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Robert Elsenpeter
Robert Elsenpeter is a freelance writer and frequent contributor to Dental Products Report and Dental Lab Products. He is also the author of 18 technology books, including the award-winning Green IT: Reduce Your Information System's Environmental Impact While Adding to the Bottom Line. As such, he’s particularly interested in the technological side of dentistry.
Getting a clear view of 3D imaging
Getting a clear view of 3D imaging
The technology, benefits and usage are all on the rise. Find out how 3D imaging can help your practice and your patients and whether this is a great fit for your practice.
ADHA/Wrigley help hygienists educate about importance of diet, oral care
ADHA/Wrigley help hygienists educate about importance of diet, oral care
It’s common knowledge that eating the wrong things can be bad for one’s teeth – especially if proper oral hygiene is not observed afterward. However, the changing face of Americans’ diet has an impact beyond candy and cavities.
7 ways to make your lab a successful business
7 ways to make your lab a successful business
In this cover story for Dental Lab Products, six leading lab voices explain 7 ways you can take your dental laboratory business to the next level.
Eaglesoft celebrates its 21st birthday
Eaglesoft celebrates its 21st birthday
Las Vegas is a popular place to celebrate 21st birthdays, and Patterson Dental chose the city as the locale to commemorate practice management software Eaglesoft’s big day. But at this event, unlike the trendy slogan, what happened in Vegas, wasn’t meant to stay in Vegas.
21 CAD tips that will take your work to the next level
21 CAD tips that will take your work to the next level
Dental Lab Products talks to the voices behind the major dental CAD manufacturers about what dental technicians need to know about digital design.
CODA standards provide uniformity, legitimacy to dental therapy
CODA standards provide uniformity, legitimacy to dental therapy
People who don’t have access to dental professionals – or can’t afford to see one – are going to have better opportunities now, thanks to national guidelines that will introduce a new type of dental professional.
10 things you need to know about 3D printing
10 things you need to know about 3D printing
Dental Lab Products explains the 10 things you need to know about 3D printing.
The evolution of dental materials
But none of this would have been possible if millable materials hadn’t evolved along with the equipment technology. Since the advent of CAD/CAM, the results have only been as good as the materials that are used.
Does certification REALLY matter for dental technicians?
While people go into dental lab work for different reasons, ultimately it is still a job, and everyone wants to advance and be respected for their work. Does having a CDT certification matter in that respect?
How to time major purchases to improve your tax position
How to time major purchases to improve your tax position
It might have felt like you just filed your business’s 2014 taxes, but the 2015 tax season is not too far away. If you intend to make any major purchases, it’s a good time to consider making them so that you can use the write-offs to your advantage.