Digital technology and the Dental Value Chain

July 21, 2017
Arnold Rosen, DDS, MBA

I recently came across an article published just a year ago in Dental Lab International. Titled Value Chains Being Transformed by New Digital Dental Technologies, its authored by Friedhelm Klingenburg, CEO of Germany-based Merz Dental GmbH, a dental lab respected worldwide for its leading dental companies worldwide for technologically sophisticated production.I agree with Klingenburg’s observation that the dental “value chain” would have seen little change if companies like Sirona had not introduced the scanners and CAD/CAM milling machines in the 1980s.  In his article, he refers to a...

Check out our new HIPAA-Compliant Text Messaging App, Awrel

March 24, 2017
Arnold Rosen, DDS, MBA

I am pleased to introduce Awrel! the dental industry's first-ever HIPAA-compliant desktop and mobile texting application for quick, easy and secure communication and collaboration. Awrel is now available at http://app.awrel.com, the App Store or the Google Play Store. I am thankful to so many individuals and organizations who've helped me with this exciting initiative including Lee Culp, a respected innovator, author and lecturer in the dental lab industry, who shared this in last week's news release announcing the Awrel app: "Thousands of today’s dental professionals are breaking HIPAA...