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STRUKTUR, a quality management system
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STRUKTUR, a quality management system

In 2015, the Swedish Dental Technician Association created a web-based tool for a quality management system for their company members. Today, this system also has environmental management and GDPR. A quality management system consists of processes and routines developed by a company. These are documented and various tools are created to support this work. This...

#COVID-19
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#COVID-19

FEPPD, the European Federation for Dental Lab Owners and Independent Dental Technicians, is fully aware of the risks brought about by the CONVID-19 pandemic especially in relation to the exercise of its member’s day to day dealing with dental impressions and other dental devices. Although it is expected that cross-infection procedures were already in place...

#COVID-19 / MDR postponement – UPDATE
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#COVID-19 / MDR postponement – UPDATE

IMPORTANT UPDATE The Commission had adopted the proposal to postpone the MDR on 3 April and it was subsequently supported by the European Parliament on 17 April. Finally, the Council voted yesterday to adopt the proposal. The amendment to the Medical Devices Regulation 2017/745 postponing the date of application by one year was published in...

COVID-19 / Flash Survey
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COVID-19 / Flash Survey

The Coronavirus epidemic is having a major impact on the country’s economic activity. In order to have a precise and enlightened vision of the consequences of this crisis on companies, FEPPD has set up a flash survey among the professional organisations of the different countries. The answers provided will enable us to provide the best...

FEPPD in Slovenia
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FEPPD in Slovenia

On January 31 and February 1, 2020, the Association of Laboratory Dental Prosthetics of Slovenia conducted the 4th Biennial Vocational Training Seminar with International Participation LABORATORY PROSTHETICS 2020. This was the largest event for the professional public in the field of laboratory dental prosthetics on Slovenian soil. This year was especially glorious, since in 2020...

FEPPD participate at the « Odontotecnico Europeo » meeting in Bari
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FEPPD participate at the « Odontotecnico Europeo » meeting in Bari

The « Fiera del Levante » of Bari hosted on September 20, the day after the Craft Day, the first edition of an event dedicated to dental technicians, an appointment that will become regular in the calendar of initiatives in the sector. A series of conferences and presentations on the theme: « European Dental Technician: the laboratory of...

European Dental Technicians Day 2020 – UPDATE Covid-19
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European Dental Technicians Day 2020 – UPDATE Covid-19

UPDATE – APRIL 2020 European Dental Technicians Day 2020 As the situation of confinement is still present in many countries and for an indefinite period of time, the barrier measures that will be put in place following this period will force us to change the way in which the European Dental Technicians Day is held....

European Dental Technicians Day 2019
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European Dental Technicians Day 2019

FEPPD, the largest representative body for Dental Laboratory owners and Independent Dental Technicians in Europe, is proposing to dedicate an event to be held on every calendar year, in all E.U. states, for the promotion of our profession as service providers to the European dental Patient. We are therefore inviting all interested organisations across Europe,...

European roadmap to lifting coronavirus containment measures
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European roadmap to lifting coronavirus containment measures

European roadmap to lifting coronavirus containment measures The European Commission has also published the key points of the roadmap on the lifting of containment measures. Its aim is to encourage Member States to adopt a coordinated approach to lifting containment and to outline the first elements of a European recovery plan. While recognising the specificities...

FEPPD works with SBS
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FEPPD works with SBS

Since SMEs form the core of most of Dental Labs in Europe, FEPPD recently joined membership within SBS, the Small Business Standards, an entity supported by the Commission that establishes business Standards for the specific benefit of Small and Medium Enterprises. At SBS we have been entrusted to see to the proper application of the...