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Allen Matthews named to position at Simon DeChatlet Dental Laboratory, a full-service lab in Miamisburg, Ohio.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota--Dental Services Group has named Allen Matthews as general manager of Simon DeChatlet Dental Laboratory in Miamisburg, Ohio.

Matthews brings more than 20 years of experience in dental lab management while serving in the Navy, as well as expertise in the technical aspects of dental prosthetics to DSG. DSG is an organization of 25 full-service dental laboratories that offer dentists restorations and appliances for patients.

According to DSG Chief Executive Officer Buddy Pickle, the addition of Matthews allows the organization to continue its shared mission with customers to achieve a high degree of patient satisfaction and practice success.

"Allen is a disciplined leader who is truly customer focused," said Pickle. "He has the knowledge to manage both the business and patient side of the lab business, the skills to serve as a technical role model to the Simon DeChatlet team, and the ability to lead that team to benefit our customers. We are thrilled to have him as a part of our DSG team."

At Simon DeChatlet Dental Laboratory, a full-service laboratory that has served the Miamisburg-area dental community for more since 1938, Matthews will be responsible for ensuring that area dental customers are offered the quality restorations and service.

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"I have a passion for the dental lab business. I enjoy the industry and I love to help people," said Matthews. "At DSG, I'm able to work in the field of my choice and be a part of a committed team of professionals."

Simon DeChatlet has seven Certified Dental Technicians, and each department manager has more than 30 years of technical experience. The lab has received Dental Appliance Manufacturers Audit System accreditation, an internationally recognized Quality Assurance verification. DAMAS certification has been awarded to less than 1% of the dental laboratories in North America.

Prior to joining DSG, Matthews served in the United States Navy where he graduated from the Basic and Advanced Dental Laboratory Technology School, as well as the Dental Assisting Basic "A" School. He received a bachelor's degree in health care administration from the University of Management and Technology.

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