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In this advanced course, Jim Collis, CDT, covers techniques for creating the most esthetic full and partial denture...See more bases using GC America's new Super High Impact denture base material, explores cutting-edge techniques for naturalizing the denture base and denture teeth using modern light-cure products, and offers reline and revitalize techniques for existing removable appliances.
Rick Sonntag, RDT, shows a number of ways laboratories can implement methods, procedures and materials that allow...See more the average lab to function more efficiently, yet still produce highly esthetic restorations. Lean Manufacturing and core concepts that form the foundation of GC's Quality System are discussed as well as the materials necessary to find the "sweet spot."
The Daily Bite
According to LMT's 2013 Dentist Survey, lab owners are sometimes hesitant to raise their fees, fearful of losing the account. Yet 53% of dentists surveyed feel itís reasonable for a laboratory to increase prices once a year by an average of 3.3%. Twenty-nine percent think an increase—an average of 4.6—every two years is more acceptable.
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