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Robert Gitman is the Company Administrator of Thayer Dental Laboratory, a full service, Certified Dental Laboratory, specializing in cosmetic and implant restorations. He has been active in the dental...See more business for over thirty years. Bob is a graduate of LaSalle University with a degree in Public Administration. Over the years he has continued to expand his scope of academic knowledge by completing graduate level courses in Total Quality Management from Penn State University; Employee Benefits Accounting from the Internal Revenue Service; Leadership Innovation from Drexel University; and Negotiation Practices from Harvard University Law School. Within the dental field, Bob has consulted with dentists, manufacturers, distributors, publications and laboratories throughout North America and in Western Europe. His record of business consultation, marketing, business valuation services, and strategic planning in the dental field has been officially cited by the publishers of "Who's Who" and accredited by the Society of Young American Professionals. Bob has served the industry as Executive Director of the Dental Laboratory Conference, and through such affiliation, Bob held a seat on the American Dental Association's Council on Dental Practice. He has also served as Advisory Committee Member for the National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped, and an ExOfficio Trustee Advisor to Oral Health 2000, America's Fund for Dental Health. As a published author, Bob has written articles and lectured internationally to groups on dental laboratory licensure, practical marketing, laboratory profitability, and strategies for buying and selling laboratories. Over the years, Bob has been involved with U.S. District Courts, where he served as an expert witness and coauthored an Amicus brief delineating industry labor practices. Additionally, he has "ghost written" motivational speeches as well as manuscripts on the subjects of management, accounting, advertising, marketing, direct sales, fund raising and health care issues.
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It's time to get involved in social media: it's free, it's easy, and more and more of your competitors are doing it.
"No matter how much you want to ignore it, social media is here to stay," says Rob Gitman, the marketing expert and Company Administrator at Thayer Dental Laboratory, a 50-employee full service operation in Mechanicsburg, PA. Laboratories seem to be getting the message: LMT's latest survey results...
The percentage of laboratories using social media to connect with dentists has increased from 23% to 33% in the last three years, and about two-thirds say itís beneficial to their laboratory.
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