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Durban's Digital Capabilities

Through significant investments into the digital age, Durban is here to provide you with advanced digital products and services.


3d Printing


Guided Surgery

Send Digital Case

Sending A Digital Case

  1. Log into your 3Shape Communicate Portal

  2. Click the Connections tab at the top and then Add Connection

  3. Search for us by the email: (Toronto/Markham) OR (Burlington)

  4. Click our name and Connect based on our location

  5. Restart your scanner and select Durban Toronto OR Durban Burlington as your lab of choice in the order form on your Trios. 

  • Call customer support at 1-800-577-8767

  • Select Option 1 and request to be connected to Durban Toronto (Toronto/Markham) OR Durban Burlington (Burlington)

  • Restart your scanner to refresh connection list and select Durban Dental Lab when sending future cases

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  • Launch the CS Connect software on your scanner

  • Click the Partners button and then click Invite a Partner

  • Enter the email (Toronto/Markham) OR (Burlington) and click Send

  • Once connection has been approved you may select Durban Toronto (Toronto/Markham) OR Durban Burlington (Burlington) as your lab of choice when sending future cases in CS connect

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  • Login to your CEREC Connect account

  • Click on My Cerec Connect

  • Enter select Durban Toronto (Toronto/Markham) OR Horst Belasco (Burlington) under Company Name and click Find

  • Check the box and click Add to complete the connection


Why Go Digital?

Intraoral Impressions

Leads to

Results in

Enhanced patient experience

Referrals and patient growth

Increased revenue and profitability

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Digital Treatment Planning

Leads to

Results in

Improved Dr/patient communication

Increased case acceptance

Increased revenue and profitability

Digital Surgical Guides

Leads to

Results in

Better predictability & reduced errors

Better patient experience

Reduced chair time

Additional implant referrals

Increased revenue and profitability

Digital Smile Design

Leads to

Results in

Increased patient communication and visualization

Increased case acceptance

Increased cosmetic cases

Increased revenue and profitability

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The Going Digital Checklist


It is important to be fully informed before you make a decision on the right digital solution for you. Durban has been using output from these digital tools for years. Ask us for our insights as part of your process of due diligence in the research for the technology that best suits your practice. 

Our Digital Process

Traditional Impressions

Send To Lab

Lab pours model and scans model to digitize workflow

Lab scans the traditional impression to digitize the workflow

  • Zirconia Restorations

  • CAD e.max

  • Implant restorations

  • Digital surgical guides

  • Sleep appliances

  • Orthodontics

  • Selected removables

Digital Scanner

Send To Lab

  •  Implants

  • Crown and Bridge

  • Nightguards

  • Digital Surgical Guides

Lab completes case and sends it back to the dentist

Lab designs case and sends file to dentist to print in-house

Full Chairside Mill

Send To Lab

  •  Implants

  • Anterior Crown and Bridge

  • Nightguards

  • Digital Surgical Guides

Lab completes case and sends back to dentist to fabricate in-house

Lab designs case, fabricates, and ships to dentist

Guided Implant Surgery

Guided Implant Surgery

Why Guided Implant Surgery?

  1. Minimize errors related to placement

  2. Pro-active Treatment Planning

  3. Eliminate drill deviations

  4. Embrace the future and grow your practice with new technologies

  5. Reduce stress and increase peace of mind

  6. All at an affordable price!

Our Guided Implant Surgery Workflow

Our Digital Implant treatment planning service will optimize your time by making it really easy and simple for you. The workflow below, describes the entire process. 

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It's really simple!

What we need from you to get started:

  1. Models

    • Supply a full-arch polyvinyl impression​

    • OR a full-arch stone model with no chips or bubbles

    • OR an STL file of digital scan

  2. ​CBCT​

    • Full-arch scan - scan voxel size does not matter​

    • Incisal edges captured - do not cut off cusp tips

    • No patient movement - do NOT submit a blurry scan

    • Scan patient with teeth separated (not in occlusion) - use a bite block or cotton roll

Our Milling Capabilities

Through significant investment, we now have the capability to mill all restorations in high accuracy from all materials including PMMA Wax, Zirconia, Metal (including Titanium)!

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Our 3D Printing Offerings

Digital 3D Printed Thermoplastic Nightguard

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  • Easy Comfort to promote daily use.

  • Uniform thickness reduces chair-side adjustment time without sacrificing strength.

  • Duel verification provides best possible retention. 

  • Reproducible due to digital design. Saves appointments, travel and time

3D Printing

Design Services

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Do you have a 3D Printer? Partner with us to get an ROI on your Investment!

Send us your case to design. We will send back to your office to print. 

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Surgical Guides

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Temporary Crowns

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Design Services
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