Category Archives: CAD/CAM Dental Technology

Overdenture and hybrid options

The success of all-on-four type hybrid restorations has been well established in recent years and yet the options and case criteria are so varied, creating a standardized protocol is difficult. The number of implants, AP spread, and angulation are certainly a key factor, along with the vertical clearance. We have a great program already prepared […]

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Recommended crown under partial technique

With CAD/CAM technology, the restorative challenge can be much more easily addressed with one simple and predictably successful extra step. The process is called “copy milling” which is precisely what is done. The doctor must first take an accurate VPS type (or digital) impression of the tooth or crown before removal or preparation, (if part […]

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Posted in CAD/CAM Dental Technology, Removables

Digital Model Accuracy and “Open” Scanning Systems

We want to save everyone both money and frustration on end of the year purchases. The manufacturers are out in full force with the end of the year push on scanners to send digital files to the labs. We continue to get calls almost every day for advice. First, understand digital scanning represents only a […]

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The Zirkonzahn Prettau Bridge

Gone are the days of sacrificing top-tier beauty and precision in order to gain the strength offered from full-contour Zirconia restorations.  We’d like to introduce you to the future of highly aesthetic Zirconia bridges, The Zirkonzahn Prettau bridge.  Prettau Zirconia is far more translucent than Zirconias of the past.  Combine this with staining techniques applied […]

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Implant Failure and Stock Implant Abutments

Our implant specialist, Ben Collins, has recently returned from the ICOI meeting that was held in Orlando, Florida with an insight on the lastest in the world of implants. Many of the leaders in implant dentistry presented including Drs. Carl Misch, Michael Pikos, Maurice Salama, and many others. Cement in the sulcus continues to be […]

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Tekscan: Pulling Back the Curtain on Occlusion

It’s no secret that occlusion has been a pivotal topic of discussion in dentistry for many years, keeping some of the most studied doctors and technicians fascinated by the dynamics of what is known and pondering the depths of what is yet to be discovered.  For those who wonder what is happening to teeth during […]

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“Ankylos Custom CAD/CAM Abutments”

Bay View Dental Lab is excited to be among the first labs in the country to offer patient specific CAD/CAM abutments for Dentsply Ankylos and Friadent XIVE implant systems. Previously, only stock abutments were available as restorative options. The new system from Dentsply features easy to use software, with both titanium and zirconia options for […]

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“Dr. Turbyfill, Wooddell & Passaro, and Bay View Come Together”

Lars Hansson, our implant specialist, and Holly Thomas, our denture specialist, were invited to join in a terrific opportunity for a 2 & ½ day program with Dr. Jack Turbyfill, the world renowned denture specialist.  The event was hosted at The Chesapeake Dental Continuing Education Center in Maryland by Drs. Joe Passaro and Woody Wooddell.  Drs. […]

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“A Weekend In The Queen City”

  Last week I had the good fortune of attending the “2011 Inventrix User Group” meeting in Charlotte, NC. Inventrix is a software company, whose featured product, lab management software “Labtrac”, is used in well over 100 labs in North America.  Labtrac is used to do everything from scheduling a case to formulating complex operational […]

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“Posterior Restorations: PFM, e.max, or Zirconia?”

With the recent spike in alloy prices up to nearly $2,000/oz, we’ve had many doctors interested in considering new options for posterior restorations. At first we were just happy to offer the new options but after a few phone conservations we realized there were many choices and we needed to be prepared to answer questions […]

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