Zhermack Information Magazine

Mission 8 – Celestial Hygiene

5 March 2021

Mr Tech is often victim of quizzes and riddles by Doc Wiz and Miss Zeta. But he always has the ready and correct answer when hygiene is the subject. And you, have you solved the riddle in the new episode “Celestial hygiene“? Enjoy!

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 […]

Silicone impressions in the era of clear aligners

19 February 2021

Over the past twenty years, a new type of treatment based on the use of “invisible” or clear aligners has gradually earned itself a place in the orthodontic treatment landscape. This technique involves three fundamental steps: the taking of an impression of the patient the creation of an orthodontic set-up (a simulation of the final […]

Mission 7 – Now we need Zeta

12 February 2021

The patient has just arrived and our team of professionals is not caught unprepared: they perfectly know the preventive measures and disinfection protocols to be adopted in waiting room and operating room. After the triage, it’s Zeta’s turn. But which Zeta is Doc Wiz talking about? Miss Zeta or our Zeta Hygiene range? Find it […]

Impressions on multiple implants: is it possible without splinting?

8 February 2021

The purpose of impressions on implants and prosthesis passivity Impressions on implants have always been a complex phase and one that is crucial for proceeding with a correct prosthetic rehabilitation. The purpose of impressions on implants is to record their three-dimensional position in the dental arch , their inclinations and the spatial relationships with other […]

Impression techniques: what are the pros and cons of each technique?

4 February 2021

Final impressions, also known as precision impressions are the final act in prosthetic rehabilitation therapy before the creation of the prosthetic product by the dental technician. A correctly obtained impression, without voids, stretching or distortion, as well as being an excellent business card from the dentist to the dental technician, is a fundamental requirement for […]

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 […]

Digital impressions vs analogical impressions: when to use one and when the other

28 January 2021

In recent years there has been an increase in the interest in digital technologies that has impacted various sectors worldwide, from defence to engineering, and even the health sector, including dentistry. More specifically, the advent of CAD-CAM (computer-aided design/computer-assisted manufacturing) systems has led to the development of digital technologies for intraoral impression-taking. This process involves […]