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Expanding Your Lab’s Services with 3D Printing [Webinar]

Few technologies have experienced the rate of growth 3D printing has in the dental laboratory industry. The reasons are obvious. 3D printing offers increased accuracy and faster seat times. By fully digitizing your dental laboratory’s workflow, you can now produce highly detailed models and crown and bridgework more efficiently and accurately for the growing number of doctors that are using an intraoral scanner (IOS). 

Aside from printing models and crown and bridge patterns, 3D printing can be used for the fabrication of custom impression trays, surgical guides, splints, patterns for partial frameworks and FDA approved temporary crowns and bridges.

But is it all worth your laboratory investing in the capital expense and the training of your technicians yet? In a word, YES! In today’s dental climate, it is more important than ever for the lab to partner with its clients and help them in new and exciting ways that make it easier for them to excel in the very competitive marketplace. 3D printing is an incredible tool that allows the lab to do that and more!!

To determine what you need to know to commit your business to move into the world of 3D printing, watch the 2-part webinar series entitled Expanding Your Lab’s Services with 3D Printing.

Things you’ll learn:

  • All the different 3D printing technologies available today
  • What questions you need to ask yourself in order to buy the right printer
  • What new terminology you’ll need to understand
  • The important technical specifications that will fit the needs of your lab
  • The differences between resin 3D printing materials
  • How to avoid making very expensive mistakes

 

Al Fillastre, CDT

Al Fillastre, C.D.T., received his B.S. degree from Stetson University in 1975, then worked in a variety of commercial laboratories, before returning to Lakeland in 1979 where he began working in his own laboratory alongside his father, Dr. Alvin J. Fillastre. Since then, Al has become an accomplished technician in all disciplines within the Crown & Bridge laboratory. Al has lectured extensively to technicians and dentists alike on quality, excellence, communication, and technical skills. He also provides digital support to numerous labs in both design and production. Al presently owns and operates Ceram-O-Arts Dental Laboratory in Lakeland, Florida.

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