Author | Arian Deutsch, CDT


Keeping things clean

March 21, 2012

Calcium sulfate dihydrate-commonly known as gypsum-and the associated products used in the dental laboratory industry are considered to be non-hazardous materials. However, there are health concerns regarding the inhalation of such materials especially if silica is used as an additive to these products.

Gothic arch tracing

March 21, 2012

Wax bite rims have long been the main means of recording vertical dimension and centric relation for fully edentulous patients. Unfortunately, this method presents many challenges to establishing an accurate recording.