An outsource lab calls me up and wants to send me some work...Do I... A) Bring it. Cant say no to money coming in. B) Do it, i'm flattered they...See more thought about using my work and this can help pay some supply costs. C) Do it for a bit and only take the units I want. D) No, My business is built...
Co-Owner (I'd rather be in the trenches than a suit) at Sunflower Dental Studio
We are a 3 owner 8 employee CnB lab started in '81. Doing our best to please our Doc's and their patients all while rockin out to some internet radio having a good time!
I'll buck the trend and say "D". If you truly are quality, and have a known reputation, I say build upon that and set yourself apart from others. Gain...See more even more education , i.e.Lab Day :-) hands on courses, and most of all become indispensable to your nearby accounts, as in custom shades, evaluating...
That's an easy one...do you have excess capacity? Will you still be able to produce work on time for your own technicians while you're busy meeting deadlines...See more for the other lab? What is your profit margin? Is this the best use of your production resources? Can you make more money elsewhere? Will this...
Laboratories are ready for digital impressions—41% are equipped to accept them—but many dentist-clients are not; State of the Industry 2015 respondents receive an average of 8% of their impressions digitally and from only about 6% of their clients.
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