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Emuge Corp. offers a line of solid carbide end mills developed for dental prosthetics manufacturing. The line features cutting geometries and coatings that have been engineered specifically for use with...See more today's dental materials including zirconium oxide, PMMA, wax, cobalt chrome, titanium, glass and ceramic. The dental line includes ball nose, torus and flat end mills which are suitable for a variety of machine tools used for dental prosthetics manufacturing, from bench top systems to 5-axis machining centers.
LMT Communications delivers the business strategies, information, dental laboratory news and education that dental laboratory decision-makers need to succeed. Through LMT Magazine, LMT works to advance...See more excellence in dental technology, enhance the products, services and communication of dental technicians, and give dental laboratory owners and managers the tools they need to flourish.
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.
Through patented technology and relationships with digital dentistry leaders such as 3M™ ESPE™, 3Shape™, iTero™ and Align Technology, Inc., Sirona and CEREC®, BIOMET 3i introduces...See more BellaTek, a new portfolio of solutions dedicated to esthetic precision in implant restorations. BellaTek Abutments are designed and milled for esthetic, precise restorations. BellaTek Bars are precision milled for a durable and passive fit. BellaTek Copings are precise substructures for beautiful restorations. Visit the company's booth at LAB DAY® for more information about BellaTek Products.
ARGEN Digital offers the industry's only Noble Digital SLM (Selective Laser Melted) Coping. Digital PFMs save production time and eliminate material waste and therefore save money, increase efficiencies...See more and expand capacity. Design and scan your restoration using any open architecture scanner, upload .stl files to www.argendigital.com and receive accurate noble copings in just two days. Contact Argen to learn more.
GLIDEWELL LABORATORIES offers several opportunities for growing your lab, including becoming an authorized BruxZir™ Lab and outsourcing BruxZir Solid Zirconia restorations by sending model work,...See more a scan or a digital design file to Glidewell, or by purchasing blanks or a BruxZir Mill and milling your own restorations. Through the Certified Inclusive® Labs program, you can join the network of providers who guarantee the strict quality of the Inclusive line of precision-milled custom abutments, bars and implant components. Labs can also become an authorized Comfort H/S™ Bite Splint Lab, quickly producing high-quality bite splints using genuine Erkodent materials and equipment. All partner labs enjoy monthly marketing support.
Atlantis patient-specific CAD/CAM abutments are available for all major implant systems such as DENTSPLY Implants, Nobel Biocare, Straumann and Biomet 3i, and in a wide range of materials including titanium,...See more gold-shaded titanium and up to five shades of zirconia. By using 3D scanned imaging, Atlantis abutments are designed based on the final tooth shape. Abutments can be conveniently ordered 24/7 via Atlantis WebOrder, and customers can review and edit the case using Atlantis 3D Editor.
DENMAT and FullContour have partnered to create the Lumineers Local Program, making Lumineers available to dentists directly through independent labs. Dentists send impressions to a Lumineers Local Lab,...See more and the lab scans the model and uploads the file to FullContour to design the thin veneer case. DenMat delivers both a design pattern and Cerinate® ingot to the laboratory, which then invests, presses and finishes the case for delivery to the dentist.
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.
Located in Vietnam, DIGITAL AGE DENTAL LABORATORIES, LTD. is an ISO-certified and FDA-registered, state-of-the-art facility fully equipped with CAD/CAM printers and milling machines. It offers full/solid...See more zirconia crown & bridge restorations fabricated with high quality Crystal Zirconia that are virtually fracture-free and deliver an optimal strength of 850MPa with a precision fit. All cases are fabricated within seven days.
PREAT'S PRISM Design Center combines additive manufacturing (AM) technology with the accuracy of CNC-controlled machining to produce a true passive fit without the linear constraints of CNC milling technology....See more AM laser-based technology builds up thin titanium layers from the bottom up. The full freedom in form and function allows you to design sophisticated implant restorations, including highly complex surface retentions and patient-specific, individual emergence profiles on each implant connection.
Established in 2007 and offering fixed and removable restorations, ZHUHAI GRACEFUL DENTAL TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. is housed in a beautiful 129,167-sq-ft facility with high-tech production equipment. Thanks...See more to its corporate strategic planning and talent development system, the company has quickly grown and includes experienced management and technical personnel.
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.
Operating 24 hours a day, six days a week, FULLCONTOUR offers design services for crowns, copings and bridges within two to 24 hours. Laboratories and milling centers simply send FullContour their scan...See more files to be designed, then download the finished designs and send them to mill. FullContour is also now an official Lumineers Local Design Center; find out about becoming a Lumineers Local Laboratory and offering this patient-requested veneer system to your dentist-clients.
Using the latest in CAD/CAM technology and open architecture systems, CMC fabricates custom abutments in zirconia or titanium that are compatible with 14 major platforms. CMC can complete both the scan...See more and design process or, for labs using the Dental Wings or 3Shape scanners, CMC provides scanning locators and interface libraries for total design control. Custom abutments from CMC offer increased functionality and fit and excellent control of the emergence profile.
CORE DENTAL LAB, located in Pennsylvania, is a full service outsource laboratory. It offers consistently high quality and excellent, proactive customer service. Also, the lab has an American CDT working...See more in China overseeing all of Core's work; he is always available via phone or email.
Based in Lincoln, RI, the BEGO USA Production Center produces quality metal copings and bridges from your open .stl files and returns them to you in a timely manner. The company offers SLM (Selective Laser...See more Melted) non-precious copings and bridges; CAD/cast noble, high noble and full coverage restorations; BeCe Wax-up articulating NP copings and secondary wax crowns for press-to-metal; and BeCe Cast wax/resin copings and bridges ready to sprue and cast in your laboratory.
SD DENTAL SERVICES is a full service lab specializing in worldwide dental outsourcing. It provides high quality restorations at a reasonable price. All working instructions are given by experienced European...See more dental technicians. Argen alloy and CE-marked materials are used.
Founded in 1995 and ISO 9001-2000 certified, JIAHONG offers a variety of restorations, including: abutments, full contour zirconia, AGC Technique, PFMs, e.max and other all ceramics, milled metal, telescopic...See more dentures, restorations with attachments, implants, titanium frameworks, Vitallium frameworks, flexible dentures, full dentures and orthodontic appliances. The laboratory uses advanced technology and offers precision restorations and high quality service.
FUSION DENTAL LAB SOLUTIONS is a full service outsourcing laboratory offering prompt delivery, competitive pricing, customer service, and most importantly, peace of mind. The company has over 20 years'...See more experience in the global dental laboratory industry.
CORE3D CENTRES gives you access to leading brands (IPS e.max® CAD, Telio CAD®, ZenoTec®, LAVA™, Procera®) and its fully contoured and colored custom implant abutments (screw- or cement-retained),...See more screw-retained bridges, and milled titanium and CrCo bars allow you to service every indication in the growing implant market. The expanded Core™ range includes new full morphology zirconia crowns and bridges; isostatically pressed zirconia cores with superior strength and fit for inlays, onlays, Maryland-type bridges, veneers, bridges up to full arch and implant custom abutments; Core resin frameworks/full contour crowns; and cast partials.
DENTALLE has a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Beijing, China, but offers more than just affordable restorations. The company builds relationships with labs who service dentists in need of value-priced...See more products. This may or may not be your clientele, but due to recent economic changes, the demand is there. Visit Dentalle's booth to see samples, get pricing and learn about the services available.
SUN DENTAL LABS offers five-day turnaround on SunCast Metal Frameworks at $69 per unit. Constructed of chromium-cobalt partial denture alloy, SunCast Metal Frameworks are manufactured in the U.S. with...See more a continuous casting process to provide consistency and enhanced physical properties.
DENTAL LABORATORY CONCEPTS offers more than 18 years of international outsourcing experience, quick and reliable turnaround times, value-added pricing, English-speaking technical support, quality materials...See more and one-way domestic shipping charges (no overseas shipping costs).
SoundTrack "all-in-one" lab management software includes online case entry, digital file uploads, shipment tracking, client messaging, sales tools, production management, invoicing and detailed reporting....See more From SOUNDTRACK WEB-BASED LAB SOFTWARE, the software also offers digital dentistry features so you can execute seamless digital file transfers between your lab and dental offices and easily transfer files and case information to outside milling or design centers.
SAFELINK CONSULTING's Training Toolkit helps labs meet OSHA's newly revised Hazard Communication requirements and covers the new classification, labeling, universal symbols and standardized safety data...See more sheet. It also provides OSHA-required training to employees. Developed by the industry's top safety consultants, it includes easy-to-follow employer instruction for OSHA's Revised Hazard Communication Standard, employee training CD, explanation of Globally Harmonized System, pictogram labels, training test and certificate, training checklist and employee training register.
QDT 2013 from QUINTESSENCE PUBLISHING includes 850 color illustrations and original articles by some of the masters in esthetic dentistry on new concepts, laboratory techniques and materials. Authors include...See more Galip Gurel, Giuseppe Romeo, Naoki Hayashi, Sillas Duarte, Eric Van Dooren, Paulo Kano and Vincenzo Musella. Cost: $128.
Since 1916, PEASE & CURREN has been offering accurate, timely precious metal refining services and payments. The company offers multiple settlement options and no-cost shipping and insurance. Its Warwick,...See more RI facility houses a full service refinery as well as a state-of-the-art assay lab.
MAGUIRE REFINING is a precious metal refiner of gold, platinum, palladium and silver. The company refines many types of scrap, including gold solids, filings, grindings, dust, sweeps and carpets. Company...See more Owner John Maguire began his career in precious metals in 1972.
MAGIC TOUCH SOFTWARE's Dental Lab Customer & Production Management (DLCPM™) software fully integrates with the company's Customer Relation Management (CRM). DLCPM also integrates with UPS, FedEx,...See more QuickBooks, DDX® and UDX. The Customer Access Portal provides 24-hour access to customers for case tracking, case submission, file upload, payment processing and more. Technician Manager enables technicians to scan barcodes using touch screens or barcode readers. The Mobile Applications feature enhances local pickups and deliveries with real-time updates and LabConneX portal provides seamless case submission and communication between labs.
Henry Schein DDX is a secure web-based application that brings together lab management systems, CAD/CAM systems and digital restoration technologies. You can manage case workflows online and also reduce...See more remakes by replacing time-consuming and error-prone paperwork with digital prescriptions. From HENRY SCHEIN, DDX increases lab profitability, enhances existing systems and prevents communication inefficiencies that slow production by automating case submission and scheduling and sharing digital case images.
ILLINOIS DENTAL LABORATORY ASSOCIATION membership benefits include information about the issues and policies affecting the industry; a quarterly newsletter, In Touch With the IDLA; annual member directory;...See more educational seminars; opportunities for members to share ideas and network with colleagues as well as membership in the Illinois State Dental Society. The IDLA also hosts quarterly study club meetings, and contributes to the National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped and the Illinois State Dental Society Foundation.
IDEA is a continuing dental education center with a world-renowned faculty. On April 19-20, IDEA hosts A Challenge to Natural Teeth—A Trusted Esthetics with instructor Naoki Hayashi, RDT. This intense,...See more two-day, hands-on course covers how to achieve predictable esthetics in the smile frame, including balancing facial features, lips and dentition; how to determine the right internal structural design; techniques for rich color expression, internal stain adjustments and reproducing natural esthetics; texture and luster control; and shape adjusting to final polish.
EVIDENT is a web-based lab management system that offers billing and invoicing; comprehensive production management; fax, e-mail and texting; internal communications system; built-in marketing tools; credit...See more card processing and a web gateway for dentists. There are no servers or anything to install and backups and upgrades are automatic. Designed for any sized lab, Evident supports touch screens and bar code scanners; can be used with PCs, Macs, smartphones and tablets; and helps with DAMAS/ISO, HIPAA, FDA and MDT compliance.
With gold prices at record highs, your refiner plays a key role in your bottom line. With 35 years' experience, CORA REFINING provides consistent, accurate results for every lot. Benefits include an easy-to-read...See more assay report and a low, flat-fee price schedule. The company offers its clients the option to lock in a price, protecting against market volatility; supplies free shipping materials; and insures shipping for free.
ABS' Evolution streamlines production, maximizes efficiency and includes scheduling options to prevent late and missed cases. The new web service enables doctors to access their account and case information....See more You can manage sales trends, production trends and account buying patterns using the reporting and CRM tools. Other features include: touch-screen technology for real-time case tracking and monitoring of technician productivity; accounts receivable with Peachtree and QuickBooks integration; a campaign management module; time clock; shipping and delivery management; and FDA lot and remake tracking.
The mission of AMERICAN DENTURIST COLLEGE is to provide an exceptional level of academic and technical education through traditional and distance modes of delivery. Graduates of American Denturist College...See more are trained within the guidelines of the denturist's scope of practice. This means graduates have what they need to go to work, either at another practice or on their own in the states that recognize the denturist profession.
Ninety percent of Afghans cannot access dental care in their area and often die due to chronic infections. The AFGHANISTAN DENTAL RELIEF PROJECT transforms underprivileged young Afghans into highly trained...See more technicians, dental hygienists and assistants who then provide dental services to the poor at its facility in Kabul. The facility, which includes a seven-chair clinic, treats over 20,000 Afghans a year for free.
ACCURATE METALS & REFINING offers refining for your gold, silver, platinum and palladium scrap materials. With a dedication to personal service, the company provides free insured pickup and delivery of...See more settlements. From receipt at our secure facility to flexible payment options, your refining transaction is uncomplicated, hassle free and accurate. Complete disclosure of weights, assay percentages, market values and fees is provided with the settlement. Call the company for shipping supplies.
For all optical scanner systems and thanks to the optimised dry spray technique it is now also suitable for scanning impressions. A detailed, precise and completely accurate record of the object due...See more to the prevention of disruptive light reflexions. The optimised dry spray technique (precision spray nozzle together with micro-pulverised colour pigments) produces an even and fine layer over the whole surface, so that even the most difficult to reach areas, such as concave surfaces in impressions, can be sprayed easily and accurately, in contrast to sprays with a liquid carrier medium. No risk of puddle formation for the best results. - Maximum precision thanks to very thin layer application - Accurate edge representation - Undistorted surfaces - Optimal polygon count in the 3D model - Economical to use due to its high coverage - The special valve technology ensures spraying without clogging - The bottle size of 200 ml provides an optimal price-performance ratio - Instantly-adhering colour layer - Easy to remove using a steam cleaner or blow-out nozzle
All Empress restorative products are fabricated using the lost wax technique. Using this technique, waxed patterns of crowns, inlay/onlays or laminates are invested and put through a burn-out process....See more Small ingots of the desired shaded glass material are then placed into the heated ring, molten and pressed into the pattern using specialized Ivoclar pressing equipment. The process yields accurate, highly esthetic units that can be layered with additional porcelains or pressed to full contour and stained to achieve the desired color. IPS e.max® delivers the ultimate in metal free esthetics and strength utilizing both Pressable and CAD/CAM technologies. IPS e.max lets you select from multiple framework materials giving you the versatility you want while always veneering with the same ceramic giving you the simplicity you need.