A blood test is available to measure the amount of lead in your blood and to estimate the amount of your recent exposure to lead. Blood tests are commonly used to screen children for lead poisoning. Lead in teeth or bones can be measured by X-ray techniques, but these methods are not widely available. Exposure…
Here are four important questions to ask your dentist regarding your dental restorations:
- Do you use a Certified Dental Technician for your laboratory work?
- Is the laboratory you work with certified?
- Where is your dental laboratory located?
- What materials are in the restorations you are prescribing for my treatment plan?
A Certified Dental Laboratory (CDL) is a manufacturing facility for the production of dental restorations on the order of a dentist. Dentures, crowns, bridges, orthodontic appliances or other dental restorations such as implant crowns are created in dental laboratories. A dentist sends a specification (or prescription) of the item to be manufactured, along with an…