Dentsply Sirona and Kuraray Noritake Dental Inc. have arranged a material partnership for CAD/CAM blocks, thus offering Kuraray’s high-quality and validated materials for dentists and dental laboratories through this partnership with Kuraray.
“As a material manufacturer, Kuraray Noritake Dental is globally recognized for their quality and esthetics. We are delighted to bring their expertise and quality into our CEREC and inLab customer’s hands,” says Roddy MacLeod, Group Vice President CAD/CAM Systems at Dentsply Sirona. "This valuable partnership enables Kuraray Noritake Dental and Dentsply Sirona to respond even more efficiently to the demands of contemporary CAD/CAM technology,” adds Kiyoyuki Arikawa, President at Kuraray Noritake Dental.
Based on this partnership, Dentsply Sirona will offer professional dental laboratories dedicated and optimized milling strategies for the multi-layered zirconia discs of Kuraray Noritake Dental. The Japanese material producer has considerable expertise in the laboratory market and launched globally with "Katana Zirconia," a selection of multi-layered zirconia discs to satisfy highest aesthetic requirements. The discs are made up of different layers depicting the natural structure of a tooth by combining a high-chromatic dentine core and an overlying translucent enamel layer.
With this partnership, Kuraray Noritake Dental and Dentsply Sirona hope to satisfy their customerss’ common wish for greater diversity and quality that both dentistry and dental technology place on CAD/CAM technology even more effectively.