Dental lab workstations are much more than a desk, where a lab technician can sit and work at highly specialized benches designed to provide an optimal work surface.
Louis Malcmacher, DDS, FAGD
Let’s talk about team building. This is going to be a little different than what you normally think of. I’m not going to talk about your in-office team; I’m going to talk about your out-of-office team.
Dental lab light curing units are used in dentistry to cure resin based composites used in dental and orthodontic appliances. Compare light curing units.
Dental pressure pots are used to cure acrylics used in dental appliances. Pressure curing allows for long-lasting stable color and eliminates porosity.
Whether being used to melt wax off of models or firings, to clean finished restorations or even to clean the lab itself, having a steam cleaner at the ready can keep a dental lab on task and productive.
Almost all dental practices evolve over the lifetime of operation, but those changes and advancements should not require a change in dental lab support. Unfortunately, however, this is often the case.
Dr. Larry Emmott, DDS
An impression can distort or in some other way betray us at numerous stages along the path from the moment it is taken until the restoration is ready to deliver.
Jamie Stover, CDT
Matching restorations to natural dentition in the anterior esthetic zone is one of the most difficult challenges faced by lab technicians and the dentists they work with.