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Southern Cross Dental Laboratories (SCDL) announces an exciting agreement that sees it become a global authorised 3M™ ESPE™ Lava™ product provider. Under the terms of the agreement, SCDL will supply its large network of customers in Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and the UK with Lava crowns, abutments and bridges, while continuing to provide first-line clinical support.
SCDL will also market, sell and provide support for 3M's Lava Chairside Oral Scanner C.O.S in the UK and Ireland.
The agreement provides SCDL's wide customer base of general practitioners, specialists and dental labs with access to 3M's range of highly-respected zirconia-based products, while also strengthening SCDL's position in digital dentistry. By leveraging the combined strengths of both SCDL and 3M ESPE, dentists will be provided with more extensive clinical choices and expert customer support.
"We are committed to being at the forefront of technology and are very excited to now be an official Lava™ product provider worldwide," said Dr David Penn, Managing Director of SCDL. "Lava zirconia restorations offer world-class strength‚ beauty‚ and reliability. Our shared commitment to first-class support‚ new innovative materials‚ and clinical technology provides dentists with a digital solution they can confidently implement."
Since 1983, SCDL has provided consistently high quality, state of the art, fixed and removable prosthodontics to dentists around the world at prices which represent unrivalled value for money. Prosthodontists, universities, government clinics and thousands of dentists in private practice utilise the rare combination of SCDL's technical excellence and the clinical expertise of their staff.
Significantly, dentists note a considerable improvement in practice profitability when sending their lab work to SCDL, with no sacrifice in quality, service or clinical support.
With the demand for all-ceramic and biocompatible restorations ever increasing, SCDL continues to invest heavily in research and development in both clinical and laboratory procedures. They are one of very few labs worldwide with ISO accreditation and satisfy all GDC, FDA and EC requirements. SCDL implements a quality management system that is certified under ISO 9001:2003 and ISO 13485:2008. For more information, please visit www.scdlab.com.
3M ESPE manufactures and markets more than 2‚000 products and services designed to help dental professionals improve their patients' oral health care. 3M Health Care‚ one of 3M's six major business segments‚ provides world-class innovative products and services to help health care professionals improve the practice and delivery of patient care in medical‚ oral care‚ drug delivery and health information markets. The recently created 3M Digital Oral Care Department‚ part of the 3M ESPE Division‚ aims to accelerate and strengthen 3M's efforts to lead the digital transformation that is occurring in oral care. For more information on the complete 3M ESPE line of dental products visit the 3M ESPE Web site at www.3MESPE.com.
Southern Cross Dental Laboratories
Digital Development Manager
T: +61 2 9362 1177
3M ESPE Australia
Business Development Manager Lava
3M ESPE Division
T: +61 2 9498 9263