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Is Poor Air Quality Affecting Your Lab’s Productivity?

Posted on: April 25, 2019 | By Mike Booth

It makes perfect sense: healthier employees are happier employees. However, many dental lab owners may believe developing a wellness program or a smoking cessation class is the path to employee happiness. Not so fast. According to a recent study commissioned by the Building Engineering Services Association in the United Kingdom, almost 70 percent of office […]

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Putting the Care Back in Daycare

Posted on: February 14, 2019 | By Mike Booth

In recent years, scientists and health care professionals have focused more attention on the effects of poor indoor quality in a variety of settings. Two recent studies have turned the spotlight on an area that historically has been rife with germs, viruses and bad air: daycare centers. Because daycare centers cater to children from infants […]

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The Danger Lurking in the Lab

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the dental profession is one of the most dangerous. And one reason? Something very, very small. Dust. Posted on: January 31, 2019 | By Mike Booth

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the dental profession is one of the most dangerous. And one reason? Something very, very small. Dust. Given that there’s an aging population, there’s more demand for dental appliances, like bridges and denture sets. That means dental labs are running at full tilt—and dust from sandblasting and grinding […]

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Making the Invisible Visible

Making the invisible visible Posted on: January 17, 2019 | By Mike Booth

With the advent of AeraMax Professional’s new PureView™ technology, facility personnel, office managers and others in fields ranging from dental labs and manufacturing to daycare centers, health care institutions, educational centers and more can actually see these commercial-grade air purifiers working. That’s because they make the invisible—germs, bacteria, volatile organic compounds, odors, viruses and the […]

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Silicosis and the Dental Industry

Pylica płuc vs. przemysł stomatologiczny Posted on: January 3, 2019 | By Mike Booth

It’s bad enough that the dental profession has been called the most dangerous by the U.S. Department of Labor, now it has to contend with another problem: Silicosis. Silicosis is something more closely related to the construction industry, where workers breathe in silica dust from construction materials. It results in the scarring of lung tissue […]

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