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Gold Dust In the News

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Gold Dust Celebrates 5th Season Featured on Extreme Weight Loss

Gold Dust is excited to partner with Dr. John Badolato of Studio B Smiles in the transformation process on ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss. Contestants of the show undergo life changing procedures, and experience dramatic transformations in just 365 days. Celebrity trainers and transformation specialists Chris and Heidi Powell works with contestants who need to lose […]


Why Gold Dust is the Right Choice for a Dental Lab

Mimicking Mother Nature is not only a science, but an art, especially when it comes to teeth. It requires an incredible amount of finesse to accomplish, and as you may know, not everyone is cut out for that level of work. What makes us some of the finest scientists and artists in the field of […]

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Doesn’t everyone love a train wreck?

Train wrecks. It is Gold Dust’s unofficial description of a full mouth rehabilitation case that has every element of complexity — pathology, parafunction, destruction and disease. And we LOVE them! There is nothing we do that is more rewarding than restoring function and a natural smile back to someone who lost it many years ago. […]


Marketing Genius or Misleading the Consumer? You decide…

I’m a sucker for a nifty marketing angle. I love usable swag and unique branding. So imagine my delight at Spring Training this year when from across the stadium and through the stands and outfield laws,  I observe a sea of bright yellow fan/shade handheld items with a simple “Smile” printed on one side and […]


Protect yourself from failure with a Dental Warranty…

What happens when a patient who has had a beautiful smile design, or extensive dentistry has failure through no fault of the doctor? To keep the doctor/patient relationship intact for loyal patients, many clinicians choose to re-do or remake at no charge, or to simply pass along the lab fee. This results in loss of […]

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Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition Participants Receive Smile Enhancements

Gold Dust’s co-owner and ceramist, Rob Maatta just seated two more smiles with Dr. John Badolato of Scottsdale, for ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition. Participants receive life changing procedures as they meet goals in their weight loss over the course of 365 days. Gold Dust is privileged to be the dental lab of choice […]


Educational Partnering with Mfg of Empress Esthetic and e.Max Veneers

Gold Dust hosted an exclusive group of educators and members of their ceramic team at Ivoclar Vivadent’s headquarters to learn the latest materials advances and techniques for delivering world-class dental restorations.  This group provided real world insights to the clinical application and laboratory fabrication of IPS Empress Esthetic and e.Max materials. Clinical educators  include (from […]

Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition Contestant Gets a New Smile

ABC’s Extreme Makeover:Weight Loss Edition Episode 5 Watch ABC’s New Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition Episode 5 as trainer Chris Powell, inspires and trains a young woman of more than 400lbs to lose more than 200 lbs in 365 days. Gold Dust was privileged to participate as the selected ceramic dental laboratory in partnership with […]