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Why it is Important to Work with a CDT, CDL or DAMAS Laboratory

Heather Voss, CDT Whenever we drive a car, purchase something online, use a cellphone or take our children to an amusement park, we are benefiting from minimum quality standards without even knowing it.  Standards have become such an integral part of our daily lives that the average person gives little to no thought to everyday […]

Digital change: Promote your dental lab with a sound marketing strategy

Ivoclar Vivadent Blog Team Digitization, Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, Big Data, disruptive technologies – the business world is changing rapidly. Digital change does not stop at the doorstep of your dental lab. It is likely to affect the way you do your technical work, organize your lab and communicate with your colleagues in dental […]

The future of the dental lab business is now

Matt Morgan Competitive forces are driving change in the dental laboratory business at a lightning pace. Two of the most significant forces are dental practice consolidation and offshore competition. However, regardless of these forces (and others), one thing is certain: as we look to the future, dental labs that listen intently to their customers will be […]

Five Habits for Successfully Handling the Stress of a Dental Career

Emily Letran, DDS, MS When was the last time you felt stressed because things didn’t go according to plan and you felt like you lost control? Was it last week? Yesterday? Today, right after lunch? Or 20 minutes ago? Stress is part of our daily lives. We wake up early and try to do 10 things […]

National Dental Associations Celebrate June as Dental Technician and CDT Appreciation Month

The National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL) and the National Board for Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology (NBC) celebrate June as Dental Technician and Certified Dental Technician (CDT) Appreciation Month. “I tip my hat to my fellow Certified Dental Technicians as we celebrate CDT Appreciation Month!” said Denise Burris, 2018 NBC Chair and NADL board […]

Remineralizing Your Teeth’s Enamel

123 Dentist If you’ve had issues with your teeth that involve weakening, white spots, or numerous cavities, one of the key causes could be demineralized enamel. To understand what demineralization is and how to remineralize in order to address the problem, take a look at this guide. You’ll understand that demineralization is not actually damage […]

Jaws: The Story of a Hidden Epidemic

Sandra Kahn, DDS, MSD, and Paul Ehrlich, PhD There is serious hidden epidemic that the public health community is just discovering. Its most obvious symptom is the growing frequency of children with crooked teeth wearing braces. But it also includes snoring, jaws hanging open, frequent stuffy noses, attention and behavioral problems, unrecognized disturbed sleeping (sleep […]

Tips for Discussing Orthodontic Treatment with Patients

Emily Taylor, Thurman Orthodontics The thought of getting orthodontic treatment can be scary for patients, and if you feel like you’re meeting resistance when you suggest it, you’re not the only one. Many dentist find it difficult to get patients on board with the idea of dental braces, while other seem to have no trouble […]