Nelson Rego, CDT, co-owns Smile Designs by Rego in Santa Fe Springs, CA. An Accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Rego has published over 65 articles on dental materials and techniques for leading dental journals.
Highlights from the 25th Annual LAB DAY West included a number of new product launches and updates.
“Change, consolidation and new business models are inevitable, but survival, growth and a seat at the table are optional. Your future in the next several years is dependent on what you decide to do,” said Mark Murphy, DDS, in his State of the Industry presentation at the 88th Annual Cal-Lab...
LMT editors are your eyes and ears at LMT LAB DAY and other Chicago events. Here's what Nelson Rego, CDT, AACD, had to say during his presentation at Cal-Lab: "It's much easier to keep an account than...See more to get an account. I want to be their expert not a commodity; that's not the game I want to play. Existing clients are the ones you really have to treat like new customers. Do you treat them as first class or coach? It costs at least five-times as much money to get a client than to keep a client. Are you getting as much business from your existing clients as possible? A 2% rise in customer retention increases your bottom line 10%." — tagged Nelson Rego, CDT
We've got the ball rolling. We're moving the needle in the right direction--maybe not as fast or as far as we'd like--but it's moving," said Dr. James Willey, Director of the ADA's Council on Dental Practice, addressing almost 50 technicians, dentists, educators, manufacturers and association representatives...
Prefabricated implant abutments donât require CAD/CAM or other special equipment and the components are readily available, allowing practitioners to buy and send them to the laboratory with the case.
88% of respondents have shifted responsibilities of some employees 17% have eliminated technicians 16% have added new technicians 12% have had to hire employees with a different skill set 9% have started hiring “off the street” employees with no dental technology experience (percentages total more than 100 because respondents could select more than one answer)
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