Cedar Rapids, Iowa was host to the prestigious TEREC, NA association- a strategic alliance of leading North American independently owned dental laboratories. Their 3 day meeting included a tour of member laboratory, Dental Prosthetic Services, and presentations by representatives of industry leaders Argen, Henry Schein/Zahn Dental, and Ivoclar.
Terec NA continues to reach out to the leading manufacturers in the world for the latest in technology and manufacturing. At their October meeting in Cedar Rapids, Iowa Ivoclar Vivadent, Argen, and Zahn Dental/Henry Schein presented on the newest Cad Cam equipment and materials. Presentations were focused on current and emerging technologies and business trends in both the dental laboratory and dental operatory environment with an emphasis on zirconia, Lithium Disilicate and manufacturing processes and techniques.
“While in Cedar Rapids the Terec NA group was fortunate to visit Dental Prosthetic Services Dental Laboratory to observe these technologies in production. Terec laboratories strive for excellence in manufacturing, management and marketing. Terec NA will be holding their next meeting in January at which time they will be celebrating their 30th year anniversary.” Terec President, Mike Young said.
TEREC NA is a strategic alliance of regional laboratories established in 1984 to identify, evaluate and develop new technologies (products, processes, materials, procedures and techniques), cost share marketing programs and learn and utilize the best materials, management systems, production procedures and prosthetic techniques. TEREC members serve as a comprehensive resource to their clients and member companies.
For more information you can visit www.tereclabs.com.
- Artisan Dental Laboratory – Portland, Oregon
- Authentic Dental Laboratory – San Antonio, TX
- Dental Prosthetic Services Inc. – Cedar Rapids, Iowa
- Derby Dental Laboratory Inc. – Louisville, KY
- Edmonds Dental Prosthetics Inc. – Springfield, MO
- Eurodent Dental Laboratory – Granada Hills, CA
- Expertec Dental Laboratory – Westland, MI
- Johns Dental Laboratories – Terre Haute, IN
- New Image Dental Laboratory Inc. – Morrow, GA
- Perry & Young Dental Lab Inc. – Aurora, CO
- Prodenco Group Inc. – Sioux City, IA
- Shaw Group – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Sundance Dental Laboratory – Scottsdale, AZ
- Town & Country Dental Studios – Freeport, NY
- TEREC, NA – Main Office – Council Bluffs, IA