Prosthodontic Items of Interest

Naylor, W. Patrick
January 1990
International Journal of Prosthodontics;Jan/Feb1990, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p105
Academic Journal
The article provides information on the company Leach & Dillon and products related to dentistry, manufactured by it. It informs that the company has been formed by Edwin F. Leach II, president of precious metal manufacturer Leach & Garner and Kevin M. Dillon, former president of Williams Dental Co. Among the products manufactured by it are Silhoutte Porcelain dental ceremics and Shake n' Spray opaques.


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