Tag Archives: Dental Industry

Reviewing M.A.R.S’ EPA Regulation Flowchart – Compliant Amalgam Separators

Our blog series on the EPA Regulation Flowchart continues, breaking down the information you need to keep your office in compliance. So far, we have discussed; – Exemptions – Compliance Deadlines – Compliance Reports Today, we will be reviewing Compliant Amalgam Separators, what is expected and what you should know. Compliant Amalgam Separators There is […]

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Reviewing M.A.R.S’ EPA Regulation Flowchart -“One-Time” Compliance Reports

Thank you for following us to Part Three of our blog series on Reviewing M.A.R.S’ EPA Regulation Flowchart. Our first two segments were on the Compliance Dates and Installation Deadlines. Today, we will be discussing Compliance Reports and the time frame in which you are required to submit and resubmit the forms to your regulators. […]

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Reviewing M.A.R.S’ EPA Regulation Flowchart – Installation Deadlines

Thank you for following M.A.R.S’ blog series on the breakdown of our EPA Regulation Flowchart. In 2017, M.A.R.S created this flowchart to make the 94 page EPA Regulation much easier to understand and more accessible to the entire Dental Industry. Our last blog release discussed who requires amalgam separators and which offices are exempt from […]

M.A.R.S’ Adventures through March – Holistic/Biological Dentistry Part 3

M.A.R.S is having an amazing time at the Holistic Dental Society Symposium and the International Academy of Oral Medicine & Toxicology Spring Meeting! There is only one day left at both conferences, today we will highlight the events of the first two days of both conferences, and speak about what to expect tomorrow.   International […]

M.A.R.S’ Adventures through March – Holistic/Biological Dentistry Part 2

Today, Kim and Jason are off to two Holistic and Biological Dental Societies. Being environmental, all members of the Holistic Dental Association and the International Academy of Oral Medicine & Toxicology already have an amalgam separator. M.A.R.S attends these conferences to support and help inform Dental Professionals how to save money on their amalgam separation […]

M.A.R.S’ Adventures through March – 2019 Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting Part 2

After the second day of our first year at Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting, all M.A.R.S can say it “what a Show!” The first two days were amazing, mostly because of our Trusted Distributors. The level of dedication and support our Trusted Distributors are providing Dental Professionals during the Hinman Dental Meeting is incredible. Though […]

M.A.R.S’ Adventures through March 2019 Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting Part 1

M.A.R.S will be invading the Hinman Dental Meeting for the first time this year! We are excited to send Kim Burns, Jason Buyukozer, and LB1 to Atlanta, for this amazing event! We cannot wait to help educate the Dental Professional of Georgia on the new Amalgam Separator Regulation, as well as assisting our Trusted Distributors […]

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M.A.R.S’ Adventures through March – Trusted M.A.R.S Distributors Part 1

Every year after the Pacific Dental Conference, M.A.R.S spends the following week with our Trusted Distributors, offering education, and expertise to help their clients. We started our journey after the Pacific Dental Conference in Vancouver, then headed to Edmonton, Alberta to meet with Patterson Dental and Valuemed. Our Trusted Distributors Dental Fix – The Hartley […]

M.A.R.S’ Adventures through March – Pacific Dental Conference Part 1

During the month of March, M.A.R.S will be chronicling our amazing and exciting journey. The first adventure this month was the opportunity of being a guest speaker during the 35th Annual Industrial Waste & Pretreatment Conference in Charlottesville, Virginia. M.A.R.S was honoured when we were asked to supply our compliance expert, Jason Buyukozer, to help […]

Visit Trusted M.A.R.S Distributors at the Chicago Mid-Winter Dental Meeting

M.A.R.S will be splashing down in Chicago this afternoon, excited to support our Trusted M.A.R.S Distributors throughout the conference Chicago Mid-Winter meeting!   Read our blog to locate the booths of our Trusted M.A.R.S Distributors and learn about their Show Special on the LibertyBOSS amalgam separator! Chicago Mid-Winter Meeting Show Special M.A.R.S and our Trusted […]

Are You Getting the Service You Paid For? Proper Disposal of your Amalgam Separator

  We have reached the end of the blog series reviewing the responsibilities of a service technician and the Dental Staff when it comes to the compliance of an amalgam separator. The first few segments of this series broke down the compliance tasks that can be done by the dental staff and which tasks can […]

Are You Getting the Service You Paid For? Amalgam Separator Inspection

We are back! Thank you for those of you who patiently waited for the next installment of the blog series “Are You Getting the Service You Paid For?” The last segment spoke about the record keeping required by your staff. Today we will be reviewing the amalgam separator inspection of the top six amalgam separators […]

M.A.R.S’ Journey through Ohio to the Keely Dental Society – Part 2 – Trusted Distributors and CE Course

As you may have read in Part 1 of this blog series, M.A.R.S had an amazing journey last week through Ohio, starting in Cleveland and ending in Cincinnati. Our last blog described how we were approached by the wonderful Dr. Mueller to share an understanding of EPA Compliance with the members of her Keely Dental […]

M.A.R.S’ Journey through Ohio to the Keely Dental Society – Part 1 – Trusted Distributor – Dental Fix

M.A.R.S had an amazing journey this week through Ohio, starting in Cleveland and ending in Cincinnati, and we want to share our experience. During last year’s Ohio Dental Association meeting, M.A.R.S was invited by the Keely Dental Society’s President, Dr. Elizabeth Mueller, to help educate her members on the EPA Regulation, the science behind amalgam […]

Are You Getting the Service You Paid For? Amalgam Separator Maintenance, Inspection, and Record Keeping

It is a common misunderstanding of Dental Practices that their Service Professional is responsible for keeping the amalgam separator maintained and compliant. Unfortunately, even the best Service Technician cannot keep the average office compliant, not without costing the office hundreds of dollars per week. Many amalgam separators on the market are based on older filter […]

Are You Getting the Service You Paid For? The Costs of a Non-compliant Amalgam Separator

M.A.R.S often shares the unknown fact that amalgam separator maintenance is regularly neglected; causing damage to equipment, costing Dental Practices money, and leaving them non-compliant. Dental Supply and Service Compliances that do not take it upon themselves to learn about compliance and proper maintenance of an amalgam separator is providing a disservice to their customers. […]

M.A.R.S Offers the Sad Truth about the Dangers of the False Upgrade Offer Part 3- A True Upgrade

M.A.R.S hopes the first two segments (The Dangers of the False Upgrade Offer and Behind the False Upgrade) of this blog series got Dental Professionals thinking about the commonly misused term of “Upgrade” in the Dental Industry. We are, in no way, saying that there are not honest companies offering better products and services. What […]

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M.A.R.S Offers the Sad Truth About the Dangers of the False Upgrade Offer

The Dangers of the False Upgrade Offer will attempt to burst a hole in the marketing strategy of one amalgam separator manufacturer by helping determine if the implied “upgrade” is true or if there are underlying reasons for the deceit. An upgrade is an action of improving or increasing the standard or quality of a […]

Why do Filtered Amalgam Separators Clog and Fill so Easily?

M.A.R.S Bio-Med avoids many of the design flaws made by filtered based amalgam separators, opting for a filterless and maintenance free amalgam separator. Almost all filter based amalgam separators follow the same design principal, leaving many Dental Professionals asking why do they clog and fill so easily? Today’s blog will be providing a simple answer […]