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Zahn Dental Announces New Solutions, Live Educational Events, and Introduction of Zahn Digital Solutions at LMT Lab Day, February 21 – 23, in Chicago, IL
  • Live Demonstrations Featuring New Equipment Available: vhf's K5+ Mill, Amann Girrbach's NextDent 5100 for Ceramill, and EnvisionTEC's Envision One cDLM 3D Printer
  • Keynote Speaker Announced: Rella Christensen PhD., RDH
  • Launch of Zahn Digital Solutions, formerly, Custom Automated Prosthetics (CAP)

MELVILLE, N.Y., February 19, 2019 – Zahn Dental, Henry Schein, Inc.'s dental laboratory business, today announced its lineup of equipment that will be available for demonstrations during LMT LAB DAY, which will be held at Hyatt Regency Chicago from February 21-23, 2019. In addition, Zahn will offer nearly 50 live lectures and clinics on a variety of topics for dental laboratory technicians and owners looking to enhance their digital workflows with new technology, equipment and materials, and to create seamless collaboration with dental practitioners. This event program, to be held in Grand Ballroom EF, will include keynote speaker, Rella Christensen PhD., RDH whose discussion will address, "Zirconia: New Independent Clinical Research Confirms its Superiority" on Friday, February 22 at 8:30 a.m. CT.

Visitors of LMT LAB DAY can receive demonstrations of new Zahn solutions, including vhf's K5+ Mill, Amann Girrbach's NextDent 5100 for Ceramill®, and EnvisionTEC's Envision One™ cDLM® 3D Printer. Additional solutions and materials will be available for demonstrations from partners, including: 3Shape, Amann Girrbach, Dekema, Dental Direkt, Dentsply Sirona, GC, Keystone Industries, Kulzer, Lista, Myerson, Noritake, NT Trading, Quatro, Renfert, DGSHAPE by Roland, Shenpaz, Sierra Tools, VITA and Zirlux.

"As part of our ongoing commitment to help laboratories thrive in the age of digital dentistry, we are excited to showcase new offerings that customers can rely on to meet their unique laboratory needs," said Rita Acquafredda, President, Global Laboratory Business, Zahn Dental. "We also look forward to delivering a rich lineup of lectures and clinics that will help our customers grow their business, and help them better understand the innovative products and services that can improve patient care. By working together, we can help advance dentistry and oral health."

Educational events offered by Zahn at LAB DAY will feature a variety of topics by industry thought leaders to help customers integrate technology into digital workflows, learn about advances in digital dentures, elevate esthetics, increase growth with new materials, create high quality restorations and achieve predictable outcomes.

Featured events include:

  • Thursday, February 21: 8:00 a.m. – Printing Dentures on the cara Print 4.0 (Presenter: Andrew Johnston, CDT)
  • Friday, February 22: 11:45 a.m. – Advanced Zirlux Acetal Case Design – Smile Enhancement Appliances and Unilateral for Implants (Clinic Demonstration with Presenter, Kris Schermerhorn, CDT)
  • Saturday, February 23: 1:15 p.m. – Milling Tool Quality – Is it Undermining Your Productivity? (Presenter: Greg Everett)

For the complete schedule of daily events, please visit Zahn's event landing page.

Zahn will also unveil Zahn Digital Solutions, formerly, Custom Automated Prosthetics (CAP), which was acquired by Zahn in 2016. The rebrand will help improve and streamline the customer experience for U.S. dental laboratories. Under the Zahn Digital Solutions brand name, Zahn will continue to offer CAD/CAM equipment including integrated milling systems, scanners and printers, as well as a full line of zirconia materials.

About Zahn Dental
Zahn Dental, the laboratory business of Henry Schein, is the largest distributor to dental laboratories in North America, and the world's largest distributor of removable prosthetic teeth and independent milling center. The business offers integrated solutions, cost-effective innovative products, breakthrough technologies and value-added services designed to enhance laboratory-management efficiency and profitability. Zahn Dental offers end-to-end solutions for dental laboratories, including CAD/CAM equipment, digital materials, and lab supplies, supported by best-in-class technical service, training, and education for laboratories of all sizes.

Zahn specialists, consultants and technicians are highly trained to help laboratories achieve professional goals with unique solutions. Zahn bridges the gap between dental practices and dental laboratories by leveraging the full-service ConnectDental® platform that helps laboratories communicate more seamlessly with clinicians who embrace digital impressions and other digital workflow.

About Henry Schein, Inc.

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) is a solutions company for health care professionals powered by a network of people and technology.

With more than 18,000 Team Schein Members worldwide, the Company's network of trusted advisors provides over 1 million customers globally with more than 300 valued solutions that improve operational success and clinical outcomes. Our Business, Clinical, Technology, and Supply Chain solutions help office-based dental and medical practitioners work more efficiently so they can provide quality care more effectively. These solutions also support dental laboratories, government and institutional health care clinics, as well as other alternate care sites.
Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 120,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 180,000 additional products available as special-order items.

A Fortune 500® Company and a member of the S&P 500® and the Nasdaq 100® indexes, Henry Schein is headquartered in Melville, N.Y., and has operations or affiliates in 31 countries. The Company's sales, including the animal health business, reached a record $12.5 billion in 2017, and have grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 15% since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995.

For more information, visit Henry Schein at www.henryschein.com, Facebook.com/HenrySchein and @HenrySchein on Twitter.