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 [...]

11 07, 2017

IdentAlloy/IdentCeram Program

2017-07-11T14:38:31+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Transparency between manufacturers, dental labs, dentists, and patients has been a hot topic in the industry in recent years. As a dental laboratory, we pride ourselves on ensuring that our manufacturers are respected and trusted. There are new programs in effect that allow for more peace of mind through detailed tracking of ingredients and overall [...]

28 06, 2017

Dental Implant Options

2017-06-28T16:31:03+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Michael Tischler wrote this piece for Implants Today on some of the different options patients face when looking into implants. There are different factors that need to be talked about and taken into consideration before final decisions are made. While implants have the mechanical availability to attach many different prosthetic options, many factors must be taken [...]

21 06, 2017

Dental Implants: What the Patient Needs to Know

2017-07-25T14:05:36+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|

The National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL) recently posted this blog by Leon Hermanides on some valuable information a patient should be aware of as they contemplate getting dental implants. This information should include a patient's individual needs and limitations as well as an assurance that the dental laboratory you are working with for materials [...]