To send us digital files

  Get Digital With Us! Cadent/Aligntech iTero Are you a Cadent/Aligntech iTero clinician? To send us files, simply call 1-800-577-8767 and request from customer support that B and M Dental Laboratory, LLC (iTero ID # 12322) be added to your account. When you select the Ship To option on the Rx page, there is a scroll down menu that lists the labs which you have requested be added to your account. From there, select our laboratory to send us the...

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Digital Impressions – Insights From The Dental Lab Technician

When comparing a digital impression to a physical impression, the digital impression is a lot more comfortable for the patient, cuts back the cost for the dental practitioner and allows for flawless restorations to be made. This is because physical models do not have to be made which does not allow a possibility for error or distortion when taking the impression. Digital impressions can be taken with an array of scanners (ex: 3M True...

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Important Considerations In Material Selection

When choosing material that you want to utilize for any kind of restoration, it is important to keep in mind the best interest of the patient. If the patient is frugal, materials such as Zirconia can be utilized. Zirconia is very durable and can be made efficiently which allows for a lower price for the patient. If the patient wants the most aesthetic, natural looking restorations, materials such as IPS e.max can be used; this material is very...

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Tips On Cement Use

When choosing a cement, it is best to choose the recommended cement of the company that the material is obtained from. For example, if e.max material was used by Ivoclar Vivadent, then it is probably best that the dental practitioner uses a cement recommended for that indication. For more information about this topic click here.

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Key Considerations For Taking An Impression

When taking a physical impression, it is important that the preparation is done right so that all of the margins and details are very accurate and visible in the impression. There are a couple of ways that a dental practitioner can make sure he/she is providing the best possible impression so that there are no voids in the impression. For more information about how this can be done correctly click...

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