a resilient, high-performing nylon material used to fabricate esthetic removable partial dentures. The biocompatible material offers an ideal degree of flexibility, low water absorption...See more and can be used in combination with metal framework or precision attachments. The TCS Automatic Air Injector with a built-in furnace allows you to inject with a touch of a button and provides equal pressure with every injection for consistent and accurate results. Easy to clean and maintain, the unit features a self-purging system that eliminates the need to hammer out cylinders. The repairable material comes in translucent pink shades that blend with natural dentition. Different-sized cartridges to fit other injection units are also available.
GARRECO's Vitex partial denture system includes a high-heat, ultra-fine particle investment and two-part ethyl silicate liquid that produces accurate detail and fit. A refractory model hardener that requires...See more no heat is used at room temperature with warm models. Vitex all-purpose duplicating material offers excellent reproduction of detail with enhanced endurance for multiple melting cycles. Superforms' wax-plastic blended patterns are available in 33 popular styles. Vitex alloy is a blend of metals that provides flexibility and rigidity.