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According to LMT’s 2013 Dentist Survey, only 26% of survey participants say price was a factor the last time they switched laboratories.
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- October 2012
- Maribeth Marsico · LMT Surveys · Oct 2012
The majority of respondents to LMT's 2012 Fee Survey are delaying fee increases in the face of price-cutting competition and declining caseloads.
- September 2012
From the Series: Helping Hands: Industry Members Fight Back Against Breast CancerMaribeth Marsico · Helping Hands: Industry Members Fight Back Against Breast Cancer · Labs & Profiles · Oct 2012
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...
- Kim Molinaro · LMT Surveys · Sep 2012
Uncertainty prevails among the respondents to LMT’s 2012 Wage Survey and they’re being cautious about rehiring or raising wages. On a positive note, more than half saw an uptick in
- August 2012
From the Series: The Way I See ItJudy Fishman · The Way I See It · The Way I See It · Sep 2012
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...
- LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · Aug 2012
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...
- June 2012
- LMT Communications, Inc. · LMT Surveys · Jun 2012
>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...
- Kelly Fessel Carr · LMT Surveys · Jun 2012
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.
- April 2012
- LMT Communications, Inc. · LAB DAY · Apr 2012
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...
- March 2012
- LMT Communications, Inc. · Management · Mar 2012
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.
- Maribeth Marsico · Management · Mar 2012
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.
- January 2012
- Maribeth Marsico · LMT Surveys · Jan 2012
Our latest How's Business survey shows mixed results for 2011.
- April 2011
- Kelly Fessel Carr · LMT Surveys · Sep 2010
In response to the economic situation, more than three-quarters of respondents to LMT’s 2010 Wage Survey have implemented cost-cutting strategies that impact their personnel.
- Maribeth Marsico · LMT Surveys · Oct 2010
Laboratory restoration fees show no significant increase over the last two years, according to LMT’s 2010 Fee Survey.