13 06, 2017

Certified Dental Technician Appreciation Month

2017-06-13T15:30:11+00:00June 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The NADL recently posted this blog about June being Dental Technician and Certified Dental Technician Appreciation Month. Many people don't know the kind of work that we do because we are so behind the scenes, but our role in the industry is crucial when it comes to delivering quality products and materials to dentists and [...]

6 06, 2017

Not All Zirconia is Created Equal

2017-06-20T18:16:33+00:00June 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The old adage reads price, quality, speed… pick any two. As with every new product that comes to market, there is always someone trying to make it faster and cheaper, because speed and price are major influencers in our buying habits. But most of the time, when chasing after the quickest and cheapest deal, the quality [...]

31 05, 2017

Oral Health Improvements During 2016

2017-06-13T15:38:14+00:00May 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

We're seeing a positive trend in the oral health of adults across America. There has been a noted decrease in a number of workers taking time off for oral health related issues. Dentistry Today cites a Delta Dental survey to explain to trend. Fewer adults are skipping work because of toothaches, dental appointments, and similar problems, according [...]

24 05, 2017

Changes in the Dental Laboratory World

2017-06-06T14:54:15+00:00May 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Travis Zick, current Co-Chair of the NADL's Business Management Committee, wrote this article on the changes in the Dental Laboratory Technician's world since the beginning of their partnership with dentists. Many things have changed, especially the relationship between a dental lab, the technician, and the dentist. In the time since Dr. W.H. Stowe and his [...]

17 05, 2017

Taking a Look at Superspecialists

2017-05-17T16:08:57+00:00May 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Leon Hermanides, a CDT at Protea Dental Studio, writes about the continued need for specialists, such as certified dental technicians, even in fields where technology seems to be capable of more and more of their jobs. As with many industries in today’s world the technological advances in dentistry are happening at a furious pace, often [...]

10 05, 2017

Little Things Doing Bad Things to Teeth

2017-05-10T15:16:58+00:00May 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Have you ever used your teeth to open a really finicky bag of chips, or maybe a candy bar? Doing things like that are actually really bad for your teeth and you might not even be aware of it. Merit Dental gives us some things to avoid for better dental health. Little things can cause [...]

27 04, 2017

Presidential Teeth: What You Didn’t Know

2017-04-27T16:38:20+00:00April 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Merit Dental came out with this interesting article a couple of years ago and it's got some pretty interesting facts to share about the men who've been in office. The truth about George Washington’s teeth You probably know that George Washington didn’t really have wooden dentures. They were actually made from elephant ivory and hippopotamus [...]