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New Age of Digital Dentistry

Gilroy, California What do you think of when you picture a dental office? Take that image in your mind’s eye, and forget it. Dental science is evolving at a rapid rate, and as a result, a state-of-the-art dental laboratory or practice will have a very different set of tools and …

Implant Impressions are the Worst!

What is holding us back? We have the digital scanner, we send digital impressions for single units but all of a sudden an implant case comes up, and we immediately start looking for the implant transfer copings, drag out the impression tray and the impression material. Does this sound fairly ...
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Thanks Is Never Enough

This is a great thank you from our friends at Jason Link Family Dentistry.  This shows the wonderful relationship we have with our clients.  We love them and they love us!  🙂

Does a Dentist Need to Understand Occlusion to be a Good Dentist?

Does a dentist need to understand occlusion to be a good dentist? Can a dentist survive on the education that he or she gained in dental school, and that is enough? All dentists have patients in their practice that have occlusal-related issues, or “occlusal disease.” How can you be a …

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Are you Dealing with Burnout?

It is Sunday afternoon and your disposition changes. Immediately, the negative attitude sets in, frustration kicks at full speed, your temper just got a bit shorter, and your spouse is wondering why. Could this be because you are already dreading Monday morning as it soon approaches? Maybe this is not …

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Aren’t All Shades Custom Shades?

Tips for Shade Communication with the Dental Laboratory Ever have that patient walk into the practice with a bad single central crown? What about the patients that walk in with four monochromatic veneers next to some very nice natural canines? With the rise in dentists marketing their practice and expertise …

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Digital Scanning Tips

As we journey through the world of digital scanning here at Williams Dental Lab, we are finding that more and more doctors are experiencing anxiety and stress through the transition from traditional impression taking to digital impression taking. I decided to collaborate with one of my clients and valued doctors ...
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What Ingot Do I Use For This Crown?

CAD/CAM Ingot and Block SelectionWhat Ingot do I use for this crown? This is a daily call received at Williams Dental Lab. We are happy to support our doctors that have "in office" milling systems at any level we can. These calls are what prompted us to gather all of ...