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…

What is a Certified Dental Laboratory?

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…