The Patterson meeting in St Paul with dental technology leaders from across the nation was very nice and worthwhile. First off I have to compliment Patterson on great hospitality and a wonderful dinner.
Interesting bits of news
Patterson has extended its exclusive marketing agreement with Schick to 2007. According to the Patterson reps 53% of the sensors sold this year are Schick
Patterson also extended its contract with Sirona and Cerec to 2017. They told us that at this time 8% of US dentists are using a CAD CAM system.
Eaglesoft Image is ready to go as a stand alone product as well as an integral part of Eaglesoft Practice Management. They have increased the number of direct sensors that integrate to the program to twenty.
Caesy has some updated videos in production and will work with a tablet PC on a wireless network.