tag: CAD/CAM

Whatcom Dental Lab is featured on TruAbutment’s YouTube channel!

We had the privilege of being featured on season 2 of TruAbutment‘s YouTube series, InTRUview. Check out our interview below, and get to know where we came from, and where we are going! Jeff: Just a few miles south of the Canadian border is a town called Ferndale, Washington. Now Ferndale got its name because …

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Meet the CAD/CAM department!

A lot has changed since the early years of dental technology. Computers and digital technologies are a large part of the industry now.  CAD stands for Computer-Aided Design and CAM stands for Computer-Aided Manufacturing.  A CAD/CAM department is only as good as their technicians and their equipment. We are proud to have a stellar CAD/CAM …

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Equipment Spotlight: DWX-52D5-Axis Dental Milling Machine

Making quality products starts with using quality equipment.  These past few years we have seen unprecedented growth, much of that growth extending into our milling department. Our current mill was not meeting our needs, so we found ourselves in need of an upgrade.  After much consideration and consultation, we decided to purchase the Roland DWX-52D5-Axis …

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What is a dental technician?

“I make teeth.” Ask a dental technician what they do for work, and you will probably get an answer close to that. It’s short and sweet, and to the point, but in reality it’s not quite that simple. Dental technology is a multifaceted, highly specialized niche career. It takes a blend of artistry, dexterity, and …

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