Crown Dental Laboratory of Lakeland, Inc.

Our Leadership

Mike and Linda Howard - Owners


  • Purchased Crown Dental Lab in 1978.
  • Mike Howard received his CDT certification in 1981.
  • Services include full breadth of Removables, Fixed and Implant. 
  • Recently began the production of the Pretteau Bridge.
  • Mike regularly provides presentations to study clubs in the Central Florida area.

Mike Stafford - Sales and Marketing


  • Native Floridian
  • 26 years of Healthcare experience with focus on Sales and Marketing.
  • Joined Crown Dental Lab in 2009

Rick White, CDT - Manager, Removables Dept.

  •     A Native Floridian, born in Miami.
  •     Rick has earned his credentials as a Certified Dental Technician.
  •     Oversees all aspects of the Removables and Implant Department.
  •     Began his career as a Dental Lab Technician in 1977. .

Edie May, CDT - Manager, Fixed C&B Dept.

  • Edie previously owned and operated her own dental lab before joining the Crown Dental Lab team in 2006.
  • Edie is experienced in all facets of fixed esthetic restorations including PFM, PFZ, Full contour Zirconia and Full cast crowns.
  • Edie is fully trained in CAD/CAM production and design methods on Dental Wings, Nobel Procera and Zirkon Zahn    

Brandy Eastham - Front Office & Customer Service Manager

  • Brandy joined the Crown Dental Laboratory team in 2008 where she has quickly risen to department manager.
  • Brandy began her dental career in 1992 as an EFDA Assistant in the Lakeland area.
  • Her experience in providing excellent customer service spans over 13 years.
  • Brandy looks forward to providing your office with exceptional customer service through her staff in the front office and  delivery personnel.


Mike and Linda Howard
Mike Stafford
Rick White, CDT

Edie May, CDT