Bart Hyde, Hyde Dental Prosthetics in Fallon, NV, took first place in the 2014 North American Art of Denture Competition. Hyde offers a step-by-step look at his winning entry and his creative thought process.

In order to provide patients with a good color match for their restorations, I’ve found I need to do more than work with traditional shade tabs and photos. Here is my step-by-step technique for a 60-year-old patient who needed endodontic treatment and crowns on #9 and #10.

Our industry is in acquisition mode. This month, LMT offers an inside look at D&S Dental Laboratory’s purchase of 10-person Hootman Dental Laboratory.

I’ve been traveling around the country this season and have visited a number of laboratories, manufacturers and educational institutions. Click here to watch for more stories in my Road Trip series throughout the 2014, as well as in upcoming issues of LMT. ~Judy Fishman, LMT Publisher


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The R&E Tax Credit rewards companies investing resources in the development or improvement of its products, processes and techniques. If you qualify, you could receive a credit of $25,000 to $50,000 per year depending on your situation.

Metal free rising, outsourcing declining, satisfaction growing: the results of LMT’s exclusive 2014 Digital Technology esurvey of full service and C&B laboratories are in!

Welcome to THE BRIDGE, LMT's online community network for the Dental Laboratory industry, a virtual LAB DAY environment 24/7. Connectivity — the buzz word of this new Century — has LMT's full attention and has been the driver of our brand from Day One. "The BRIDGE" does what a printed piece cannot do: create immediate, interactive experiences! Learn More →

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