IDT Executive Editor Daniel Alter, MSc, MDT, CDT, explores hot topics in dental impantology. Angled screw channel abutments, high-performance polymers, and general practitioners placing implants.
Using emotional intelligence to ensure optimal outcomes
Digital solutions range from e-commerce to manufacturing management and patient services
The world of orthodontics is rapidly transitioning from traditional wire retainers and appliances to clear aligners fabricated with the use of CAD/CAM technologies
Dental education is witnessing a new trend as dental schools reintroduce dental laboratory education curricula and incorporate digital dental laboratory facilities
The impact of declining dental insurance reimbursements on laboratories is no secret.
Combining dental intelligence with the latest digital tools
Competing in a market with more and more DSOs and large laboratory groups
Options and considerations for this new frontier
Value-add solutions to combat the race to the bottom
Hardware and material innovations in subtractive manufacturing
Tomorrow’s opportunities and trends
When CAD/CAM applications open up, laboratories win
New concepts and affordability are top priority
IDT sought out experts steeped in CAD/CAM-related arenas of additive, subtractive, scanning, and software technologies.