Mueller’s Dental Arts Laboratory Inc. is an independent family owned dental laboratory located in Bedford, Nova Scotia. Our dental laboratory is not only serving the greater Halifax, Dartmouth, Sackville and Bedford area, but we also work with dental offices throughout Nova Scotia, Canada and abroad.
We foster a unique work atmosphere and help the individual grow professionally. We encourage continuous learning by providing continuing education for the individuals we are working with by conducting courses in our own facility, at times with real case scenarios and patients attending. Our dental laboratory provides support to the greater dental community through giving courses and lectures in the immediate surroundings, including the Dental Faculty of Dalhousie University, as well as outside of Canada. Mueller’s Dental Arts Laboratory Inc. is a member of the Nova Scotia Dental Technician Association.
Meet the Team
Martin Mueller, Registered Dental Technician, Owner/Operator
In 1979, Martin received his Diploma in Dental Technology in Oldenburg, Germany. Together with his wife, Ulrike, he immigrated to Halifax in 1985. Over the years Martin had the great opportunity to work with leading prosthodontists and general practitioners. In 1997, he completed his RDT exams and since 1998, has been operating Mueller’s Dental Arts Laboratory Inc. During the past 30 years he has been involved in lecturing for Jensen Dental on an international level, training apprentices, giving hands-on courses, and lecturing at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. After nearly four decades of working with his hands and mind, Martin is still inspired by the craftsmanship and challenges of this great profession. In his spare time you will find him hiking and camping in the woods or in his garage building birch-bark canoes.
- Ulrike Mueller, Office Manager
Ulrike received her Diploma in Pediatric Nursing in Oldenburg, Germany in 1980. After immigrating to Canada with her husband Martin in 1985, Ulrike raised their three children and homeschooled them until 2002. At that time she decided to go back to school herself for an Office Administration program. In 2003, Ulrike joined our team as office manager. She likes to spend time reading, doing yoga or being outdoors.
- Marsha Sheppard, Dental Technician
Following her two year Diploma Program at NSIT in Halifax, Marsha attended an inspiring two week work-term at Mueller’s Dental Arts Laboratory Inc. After a few years of obtaining experience in dental technology elsewhere she joined our team in 2006. For the past eight years she has been working with gold and ceramics with the main emphasis on crown and bridge work as well as fixed implantology. Marsha has two children and enjoys gardening and handcrafts in her spare time.
- Benjamin-Thorfinn Mueller, Registered Dental Technician
In 2005, Benjamin-Thorfinn went to Oldenburg, Germany to pursue an apprenticeship in Dental Technology. Having successfully attained his Diploma following this three-and-half year program, he returned to Halifax in 2009 to join our team. Since then he completed his RDT exams in 2012 and works in all areas of Dental Technology where he plays a key role in providing knowledge and support to clients and patients. Benjamin has great interest in developing new ways of fusing “old school” technologies with the new. He is an avid climber, skier and surfer.