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According to LMT's 2013 Dentist Survey, lab owners are sometimes hesitant to raise their fees, fearful of losing the account. Yet 53% of dentists surveyed feel it’s reasonable for a laboratory to increase prices once a year by an average of 3.3%. Twenty-nine percent think an increase—an average of 4.6—every two years is more acceptable.
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Nearly 50% of respondents to a recent LMT e-survey say they plan to invest in some type of cad/cam equipment within the next five years. If you're one of them, but are daunted by the options and don't...See more know where to start, LMT's done your homework for
Highlights from the DLOAC's CAD/CAM Technology Symposium & Expo in November in Pasadena, CA.
The Aurum Group, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, forms a strategic partnership with four labs from around the globe.
Based on PowerMILL CAM system, Delcam's 2012 version of the DentMILL CAM can take digital CAD designs from most systems and generate toolpaths for a wide range of machine tools. Highlights of the new software...See more include an easier-to-use interface that maximizes screen space; closer integration with other Delcam software, including DentCAD and OrderManager that manages all the information created throughout the lifecycle of an order; more efficient nesting to allow improved material usage; five-axis machining to reduce material waste and minimize hand finishing by removing undercut regions; and new strategies for smoother machining and better surface finish. For more information, call 877-335-2261 or 801-575-5017 (U.S.), email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.delcam-healthcare.com.
Just as the Sirona inLab system celebrates its 10-year anniversary, the company has launched a new version of the software, inLab Software 4.0, that offers a faster, easier user interface. Software enhancements...See more include: •Multiple restoration design that enables the user to work on as many different restorations--including restorations on opposing arches--as he wants and at the same time. •Design tools enable you to work directly on the tooth when performing functions such as adding or removing material, rotating or positioning a restoration or expanding or reducing tooth size. •Intuitive workflow lets the technician know exactly where he is in the design process. At the bottom of the design window, each step is clearly defined, showing the technician the previous, current and next steps. For additional information, call 855-465-2248 or visit www.inLab.com.