Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 12/09/2011 - 5:20pm

Had a great CEREC 4.0 workshop today!  Milled a lot of e.max and LAVA Ultimate restorations.  The photo display restorations were designed and finished by one of the attendees (LAVA Ultimate 3M blocks).  Great job!  CEREC 4.0 is moving CAD/CAM dentistry to a new level of precision and morphological reality with the Biogeneric software.  Thanks Sirona for providing the field with incredible equipment/software and Ivoclar, VITA, and 3M for reliable materials.Read more

Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 11/20/2011 - 7:58pm

Keep an eye on LAVA Ultimate.  My first few experiences have been impressive.  I used it six times this last week with incredible fits. My current LAVA Ultimate application is for inlays.  The 4.0 fits are incredible and chairside time efficiency is very streamlined. View WebcastRead more

Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 11/13/2011 - 1:09pm

OptiBond XTR (Kerr Self-Etch, Light-Cure Universal Adhesive) ... I am very cautious about switching and recommending a new bonding agent.  There are credible reviews sanctioning the approval for Optibond XTR as a credible adhesive system.  ThisRead more

Submitted by James Klim DDS, CADStar Host on 11/13/2011 - 12:30pm

The Clear Shot delivers clearer images with less corrupt data. It also stabilizes the field for quicker image taking. The use of the Isolation wings not only retract the cheek and tongue, it also traps the light and concentrates it where it is needed the most.

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Submitted by CADStar Admin on 08/08/2011 - 3:35pm


TrollFoil™ is a very sensitive pre-mounted articulating foil.  At only 8 micrometers thick it is the thinnest marking paper that I am aware of.  The pre-mounted presentation of TrollFoil™ makes it quick and efficient to use and negates the need for mounting forceps. TrollFoil™ marks on highly polished porcelain (e.max) or goldRead more