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Klausz Dental Laboratories
 

January - February 2018
e-Newsletter

An O.I.C.S. Specialty Laboratory
Occlusion - Implant - Cosmetic - Sleep

"We Build Advanced Occlusal Concepts
Into Everything We Do!"

We've Grown into an O.I.C.S. Specialty Laboratory

At Klausz Dental Laboratories, we are committed to providing our clients with a full range of services, restorations, and appliances to meet all aspects of clinical dentistry. To meet your expectations we have grown into an Occlusal-Implant-Cosmetic-Sleep (O.I.C.S.) Specialty Laboratory.

With 50 years of experience in the dental technology field, we build advanced occlusal concepts into every restoration and appliance we custom fabricate. With a greater understanding of how teeth, muscles and joints work together, we can create restorations that not only look lifelike and aesthetic, but can last longer and function better. Allow us to apply the knowledge we’ve accumulated into your next restoration or appliance.

We hope our e-Newsletters prove to be informative, educational, and beneficial. Each issue will cover different topics on materials, techniques, services and educational opportunities.

Please do not hesitate to contact us with specific questions. We look forward to working with you.


Chair Side Ceramic Colourization
Now available from Klausz Dental Laboratories
We are always looking for ways to improve on the quality and service we provide our clients. By partnering with highly talented and energetic people, we are able to provide our client with the best dental technology has to offer. We are excited to announce we’ve partnered with Jo-anne Benninger and her company, Finishing Touch Dental Arts to be able to provide our clients with in office Shade Selection and in office Custom Staining.
Jo-anne Benninger - Ceramic Colourization Specialist
Finishing Touch Dental Arts offers a unique solution to aesthetic dentistry. They will provide you with the personal touch of ceramic colourization and porcelain adjustments in your own office.
Bridging the Gap Between Dentists and Labs
Preparation Appointment Delivery Appointment
  • Use of Portable Daylight Correction Light
  • Digital Photography
  • Custom Mapping of the Teeth
  • Colourization of Crowns or Veneers
  • Any Minor Porcelain Adjustments
  • Patient Satisfaction
Ideal Results, Patient Satisfaction & Reduced Chair Time
  • Ideal Results, Patient Satisfaction
  • Liaison Between the Dentist & Lab
  • Reduce Wasted Chair Time
  • Her Fees Added to Your Lab Invoice
Interested?
Call Klausz DL - 416-630-6262

 
If you’re interested in learning more about this unique service, or to schedule your first patient’s appointment, please call the lab for more details.

Custom Implant Abutments - Better Results by Design

At Klausz Dental Laboratories, we believe you deserve the very best in quality, with the most advanced designs possible. Our custom implant abutments have key features you may not find anywhere else.
The advantages of cemented retained implant crowns includes improved aesthetics, better control of occlusion and contact areas, ideal margin positioning for a more accurate emergence profile, and in general, cementing implant restorations onto abutments more closely follows procedures routinely performed on natural teeth. However, cement retained implant restorations are not without their issues. Multiple case reports have cited excess cement, left in the subgingival sulcus area, can be a major cause of peri-implantitis.
Clinically, excess hardened cement, left below the tissue surface, can be difficult to detect and remove. It has been hypothesized that this cement can act as a seeding layer onto which bacteria can colonize. The amount of cement needed to cause disease has yet to be established, but it would seem reasonable that reducing the volume extruded to a minimum is advantageous.
At Klausz Dental Laboratories, all our metal custom abutments include axial wall vent holes.
Venting the Abutment with 2 Vent Holes...
may limit cement extrusion
Drs. Wadhwani, Pineyro, Hess, Zhang and Chung (In. J. Maxillofac Implants 2011) (In. J. Prosthodont 2013)
In studies conducted by Drs. Wadhwani, Pineyro, Hess, Zhang and Chung (In. J. Maxillofac Implants 2011;26:1241-1246) (In. J. Prosthodont 2013;26:54-56. Doi 10.11607/ijp.3069), it was found that, “Leaving the screw channel open and venting the hollowed abutment with two vent holes placed 3mm apical to the occlusal area of the abutment and 180 degrees apart resulted in the least amount of cement extrusion, into the gingival sulcus of implant retained crowns, when compared to closing off the screw access channel or even just leaving it open”. Their studies suggest that the vents allow trapped air within the system to escape more readily or that the cement on the axial walls may have been pushed into the internal aspect of the access screw channel, further filling it.
Additionally, these vents act as an internal reservoir for cement that may otherwise be extruded through the abutment-crown margin. As well, leaving the screw access channel open with or without abutment venting improved the retention of the cemented coping. Placement of two vent holes significantly improved retention by altering cement flow within the screw access channel. Fabrication of implant abutments with some form of internal venting should be considered whenever a screw access channel exists.
This is why, at Klausz Dental Laboratories, all our metal custom abutments include axial wall vent holes.
Looking for ways to do things better is just another way, “We’re Working Harder and Smarter for your Practice!”

Panthera
The Next Generation of Digital Sleep Apnea Device (D-SAD)

Klausz Dental Lab is proud to announce, we are the only dental lab in Ontario to achieve “Gold” Status

 as a Panthera D-SAD Provider.

We provide more D-SAD appliances to dentists than any other lab in Ontario.

Trust our knowledge and experience to guide you.

Panthera Sleep Apnea Devices
come with a 5 year warranty!

 

Klausz Dental Laboratories
 The only Ontario lab with

Gold Status with
Panthera D-SAD Appliances!

Panthera now available at Klausz Dental Laboratories

Ontario's #1
PANTHERA D-SAD PROVIDER

Panthera is a Custom made CAD/CAM Sleep Apnea Device (D-SAD)

The device is custom made through CAD/CAM technology. The design is comprised of two retainers, created by laser sintering, that are made to be inserted on the maxillary and mandibular teeth.

Advanced FEATURES!

  • Non-invasive treatment, reversible and designed for long term use
  • Excellent compliance by the patient
  • Comfortable, due to its small size
  • Adjustable, interchangeable rods to control the advancement
  • Easy insertion and removal - simple for the practitioner and for the patient
  • You can choose the amount of anterior coverage
  • Fabricated with type 12 organic biocompatible polyamide
  • Homogeneous material thus hydrophobic – will not discolour or retain odors

Be sure to call, ask for Ron, and start prescribing Panthera D-SAD

for your patients!

Panthera - laser sintered, adjustable, small and comfortable
CAD/CAM
Laser sintered polyamide

CAD/CAM laser sintered, biocompatible, hydorphobic (won't discolour or stain)
Small and comfortable
No odor - no staining

Taking Records for Mandibular Advancement Appliances

The George Gauge Impression Taking Technique - Download the PDF Klausz Dental Laboratories
Bite Registration Technique
with the George Gauge™

PDF Download HERE
DOWNLOAD THE 2 PAGE ILLUSTRATED PDF (snapshot images below)
The George Gauge Impression Taking Technique - Download the PDF

   

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