“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 […]

“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 […]

“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, […]