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8 06, 2018

CDT Appreciation Month – Our Story

2018-08-13T20:32:03+00:00June 8th, 2018|News, Uncategorized|

(Back row: Jason, Jim - Front row: Marie, Kim, Yorini - CDT's of Champlain Dental Lab) June is Dental Technician and CDT Appreciation Month as celebrated by The National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL) and The National Board of Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology (NBC). In honor of our CDTs we are sharing [...]

24 04, 2018

Advances in Digital Dentistry – Presentation May 10th

2018-05-01T13:11:46+00:00April 24th, 2018|Events|

Head to our lab on Thursday, May 10th for a lecture/participation presentation on the latest technical advances in the field. Registration and dinner begin at 6:00pm and the program will run from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm. Read below for more information and register here. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Digital dentistry is changing the way general dentists, [...]

12 02, 2018

The Future of Restorative Dentistry

2018-02-12T19:44:37+00:00February 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The future of the restorative dentistry market looks bright as a recent study from Grand View Research predicts a steady growth rate in the industry through 2025. An article from Dentistry Today states: "The global restorative dentistry market will reach $25.9 billion by 2025, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.7%, according [...]

26 01, 2018

Finding the Perfect Zirconia Crown

2018-01-30T20:03:45+00:00January 26th, 2018|Crowns|

Though Zirconia was introduced over ten years ago, it is still a relatively new material in the dental field. Consequently, there are still many questions on when and how to prescribe zirconia. Layered Zirconia There are three basic ways to use zirconia for a crown. The first is layered zirconia. Think of this [...]

12 12, 2017

The Latest on Implants

2017-12-15T13:13:24+00:00December 12th, 2017|Implants|

On Friday, December 8th, we attended an implant course presented by the Vermont State Dental Society. The speaker, Dr. Alexander Bendayan, from Boston University, spoke about digital workflow and the importance of case planning for implant success. One of the points Dr. Bendayan mentioned was the need for getting a fresh screw for implant cases; [...]

18 10, 2017

November Intra-Oral Scanner Presentation

2017-10-23T13:13:27+00:00October 18th, 2017|Events|

Join us Thursday, November 9th for an Intra-Oral Scanner Presentation by Carestream featuring their newest edition scanner, the CS3600. Light refreshments start at 5:30 pm, presentation begins at 6:00 pm. Please RSVP to Kim Ravdin at kim@champlaindentallab.com or (802)863-3556. Presentation Overview: Why scanning versus traditional impressions General considerations to think about when selecting a scanner [...]

24 08, 2017

Implant Industry Growth Projections and Implications

2017-08-24T14:30:19+00:00August 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|

As a certified dental laboratory, we understand the importance of having certified dental technicians working with our partners. We are accredited by the National Association of Dental Laboratories and the National Board of Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology. Our level of expertise is made more important by the changing times. Brianna Barnebee of RB Oppenheim Associates [...]

10 08, 2017

Zirconia: Superior Strength and Aesthetics

2017-08-10T14:50:05+00:00August 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

As we've mentioned in a previous blog, zirconia has become a very reliable and aesthetically pleasing option when looking at dental implants. While titanium is still very popular, zirconia is rising in popularity due to its higher mechanical strength in comparison to other metals. Saurabh Gupta, MDS, and Sammy Noumbissi, DDS, MS wrote a brief [...]