Any time a patient has a dental problem, there's a chance it won't be a boilerplate fix. The tooth—and...See more its restoration—may be compromised as a result of something completely out of the practitioner's hands. Of course, the ones that get written about are cases in which solutions are within reach but the practitioner lets them slip through her fingers. Sometimes one poor decision turns a routine restoration into an expensive, time-consuming series of additional procedures and discomfort. I think there were two poor decisions made in my case. Check one for the practitioner and one for me. This is my story and it pretty much dominated my summer.
Serving the needs of the dental laboratory community has been Judy's core mission for over 30 years....See more An industry leader known for her integrity & optimism, Judy understands the needs of the market and develops practical solutions to meet them by instilling a company-wide culture of continual brainstorming that keeps innovation thriving at LMT.
This week I was scheduled to have two posts placed in my crown-lengthened tooth. That didn't happen. Instead of feeling no pain in the tooth, it became...
One-on-one interaction is a higher priority than ever before now that the economy has exacerbated the price-cutting phenomenon, according to LMT’s 2012 Fee Survey. To enhance customer relationships, respondents are offering more client education, joining study clubs and finding opportunities just to get more "face time" with their dentists.
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