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WeTeamUp Interviews: Session 5 The attitude of technicians in the New Normal

  Welcome to our fifth session of WeTeamUp interviews. In this session, Nick Alonge interviews, Adam Sciuk from Streamline Dental. They talk about how Digital Dentistry and their materials have influenced dentistry as a whole.
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Mark Ferguson Form Vulcan

WeTeamUp Interviews: Session 4 The attitude of technicians in the New Normal

Welcome to our fourth session of WeTeamUp interviews. In this session, Nick Alonge interviews, Mark Ferguson, General Manager of Vulcan Custom Dental. They talk about how Digital Dentistry will affect the future of dentistry.  
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Lauren from Blueboxdental

WeTeamUp Interviews: Session 3 Top Tips for Dental Lab Technicians in today’s Digital Workflow

Welcome to our third session of WeTeamUp interviews. In this session, Nick Alonge interviews, Lauren Crowe, General Manager of Blue Box Dental. They talk about the brighter side of today’s dental lab hurdles.  
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Quality Milling Tools: A Deep Dive into your Foundation of your Digital Workflow

In this webinar, Greg Everett from Sierra Dental Tool takes a deep dive into the foundation of your digital workflow. Explore the role of milling tools in the modern dental lab, how they affect your production, and most importantly – your bottom line. He explains…
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Tips and Tricks for Milling PMMA

Greg Everett joins VITA North America’s Paul Richardson and DGSHAPE America’s Fernando Catania to discuss tips and tricks for PMMA milling.  
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WeTeamUp Interviews: Session 2 Top Tips for Dental Lab Technicians in today’s Digital Workflow

In this session, Nick Alonge interviews a highly regarded digital dental technician, Pam Hanneman CDT. They discuss in-depth, their top tips for sintering zirconia and maintenance of ovens.  
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DGShape Americas – CAD/CAM Workflow with the End in Mind

In this webinar, WeTeamUp’s Greg Everett and Nick Alonge joined DGShape America’s Fernando Catania and Portal Digital Dentistry to discuss how to get a consistent and predictable outcome from CAD to CAM.   Posted by DGSHAPE Americas on Tuesday, April 21, 2020
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WeTeamUp Interviews: Session 1 Top Tips for Dental Lab Technicians in today’s Digital Workflow

Welcome to our first session of WeTeamUp interviews. In this session, Nick Alonge interviews a highly regarded digital dental technician, Sevan Pulurian. They discuss in-depth, their top tips for dental lab technicians in today’s digital workflow.  
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MillBox Experts – Round Table Discussion

In case you missed the live broadcast, check out the recording of the recent round table discussion we had with our friends over at CimSytstem! “During this session, we cover some of the common support issues that come up in Dental CAD/CAM and some of…
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COVID19 response

Sierra COVID-19 Message 2020

To all Dental Laboratories, In unparalleled times like these, uncertainty is the only thing we can count on. The Coronavirus pandemic is at the top of everyone’s mind. We must all do what we can to mitigate the effects both from a health and economic…
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Zahn Tech Talk – A Short-Form Interview

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Zahn Dental Webinar

  We recently did a webinar with Zahn dental. Lots of great info on CadCam and digital processes in the lab! In this webinar, Greg Everett from Sierra Dental Tool speaks about the role of milling tools in the modern digital workflow. He covers industrial…
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Featured Article in IDT: “Milling Tools – The Bottom Line”

  We’ve recently been published the trade magazine: Inside Dental Technology! If you want to know the key considerations when choosing milling tools, Be sure to check it out here: https://www.aegisdentalnetwork.com/idt/2019/03/milling-tools-the-bottom-line  
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WTU Terms: Chip load

WeTeamUp Terms: “Chip Load”

  What’s “Chip Load”? [Chip lohd] Milling is a very dynamic process. As a milling tool advances through material, its cutting edges remove small chips of material every time it rotates. Chip load is the term used to quantify this action. It is the length…
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Blog Series: WeTeamUp Terms

WeTeamUp is starting its new blog series “WeTeamUp Terms” The new series will take a comprehensive look at terms that matter to those of us involved in dental CadCam. Most of us reading this site are dental lab techs looking to become more knowledgeable. A…
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Damaging Milling Burs: For Science!

Damaging Milling Burs: For Science!

Damaged CAD/CAM milling burs will have a shortened life. As a dental lab invested in digital technology, you want to get the most from your milling burs. Let’s take a look at what it takes to cause notable damage and how to avoid it. We’ll…
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Top Ten Tool Life Tips

  When you purchase tools for your mill you want to make sure you get the most out of them. Many labs out there don’t realize how many different things that can impact the life they get from their tools. There are numerous contributing factors…
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Runout: Is it Chipping Away at Your Productivity?

In this post, we’re going to outline what runout is and what you can do to avoid it. Runout is one of the most significant sources of milling problems in the dental lab. If you have ever had abnormal tool wear or strange breakages you…
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Webinar: Digital Production in a Modern Lab

An efficient team runs on a chain of: digital production, correct tools and materials, maintained equipment, good communication, and time management. What does each of these mean for you? Check out the latest #webinar featuring Nick Alonge and Greg Everett as they discuss balancing cost and quality in…
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