New line combines economy with the precision and esthetics of CAD/CAM technology
South Bend, Indiana, February 7, 2017 –Heraeus Kulzer today announced the launch of Artic® Digital Denture Teeth, an innovative line of digitally designed and manufactured versions of the most popular moulds in the company’s Artic line of economy-priced conventional denture teeth.
The eleven Artic Digital anterior teeth are multilayered, life-like, esthetically pleasing teeth that permit perfect adaptation to existing dentition and to complete dentures. The six Artic Digital posterior teeth provide superior physiological function, accurate intercuspal relationship and perfect occlusion.
While these new, economy-priced CAD/CAM teeth can be used in any traditional denture setup, they are specially designed to work with My Digital Denture, Heraeus Kulzer’s private label digital denture system. My Digital Denture enables the laboratory to offer the exceptional fit and precision facilitated by digital technology while relieving its technicians of the challenging and time-consuming setup, waxing and design steps in the denture process. Heraeus Kulzer’s Pala Digital Design Center designs the setup and creates a 3D pdf for approval. This saves laboratory technicians over one hour per case, time that can now be redirected to other, more profitable work. Importantly, with My Digital Denture there is no change to workflow prior to setup for either the dental practice or the laboratory; the dental practice creates impressions as it always has, while the laboratory pours and scans models with bite rims based on those impressions.
“During the past two years, more and more dental laboratories, dental practices and patients have been discovering and benefiting from the superior precision, fit and productivity of digital dentures,” said Matthew Kayser, Heraeus Kulzer Product Manager. “Now, the combination of Artic Digital Denture Teeth and My Digital Denture makes these benefits more affordable than ever.”
Artic Digital is available in 17 shades: A1, A2, A3, A3.5, A4, B1, B2, B3, B4, C1, C2, C3, C4, D2, D3, D4, BL3.
About Heraeus Kulzer
Heraeus Kulzer GmbH is one of the world’s leading dental companies with its headquarters in Hanau, Germany. As a trusted partner, the company supplies dentists and dental technicians with an extensive product range, covering cosmetic dentistry, tooth preservation, prosthetics, periodontology and digital dentistry. More than 1,400 employees at 25 locations worldwide are driven by their expertise and passion for the dental market and embody what the name Heraeus Kulzer stands for: service, quality and innovation. In 2013 Heraeus Kulzer’s product turnover exceeded 400 million USD.
Heraeus Kulzer has been part of the Japanese Mitsui Chemicals Group since July 2013. Mitsui Chemicals Inc. (MCI) is based in Tokyo, and has 134 affiliates with more than 14,700 employees in 27 countries worldwide. Its innovative, practical chemical products are as much in demand in the automotive, electronics and packaging industries as they are in other fields such as environmental protection and healthcare.