• Michael LaRocque · Owner at LaRocque Dental Lab, LLC

    Is there such a thing as too much tissue contouring on dentures? I have noticed a tendency lately where...See more — tagged Brian O. Carson, CDT

  • Michael LaRocque · Owner at LaRocque Dental Lab, LLC

    In regard to being a home based dental lab. I too am one of the 10 labs owners interviewed for this article....See more

  • Which pour acrylic is the best and strongest?

    Paul Fink · Owner at A Dental Creation

    I'm thinking of going to a pour technique for my dentures after 20 years of flasking and packing. Any recommendations as to which pour acrylic is the best and strongest? I would like to go into the Ivocap system when I can afford it. Used it for a short time I worked for the VA. Thanks for your comments.

    April 3, 2012 · 14

    Paul, I started out making dentures with the pour technique. in 1977. The "best" material is what ever...See more

  • Michael LaRocque A Look Inside Ten Home-Based Laboratories: Active Nature Lover Relishes Working at Home

    Bennet, I'm jealous!! You have the perfect set up. Right on the lake! That is our ultimate goal. A house on a lake, preferably somewhere down south to get away from the snow. Way to go. Mike

    June 26, 2012 · 2

    Bennett, I do get away from the bench as much as possible. Fridays are my fishing days, the closest lake...See more

  • Is a CDT better than a Non-Certified Technician?

    Jose Walter · Owner at Bam! Dental Products

    OK. I have another topic to explore. I hope I don't open up a can of worms along the way. I think there is something else that can be done help the dental lab industry. This is to address the dental lab techs. Again, maybe it is already being done...but I am not aware of it. I am not for more laws...

    May 11, 2012 · 89

    I truly believe that it all boils down to the individual personality. Whether large lab or small really...See more

  • Michael LaRocque The BRIDGE

    In regard to being a home based dental lab. I too am one of the 10 labs owners interviewed for this article. No one seems to ask why there are so many of us. Could it be the wages paid by the larger commercial labs? My first job at a lab(after 4 years in the military as a dental assistant/hygienist....

    June 21, 2012 · 6

    Judy, Thanks for the suggestion. Mike

  • Michael LaRocque The BRIDGE

    In regard to being a home based dental lab. I too am one of the 10 labs owners interviewed for this article. No one seems to ask why there are so many of us. Could it be the wages paid by the larger commercial labs? My first job at a lab(after 4 years in the military as a dental assistant/hygienist....

    June 21, 2012 · 6

    Mark,

    It's been great talking with you,a true professional. We all make our own way in this and...See more

  • Michael LaRocque The BRIDGE

    In regard to being a home based dental lab. I too am one of the 10 labs owners interviewed for this article. No one seems to ask why there are so many of us. Could it be the wages paid by the larger commercial labs? My first job at a lab(after 4 years in the military as a dental assistant/hygienist....

    June 21, 2012 · 6

    Mark,
    Thank you for your response. A few follow ups on some of your comments. First and one of the most...See more

  • Absolutely beautiful tissue reproduction. Is that acrylic? I'll bet you do not work in a production lab....See more

  • Bennet, I'm jealous!! You have the perfect set up. Right on the lake! That is our ultimate goal. A house...See more

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