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Working with more than one lab is the norm for the vast majority of dentists who responded to LMT's 2013 Dentist’s Survey: - Only 14% work exclusively with one lab - 30% work with two labs on a consistent basis - 45% regularly work with three labs - 11% work with more than three labs
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GC Advanced Technologies Inc. (GCAT), a subsidiary of GC America, offers custom CAD/CAM implant abutments in a variety of materials and are available in Titanium, All Zirconia or Blend (Hybrid). The Aadva...See more Blend Abutment combines the strength of a titanium base with the esthetics of a zirconia top, and the Blend Abutments base is gold anodized for maximum esthetics. The All Zirconia and Blend Abutments are offered in 10 different shades. GCAT accepts 3Shape .stl files, models and customer waxups.
Implant Direct's new Custom-Direct CAD Milled Titanium Bars are fabricated using robotic and full automation machining centers for precision and efficiency. CustomDirect bars offer a wide range of designs...See more for each of the company's industry-compatible implant interfaces; a proprietary one-piece ScrewIndirect® implant; and Implant Direct and Nobel Biocare multi-unit, screw-receiving abutments. Each CustomDirect bar is provided with fixation screws. The GPS™ Bar for four to six implants also includes up to four GPS male and female attachments for only $995.
Aurident's Delta Milling Center provides hybrid or titanium custom abutments for a number of the most popular implant systems at an economical price. Aurident can mill abutment copings from either Aurident's...See more Delta Zirconia or BruxZir® Zirconia. Turnaround time for completed cases is typically four to five working days after receipt of models or scans.