The Build-Up: Each lab has unique furniture requirements

April 24, 2012

The right furniture for your dental laboratory is essential. It requires a big investment on the part of the lab owner or manager, but it can pay off big in terms of improved workflows and efficiency, opportunity for additional growth, and even in happier and healthier employees. That’s why it is important to allow plenty of planning and research before making such significant lab furniture investments.

Tech Smart: The rise and fall of the computer mouse

April 18, 2012

I come here not to mourn the computer mouse ahead of its passing, but to celebrate it’s wondrous life and accomplishments, because surely we are nearing the end of the usefulness of this once ubiquitous device.

Legacy Laboratories: Sikes Dental Studios

April 11, 2012

A commitment to providing quality esthetic dentistry and staying ahead of new technology-along with a shared middle name-have been passed down from one generation to the next at Sikes Dental Studios in Charlotte, N.C. Four generations have been or are currently employed at the company that was founded by Adam Lee Sikes, who got his start in the industry when he worked for a couple of dental labs before launching his own business in 1944.