• January 2014
  • Technician Father, Dentist Son Team Up For AACD Accreditation

    The phrase “Like father, like son,” has never been better illustrated than at last year’s American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) meeting in Seattle. At the event, Bill Brown, CDT, Owner of Brown Dental Lab in Issaquah, WA, and his son, Kevin Brown, DDS, became the first father-son team to simultaneously receive AACD accreditation. 

    A technician for over 40 years, Bill has always been close with his kids. While growing up, Kevin and his brother, Craig, spent a lot of time in their dad’s lab, learning waxing techniques and becoming familiar with anatomy. Craig eventually joined the lab as a ceramist and Kevin opted to go to dental school. “One of the reasons I got into dentistry was to work with my dad,” he says.

    After graduation, Kevin joined a practice close to his father’s lab and began sending Bill all of his ceramic work. “Dad’s lab is on my way home and I always stop by and help out with cases,” he says. “We...

    Becky Tyre

    January 8, 2014

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