Collaboration Equals Better Case Acceptance

Collaboration between dental laboratories and dental offices plays a significant role in the future of the dental industry. Advancement in digital tools has increased collaborative abilities via sophisticated dental technology and virtual communication innovations. There is no guarantee that patients will accept a treatment plan. Patients’ reluctance to accept treatment is primarily due to their…

Online Orthodontics

By: Laura Sheppard, CDT, TE Orthodontics is one of the latest areas to enter the digital space by utilizing clear aligning dental trays that are manufactured and worn as a graduated series of corrective arches. This form of treatment has become very popular and can be successful if prescribed by an experienced provider. However, the…

What’s in your mouth? Orthodontics

We are a larger orthodontic laboratory and use only the best materials that we can find. We follow the Food and Drug Administration Good Manufacturing Processes (FDA GMP) requirements and we are also ISO 13485 certified. As a patient, it is important for you to know about the standards and requirements that dental laboratories have…

Three Ways to Incorporate Group Learning in 2017

By. Courtney Lavigne, DMD, FAGD In the age of technology we are increasingly a population of text-driven, email-laden, computer-savvy persons. Dentists are getting their continuing education online. A simple “YouTube” search can land you visual instructions on how to conduct a new procedure in private practice. We’re scanning and milling more than impressing and pressing. What…