• #MilestoneMonday

    Series · 5 articles

    LMT recognizes some of the big milestones our industry has celebrated.

  • Content Marketing in the Digital Age

    Series · 8 articles

    Because of the limitless reach, immediacy, interactivity and cost-effectiveness of social media compared to many traditional marketing strategies, content marketing has become the Next-Gen marketing strategy. It’s a soft sell and relationship building at its best.

  • Editor's Page

    Series · 3 articles

    LMT's Editor Kelly Carr shares her views on what's going on in our community.

  • Management Strategies: How to Be an Effective Leader

    Series · 3 articles

    It’s well known that strong management is a critical part of organizational health. But what type of leadership behavior is most effective?

  • Strength in Numbers

    Series · 5 articles

    To succeed in an increasingly competitive environment, laboratory operators are adopting a “don’t go it alone” mentality. Here are f ive partnerships that are helping owners/managers grow their businesses, share valuable feedback on...

  • LMT LAB DAY Chicago 2016 Insider

    Series · 37 articles

    Never before in U.S. history have so many dental professionals gathered under one roof to attend a lab technology-specific event. Check out the latest product launches and trending news from this record-breaking weekend.

  • Lab Showcases: Inspiring Interiors

    Series · 7 articles

    Labs of the 21st century are modern, bright, sophisticated and full of unique design elements. LMT takes you inside seven different facilities, both large and small, to give you a first-hand look at work environments that make their owners and staff members proud.

  • LMT's Exclusive Fee Survey Reports

    Series · 8 articles

    LMT’s biennial Fee Survey report is the dental laboratory industry’s quintessential pricing guide for all types of restorative services! 

  • LMT's Exclusive Wage Survey Reports

    Series · 5 articles

    Every two years, LMT conducts its exclusive Wage Survey report, the definitive guide lab owners nationwide use for assessing personnel wages. 

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    Series · 5 articles

    An estimated 25 million adults in the U.S. suffer from obstructive sleep apnea.Oral appliances have proven to be a viable option for treatment and a huge opportunity for dentists and labs, but there are numerous complexities in the market.

  • 10 Software Innovations to Streamline Your Digital Workflow

    Series · 11 articles

    LMT profiles 10 software innovations—many of them new or recently upgraded—that are helping labs upload files faster, reap the benefits of the cloud, increase efficiency, track metrics, accept digital impressions, outsource more easily and enhance...

  • LMT LAB DAY Insider 2015

    Series · 43 articles

    It was LMT’s biggest LAB DAY yet. Just over 3,500 attendees came to the industry’s busiest, most exciting event of the year to learn at 367 educational courses, shop an energy-packed exhibit hall with 241 companies, and network and catch up with their peers.

  • State of the Industry 2015

    Series · 8 articles

    LMT’s comprehensive, multi-issue State of the Industry 2015 coverage offers an in-depth look at the key trends impacting laboratory operators today.

  • How to Use VITA VM 13 for Challenging Anterior Metal-Ceramic Restorations

    Series · 3 articles

    While zirconia is becoming an increasingly popular restorative choice, metal-ceramic solutions are still widely used and, in many cases, preferred because of the esthetics. Renato Carretti offers a look at three anterior cases fabricated with VM 13 porcelain from VITA.

  • Ask SCORE

    Series · 6 articles

    George Obst—certified SCORE mentor and retired CEO and Founding Partner of Dental Services Group--offers advice on running a profitable and successful business. Have a question for George?  Email LMT Editor Kelly Fessel Carr

  • LMT LAB DAY Insider

    Series · 55 articles

    LMT Editors bring you the full scoop straight from the show floor, including product launches, announcements and breaking news.

  • I Want to Work in That Lab

    Series · 29 articles

    Thanks to readers’ nominations, LMT recognizes 29 laboratories across the U.S. that offer their employees a culture that’s hard to beat, with top-notch work environments, outstanding perks, an impressive facility, or by going above and beyond...

  • 30 Memorable Moments

    Series · 28 articles

    The last 30 years have been the most remarkable, most revolutionary years in the history of dental technology. As LMT celebrates its 30th anniversary, it’s the perfect time to reflect on the technologies, events and ideas that have shaped our community.

  • Dream Labs

    Series · 2 articles

    Dream Labs

  • Full Contour Zirconia Case Studies

    Series · 10 articles

    Touted for their high strength and labor-savings, full contour zirconia restorations are the fastest-growing restoration in laboratories across the country. There are more material choices than ever on the market; here, 10 zirconia manufacturers illustrate...

  • Judy's Amazing Road Trip

    Series · 8 articles

    At the end of October, LMT Publisher Judy Fishman drove cross country from Connecticut to Arizona for a two-month stay in Fountain Hills.* She visited numerous laboratories and manufacturers along the way. Tune in to follow her on her journey! Read Series

  • 20+ Digital Marketing Strategies

    Series · 3 articles

    When it comes to marketing, more laboratories are going digital to reach dentists: They're building websites, using social media, advertising online and phasing out printed marketing pieces in favor of digital ones. Whether you're a novice or savvy...

  • Barry D. the Lab Guy

    Series · 7 articles

    Laboratories often experience the same problems on a daily basis, but rather than grumble about them, Mike Hill, President of 6-11 Dental Studio, Inc., Lake Forest, CA, decided to take a humorous approach. He started sketching cartoons related to real-world...

  • The Changing Landscape of Dentistry

    Series · 6 articles

    In the same way the dental laboratory is changing, your client's world is in flux, too. The surge of digital technologies. A growing number of large group practices. An increase in training. More women dentists joining the profession. In this special...

  • Bad Dentistry

    Series · 8 articles

    Any time a patient has a dental problem, there's a chance it won't be a boilerplate fix. The tooth—and its restoration—may be compromised as a result of something completely out of the practitioner's hands. Of course, the ones that get...

  • The Way I See It

    Series · 75 articles

    Words of wisdom from LMT Publisher Judy Fishman

  • IDS 2013 Offers First Look at Emerging Innovations

    Series · 6 articles

    Live surgeries. Magicians on stilts. Space-age technology. And dazzling developments in digital dentistry. This must be the IDS.

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