24 04, 2018

Advances in Digital Dentistry – Presentation May 10th

2018-04-24T17:49:44+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|

We're excited to announce that Straumann Lab's Cory Fratus, CDT will be joining us on Thursday, May 10th at our lab 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 [...]

12 02, 2018

The Future of Restorative Dentistry

2018-02-12T19:44:37+00:00 February 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+00:00 January 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+00:00 December 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+00:00 October 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 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+00:00 August 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+00:00 August 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 [...]

26 07, 2017

Provisionals in Dental Care

2017-07-26T15:28:18+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Michael Tischler wrote this insightful article for Dentistry Today on the importance of provisional options during the healing process of implants. These are subjective decisions based on each patient's needs and aesthetic preferences. Read on to learn more: The patient’s priorities on aesthetics and function during the implant healing process are subjective concerns that can [...]

19 07, 2017

Implant Prosthetic Options

2017-07-19T15:02:19+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Implants Today recently published this article from Michael Tischler, DDS about the options available to patients when looking into implants. While removable implants are an option, they can lead to complications with bone loss in tissue-supported areas. The increased success rate of zirconia as a fixed prosthetic has made it a very popular option. Read more [...]