Thomas Thiel, MDT, explains how direct metal laser sintering (DMLS™), a 3D additive printing process using CAD data, can produce about 450 units for crowns and bridges in 24 hours unattended, and how to produce plastic models with laser sintering.
According to LMT’s 2012 Fee Survey, laboratory owners are making adjustments to their fee structures to be more competitive. For example, 48% now offer volume discounts, up 18% in just four years.
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