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After 35 years in the business, 30 of them as a CDT; the last thing we need is more regulations!
You damn near need a full time person these days just to keep up with paper work for OSHA, FDA etc, etc.
All...See more these regulations do is add cost to the final product which small laboratories have to shoulder since it is very hard these days to pass on any additonal cost to the dentist.
I have always used the best materials and fabrication processes in my lab...self regulation, and have never had one incident of a patient becoming ill or injuring themselves on my prosthetics.
Sounds like the big labs using the government to squeeze the competion out of exsistance...just saying.
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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