As a leading authority on the latest in dental laboratory technology developments, Inside Dental Technology understands the value of staying on top of the latest trends. That's why we want to pass the knowledge on to you and your lab for free. Our catalogue of dental technology eBooks features practical information from leading authorities on dynamic topics such as 3D printing, advanced materials, production management and scaling, and more. Get started expanding your technical expertise: download a free eBook now.
Dental technicians are inherently creative perfectionists. In this eBook, Stuart Collins, Owner/Technician, Streamline Dental Studio, details his process of creating boutique monolithic restorations that will impress the client and the patient, while satisfying the technician’s need for efficiency and beauty.
Esthetic dentistry is one of the most impactful tools to help patients feel attractive and confident. The process can be very emotional for both the patients and the dental teams. In this eBook, Alexander Wünsche, CDT, provides two detailed cases to show how proper treatment planning helps to arriv...
The relevant skills for making dentures are changing. In this eBook, Inside Dental Technology brings together recent articles and videos by key opinion leaders exploring digital techniques and dentures.
You may be surprised at how valuable your precious metal scrap continues to be, and how easily you can make the most of it. Learn how to collect your scrap and achieve full value, with efficiency and confidence.
The most important starting point to achieve the highest quality restoration is the right choice of zirconia from a portfolio that responds to a wide range of needs and esthetic requirements. Learn more about providing maximum esthetics for long-lasting restorations.
The imaging technology used in dental practices impacts the efficiency and precision of your laboratory workflow. This eBook presents cases demonstrating the use of 3D imaging and prosthetic-driven implant planning software for meticulous results.
Thanks to CAD/CAM manufacturing technology, denture teeth are demonstrating greater abrasion resistance, the most natural esthetics, and a precise fit with improved functionality. Learn about the latest advances in dental prosthetic technology and how to evaluate your options in this new eBook.
Not all dental zirconia performs as advertised, exposing dental practices and their patients to failures and contaminants. Thus, laboratories are building working relationships with manufacturers to become knowledgeable about the features and future of their materials. Learn more about how to ensure...
Why multilayer? With a lifelike gradient, extra translucent mulitilayer zirconia is the next level for laboratory quality and productivity. Learn how this product, coupled with design and milling capability, is allowing dental technicians to finish better looking restorations, faster.
This eBook explains how the DSG network of 39 labs keeps pace with digital transformation. After considering several different ways to build an innovation program, the team settled on a solution that would enable them to have access to the latest dental equipment, materials, and bright minds in the ...
The high demand on CAD/CAM-designed and fabricated structures requires additional products to enhance function and esthetics. Learn how new hybrid composites expand your options by offering high strength, elasticity, excellent polishability, and durability.
What makes zirconium oxide so suited for the CAD/CAM production of high-quality restorations? Part 2 of this eBook examines the esthetic properties and indications of a comprehensive all-ceramic product portfolio, and how this material can benefit your laboratory.
Even laboratories that have already incorporated 3D printing need to continually assess technology updates and be ready to implement exciting new products such as digital dentures. This eBook illustrates the steps to 3D printing dentures, including how to ensure your technology remains up-to-date.
New 3D printing advancements have unlocked innovative ways to build more efficient workflows. This technology empowers dental laboratories with the ability to produce high quality 3D printed models, surgical guides, and gingiva masks. Learn how to meet your customers’ expectations for immediacy an...
What makes zirconium oxide the absolute leader for the production of high-quality esthetic restorations? This eBook explores the material properties and quality of a comprehensive all-ceramic product portfolio, and how this material can benefit your laboratory.
For laboratories looking to expand product offerings, an advanced thermoplastic represents a new opportunity for you to deliver a cutting-edge product that doctors and patients will appreciate. In this eBook, Kris Schermerhorn, CDT, demonstrates how to use advanced thermoplastic to manufacture remov...
Laboratories are required to fabricate complete fixed maxillary and mandibular definitive prostheses in a cost-efficient manner for their clients. In this eBook. Thomas Peterson, MDT, CDT, demonstrates the steps to complete a metal-reinforced acrylic resin prosthesis, supported and retained by a fix...
Optimizing monolithic cubic zirconia in form, texture, and color requires very specific “analog” techniques. In this eBook, Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC, demonstrates the techniques, tools, and tips to achieve ideal esthetics and a realistic finish.
Are you unsure what kind of mill your laboratory needs to be successful on a long-term basis? Fortunately, answering only two fundamental questions will bring you a big step closer to the right solution. The “decision maker” offered in this eBook will help you determine how to best equip your la...
The 3D printing market has been rapidly expanding, bringing the technology within reach for more businesses. Find the right 3D printer for your dental practice or laboratory, and get a return on investment within months, rather than years. This eBook guides you through the options, including a real-...
The continued development of CAD/CAM technology is finally impacting the removable prosthetics market in a significant way. Cost, time, and labor can be reduced as dentists and laboratory technicians gain the ability to perform more efficiently and fabricate overall superior restorations with minima...
Dental laboratories are facing tremendous pressure to deliver high-quality restorations faster. Grow your business by offering these patient-centric solutions that result in a collaborative, efficient, and flexible workflow
A digital strategy including 3D printing is the inevitable next phase in laboratory business models, with technology now available for all sizes and investment levels. Learn how four diverse laboratories are incorporating 3D printing to improve their bottom line.
The development of advanced restoration materials continues to accelerate, and technicians need to know how these materials work to stay competitive. Learn more about what’s available, what’s on the horizon, and how to incorporate these high-performance products into your workflow.
New, more affordable 3D printers are hitting the market every day. If you are considering a new printer, there are many important factors to consider that will help you to determine the right one for you. Learn more about printer accuracy, speed and volume, compatible resins, and post processing tha...
How can dental laboratories meet, exceed, and predict the requirements of a rapidly changing industry? New 3D scanners, developed specifically for the dental market, combined with 3D printing, help labs leverage the full capabilities of digital production.
This is the future: technicians partnering with practicing dentists, in operatories, training facilities, and in the lab itself. Learn how to position your laboratory to support dental practices with expert services and technology.
While the demand for advanced full-contour all-ceramic crowns and bridges is growing, restoration success depends on the quality of the zirconia material. Explore the science of dental zirconia, along with exemplary cases demonstrating the esthetic/strength combination that is now possible with new ...
No other material offers such a large range of opportunities as zirconia does. The new multilayered zirconia can accelerate and simplify your workflow, while offering natural esthetics. Take a closer look at how this material could revolutionize your way of creating restorations.
Whether you are a technician, manager, or business owner, you need to get out of the lab and into high-return networking and educational venues. This eBook will help you explore ways to expand your circle, your expertise, and ultimately your business.
Much has changed since the first desktop 3D printers became available for the dental industry. Now SLA printers offer labs an advantage in print quality, allowing you to expand your services while reducing material and labor costs. See how it works.
Advanced materials offer exciting new options for laboratories, including premium esthetics and durability coupled with highly efficient workflows and consistent results. Two featured cases demonstrate the distinct advantages of this next-generation technology.
As 3D printing technology is driving the digital denture revolution. A full prosthesis can be delivered in three appointments: a significant reduction in chairside and bench time compared to the traditional, analog denture fabrication process—with no shortfall in quality and patient satisfaction.
This convenient guide will help you navigate the path to bring CAD/CAM into your lab. This practical discussion includes the 5 most common myths of CAD/CAM, and an explanation of how one laboratory leveraged this technology to triple production in 3 years. If you are a lab owner or manager with an i...
A dental technician fabricating with a complete CAD/CAM system results in an extremely precise, esthetic, and profitable production process. But how do you select the best system for your business model? This eBook guides you through 10 key questions to consider.
The many applications of 3D printing have made it increasingly valuable to dental technicians. With printers being designed specifically for dentistry, the ROI is becoming more apparent, more quickly, for small and medium laboratories. Learn about strategies to increase your productivity and ROI.
Expanding digital technology in the laboratory workflow requires a significant investment of money, time, and energy. Today’s laboratory managers need to identify the components and their connections that will truly enhance their laboratory productivity.
Technicians are challenged to produce smile designs in one day that are comparable with those on which considerable time was spent. By embracing digital technology, same-day and next-day digital smile design can become routine, increasing the ability to meet patient and dentist’s expectations.
As the number of implant cases continues to rise, dentists are focused on making the correct choice among implant systems. Take advantage of this mindset by positioning yourself to help dentist-clients with complete solutions that are affordable, high quality, easy to use, and inspire confidence.
Offering and milling from multiple zirconia categories is now nearly essential for laboratories to compete and thrive. Make the most of your restorations by learning what’s currently available in zirconia, advantages and disadvantages of different types, and how to weigh your options.
Pre-shaded zirconia is growing in popularity due to the added benefits of the consistent base shade. This eBook will guide you through recommended techniques for staining and glazing ArgenZ Esthetic Shaded Zirconia to achieve the most natural looking restorations.
Most areas of the dental industry have been affected by the technological revolution and have evolved with it. Learn how new materials, technologies, and techniques engender life-long learning and have a significant impact on the day-to-day routine of laboratories.
The ATLANTIS products and services, offered by DENSTPLY Implants, have been continuously developed to meet the needs of all members of the treatment team for the benefit of implant patients.