Dental Laboratory Industry 2013: News You Can Use


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Note: This clinic is from a past LAB DAY show

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(Co-sponsored by the NADL, NBC, FDLT and LMT)

2013 brings with it lots of changes including implementation of the new medical device excise tax. In the first part of this course, Henry Martin, CDT; Laura Sheppard, CDT; and Bennett Napier, CAE; discuss the best practices in terms of compliance for this new federal tax; the new compliance requirements for reporting gifts of over $10 value to dental clients; and additional requirements from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on registration, transparency and implant abutment production. The second half of the course focuses on digital workforce performance metrics, materials and equipment trends with at least a half-an-hour open forum question and answer session.

  • Call 800-950-1150. To register or to download the form, visit
  • Approved for 1 Regulatory Standards credit and 1 Professional Development credit
Speakers (3)
  • Henry Martin, CDT

    President at Restorative Arts Dental Lab

    I have been a dental technician for 34 years. I have held many state and regional positions. I've served on the NBC trust as trustee and chairman and I am currently Immediate past president of NADL.

  • Bennett Napier

    Executive Director at Journal of Dental Technology

    Bennett Napier, MS, CAE, is a Certified Association Executive and serves as Executive Director of the NADL and the NBC. Napier has been involved in the dental industry since 1994 having served as a Chief Staff Executive for...

  • Laura Sheppard, CDT/TE

    Owner at Device Masters Dental Lab

    Laura Sheppard, CDT, TE, serves on the NADL's Board of Directors. A practicing dental technician since 1979, she holds a Certificate in Dental Assisting, an Associate’s Degree in Dental Technology and a Bachelor’s Degree...

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