Digital Impact in Dentistry

Digital Impact in Dentistry By: Steve Killian, CDT Change is Difficult It’s a brave new world with all of the digital changes we experience in our daily lives.  The changes seem to be coming at us at a geometric rate of growth.  It simply is overwhelming at times.  Oftentimes we look to our kids to…

Dental Laboratory Association Announces Campaign to Inform Dentists of Potential Lack of Regulation for Restorations

Dental Laboratory Association Announces Campaign to Inform Dentists of Potential Lack of Regulation for Restorations Laura Sheppard, CDT, TE With strong regulation in the manufacturing of sleep devices, the National Association of Dental Laboratories is informing dentists, through its “What’s In Your Mouth?” (WIYM) campaign, that this level of regulation is not prevalent in the…

You have the Right to Know

You have the Right to Know By Mark Murphy, DDS I once wrote an article published in Dental Economics titled “Did You Want Fries With That?” in February of 2008. It describes how material and technical verification is important to ensure patient health and safety in dentistry. Some states do not yet require any level of certification…

Dental Laboratory Leaders Clarify FDA Regulations on Implant Abutments at Conference Sessions

Hundreds of dental laboratory owners and technicians from around the country had an opportunity to learn about Food and Drug Administration regulations on dental implant abutments when top leaders from the National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL) recently presented on the latest updates. NADL’s Bennett Napier, CAE, and Eric Thorn, Esquire, led “FDA, Implants/Abutments and…