When choosing a CEREC block to work with, given all the choices on the table, it’s important to carefully assess each characteristic of the material in relation to how those attributes will best serve you, your team, and of course, your patients.
Dental practices that have seen continued growth throughout the COVID-19 pandemic have largely relied on technology. Some have put current technologies to newfound use, while others have invested in new dental technology to bring in extra revenue. Continue reading for three technologies dentists have relied on to keep schedules full and revenues up during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This year’s Patterson Ultimate Education Experience event at Dentsply Sirona World will provide a unique virtual experience and the opportunity to learn about the latest innovations offered by Dentsply Sirona.
CAD/CAM technology has been around for years, and more recently, the digital imaging component has become even more popular. Dr. Sameer Puri, director of CAD/CAM at Spear Education Center, explains the value of adding a CEREC system to your office.
When we invited Mona Patel, DDS, to do a full takeover of our Instagram account during Dentsply Sirona World 2019 in Las Vegas, we didn’t quite know what to expect. What we did know is that whatever she came up with, it would be awesome. […]
As technology continues to play a bigger and bigger role in modern dentistry, it’s more important than ever to select a confident, capable partner that will fully support your practice in choosing, installing, onboarding, and continuing to maximize the investments you make in technology. In […]
With the wave of new dental equipment and technology that has exploded into the market in recent years, it’s no surprise that clinicians have at times struggled to keep up not only with understanding the key benefits of each advancement, but how to articulate those […]
So much to do…so little time! Dentsply Sirona World 2017 offers some pretty cool options for networking, learning and all-around fun. Interested in an educational session that focuses on a specialized service like implantology? Check. How about hanging out with a celebrity? Check again. Want […]
The official start of Spring is a few short days away, and there’s just so much to like about the number 8 this season. It’s considered to be lucky ?, it’s the symbol for balance and harmony, we don’t have to worry about it being […]
For the past few weeks you’ve been hearing from us about the virtues of Section 179, a portion of the tax code that allows you to write off an equipment purchase. The federal government is betting big on small businesses by offering a full deduction […]
As the cameras in our pockets get more advanced (we heard they even make phone calls these days!), most are now equipped with features that enable them to take panoramic images. In the dental business, panoramic images are a little different but the concept is […]
Are you still toying with the idea of attending this year’s SIROWORLD Conference? It could very well be the best and most energizing thing you do for your career all year. Interested in current dental industry trends? Check out one of 140+ general sessions. Maybe […]
This year’s inaugural SIROWORLD conference is the not only the most anticipated dental event of the year – it has been dubbed the Ultimate Dental Meeting. Just what is it that makes it so “ultimate?” For starters, groundbreaking general sessions, 11 different education tracks, and […]
CEREC technology is all about integration and convenience, and with CEREC AI and CEREC AF, added flexibility and mobility make using this advanced technology even easier. Both the AI and AF units feature a monitor, a keyboard and PC, a CEREC Omnicam with cradle, and […]
It’s 2016! Movies are 3D, cars run on electricity, everyone and their mother (even their grandmother!) has a smart phone…advanced technology greatly enhances our everyday lives, and it can greatly enhance your dental practice as well. If you’re still using traditional X-Rays, then you’re missing […]
Same day, same appointment dentistry. Once something patients (and dentists!) could only dream of, now a reality. Need proof? Dr. Daniel Vasquez of Oceanside, California swears by his CEREC technology, and is featured in a newly released 6-minute video. The video shows how Vasquez is […]
Just when you thought it wasn’t possible for Sirona to do it again – they did. Their CEREC software update 4.4 provides what I think is a BIG GAME CHANGER when it comes to implantology – CEREC Guide 2. What Is CEREC Guide 2? CEREC […]
Think back to the last time you bought a new techie gadget, like a smartphone, tablet or TV. How did you go about figuring out what product would work best for you? For a lot of us, this discovery process starts with a lot of […]
Every practice has to grow and change to keep up with the demands of an ever-evolving dental marketplace. One challenge we have as practice administrators is how to implement this change without team members putting up emotional roadblocks. This is the so-called “Yeah but”. We […]
So you have the CEREC® single visit crown technology. Now what? In our experience, most people don’t know that a service that provides a crown in a single visit even exists, and when told how it works, are very impressed. What can you do to […]
Technology is certainly a hot-button topic for many dentists. There are those who embrace technology. These doctors look for ways in which a new gadget, technique or product can improve not only the lives of their patients, but can also help them and their staff. […]
If you look out your window, it’s hard to believe that spring is just around the corner. As the blooms start to emerge from the buds on the trees, our surroundings seemingly burst with vibrant life and energy. The days get longer and we shake […]
There are a lot of exciting things going on in the CEREC world. The CEREC Omnicam, CEREC 4.2 and the upcoming e.max abutment block are all very exciting things. But as an Implantologist, I am still in awe of the whole concept of CEREC Guide. […]
With the ability to mill your abutments and implant crowns chairside (CEREC SW 4.2), it is imperative that you are organized. There are many parts and part numbers that go with everything in implants, and they can easily be forgotten, mislabeled, and lost. I suggest […]
One of the popular techniques from the old days of CEREC is the design technique Biogeneric Copy.While it’s not used as much today because of the ability to have great proposals with Biogeneric Individual, Biocopy is still popular when you want to copy a preexisting […]
On September 6 and 7, Sirona and Patterson are hosting the next 3DSummit in Dallas, Texas. The summit provides an exciting opportunity to experience how the latest 3D cone beam and CAD/CAM technology, specifically Sirona GALILEOS XG3D and GALILEOS-CEREC integration, can allow a clinician to […]
As product manager at Sirona, Joe Goldstone is responsible for knowing all the ins and outs of all of their platforms. Recently, he took the time to discuss the Schick 33 sensor. This is the second entry in a two-part series, the first of which […]
As product manager at Sirona, Joe Goldstone is responsible for knowing all the ins and outs of all of their platforms. Recently, he took the time to discuss the Schick 33 sensor. This is a two-part series, the second of which will be appearing on […]
One of the new tools in the 4.2 software is the new Incisal Variation tool. Not only can we get great looking anterior proposals with the 4.2 software, we also have the ability to enhance the facials of the software. I was playing around with […]
Registration for the annual American Association of Dental Office Managers (AADOM) conference on September 19-20 in Orlando, Fla., is almost filled up! If you’ve been sitting on the fence about whether or not to attend, or you aren’t familiar with it, consider that this is […]