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ZENOTEC-T1

Summary

The ZENOTEC T1 represents the epitome of highly automated production in the form of a compact milling machine. The T1 features an incredible total of seven axes, combining the ability to mill simultaneously along 5 axes with specially developed innovative milling strategies and tools, a combination which leaves previous systems far behind. The T1 enters a new dimension of automated craftsmanship. With top speeds of up to 60,000 rpm, the Jaeger hybrid spindle is unrivalled in terms of speed and precision during dry milling, which not only makes it gentle on the workpiece but also saves valuable time and material. The T1 uses two additional disengaged axes to organise the disc logistics – one towards the stack, the other to rotate the stack.

The ZENOTEC T1 uses a total of 7 axes

The technological advances embodied in the ZENOTEC T1 are the result of leading-edge process engineering, intelligent digital control, a chassis in high-quality composite concrete reinforced with fibre-glass and the use of tools and milling strategies specially developed for dental applications. The T1 also offers the simplicity of Plug & Play installation. All you need is a power socket, an extraction system and compressed air. It is operated by means of an integrated touch screen display just like the touch screen of a mobile phone.

Fully automatic production is both efficient and cost-effective

ZENOTEC T1 mills dental restorations from disc blanks (ZENO discs) which are up to 25 millimetres thick and have a diameter of approx. 98 millimetres. The system features an optional integrated stack which holds up to 28 ZENO discs made of zirconium dioxide, PMMA or wax from which 35 to 40 restorations can be made depending on the clinical indications. By scanning the unique digital signature of each disc, the ZENOTEC T1 always knows the position of each material in the stack. In addition, the ZENOTEC CAM 4.0 Plus software application records the positions of all restorations made from the blanks so that each blank can be re-used to maximum efficiency. This enables up to 1,000 units to be made with a minimum of intervention on the part of the operator. The high speed at which the milling system operates also contributes to its cost-effectiveness. For crown and bridge work it takes less than eight minutes to make an anterior coping in zirconium dioxide and a three-unit zirconium dioxide bridge can normally be completed in less than 25 minutes.

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CAPTEK

The Captek Crown is the result of 30 years of research by an internationally renowned Prosthodontics and world-class dental technician, with the sole purpose of developing the best restoration to offer their own patients. This unique scientific breakthrough enables your dentist to deliver natural, long-lasting crowns and bridges that, most importantly, are healthier for your surrounding gums. 

For centuries, gold has been known as the preferred material for dental restorations. Captek's advanced technology combines all the advantages of high-purity gold, without sacrificing the strength of lower gold dental materials. Years of research and patient satisfaction have proven that Captek crowns are durable, accurate, resistant to harmful bacteria and plaque, and - what will be most obvious to you, the patient - attractive. Finally, compromises need not be made to achieve a beautiful and healthy smile.

Benefits & Features

Beauty

Beautiful and Natural-Looking
A revitalized smile can increase your self-confidence and enhance feelings of well-being. Captek Crowns and Bridges are cosmetic, healthy and durable; an advanced material designed for the patient who demands the best.

Perfect for Achieving Vital, Attractive Tooth Color
The light-dispersion effects of Captek Crowns and Bridges are designed to mimic those of healthy natural tooth structure. Captek is also ideal for matching natural tooth color following whitening procedures.

Health

No Unsightly "Black Lines"
Captek's patented advanced gold material enables your dentist to provide you with a crown that will look natural at the gum line, eliminating any unsightly gray or black lines commonly associated with traditional crowns.

Reduces Plaque and Bacteria / Helps to Maintain General Health
Bacteria in the mouth can result in periodontal disease, bad breath, heart disease, lung infections and even a weakened immune system. Captek's advanced gold material reduces the accumulation of harmful bacteria at the gum line by 90% compared to natural tooth structure.

Strength

Captek Crowns and Bridges were proven to be exceptionally strong and durable. The exceptional physical properties of the advanced gold material are derived from the patented reinforcing internal structure of Captek. This structure is designed to reduce the stresses between the porcelain and Captek gold.

Technical Data - please visit Captek

Courtesy of - Captek®

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DUCERAM LFC

Duceram LFC material is a special dental ceramic with an extremely low firing temperature.

Depending on the type of furnace used, Duceram LFC is fired at approximately 660°C.

The TEC (25-500°C) of the LFC material corresponds to that of Duceram metal ceramic which means that both materials are compatible.

Duceram LFC fulfills all requirements as set out in the DIN and ISO standards.

Some properties of LFC even exceed those of common dental ceramic materials.

LFC is a patented revolutionary system. Duceram LFC material has surprisingly high density and thus excellent surface structure, extremely good light dispersion and transparancy which make for fascinating vitality and brilliance of the ceramic. In addition, Duceram LFC is not affected by multiple firings.

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d.Sign PORCELAIN

The new IPS d.SIGN® porcelain is a milestone in the evolution of the metal-ceramic technology. This ceramic closely simulates the optical characteristics of natural tooth structure while providing maximum strength and durability. IPS d.SIGN ceramic comes closer to mimicking all of the properties of natural teeth than any other dental material to date.

IPS d.SIGN® Porcelain is a revolutionary, patented, “Fluorapitite-Leucite Glass-Ceramic.” It has some unique properties that enhance its esthetics and its wear characteristics. The unique crystal shape mimics enamel.

It can be used with PFM crowns and bridges to produce bright colors and high translucency. Many dentists are reluctant to reduce the amount of tooth that laboratory technicians would like in order to give them room to produce vitality in a PFM restoration. IPS d.SIGN® Porcelain can help because it's fluorapatite crystals scatter light better than conventional feldspathic porcelains. An opaque layer may not be required over the metal, thus giving the technician more room for the porcelain and creating the appearance of greater depth in the restoration.

IPS d.SIGN® Porcelain also has superior wear characteristics. It is similar to enamel in this regard. For those of you that haven't considered the wear on opposing teeth from conventional PFM restorations, look at your patients a little more closely. It's a real problem. Since IPS d.SIGN® Porcelain wears the same as enamel, you will not be destroying the opposing dentition when you place these restorations. This is especially significant in the maxillary anterior region, where many mandibular incisors see excessive wear.

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EMPRESS 1

The highly innovative processing technology for all-ceramic offered by IPS Empress is creating new potential for producing natural looking restorations. A. Wohlwend at the University of Zurich further developed the idea of moulding heated ceramic to reproduce accurate ceramic copies of wax models.

The ceramic is based on glass that contains latent nucleating agents. In a process comprising several stages, controlled crystallization is used to produce leucite cyrstals, measuring a few microns, in the glass matrix.

The semi-finished product of leucite-reinforced ceramic powder is pressed into ingots and sinctered. These ingots are the basic components from which dental technicians press restorations.

ADVANTAGES

  • OUTSTANDING ESTHETICS
    For perfect integration into natural environment. For restorations to blend with natural teeth.
  • EXCELLENT FIT BECAUSE OF THERMOPLASTIC PROCESSING
  • For accurately fitting restorations with optimum marginal seal.
  • VERY STRONG CROWNS, VENEERS, AND INLAYS/ONLYS
    For long-lasting restorations on which patients can rely.
  • BIOCOMPATIBLE CERAMIC MATERIAL
    For avoiding gingival trauma.
  • IPS EMPRESS CERAMIC WEARS ALMOST LIKE NATURAL TOOTH ENAMEL.

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EMPRESS 2

The second generation of the revolutionary system in aesthetic dentistry, IPS Empress 2, now offers the possibility to fabricate  all-ceramic bridges. The new lithium disilicate framework ceramic and the apatite layering ceramic permit the fabrication of all-ceramic bridges that demonstrate properties similar to those of natural teeth.

ADVANTAGES

  • OUTSTANDING ESTHETICS
    For perfect integration into natural environment. For restorations to blend with natural teeth.
  • EXCELLENT FIT BECAUSE OF THERMOPLASTIC PROCESSING
  • For accurately fitting restorations with optimum marginal seal.
  • VERY STRONG CROWNS, VENEERS, AND INLAYS/ONLYS
    For long-lasting restorations on which patients can rely.
  • BIOCOMPATIBLE CERAMIC MATERIAL
    For avoiding gingival trauma.
  • IPS EMPRESS CERAMIC WEARS ALMOST LIKE NATURAL TOOTH ENAMEL.

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ERIS for E2

IPS Eris, the new all-ceramic material fabricated from lithium disilicate crystals and a glass ceramic overlay. The lithium disilicate glass-ceramic is incredibly dense, which provides added strength and stability to bridge spans. A member of the IPS Empress® system, the layering material in IPS Eris contains a fluorapatite crystalline microstructure that enhances biocompatibility and supports the light dispersing properties similar to those found in natural tooth structure.

The enhanced strength of the IPS Eris materials enables conventional cementation techniques to be utilized when clinical conditions prohibit adhesive techniques.

Advantages/Benefits

  • Natural translucency
  • High strength
  • Wear compatibility
  • Excellent margin adaptation

Indications
Full-coverage crowns
3-unit bridges (up to the 2nd premolar)

Cementation
Conventionally cemented with glass ionomer cement or Enamel-dentin adhesive bonding system

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SWISS NF

"A Fusion in Ceramics"
SNF PressCream is an innovative low fusing pressable ceramic system that was developed to improve esthetics and strength in all-ceramic restorations. It combines all-ceramic, press-to-metal and PFM in one system.

SNF PressCeram™ with long term clinical reliability and remarkable esthetics, is indicated for 180° to 360° pressed ceramic margins, single full crowns, multiple unit anterior and posterior bridges, inlays, onlays, inlay bridge veneers and Maryland bridges.

The Ceramic

Our advanced 2-phase glass ceramic with leucite crystals 4µ, allows you to build combination cases and match the surrounding dentition with natural blue-white fluorescence and remarkable shade depth. SNF PressCeram™ ceramic utilizes the Vita®1 colour shade system and can be used for both layering and staining technique.

Ingot Selection
The SNF PressCeram™ ingots come in 2gr and 5gr, with different opacity levels, and all the Vita® Shade system colours from A1 to D4. A choice of ingots are available depending on the type of restoration, press-to-metal, all-ceramic as well as the degree of background intensity of the preparation.

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PROCERA

The dental all-ceramic crown for:

  • Natural beauty
  • Maximum strength
  • Optimal fit
  • Easy preparation & cementation

This tissue friendly ceramic crown recreates the strength and natural beauty of your tooth. More than 100,000 patients have been treated with Procera® AllCeram. The aesthetic quality is extremely high due to the optimal fit and the naturally realistic ceramic.

The secret behind Procera® AllCeram is its unique combination of strength and beauty. Over the last few years, new technology has given dental porcelain better properties. Until now, however, porcelain coated ceramic copings have been neither strong enough, nor durable enough for widespread use.

Procera® AllCeram is a coping made extremely densely-sintered aluminum oxide. The coping is produced in an industrial process known as the Procera® method, which ensures optimal fit, great strength, non-porosity and has the ability to transmit light without being transparent. Due to the strength in the core material, Procera® AllCeram can be recommended for prosthetic reconstructions anywhere in the mouth.

More and more patients are asking for constructions made of materials not containing metal or other alloys. Procera® AllCeram is made of a bio-compatible material (comparable to Titanium) which minimizes the risk of allergic reactions.

The translucent coping offers remarkable esthetic characteristics. When combined with Procera® AllCeram Porcelain these characteristics are put to their very best advantage. In order to recreate the beauty of natural teeth, the porcelain has been formulated to make the most of the coping's inherent potential.

Because the porcelain is specially adapted to the coping's translucence and fluorescence, Procera® AllCeram Porcelain opens an entirely new era in history using porcelain in dentistry.

What is Procera® AllCeram:

Procera® AllCeram is the foundation cap that supports your final dental crown. The fit is important and optimized using modern technology. The material, densely sintered ceramic, makes your new tooth both strong and beautiful, giving you a natural shine between your crown and gum.

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CRISTOBAL +

Cristobal+® Wear Beyond Compare™

Combining physical properties that exceed most other materials, Cristobal®+ offers long-term in vivo performance with proven clinical results. The triple bonding mechanism of the Cristobal®+ system to metal affords a remarkably strong restoration. Cristobal®+ is a highly fracture-resistant, shock-absorbing material with ideal rebound properties. Its barium borosilicate glass filler has excellent cohesion to the matrix, due to a unique silanization process. BisGMA resin is used for its elastic memory and exceptional resilience and resistance to damage.

Recommended Uses

  • Metal-free
    • Inlays/Onlays: All teeth
    • Veneers: All teeth
    • Crowns: All teeth through 1st molar
    • Bridges: All teeth through 2nd bicuspid, one pontic bridge only
  • With metal substructure
    • Crowns & Bridges (w/metal substructure): All teeth
  • Implants
    • All teeth/bonded-to-metal

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CERCON ZIRCONIA

Cercon® Zirconia is an innovative system for esthetic metal-free crowns and bridges. The reliability of Cercon® Zirconia restorations is backed by more than five years of proven clinical success. The system is used to fabricate anterior or posterior single units or multi-unit bridge restorations out of translucent, biocompatible zirconia, the strongest and toughest dental ceramic. Cercon® Zirconia restorations can be placed with conventional cementation or adhesive bonding techniques. More than 100 labs in North America offer Cercon® Zirconia restorations and over 100,000 units have been placed since its introduction in May of 2002.

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Cercon® Zirconia Tech Specs:

  • Material: Yttria-stabilized zirconia.
  • Recommended Use: Anterior or posterior single crowns and multi-unit bridges.
  • Lab Processing: Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) of pre-sintered zirconia.
  • Properties: Flexural Strength>900MPa, Fracture Toughness=9.0MPa.m0.5, VHN~1200, CTE~10.5 m/m/oC, at 500oC.
  • Esthetics: Inherently translucent, metal-free restorative solutions for the entire mouth.
  • Veneering: Optimally matched to Cercon® Ceram S veneering porcelain.
  • Placement: Conventional cementation or adhesive bonding

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PROCERA ALLZIRCON

Procera® AllZircon combines higher and aesthetic solidity. The material is biocompatible because it contains sintered Zirconium oxide with high density; it ensures an aesthetic exellente thus in the long run.

Procera® AllZircon is translucent to give to the tooth a natural aspect. Procera® AllZircon also masks very well surface qualities as the canal amalgams and obturations. Rapid, the fitting requires only one minimum of adjustments. Moreover it is very easy to work with Procera® AllZircon in measurement or the preparations and sealings are identical to those of a traditional céramo-metal restoration. All these properties allow a considerable reduction of time the armchair.

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NORITAKE CERABIEN CZR

CZR (Cerabien ZR) is a new porcelain specifically developed for making all ceramic crowns in use with PROCERA® AllZirkon frameworks. Single crowns made from CZR with PROCERA® AllZirkon can be used in the posterior as well as anterior due to its extremely high flexural strength. The combination of CZR and PROCERA® AllZirkon will give you enhanced esthetics and fit with maximum strength for an overall superior restoration.

Replication of the natural tooth shades

Because of the fine particle size of its composition, CZR Luster Porcelain can achieve the selective reflection which assures the Opalescence seen in the natural teeth.
CZR Luster Porcelain exhibits minimal wear in the mouth due to the smaller and consistent particle size resulting in less wear of the opposing teeth.

Excellent compatibility and bonding with PROCERA® AllZirkon frameworks

Ease of handling

Ideal stability with outstanding resistance to fractures and chippin

PROCERA frameworks and CZR are the ideal match!

Natural-looking cervicals can be easily achieved with CZR Margin Porcelain, eliminating the high value at the margins.

Fine particle size of CZR Luster Porcelain can produce natural opalescence with a fine, polishable surface structure.

Easy to reproduce the special effects using CZR Internal Stain overlaid with Luster (colored transluscents).

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NORITAKE CZR PRESS

CZR PRESS is an innovative breakthrough in ceramic nano-technology which consists of the marriage of two time-proven technologies, oxide ceramics and pressable ceramics. This synergy combines the strength, fracture toughness and cementability of pure zirconium oxide copings with the marginal integrity, versatility and beauty of pressable ceramics. Add opalescence and fluorescence to the ingot and the result … simply imPRESSive !

Features
  • CZR PRESS may be used with any manufacturer?s pure Zirconia framework.
  • Unlike traditional metal frameworks, Zirconia frameworks used in CZR PRESS facilitate light transmission into the root and papillae area, thus creating a natural, vital-looking smile.
  • CZR PRESS offers 20 shades of fluorescent ingots, each in 2 translucencies;
    H-Ingot ? for use when utilizing the "Staining Method" & "LF Layering Method"
    L-Ingot ? for use when utilizing the "Layering Method" & "LF Layering Method"
  • CZR PRESS feature a "never before seen" opalescent quality which exhibits an exceptional vitality and luster similar to nature.
  • CZR PRESS may be used for single unit all-ceramic restorations without frameworks.
  • Noritake CZR layering porcelain perfectly compliments CZR PRESS L-Ingot to provide unsurpassed esthetic results.
  • Noritake CZR PRESS LF porcelain can be used for single unit restorations without frameworks after pressing.
  • CZR PRESS may be used pressed in any conventional press furnace.

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TESCERA ATL

Bisco Inc., specialists in dental adhesive and composite technology, proudly presents the TESCERA™ ATL™ indirect composite restorative system as the only lab-processed composite system to combine pressure, light and heat under water in an oxygen free environment. Tests prove that pressure prior to curing eliminates porosities producing long-term wear and flawless restorations while the oxygen-free environment in the final cure creates a high-gloss surface that resists staining.
The scientific principles of Tescera:
Incremental composite layers are pressurized before curing
  • Virtually eliminates porosity throughout the restoration for excellent aesthetics and physical properties
Restorations are final-cured with pressure, heat and light under water
  • Further enhances physical properties
  • Oxygen-free environment creates optimal surface properties lending to a hard, smooth, shiny surface
  • Eliminates the need for bulky, expensive nitrogen tanks
The Tescera™ ATL™ Processing Unit
Two specialized cups (one for pressure / light and one for water / pressure / light / heat) are used in the “smart”base unit. The ATL unit features preprogrammed cycles to eliminate guesswork, and reduce processing errors, the learning curve and training time.
The Tescera Composites
TESCERA composites have been formulated to withstand tensile and compressive stresses, abrasion and attrition, and are less abrasive to the opposing dentition than ceramics. The reinforced microfill BODY and INCISAL materials resist staining and are colour stable. Tescera DENTIN is a hybrid composite that boasts a volumetric shrinkage of only 1.4%. TESCERA has been proven in thousands of clinical cases. You can count on beautiful, natural-looking restorations with unsurpassed strength and durability.
Over 60 fluorescing composite syringes:
  • Opaque, low-shrink Dentin shades (VITA)
  • Translucent, polishable body shades
  • Incisal shades
  • Flowables
  • Colour modifiers
  • Characterization stains
  • Intense Chroma composites
  • Specialized “Root Dentin” shades

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Zeno 4030 M1

The successor to the proven Zeno 4040 milling machine is now available.

  • Linear units ensure greater resilience and greater precision
  • New and faster control electronics cut milling times by around 20%
  • More powerful AC drive motors with brushless drives, requiring no maintenance
  • Greater warp resistance by separating the axes from the housing
  • Remote maintenance facility for the control electronics
  • Various other improvements

PDF Brochure

Press Release

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Zenotec 3shape D250

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With the Zenotec system Wieland Dental + Technik not only offers a complete CAD/CAM system but also technical support and dental know-how. This system was launched at IDS 2005 and ha since been developed further to reach new technical heights. You will find significant new developments in the milling machines, blankand in the software specially tailored to the individual machines. WIELAND's aim is to increase productivity in the dental laboratory.

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3shape D700 - New 2-camera scanner

3Shape A/S, a world wide leader in 3D scanners and CAD/CAM software solutions, now launches the D700 3D laser scanner offering unprecedented scan-to-market design time to the market for digital dentistry.

d700.jpgD700 represents the next generation of scanning technology and a culmination of 3Shape's scanning expertise. No other scanner on the market offers as extensive indication enabling improved clinical results. D700 also delivers optional high quality impression scans representing a major leap in digital dentistry and offering higher productivity optimized processing and highly improved return on investment.

The D700 3D laser scanner is part of 3Shape's Dental SystemTM 2009 also including the intuitive DentalDesignerTM CAD modeling software and the DentalManagerTM application for managing and exchanging production files.

Ease of use and market leading array of advanced scan indications
D700 employs a market unique 2-camera setup and 3-axis motion system. Along with superior impression scanning this makes D700 up to 40% faster than the previous D640 scanner from 3Shape when scanning full cast dental gypsum models. And due to the unique technology setup the speed by no means comes by sacrificing quality as D700 guarantees superior scan results and unrivaled accuracy in object geometry data acquisition.

The laser and camera parameters of D700 are automatically adjusted to the material of the scanned object. Together with the 3-axis motion system that facilitates easy object placement, the result is easy and quick object fixation and click-on-button scanning with a minimum amount of training necessary for the laboratory personnel.

The D700 also features an unmatched number of advanced scan indications covering impression scanning, post & core, 14 unit bridges, articulated antagonist model, deep inlays, pre-preparation model aligned to preparation model implant position, and orientation detection, wax-up customized abutment, and wax-up implant bridges for copy milling.

- The D700 represents a giant leap forward for digital dentistry, says Sebastiaan Cornelius, at Cordent 3D Center in Holland. The number of advanced scan indications including full arches with complete gingival information now offered by 3Shape is a great advantage compared to other systems on the market. Ad to that the ease of use offered through 3Shape's innovative implementation of technologies the result will be highly improved clinical results and productivity time at any dental laboratory.

Optimized impression scanning minimizes the need for clinical models
D700 is optimized for impression scanning and effectively scans impressions and deep inlays where single camera scanners often are blinded by the cavity.

With D700 the traditional time consuming, dusty and less accurate model making steps is eliminated and impression scanning capabilities is realized through an unparalleled combination of the 3Shape patented 'adaptive scanning' technology and the two cameras with reduced angle.

By instantly going from a physical impression to a high accuracy digital model, turnaround time is reduced significantly as CAD-design and parallel manufacturing of model, coping or crown can start immediately. In some clinical cases the model might not be needed at all, as the 3Shape only adaptive scanning technology intelligently detects incomplete areas and automatically rescans these areas to obtain full coverage of the geometry.

The immediate digitalization of the impression also offers a unique opportunity to initiate client/lab case communication faster, particularly if the scanning takes place in the dentist's office. According to Sebastian Cornelius, Cordent 3D Center, the D700 offers a huge opportunity for higher quality and consistency in digital dentistry.

- D700 offers features which potentially will save model cost at the laboratories. Used at larger dentist offices it will even eliminate the need for sending impressions. It also offers a possibility for instant dialog of treatment and close corporation between dentist and lab. Based on the quantum leap that D700 represents for digital dentistry I foresee a future where lab technicians will only have to scan impressions and gypsum models, concludes Sebastiaan Cornelius.

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Accura Equipment Summary

Established in 1989, Accura Dental Laboratory is one of the most respected and widely recognized Dental Laboratory in the lower mainland.

We have introduced our clients to leading industry products such us:

  • Emax (Ivoclar)
  • Empress Esthetics (Ivoclar)
  • Novitake Esthetics (CZR)
  • Novitake Esthetics (CZR)
  • Reflex Porcelain (Wieland)
  • Zeno Zirconia (Wieland)
  • Zirox Porcelain (Wieland)
  • Vm9 3D Porcelain (Vita)

CAD/CAM in Dentistry

We are the authorized Zeno Tec in house milling centre provides the newest technology developments are just recently allowing these new hitech materials in dentistry. This computer aided mechanized manufacturing procedure is assuring the most consistent and highest quality standards.

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