Television cameras. 8,000 viewers. And a dental technician in the spotlight.
This is not a common scenario, but one day last year, Eddie Corrales, CDT, seized the opportunity to introduce his new venture—CADSmiles—directly to prospective patients when he appeared on the cable show, San...
During the "boom" years of the late 1990s-2008, lab fees made significant gains; in a number of cases, they caught up with or even exceeded the Consumer Price Index. It's not like the lab community has ever measured its fees against cost of living increases but, for the sake of observation, when LMT...
At its Capital Markets Day event in Amsterdam in May, Straumann shared its Vision 2020 project with investors and the media. Using existing data, new research and numerous interviews with experts in the field, Straumann's management team outlined key demographic, restorative and technological trends...
>Respondents to LMT's Small Lab Survey speak out about the future of our industry.
###The Future Looks . . . Great
My business has stayed strong through this terrible economy. If I made it through this, I can make it through anything. My cosmetic workload dropped off a bit during the past couple...
The majority of respondents to LMT's Small Lab Survey are enthusiastic about the outlook for their own businesses, calling their future "good" or "great." However, their prediction for the market segment as a whole isn't quite so rosy.
We used to associate CAD/CAM with zirconia but, today, almost any product you want to make can be envisioned through CAD/CAM--whether it's the entire product or part of the product," said Don Cornell, Vice President of Jensen Dental, during his program, Critical Considerations for Integrating a CAD/CAM...
Perhaps no single event in the last 100 years of dentistry has had a greater impact than the recent recession. Dr. Roger Levin explains how the economy is affecting your dentist-clients and what it might mean for their futures.
Declining profits and the loss of its largest client would send even the healthiest laboratory reeling. But as a result of its customer-focused plan, Jesse and Frichtel Dental Labs in Pittsburgh, PA, has emerged stronger and poised for growth.
From independent surveys and research to industry-specific management, marketing and business strategies, LMT gives dental laboratory owners and managers the information that's hard to find anywhere else. Incorporating the real-world experiences of people who work in the same market and face the same challenges, LMT's articles are carefully focused...See more on the practical, business side of operating a dental laboratory.
From bringing smiles to the underserved dental population to rebuilding the lives of our military veterans, technicians...See more across the country are devoting their time and skills to making a difference.
The approximately 78 million boomers—those born between 1946 and 1964—represent 27.5% of the population, according to the latest U.S. Census taken in 2000. Over 50% of them live in California, Texas, New York, Florida, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan and New Jersey.
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