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S4 E9 [2:15]

Updates on a partnership between Zest Dental Solutions and Aspen Dental, a new website for Roland DGA, and an agreement between VHF and Proto3000, plus a CE article reviewing intraoral scanners.

Welcome to IDT Weekly! I’m Jason Mazda, and here’s what’s new. Zest announced a 3-year agreement with Aspen Dental to be the DSO’s preferred dental partner for LOCATOR, LOCATOR R-Tx, and LOCATOR Overdenture Implant Solutions. In addition to local office support, Zest will partner with the clinical support team to launch the first Removable Overdenture Initiative with surgical, prosthetic, and hands-on training programs being hosted both in-person and remotely. Roland launched a completely redesigned online store with a new look, more intuitive navigation, and a faster, simpler purchasing and checkout process. Roland senior product manager Lily Hunter says it’s essentially a brand-new e-commerce platform, and that they’re confident users will immediately appreciate the improvements. Check it out at VHF announced a new partnership with Proto3000, a specialist in digital dental workflow products and services. VHF CEO Mohamed Sulaiman says Proto3000 is a one-stop shop for dental laboratories, and that VHF machines complement the portfolio very well. Proto3000 president and co-founder Eyal Geiger says they’re excited because VHF’s mills allow dental technicians to take their processes to the next level. This month in IDT, our CE article is a review of intraoral scanners on the market. Dr. Ahmad Al-Hassiny has used a number of different scanners at his Institute of Digital Dentistry in New Zealand, and he shares what the most important differences among the various options are, from accuracy to speed and software considerations. Read the article and take the quiz for 1 CE credit at, or for that and other links mentioned in this episode, see the description below. Well, that’s it for this week. Thank you, as always, for making IDT your source for the latest in dental laboratory technology.

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