The Regulatory Side of Oral Sleep Devices

A dental laboratory technician is rarely seen by the patient, yet is always in the foreground of a successful device. For many years, when lecturing to my contemporaries and newcomers, I often joked that “we are the Men in Black, no one knows we exist”. Up until the 1990’s, dental labs and technicians have only…

Gray Market a Murky Issue for Dentists

New ADA News series aims to educate on various perspectives BY KELLY SODERLUND Editor’s note: This is the first in a series focusing on the gray market and how it affects dentists, patients and manufacturers. The path a dental product takes from the manufacturer to the dental office is typically a straight and trustworthy one.…