“Did You Want Fries With That?”

In forty three of our fifty states, the person that said to you yesterday, “Would you like fries with that?” could become your dental technician tomorrow, without any training, verifiable competency, certification, or testing.  My wife cannot get a pedicure or manicure done in any one of our United States without that nail technician having…

Digital Dentistry: Is 3D Printing Revolutionizing Restorations?

Three-dimensional printing is a revolutionary technology that is transforming a variety of industries—construction, airline, medical and even including dentistry. What is so incredible about this additive manufacturing, though, is the range of materials 3D printers can use to create different products. Glass, plastic, concrete, liquid polymers, ceramics, titanium powder, porcelain and live tissues and cells…

Surprising Statistics: Discover Which States Require Certification for Dental Restorations

See if your state requires certification or continuing education for dental technicians and labs. Know who made what’s in your mouth! Whether you are a patient or a dentist, it is important to know about dental restorations before installation. Both parties should be aware of the certification and education levels of the people who produce…