Roland DWX-4 Compact Dental Mill Receives 3M ESPE's Lava(TM) Ultimate Restorative Certification

Roland DWX-4 Compact Dental Mill Receives 3M ESPE's Lava(TM) Ultimate 
Restorative Certification 
IRVINE, CA  -- (Marketwired) -- 01/08/14 --  Roland DGA Corp. has
announced that its new DWX-4 compact dental mill has been qualified
by 3M ESPE for use with the company's Lava Ultimate Restorative resin
nano ceramic material.  
Featuring precise milling capabilities, ease of use, bundled CAM
software and a compact, desktop footprint, the affordable DWX-4 is
Roland's second dental mill to receive the certification. In
September, 3M ESPE qualified Roland's award-winning DWX-50 5-axis
dental milling machine for use with the innovative new material,
making it one of the industry's first open-architecture mills to earn
the certification. 
"Lava Ultimate Restorative is a remarkable new material that helps
expedite production while achieving highly durable, exceptional
quality results," said Brian Brooks, product manager for Roland DGA
Corp. "We are pleased to work with 3M ESPE to bring all the benefits
of this combined solution to labs everywhere." 
"Dental labs have told us that they want access to 3M ESPE materials
from a variety of milling systems," said Kristan Chesnut, global
business director with 3M Digital Oral Care. "By qualifying Lava
Ultimate Restorative with Roland's DWX-50 and DWX-4 milling machines,
we bring high quality materials with more efficient and productive
workflows to dental labs." 
A resin nano ceramic material that offers patients excellent
esthetics and outstanding strength, Lava Ultimate Restorative can be
finished without firing -- dramatically reducing production time. The
material is designed for long-term durability and backed by a 10-year
warranty. Patients experience less wear to the opposing dentition
than with glass ceramics and a tooth-like bite feel due to its
excellent absorption of chewing forces. Should the underlying
dentition need additional treatment or repair, the material is easily
modified and repaired like real tooth structure.  
Measuring 13" x 14" x 16" high, the compact DWX-4 is the ideal
milling machine for labs looking to bring production in house, those
just getting started in digital dentistry, and established digital
labs that need a backup device for urgent jobs. With the DWX-4, these
professionals can mill a single crown or small bridge quickly,
economically and to exacting specifications. Based on proven CNC
milling technology, the DWX-4 supports a wide variety of materials,
including Lava Ultimate Restorative, zirconia, PMMA and wax. Open
architecture by design, it integrates seamlessly into an existing
workflow with commercially available dental CAD/CAM software and
Priced at $17,995, including CAM software, the DWX-4 is available
from authorized Roland dental dealers. For more information,
including where to purchase, please visit For
information on Lava Ultimate Restorative from 3M ESPE, visit 
About 3M ESPE 
3M ESPE is a dental product manufacturer that markets more than 2,000
dental products and services. 3M ESPE dental products are designed to
help dental professionals improve their patients' oral health care.
The 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. 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. For more information on the
complete 3M ESPE line of dental products, visit the 3M ESPE website
at or call the 3M ESPE Technical Hotline at
1-800-634-2249. Products are available for purchase through
authorized 3M ESPE distributors.  
3M, ESPE and Lava are trademarks of 3M or 3M Deutschland GmbH. Used
under license in Canada. © 3M 2013. All rights reserved. 
About Roland DGA Corp. 
Roland DGA Corp. serves North and South America as the marketing,
sales and distribution arm for Roland DG Corp. Founded in 1981 and
listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Roland DG of Hamamatsu, Japan is
a worldwide leader in the sign, graphic arts, vehicle graphics,
engraving, ADA signage, direct part marking, rapid prototyping, 3D
modeling and dental CAD/CAM industries. Roland DG is affiliated with
Roland Corp., renowned in the music industry for developing MIDI
technology and for producing digital music equipment, including
drums, keyboard synthesizers, recording equipment and other related
For more information on Roland DGA Corp., please call (800) 542-2307
or visit  
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--  Lava Approved 3M ESPE logo
--  Roland DWX-4 Lava medres

Laurie Weller
Roland DGA Corp.
(949) 727-2100, ext. 1287
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