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A dentist-friend has asked me to open a dental lab in her practice. She will be providing the material...See more and equipment and I will be able to get outside clients. What percentage of my revenue do I give her? Do I do her work for free?
I am a dental lab tech (of 15 years) who returned to school a age 30 to pursue my DMD degree which I...See more obtained in May of 2013. I am a lab tech first and love to stay in touch and be a part of the dental lab industry.
Sounds to me like you need to sit down with her and work out a fee schedule for both her and the outside customers. Expectations need to be expressed on...See more both sides and decisions need to be made as to whether it is worthwhile or not. She wants a discount but a discount from what price? Does she have an...
There is a danger and a benefit to this situation because its a friend whos offering this opportunity. The most common problem I have seen as a consultant...See more is the Dr requiring more attention than you initially expect. I would make sure you have a contract - Ideally one where you define it as a lease of...
I had a great experience as an independent lab leasing space from an account. If your going to be independent, set a price for leasing space, equipment,...See more and utilities. You should buy your own materials, or you'll be giving the landlord a piece or you outside work also. Be conservative in your lease pricing....
According to LMT’s 2012 Fee Survey, 42% of laboratories have more than one fee schedule.
Here are the top three reasons why: (1) 48% Lower fee for high-volume clients; (2) 39% Fees for “high-end” restorations are higher than ones for conventional ones; (3) 39% Fees for “economy” restorations are lower than those for conventional ones
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