ERKODENT Thermoforming Discs
Glidewell's ERKODENT offers a wide variety of thermoforming discs and finishing accessories for their line of thermoforming equipment. All ERKODENT thermoforming discs are manufactured using medical grade material and precision extruding methods for the highest level of biocompatibility and tolerances.
Discs are available for the manufacture of occlusal and orthodontics splints, nightguards, single- and multiple-layered PlaySafe type mouthguards, and bleaching and fluoride trays. ERKOLOC-pro, one of the more popular materials, is clear and transparent with a hard/soft double layer. It is easily polished and can be modified with cold cure acrylics.
Over $5 Billion for a Good Night’s Sleep?!
The global sleep apnea devices market is expected to reach $5.3 billion by 2020, a huge increase from an estimated $3.7 billion in 2015, reports Markets and Markets . The 5-year predicted increase is due to increased awareness of oral appliances, an increasing number of diagnosed sleep apnea patients, and improved reimbursement rates, along with other factors. Therapeutic oral appliances are expected to register double-digit growth in the forecast period, according to the report. This is good news for manufacturers of oral sleep appliances such as Keller Labs, Somnomed, and Glidewell. By region,...Read More