The Changing World of the Dental Laboratory Technician

“In the time since Dr. W.H. Stowe and his cousin, Frank Eddy, opened the first commercial dental laboratory in the United States (Stowe & Eddy in Boston, MA) a great deal has changed in laboratories as well as dental practices.  While dentists themselves initially did their own lab work, by 1910 the majority of commercial […]

The future of the dental lab industry: The lab industry ain’t never gonna be the same

“Dental Economics Chief Editor, Chris Salierno, DDS, asked me to write about three trends that worry lab owners. To be honest, I can come up with many more than that, and I can also come up with many positive trends. But the trends that are affecting both labs and dentists are the ones that truly […]

4 Things You Should Know About Your Dental Insurance Posted

“Receiving proper dental care is important — and not just for your teeth and gums. A healthy mouth is essential to a healthy body. But dental care costs money. Even routine, preventive care can have an impact on a family budget — not to mention treatment for disease or injury. As with other healthcare costs, […]