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The number of laboratories declined 12.5%, from approximately 12,000 to 10,500. The number of GPs and prosthodontists increased 17%, from 133,623 to 156,011. This means the ratio of dentists to labs increased from 11:1 to 15:1.
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October 3 at 11:49 pm
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September 26 at 8:09 am
Our lab uses Sirona's inLab MCXL for milling, and have had some issues with milling zirconia crowns. We are having problems with marginal chipping during the milling process. When a prep doesn't allow much space for the margin thickness we usually bulk it out a bit, but that creates a lot of extra grinding time. But...
March 5, 2012
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 method? Can anyone verify if it is really saving them time and/or money?