Category - Laboratory

Impression material accuracy and precision for the fabrication of full-arch All-on-four implant prosthetics

21 October 2021

The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry recently published an interesting study evaluating the accuracy and precision of different elastomer materials for impression-taking on implants (1). More specifically, using a master model simulating an edentulous patient requiring All-on-four rehabilitation, the authors evaluated the extent to which certain impression materials were accurate and precise in recording the three-dimensional […]

Get ready to impress with Zhermack! – A masterpiece of prosthesis

3 August 2021

The second episode A masterpiece of prosthesis of our new webseries “Get ready to impress withZhermack!” focuses on one of our brand values: creativity. We work tirelessly to resolve and to transform the challenges of our daily job into opportunities for growth and progress, by developing innovative technologies and intelligent, competitive solutions. The creadit goes […]

Resins and 3D printers: the state of the art

19 February 2021

The term “3D printing” is generally use to describe a productive approach involving the construction of objects by layers. This process is more correctly described as an additive production method and it is well suited to rapid prototyping1,2. 3D printing techniques are not a novel concept, as they have been developed and used since the […]

Thermoplastic and thermosetting resins compared: pros and cons

3 February 2021

Synthetic resins are currently used to produce prosthetic elements such as temporary crowns, temporary bridges, frameworks and hooks for dentures and to create orthodontic appliances and gnathological devices. In order to be used in all these clinical situations, resins must possess the following characteristics: Chemical and dimensional stability Cosmetic characteristics able to mimic oral cavity […]