Digital vs. Analog in Removable Technology

The excitement surrounding Digital Denture Technology is escalating throughout our industry.  This technology is evolving at a rapid rate.  But without prosthodontic principles and a deep knowledge of the science behind the digital design aspect, case success will be compromised.  For years the removable side of the business has been pushed to the background and…

Digital Impressions

Due diligence is key when selecting an intraoral scanner (IOS). Value the importance of comprehensive, evidence-based evaluations to determine the most appropriate intraoral scanner for your clinical needs and practice style. Read the research, evaluate the technology, speak with colleagues and experience the different systems for yourself. Below are some of the essential considerations as…

FDA and Dental Products

For dentists and dental laboratories, the raw materials and equipment/technology used in the delivery of dental services is regulated in some manner by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). To help dentists, dental laboratories and patients understand elements of how FDA is involved, this blog is a primer on key questions that many people…

The Coronavirus – Threat to Dentistry

The coronavirus is a poignant example of why all states should adopt dental laboratory registration and disclosure so that all dental laboratories are accountable to provide written disclosure to the dentist of material content and point of origin of all dental restorations provided to the dentist. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) says it is…

Managing the Coronavirus in a Dental Lab or Dental Practice Setting

Reprinted with permission from SafeLink Consulting, Inc. Managing the Coronavirus in a Dental Lab or Dental Practice Setting Tuesday, February 11, 2020 . posted by Gary Morgan, CDT, ASQ CQA The current outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has generated a lot of questions from our clients on what they should be doing in their dental laboratory…

A Little Communication Goes A Long Way

A Little Communication Goes A Long Way By: Steve Killian, CDT We all know how busy the dentist and staff are in a successful practice.  As a matter of course, those practices work with successful and reputable dental laboratories.  The trend follows because of the need for expert technical assistance from the most experienced dental…