The challenging aspect of this case was that one of the implants was improperly placed between #7 and #8. Steve Lee explains how he made a screw-retained zirconia framework with pink gingiva tissue to recreate the lost gingiva and then cemented on four single crowns made from IPS e.max to the framework.

Nearly three quarters of respondents to LMT’s exclusive 2014 Wage Survey have taken cost-cutting measures related to personnel in the last two years, citing unpredictable workflows, pricing pressure from dentists and other low-cost labs, and an increase in business costs.

LMT’s 2014 Fee Survey respondents offer a mixed picture of their sales and profitability. On one hand, laboratory sales seem to be slowly improving. Profits, though, seem to be lagging behind.

LMT LAB DAY Chicago 2015 will be held on February 27-28 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, right across the river from the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers. For show details, click here.

LMT LAB DAY Chicago (moving across the river to the Hyatt Regency Chicago!): Friday, February 27 and Saturday, February 28 


LMT LAB DAY West: Exhibits on Saturday, May 2 ONLY; Educational Clinics on Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2


LMT LAB DAY East (moving to Atlantic City!): Saturday, September 19


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“It’s people who make the difference, so my business philosophy is based on taking care of the staff first. If you do that, I believe everything else will come naturally,” says Jayme Hong, CEO and Chief Rainmaker at IDOC.

Welcome to THE BRIDGE, LMT's online community network for the Dental Laboratory industry, a virtual LAB DAY environment 24/7. Connectivity — the buzz word of this new Century — has LMT's full attention and has been the driver of our brand from Day One. "The BRIDGE" does what a printed piece cannot do: create immediate, interactive experiences! Learn More →

The Staff at LMT

    LAB DAY Chicago 2015

    Feb 27-28, 2015
    Chicago, IL

    Join LMT for its 31st annual LMT LAB DAY Chicago, the largest dental laboratory community gathering in America.

    LAB DAY West 2015

    Saturday May 2, 2015
    Garden Grove, CA

    Join LMT for its 25th annual LMT LAB DAY West, the largest dental laboratory community gathering on the west coast. LMT LAB DAY West features: Over...

    LAB DAY East 2015

    Saturday Sep 19, 2015
    Atlantic City, NJ

    Join LMT for our 16th annual LMT LAB DAY East, the largest dental laboratory trade show on the East Coast exclusively for the dental laboratory community....