Industry News

Telio CS C&B

Telio CS C&B is the chairside component of the Telio system. It is a self-curing, mouldable composite material designed for the fabrication of conventional temporary restorations at the chairside. Telio CS C&B allows high-quality temporary crowns and bridges as well as temporary inlays, onlays and veneers to be created with little effort. The material is […]

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Saving time and money with the right impression material

Choosing an appropriate impression material is a challenge for many dentists, yet an essential component to providing an excellent clinical outcome and improving productivity and profit. Almost every patient who enters a prosthodontic practice needs an impression at some point. However, with the wide array of impression materials available, it is often difficult to choose […]

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Seating crowns on implant abutments

Seating a crown on an implant abutment is not the same as seating a crown on a natural tooth. Establishing proper interproximal contact strength may be more difficult with an implant restoration and may frustrate the dentist. Consideration of the different clinical conditions will show the best way to achieve success quickly and predictably. Interproximal […]

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Blue Crane News

Klaus with the Dental Technicians Guild

Dental Technicians Guild

Our very own Klaus Ockert traveled to Portland, Oregon to meet and train with the Dental Technician’s Guild (DTG)! Klaus attended, and completed, DTG’s Everything Initial: Master Class workshop which included hands-on training in Full Arch Zirconia Hybrids.  The DTG workshop was taught by Vadim Vainer and Bill Marais and ran the course of October 17 & […]

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Digital Smile Design - Accreditation

Digital Smile Design

Klaus Ockert attended the September 2014 Digital Smile Design (DSD) Super Week USA in Miami for four consecutive days (the first Super Week held in the USA!).  He was accredited with course completion, as shown in the certificate above, by flawlessly navigating his way through all of the learning objectives and modules taught during the week-long […]

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New Location!

Blue Crane Dental Lab headquarters have moved!  Our new office is just off I-264 at Exit 22 (for Birdneck Rd); you can merge onto Pavilion directly from the exit.  We’re just minutes away from the Virignia Beach oceanfront.  You can get directions on our contact page. 1940 Pavilion Drive, Suite 1 Virginia Beach, VA 23451 […]

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Klaus Ockert attends Pankey Institute meeting

The meeting held October 13-15, 2011, focused on “Creating Excellence Together: Merging Aesthetic Mastery with Proven Principles.” This event featured two extraordinary dentist/laboratory technician teams, including Dr. Pascal Magne and Michel Magne, MDT, and Dr. James Fondriest and Matt Roberts, CDT, working together to achieve exceptional results. This program was designed to offer a unique […]

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Klaus Ockert Attends Dawson Academy Advanced Problem Solving Session

Advanced Problem Solving is the last of the Dawson Academy seminars in the “Concept of Complete Dentistry (SM) Series.” This dental course held from April 7 – 10, 2011, provided the participant with the necessary information to solve complex dental problems. A programmed approach to treatment planning was presented so that each student learned how […]

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Klaus Ockert Attends Academy of Osseointegration Annual Meeting

Recognizing implant dentistry’s global reach, AO debuted an International Symposium to highlight clinical research, technology and treatment advances that may be unfamiliar to U.S.-based practitioners during the Academy’s 2011 Annual Meeting, March 3 – 5, in Washington, DC. This focus on international innovations was part of the meeting’s overall theme, “Back to the Future: Combining […]

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