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According to LMT's 2013 Dentist Survey, 50% of dentist-respondents have not switched their primary laboratory in the past five years. Among the other half: - 22% switched once - 17% changed twice - 8% tried a new lab three times - 3% switched four times or more
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- Kelly Fessel Carr · Industry News · Oct 2013
The subcontracting market is strong, thanks to the ever-growing demand for digitally fabricated restorations and steady demand for cast partial frameworks.
From the Series: The Changing Landscape of DentistryLMT Communications, Inc. · The Changing Landscape of Dentistry · Digital Dentistry · Sep 2013
On the heels of LMT's September special coverage, The Changing Landscape of Dentistry, about the changing demographics, business models and other factors influencing your client base, the ADA just released an in-depth report, A Profession in Transition: Key Forces Reshaping the Dental Landscape, touching...
From the Series: The Changing Landscape of DentistryKelly Fessel Carr · The Changing Landscape of Dentistry · Industry News · Sep 2013
The changing demographics of the dental field could bode well for laboratories. There are more general practitioners and prosthodontists, more dental consumers and fewer laboratories. In other words, the potential client base per laboratory is growing. Here's a look at the shifting demographics between...