The association was formed in 1971 following a meeting between orthodontic technicians employed in London teaching hospitals. Since then membership has grown steadily to the present level of approximately 240, representing all members of the industry. It is estimated that there are currently between 400 and 500 technicians earning their living from orthodontics in
DAMAS is the ‘Dental Appliance Manufacturers Audit Scheme’. It is a quality management system designed specifically for the manufacturers of custom made dental appliances.
DAMAS is the most commonly used annually inspected quality system within the dental laboratory industry that provides a framework for an effective quality management system which enables dental laboratories to prove to their clients that they are operating within the law (Medical Devices Regulations MDR).
DAMAS is more than just a quality control mechanism. It encompasses control beyond just inspection and testing and requires a structured approach to prevention of quality problems through planned activities that include reviews, monitoring and documentation.
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency regulates medicines, medical devices and blood components for transfusion in the UK.
MHRA is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department of Health.
As of October 2018, our MHRA Account Number is now: 4250
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