YDL News

The Man Behind the Lab, Part II

Published 02.18.2013 by YDL Dental

Last month, we began a spotlight segment on the owner of YDL, Sami Yared. We discussed his past, his hardships, and how he coped with those hardships and even used them to his advantage. You can read that article here. We’ll continue right where we left off: Sami had been working in California for some time, and was getting ready to make the move to the Lone Star State.

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YDL Tech Series 1: NobelProcera

Published 02.12.2013 by YDL Dental

First up in the series is the NobelProcera System from our friends at Nobel Biocare. This system is the industry-leading scanner and software for doing custom abutments and bars (which is what we use it for the most). It can also handle single copings and bridges.

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YDL at NADL Vision21

Published 01.31.2013 by YDL Dental

The weekend of January 17-19, a few of us at YDL attended the annual NADL Vision21 meeting in Las Vegas, NV. For those that don’t know, the National Association of Dental Laboratories is the largest trade organization for dental labs all over the nation. Accordingly, Vision21 is the largest (and really, only) meeting of its kind.

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Feb. 7th Continuing Education: Hands-on Intro to Dental Implants

Published 01.23.2013 by YDL Dental

In this hands-on presentation, you’ll be performing both open- and closed-tray impression-taking procedures. Also, we’ll discuss the complete restorative process, from temporization all the way to the final prosthesis.

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The Man Behind the Lab, Part I

Published 01.15.2013 by YDL Dental

The owner of YDL sits down and shares his remarkable past. From Lebanon to Los Angeles, all the way to Texas, this classic American success story started with little more than two suitcases and a relentless work ethic.

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A Letter to Our Clients

Published 01.10.2013 by YDL Dental

At the first of the new year, we issued a memo out to all our clients.

It’s just our little way of recapping 2012 and setting the bar for lucky ’13. The past year has been a big one for YDL, as we upped our line of products and services, concentrated more energy on our commitment to continuing education, and entered the digital realm of social media and the very blog you’re reading right now (not to mention our shiny new website)!

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In Your Face Wins Vote, Marketing Geeks Still Not Happy

Published 12.19.2012 by YDL Dental

Well, the vote is over, but a few of us (you know who you are) changed their minds, and we’re not completely sold on the name In Your Face anymore. We don’t mean to ignore our readers, we’re very thankful you participated in our vote. And we apologize we’re changing the game at this point, but we think you’ll agree, In Your Face really just doesn’t fit YDL’s brand.

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Merry Christmas from YDL!

Published 12.18.2012 by YDL Dental

While we’re not nearly as busy as Santa and the elves up in the North Pole this time of year, we’ve been busy! The lab’s been running at full capacity, trying to get all our projects completed before the holidays… Giving your patients the perfect smile in perfect time for all the family photos they’ll be taking.

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First Continuing Ed. of 2013: Implant-Supported Overdentures

Published 12.10.2012 by YDL Dental

We’re kicking off 2013 with a course on implant-supported overdentures. We’ve designed this presentation for dentists who want to up their know-how on surgical and restorative considerations of implants in edentulous patients requesting implant-supported dentures.

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Dental, Digitalized.

Published 11.25.2012 by YDL Dental

We’ve recently named JDM Digital as our Agency of Record. JDM will be providing ongoing content marketing services which include: social media, copywriting, and a new HTML newsletter.

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YDL’s Monica Makes LMT’s “40 Under Forty” List

Published 11.24.2012 by YDL Dental

We’re proud to announce that our own Monica Daniel was recently recognized in the leading trade publication LMT 40 Under 40 article. The article highlights professionals in the dental laboratory industry for their motivation, drive, and potential to the industry.

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FDLT Announces YDL as Winner

Published 04.19.2012 by YDL Dental

Press Release: FDLT Announces ‘Winners’ of First Ever Big Ticket Equipment Raffle. Thank you for everyone’s support and for the Dental Laboratory Association of Texas for assisting in pulling the names of the winners.

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