How Well Do You Know Your Dental Technician?

How Well Do You Know Your Dental Technician? By: Ian Bland, CDT       When it comes to implant restorations, predictable end results should be inevitable with pre-planning and the utilization of today’s diagnostic software tools. With current technology, provisional and definitive restorations can be accurately fabricated prior to the surgical procedure. However, it…

Protecting the Patient, Application of HIPAA/PCI in Dentistry

Protecting the Patient, Application of HIPAA/PCI in Dentistry By: Gary Morgan, CDT, ASQ, CQA Most dental practices have achieved a comfort level in implementing and maintaining compliance methods to protect patient health information within their organization. The requirements and procedures for ensuring patient information that must be transmitted to another entity for treatment or payment…

Standards Matter – Why it is Important to Work With a CDT, CDL or DAMAS Laboratory

STANDARDS MATTER Why it is Important to Work with a CDT, CDL or DAMAS Laboratory By: Heather Voss, CDT Whenever we drive a car, purchase something online, use a cellphone or take our children to an amusement park, we are benefiting from minimum quality standards without even knowing it.  Standards have become such an integral…