Elizabeth Curran, owner of Ahwatukee Dental Laboratory, moves her laboratory into the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health, operating as a commercial lab as well as teaching dental students.
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There's a lot of scrambling for new business, competition is evermore intense and, as old-school technologies phase out, you're being squeezed out of your comfort zone.
...the prevailing attitude is that this is no time to wallow or give up. There's much to be done, help is available and now is the time to seize opportunity.
These last nine years have witnessed many losses within our small laboratory community, and I'm grateful to have this page in LMT on which I can express my gratitude for those who've touched our lives
If a doctor is hooked by the promise of consistency on your promo piece but the value of the claim isn't backed up until the last page, the "consistency" assertion is reduced to a hollow buzzword.
Make sure you fill a market need, know how to find the clients in that target market, become their trusted advisor and make sure your work lives up to the standards
"For me, selling well is based on meeting a client's needs, not self-servingly trying to "sell up" when it isn't called for."
Hello future. You're Justin Time! Just in Time to continue delivering smiles to the world. Just in Time to help fill the void when many of us retire. What would we ever have done without you?
To recap: Justin came to America from France.* In the mid-1980s "he" announced, at the annual meeting of the Dental Laboratory Association of New York, his intention to debut what he hoped would be the industry's first CAD/CAM system. His visit created a stir: it was a vision of what our future might look like. After traveling around our country for a number of years, looking for a permanent home, Justin...
So I asked her what a better way to teach her would be. Her reply was fast and clear: "Tell me what needs to be done and then stay out of my way."
It wasn't the first time dentists registered at LAB DAY®. But it struck me—this time—that these guys know dental technology is the place to be. The way I expressed it when I addressed the Cal-Lab Meeting two days before our show is that "we're a cottage industry looking out our window to see that a highway has been paved right up against our front door!"
It's amazing, gratifying, in fact, to see how upbeat and eager attendees at this year's show were to learn, explore and absorb everything LAB DAY. Despite the storm that hit the northeast, stranding a group of European would-be...
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Like me, I'm sure you have become painfully aware of how dependent we now are on engineering expertise. It's not just for streamlining our company operations; it permeates all facets of our lives...
There's more crossover in the dental field than ever before and this makes us somewhat unique. What continues to remain blurry is who does what with whom...
There's nothing more reassuring or energizing than being able to keep abreast of our market's fluctuations and know where you stand.