The Changing World of the Dental Laboratory Technician

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Travis Zick, Chief Operating Officer, Apex Dental Laboratory Group, Inc. “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 […]

Mouth Ulcers: Causes, Treatment and Prevention

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Heather Siler   “Many of us have suffered with a mouth ulcer, or canker sore, at some point in our lives, and while they’re not dangerous, they can be quite painful and frustrating. These sores can sometimes last for up to 3 weeks, which is a long time to feel uncomfortable. That’s why it’s important […]

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

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Steven Pigliacelli, CDT, MDT “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 […]