LMT recognizes some of the big milestones our industry has celebrated.

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    LMT wants to know if you or your laboratory just celebrated a big milestone. Tell us about your lab's 50th anniversary or how you just hit 30 years as a CDT... any big milestone, we want to hear about it!

    Sherrie Shover

    November 30 at 11:12 am

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  • Friendship Dental Laboratories Celebrates its 500,000 Case Since Implementing Labtrac

    Although Friendship Dental Laboratories, Inc.'s first case was fabricated in 1973, it wasn't until 2006 that it implemented the efficient, computerized tracking system by Labtrac. This October, it logged in its half-millionth case!

    Sherrie Shover

    December 5 at 11:30 am

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  • Russellville Dental Lab Celebrates 60 Years

    "Russellville Dental Lab, LLC (RDL) is excited to be celebrating 60 years. We're a generational lab beginning with the Grandfather of Managing Partner Lee Coursey and Father of Partner Kevin Coursey (David and Danny Coursey). Our lab has grown from its roots as primarily a regional denture laboratory to include fixed restorations and then implant restorations as early as the 1980s. The last 10 years have seen phenomenal growth as our nationwide presence in the implant market has grown." RDL

    Sherrie Shover

    December 12 at 11:33 am

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  • Thayer Dental Laboratory 40th Anniversary

    Gregory M. Thayer, CDT, FICOI, established Thayer Dental Laboratory as a crown and bridge specialty laboratory in 1976. By 1983 the business was recognized by INC. Magazine as part of the INC. 500. In an effort to augment its organic growth, Thayer Dental Laboratory acquired a few smaller laboratories to acquire both skilled technicians and new customers. The laboratory has been Nationally Certified since 1985 with eight Certified Dental Technicians and one Master Dental Technician on staff.

    The laboratory’s current location in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, is the result of a custom design and build project that resulted in a 12,000 square foot, full service laboratory. This state-of-the-art facility continues to serve the dental profession with leading-edge technologies including an array of digital scanning, CAD/CAM printing and milling systems.

    In the 40 years since Thayer Dental Laboratory began, everything has changed except Greg’s desire to service the hell out of the customers...

    Thayer Dental Laboratory

    December 19 at 9:46 am

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  • Jerry Gaubert Celebrates 40 Years as CDT

    In 2016, Gerald (Jerry) Gaubert, Implant Specialist at AvaDent, celebrated his 40th year as a Certified Dental Technician. 

    Jerry, who is certified in both Complete Dentures and Partial Dentures, received his training as a Dental Laboratory Technologist while in the Air Force in Louisiana. Following his military career, Jerry worked for several years in an in-house Prosthodontic Lab as a well as large lab in Dallas where, representing the only Branemark-certified lab at the time, he conducted courses to train doctors on implants. 

    Jerry also authored a chapter in the book, “Complete Dentures.” In the mid-80’s, Jerry was recruited by the VA Hospital in Dallas to help start its implant work and eventually was transferred to the VA Central Lab where he worked with VA Hospitals on a national level. Retiring from the VA, Jerry worked with Clear Choice and a large lab in Dallas where he focused on conversions and treatment plans. 

    Jerry joined the AvaDent team...

    Sherrie Shover

    December 26 at 10:37 am

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