What’s in Your Mouth? – Raising the Standard for Dental Restorations.
5 Ways Dentists can Ensure Safe Dental Restorations for Patients
Tallahassee, Fla. – In a 2009 American Dental Association member survey, nearly 65 percent of dentists responded that they believe dental technicians and laboratories are regulated in their state. This is not the case. In fact, only four states in the U.S. require either certification or continuing education for creating devices that are in some cases permanently placed in patents’ mouths. In addition, dental laboratories in more than 40 states in the U.S. remain unregulated, and foreign imports may not be held to the same level of scrutiny.