Lafayette Dental Lab

Lafayette is World-class dental artistry combined with the latest technology to make beautiful & lasting smiles! Where the difference is in the details

We are a high-quality dental laboratory servicing the needs of Dentists and their Patients by creating the best functional and aesthetic dental crowns and bridges possible. Using the best quality materials, the latest of technologies, and the best trained craftsmen we can create the most beautiful and lasting rejuvenated smiles around anywhere! Our commitment to quality and craftsmanship shows in the lasting, glowing smiles of our patients. We invite you to take a look today...

Happy Holidays from the crew at Lafayette Dental Lab!

Day 2 at the 3Shape Symposium.

Someone’s getting a new smile for Christmas!

Rick Durkee giving a lecture at A.T. Still today. So honored to have been asked to help students with shade selection.

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Full contour upper/lower hybrid. Ready for the weekend!

Celebrating 37 years!

Another one complete. Time for a try-in

[12/28/16]   A sad time has fallen on Lafayette. We lost one of our own this Christmas. RIP Craig Durkee, you will always be in our thoughts and prayers.

3D printing! An exciting addition to Lafayette

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Peri-implantitis. A Silent Problem - Periospot

Peri-Implantitis is not good....one easy way to help prevent it is by using custom Implant Abutments. We have solutions for most any implant manufacturer so let us know if we can help with your next implant case.

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periospot.com Here we describe with a simple infographic the epidemiology about peri-implantitis. This review is based on the latest systematic reviews.

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Answers to The Top 5 Questions Dentists Ask About Zirconia | Custom Automated Prosthetics

http://cap-us.com/2016/05/31/answers-to-the-top-5-questions-dentists-ask-about-zirconia/?inf_contact_key=7c5dd6f46d2318ae0e161d47e57c5bb2720ce87f13f67b90d4b2eacbda9a76e9

cap-us.com Answer: The bond strength really begins before the cement selection. First, after try in, it’s imperative to clean the restoration to remove all saliva. Research has indicated that Ivoclean applied to the inside of a zirconia restoration dramatically increase cement adhesion to the zirconia. Further...

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Summer Newsletter: Accuracy in Digital Dentistry, Free CE Credits, and Lafayette Goes to Lab Day Wes

Summer Newsletter: Accuracy in Digital Dentistry, Free CE Credits, and Lafayette Goes to Lab Day West

conta.cc Summer Newsletter: Accuracy in Digital Dentistry, Free CE Credits, and Lafayette Goes to Lab Day West

Great day of continuing education with Steven Goldstein!

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Do-It-Yourself Orthodonture: Don't Try This at Home

well.blogs.nytimes.com Orthodontists warn that D.I.Y. teeth straightening or gap closing is not only foolish, it can lead to permanent loss of teeth.

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Ask Dr. Christensen: Is zirconia suitable for three-unit fixed prostheses?

We agree with Dr Chrstensen and use Zirconia extensively as a replacement for PFM type cases

dentistryiq.com Dr. Gordon Christensen shares his years of clinical knowledge in everyday practice with his peers in a series of videos. Here he discusses whether zirconia is suitable for three-unit fixed prostheses.

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Could a probiotic pill prevent dental cavities?

medicalnewstoday.com Researchers have pinpointed a 'good bacterium' that reduces acidity and fights 'bad bacteria' in the mouth, potentially paving the way for a probiotic remedy to prevent caries.

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Battle Sugar During National Children's Dental Health Month

einnews.com  "Sugar Wars" is the theme of the 2016 National Children's Dental Health Month. Throughout February, dental professionals, healthcare providers, and educators

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Dentist stresses children learn correct dental habits

heraldcourier.com While some things in life are complicated and offering the proper parenting can be tricky, imparting the right dental habits shouldn’t be but Dr. Peter Vanstrom – a leading authority in dentistry today – says a tradition of bad habits continues to plague unnecessarily many households, according to a written statement.

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No more needles at the dentist - just a tiny electric current instead

medicalnewstoday.com Research reveals a new way to administer anesthetic in the mouth.If you're scared of the dentist's needles you're not alone - but new research means you might not have to put off...

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Dental Association to Increase Patient Awareness of Technician Standards

prweb.com (PRWEB) February 08, 2016 -- According to research by the National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL), only four states in the U.S. require dental technicians to be certified or obtain continuing education. In order to increase awareness of the lack of standards in the dental industry, NADL c…

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Growing multiple new teeth from single tooth germ

medicalnewstoday.com Researchers from the RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, working with colleagues from the Tokyo Medical and Dental University, have found a way to -- literally -- multiply teeth.

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Some sugar-free drinks can also damage teeth, experts warn

medicalnewstoday.com Experts say consumers should be just as aware of the potential for sugar-free beverages, candy and sports drinks to cause tooth decay as they are of the link to sugar.

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Dental Association to Increase Awareness of Dental Technician Standards

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Nanodiamonds Found To Strengthen Dental Fillings And Reduce Tooth Infection

forbes.com Diamonds are said to be a girl’s best friend, and it turns out that they could be a pretty strong ally in everyone’s dental health – although don’t go racing to Tiffany’s just yet, as these diamonds are so small, they are invisible to the naked eye. In yet another [...]

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Tooth decay risk doubles in children exposed to secondhand smoke

medicalnewstoday.com Researchers in Japan call for greater awareness after finding that young children growing up with secondhand smoke have double the risk of tooth decay.

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This New 'Painless' Dental Cavity Procedure Regrows Tooth Enamel

entrepreneur.com Invented in Britain, the process doesn't involve a drill.

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ADA Test of Intra-Oral Scanners, Lunch and Learns a success!

ADA Test of Intra-Oral Scanners, Lunch and Learns a success! http://conta.cc/1PxTSJv

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Poor dental health associated with cardiovascular disorders

medicalxpress.com Gum disease is associated with cardiovascular disorders and gives patients with known cardiovascular disorders a worse prognosis. This is the verdict of the largest study so far done in this field which is the subject of a thesis to be presented at Uppsala University tomorrow 9 October.

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Cells from dental pulp could be used to treat macular degeneration

medicalxpress.com More than 15 million Americans suffer from age-related macular degeneration, a disease that can rob patients of their sight. It starts slowly. Over the course of months or years, lumps of cellular debris and new blood vessels can form in the retina, damaging tissue and causing progressive blindness—…

Is your Lab using quality materials that are FDA approved?
Here's a great article to find out if your supplier, lab, or dentist is using approved materials.

http://dental.einnews.com/article/289973800/1TibYDVli31rLTRh

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Let's talk about sugar

drbicuspid.com Several researchers suggest that we stop talking about fluoride and instead talk about sugar. The authors of two papers criticize the thought that caries is a multifactorial condition and instead call on countries to start implementing sugar-related policies.

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Single-tooth implants and bridges market to hit $4.7B by 2019

drbicuspid.com The global single-tooth implants and dental bridges market will reach more than $4.7 billion by 2019, up from about $3.3 billion this year, according to a new report from Markets and Markets.

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Lunch and Learn with Lafayette

Lunch and Learn with Lafayette http://conta.cc/1LviYpk

conta.cc      We look forward to helping our clients, so let us know what other Lunch & Learn topics are valuable to you and your office, Thank You 

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Lafayette Turns 35!

Lafayette Turns 35! http://conta.cc/1LjUKAC

conta.cc      We would like to give special thanks to everyone who has made this achievement possible, without your patronage and support it wouldn't have been possible!  

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When money is tight, dental care gets delayed, Fed survey finds

marketwatch.com A quarter of respondents delayed getting needed dental care because finances were too tight, according to a Federal Reserve survey.

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New HT Zirconia is HERE!

New HT Zirconia is HERE! http://conta.cc/1OMyF06

conta.cc  Rick and Sean came back from the "Windy City" and the 2015 Chicago Mid-Winter dental meeting this year and brought some samples of the newest highly-translucent Zirconias that are being released on the market.  Most of them are labeled 'Anterior' as in the BruxZir or Prettau brands.  Most of these…

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CLICK HERE to support $79 Dental Genome Kit

Interesting kit explores the bacteria in your mouth...Only 4 days left!

indiegogo.com Bad breath? Cavities? Gum Disease? Learn about the 700 kinds of bacteria in your mouth. | Crowdfunding is a democratic way to support the fundraising needs of your community. Make a contribution today!

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A novel way to apply drugs to dental plaque

sciencedaily.com Therapeutic agents intended to reduce dental plaque and prevent tooth decay are often removed by saliva and the act of swallowing before they can take effect. But a team of researchers has developed a way to keep the drugs from being washed away.

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Rep. Gosar Introduces Bipartisan Legislation Improving Quality, Access of Dental Healthcare |...

gosar.house.gov WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after introducing the Dental Insurance Fairness Act of 2015 supported by 21 bipartisan cosponsors:

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Derby the dog: Running on 3D Printed Prosthetics

Feel good Friday...the story of Derby

See how unique, custom 3D printed prosthetics allow Derby the dog to run for the first time. Follow us at: https://twitter.com/3DSystemscorp https://www.face...

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10920 N Tatum Blvd, Ste 101
Phoenix, AZ
85028

General information

Established in 1980, Lafayette has always striven to create the best crown and bridge units in dentistry from the beginning and continues that tradition through to today. Rick Durkee CDT, our founder and master technician, has continually trained with World-Renowned technicians from around the world to progress his knowledge and skill and in 2009 achieved an Accredited status with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry(AACD). Less than 40 dental technicians Worldwide have achieved this prestigious title which involves a technical written test and multiple peer-reviewed patient cases that have been shown to last at the highest functional and aesthetic levels. We not be the cheapest dental lab but we are the best and we believe that the bitterness of poor quality will be felt long after the cheap price is fogotten

Opening Hours

Monday 06:30 - 16:00
Tuesday 06:30 - 16:00
Wednesday 06:30 - 16:00
Thursday 06:30 - 16:00
Friday 06:30 - 12:00
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