Thomas Zaleske explains how to use Preat Corp.’s Perma-Ret to provide mechanical retention between the teeth and the acrylic base and prevent midline fractures.

Whether you have two technicians or 20, there is perhaps no greater challenge in the laboratory than managing your staff. From morale issues to interpersonal conflicts, Lab Owner and Manager respondents to LMT’s Personnel Survey share their strategies for achieving pleasant and productive work environments.

Lab Owner Winnie Westwood, CDT, uses her technician skills to create a garden train layout in her backyard.

More fantastic work recently shared by fellow BRIDGEster Andrew Robert, CDT, Ceramist/Manager at Harmony Dental. For more pictures of Andrew's work, click here.

Who else is ready to show your stuff? Give your artwork, restorations or before-and-after pictures a place to live among the over 4,000 images already shared on 

Respondents to LMT’s 2015 Marketing Survey are using new as well as tried-and-true strategies to cement client relationships, boost loyalty and increase referrals.

In the last year, MicroDental has acquired four laboratories and is actively seeking additional laboratory members. Here, MicroDental President Len Liptak details what the company is looking for and the benefits it offers.

Join LMT on February 26 & 27, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago for education, exhibits, technology, new products, hands-on demos and networking. 

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This article first appeared in LMT’s August 2015 edition of the LMT Insider, our monthly e-newsletter, and takes a closer look at the pros and cons of the minimum wage ordinances that have recently made national headlines.

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