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Entries Tagged as 'Chairside CAD/CAM'

Perfect Harmony: CEREC and Galileos

July 15th, 2010 · No Comments

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Chairside CAD/CAM

April 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off on Chairside CAD/CAM

Chairside CAD/CAM continues to become a very interesting technology for the restorative dentist. My office uses CEREC and E4D, and currently I prefer the E4D because the software and laser scan makes nicely fitting restorations. A practice should really be doing about 12-20 units/month to justify the cost of chairside over lab-fabricated restorations. This threshold […]

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CEREC Connect

January 29th, 2008 · Comments Off on CEREC Connect

CEREC, the company that has led the way for one-visit crowns, now offers CEREC Connect, which is basically 3D imaging. DentalBlogs has said a lot about 3D imaging lately because it’s one of the hottest technologies around. It allows you to take digital impressions and send them instantly, via the Internet, to a dental lab. […]

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December 18th, 2007 · Comments Off on CEREC

In my practice, I use both CEREC, which requires powdering for 3D imaging, and the emerging E4D system, which uses laser scan for imaging. I may be one of the few practices to have both. I believe that there is a time and place for chairside esthetic restorations. In fact, most of the work I […]

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Podcast from the AACD exhibit floor.

June 5th, 2006 · No Comments

I covered the exhibit floor at the AACD meeting in San Diego in May 2006 and found the best new and innovative products.  This podcast is a series of five minute interviews with the representatives of these products.  There is information on web sites, electronic patient communication, skin treatments, digital photography, new whitening systems, electronic […]

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Tags: Chairside CAD/CAM · Continuing Education · Dental Websites · Digital Photography · Digital Radiography · Events · News · Podcast · Search Engines · Teeth Whitening

New Isolite2

June 5th, 2006 · No Comments

I purchased the original Isolite and rarely used it due the bulk of the unit and the separate fiber optic cord and light source.  These problems have been solved with the new i2.  This device controls illumination, retraction, and isolation.  It is lightweight and easy to insert in the patients mouth.  The amazing thing is […]

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Tags: Chairside CAD/CAM · Cosmetic Dentistry · Dental Restorations

Short An Assistant???

February 8th, 2006 · No Comments

In a dental practice there is sometimes too much to do for one assistant, even two assistant. Well if you have not checked this out you should: . It is like an extra set of hands, retracts the cheek, keeps the tongue out of the way, allows the patient the comfort of a bite […]

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Feel Free to Ask! Dental Blogs is about sharing ideas without confrontation.

November 1st, 2005 · No Comments

We have all been on other forums where anyone can post anything about anyone. This often leads to angry and self-ritious grandstanding. In other words, confrontation for the sake of protecting ones turf, as opposed to simply sharing ideas for the simple sake of helping others. All the authors of this forum have the obligation […]

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Upcoming Digital Dentistry lectures

October 10th, 2005 · No Comments

I will be on the road with my Digital Dentistry lectures in the next few weeks.  This Thursday night I will be speaking to a group of laboratory technicians and to a group of dentists on Friday in Chicago.  The next week I will be teaching part of the digital photography course at the […]

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Sirona to take over Schick Tech in $928 mln deal

September 26th, 2005 · No Comments

NEW YORK, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Germany’s Sirona Dental Systems will take control of Schick Technologies Inc. (SCHK.OB: Quote, Profile, Research) in a $928 million stock deal to broaden its reach in the market for dental imaging technology, the companies said on Monday. Schick, whose shares rose 6 percent in over-the-counter trading, will pay its […]

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