• In this study, changes in the pulmonary functions and of pneumoconiosis frequencies among dental technicians after five years were investigated by comparing the results of two screenings carried out in 2008 and 2013. (balkanmedicaljournal.org)
  • The National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) has a Committee for Veterinary Technician Specialties (CVTS) that governs groups of technicians who excel at their professional discipline of special interest. (avdt.us)
  • The CVTS has specific guidelines for these groups of Veterinary Technicians Specialists (VTS). (avdt.us)
  • The new millennium has brought many advances in dental ceramics. (dentalxp.com)
  • Dental technicians use a high degree of technical ability, training and skills that involve a diverse range of techniques that include plaster casting, electro-spot welding, metal casting, metal polishing, wax modelling, ceramics, wire bending, electroplating and sandblasting. (adansw.com.au)
  • Sean Siegal, owner of Castable Ceramics, says the goal is to take prescriptions from local dental offices and fill them. (uaworkforceprograms.com)
  • This report describes three of the cases and underscores the need for employers of dental laboratory technicians to ensure appropriate control of worker exposure to crystalline silica. (cdc.gov)
  • The findings in this report suggest that dental laboratory technicians might be at risk for silicosis as a result of uncontrolled exposure to airborne crystalline silica dust. (cdc.gov)
  • For the patients described in this report, the only identified source of crystalline silica exposure was their work as dental technicians. (cdc.gov)
  • [ 12 ] Although it is unknown whether the inhaled silica was a direct cause of the pulmonary amyloidosis, our histological as well as EPMA findings (Figure 2) suggest that the chronic exposure to silica in a dental office could be associated with chronic inflammation, resulting in the development of amyloid deposition in the lung. (medscape.com)
  • In summary, we report the first case of a dental worker who developed multiple granulomas with amyloid deposition in the lungs likely caused by silica exposure in the workplace. (medscape.com)
  • Our case presented three important clinical insights: First, chronic exposure to silica in dental workplace could be associated with the development of amyloid deposition in lung. (medscape.com)
  • The aims of this study were to evaluate workplace noise exposure and hearing thresholds in dental technicians. (tinnitusjournal.com)
  • Objectives The aim was to estimate the relative risk of respiratory symptoms in Swedish dental technicians during exposure to methyl methacrylate (MMA), rapid glue or grinding in cured acrylate material, compared with controls. (bmj.com)
  • A dental technician developed multiple granulomas with amyloid deposition in the lungs after occupational exposure to silica. (medworm.com)
  • Dental laboratory technician is one of the professions in which dust exposure is frequently experienced and therefore the health of workers has to be monitored. (balkanmedicaljournal.org)
  • For an estimated 47 million Americans, lack of access to affordable dental care is a serious problem and Aspen Dental is transforming healthcare by breaking down the barriers to better care, better smiles and better lives. (aspendentaljobs.com)
  • Dental Lab in New York to create your patients' beautiful smiles. (yesdentallab.com)
  • Dental therapist" means a person licensed under this chapter to perform the services authorized under section 150A.105 or any other services authorized under this chapter. (mn.gov)