EAO Awards First Certificates in Implant-Based Therapy
The European Association for Osseointegration (EAO) has awarded its first ever certificates in implant-based therapy. Four dentists from Japan, Sweden and Portugal, were the first to be awarded the certificates earlier this month after undergoing a rigorous final examination to test their skills and knowledge.
Milling and Grinding with a Single Machine – DATRON D5
The new milling / grinding machine DATRON D5 is available since September 2010. It combines the advantages of industrial production systems such as precision, high performance and speed with small space requirements enabling convenient installation in the dental laboratory. The innovative milling and grinding machine offers the user maximum flexibility during efficient production of dental restorations. This is in part due to compatibility with any other CAD/CAM components with open interfaces.
Now Available! Four, Five and Six Unit Bridges from DENTSPLY Compartis® PM
DENTSPLY Compartis® USA expands its services to include longer-span precious metal bridges, enabling your laboratory to reduce alloy inventories and deliver uniform wall thickness for maximum porcelain application space. Compartis PM offers high precision, CAD- designed copings, in a range of premium yellow high noble, high noble, high palladium noble and premium silver noble alloys, as well as a crown and bridge alloy for full contour restorations. You have the flexibility to send single unit, splint, or now up to 6-unit bridge files through open architecture .stl or Cercon
SensAble Technologies Names Core 3D Centres As a Worldwide SensAble Authorized Dental Milling Center Partner
SensAble Technologies Inc., a leading provider of dental restoration design and fabrication solutions, 3D modeling software and haptic devices, has named Core 3D Centres, a global supplier of digital manufacturing services to dental laboratories, as a SensAble Authorized Milling Center partner. As a multinational firm with 5 facilities serving over 500 laboratories in 13 countries, Core3D Centres will provide milling services for dental restorations in a variety of materials directly from digital design files created by the SensAble Dental Lab System.
GC America Inc. (GCA) is very pleased to announce a grand opening ceremony was recently held for their expansion and renovation project. A 40-year resident of Alsip, Ill.’s industrial community, GCA expanded its manufacturing facility by 25 percent to 100,000 square feet. The new facility includes a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant. GC Corporation (GCC) has transplanted its dental stone manufacturing plant from Japan to Alsip.
The Eco-Dentistry Association™ Welcomes Paul Feuerstein, DMD as Newest Advisory Board Membe
The Eco-Dentistry Association™ (EDA), an international membership association formed to promote environmentally sound practices in dentistry, recently appointed Paul Feuerstein, DMD, a practicing general dentist and one of the industry’s most prominent technology leaders, as the organization’s newest Advisory Board member.
Pankey Institute Offers New Opportunity to Lab Technicians
The Pankey Institute’s new Chairman of Education, Dr. Jim Kessler, hopes to increase partnered learning by the members of the restorative team, the dentist and dental laboratory technician. Thanks to the Pankey Institute’s faculty, alumni and corporate scholarship donors, we are able to offer a new tuition policy designed to support that partnered learning. In addition, the tuition for the Pankey Essentials courses has been lowered, and lodging in the Pankey Lodge condos is now included in that lower tuition.