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Carestream Dental Partners with MicroDental Laboratories to Support the CS 3500 Intraoral Scanner

March 11, 2014
by Carestream Dental

Partnership Offers Dental Practices Using the CS 3500 Laboratory Support for Restorations


Carestream Dental has partnered with MicroDental Laboratories to offer practices using CS 3500 intraoral scannersthe ability to fabricate a range of dental restorations at any of their in-network labs. Accordingly, dental practices can now send image data captured with the CS 3500 directly to MicroDental Laboratories located in the United States and Canada for fabrication.

“As Carestream Dental expands into the CAD/CAM market, gaining the support of the top dental labs is critical,” said Ed Shellard, DMD, chief marketing officer and director of business development for Carestream Dental. “We’re excited about working with MicroDental Laboratories and what this means for our mutual customers.”

“MicroDental is pleased to add the CS 3500 to the comprehensive list of digital impression scanners supported by our laboratories,” said Kim Bradshaw, president and CEO of MicroDental Laboratories. “At MicroDental, we are devoted to embracing cutting-edge technologies and partnering with technologically sophisticated companies to enhance customer experience and patient satisfaction. Our partnership with Carestream Dental testifies to that intent.”

The CS 3500 enables dental professionals to easily capture the true-color 2D and 3D images needed to design restorations. Requiring no external heater, powder or trolley system, the CS 3500 features high-angulation scanning of up to 45 degrees and to a depth of -2 to +13mm. Additionally, the CS 3500 features a unique light guidance system that aids in the capture of the data during the image acquisition process.

MicroDental Laboratories is one of the leading dental laboratory partners for dental practices that are shifting to digital dentistry. With a 30% year over year increase in cases submitted through digital impression scanners, dentists who go digital with MicroDental Laboratories experience a decrease in remakes and an increase in patient satisfaction. Dentists using MicroDental Laboratories also qualify for the company’s Impression Free Rebate Program, which helps practices cover the monthly lease of digital impression systems.

For more information on the Carestream Dental and MicroDental Impression Free Rebate Program, call 800.229.0936. For more information on Carestream Dental’s innovative solutions, call 800.944.6365 or visit www.carestreamdental.com.

About MicroDental Laboratories
MicroDental Laboratories is a network of local and national dental laboratories that are uniquely committed to helping dentists thrive. MicroDental Laboratories systemically combines technical expertise, technological leadership and modern dental materials to deliver quality that can be measured in chair time saved and patient satisfaction. With more Certified, Registered and Master Dental Technicians than most labs, MicroDental offers dentists a wide range of treatment options and exceptional service that leads to efficient patient outcomes. One of the only dental labs to feature ADA CERP accreditation and affiliations with leading post-graduate training institutions, MicroDental Laboratories makes it easy for dentists to access high-value, high-impact continuing education.

About Carestream Dental
Carestream Dental provides industry-leading imaging, CAD/CAM, software and practice management solutions for dental and oral health professionals. With more than 100 years of industry experience, Carestream Dental products are used by seven out of 10 practitioners globally and deliver more precise diagnoses, improved workflows and superior patient care. For more information or to contact a Carestream Dental representative, call 800.944.6365 or visit www.carestreamdental.com.

About Carestream Health
Carestream is a worldwide provider of dental and medical imaging systems and IT solutions; X-ray imaging systems for non-destructive testing and advanced materials for the precision films and electronics markets. For more information about the company’s broad portfolio of products, solutions and services, please contact your Carestream representative, call 800.777.2072 or visit www.carestream.com.

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