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3D printing – new technological breakthroughs for dental labs
Ron Ellenbogen explains how dental labs can enhance 3D printing capabilities with multi-material 3D printing technology. The adoption of 3D…
AI & technology
Dencraft on winning Best Aesthetic Laboratory
Leanne Levick, laboratory manager at Dencraft, discusses how it felt to win Best Aesthetic Laboratory and her advice for maintaining…
Do dental regulators protect illegal manufacture in dentistry? – part two and Laboratory examine the work done to clarify the way regulators enforce the illegal dental manufacture or import of…
Navigating MHRA registration: a crucial step towards compliance
This month, Eleanor and Emily Pittard discuss why MHRA registration is crucial as a dental lab, and provide a step-by-step…
A full mouth restoration from A to Z with GC
Maximiliano Paterlini presents a full mouth restoration from A to Z with GC, and demonstrates the most important factors: stability,…
Clinical Dentistry
How to manage the professional development of your team
‘Opening new career paths in our industry is vital’: This month, Ashley Byrne discusses the importance of investing in education…
It’s time to address mental health in dental labs
Steve Taylor discusses the importance of addressing mental health in the lab and how to spot the signs that someone…
Team management
Becoming a carbon neutral dental laboratory
Sowing the seeds of sustainable labs: Philip Wears talks about the steps he took to turn Mango Dental Technologies into…
How to handle debt recovery
All dental labs are at risk of cash flow problems and debt. Here, Ashley Byrne discusses the best method for…
Labs, technicians and CDTs: enter the 2023 Dentistry Awards now!
Calling all lab owners, dental technicians and CDTs: the entry deadline for the 2023 Dentistry Awards is fast approaching. Returning…
NHS Workforce Plan: the laboratory community reacts
The government’s new NHS Workforce Plan has no mention of dental technicians or clinical dental technicians despite the challenges labs…
What the lab industry can learn from clinics – and vice versa
This month Emily and Eleanor Pittard discuss what the laboratory industry can learn from clinics – and vice versa.  The…
Lab in the Limelight – Ceramic Designs Lab
Jon Dolding and Lola Welch from Ceramic Designs Lab share how the business has grown and how to maintain a…
AI & technology
Direct-to-lab milling service – optimise, don’t compromise
Boost your laboratory’s capacity – and reputation – with a direct-to-lab milling service from Createch Medical and Straumann Group. With…
The Dental Lab Expert: addressing resistance to health and safety
With health and safety considered an annoyance for many, Ashley Byrne provides a dental technician’s view on why it’s an…
Auxiliary digital parts – 3D printing and its possibilities
Ralph Riquer demonstrates the many possibilities of 3D printing in everyday laboratory life and how it can support the entire…
Finding my feet as a dental technician
‘I was completely thrown in the deep end and I hated every minute of it’: Beth Brown discusses her journey…
Andrea Johnson: It’s never too late for a career change
This month dental technician Andrea Johnson talks about Linkin Park and trekking the Sahara. 1. What motivated you to pursue…
Introducing S4S London
S4S joins forces with HM Orthodontics to form S4S London and one of the UK’s biggest orthodontic and splint laboratories.…
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