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Dean Mersky, DDS · Sep 26, 2012
I find the China debate to be very interesting yet perplexing. Some continue to believe that the problems faced by today's lab owners are in some measure due to the Chinese. This is akin to standing at...
Claus Dampmann · Jun 15, 2012
A counter viewpoint to those who have concerns about the materials being used in China.
LMT's 2014 Fee Survey respondents offer a mixed picture of their sales and profitability. On one hand, laboratory sales seem to be slowly improving. Profits, though, seem to be lagging behind.
Nearly three quarters of respondents to LMT's exclusive 2014 Wage Survey have taken cost-cutting measures related to personnel in the last two years, citing unpredictable workflows, pricing pressure from...
Coming from 23 states and 12 countries, LAB DAY East 2014 attendees--more than 900 lab owners, managers and technician--were upbeat and optimistic about business and keenly interested in adding new materials,...
Tallahassee, Fla. Dental patients have more to worry about than flossing and brushing daily—the restorations they put in their mouths have a direct impact on their overall health. As a result,...
New analysis released by the American Dental Association indicates that overall spending on dental care has remained flat in recent years, despite the fact that per patient dental spending by Baby Boomers...
Straumann reported stable net revenues of CHF 519 million (-1% in local currencies) in the first nine-months of 2012. North America was the key driver throughout accompanied by strong growth in China and...
Kim Molinaro · LMT Surveys · Sep 2014
Nearly three quarters of respondents to LMT's exclusive 2014 Wage Survey have taken cost-cutting measures related to personnel in the last two years, citing unpredictable workflows, pricing pressure from dentists and other low-cost...
Kim Molinaro · LMT Surveys · Sep 2012
Uncertainty prevails among the respondents to LMTâs 2012 Wage Survey and theyâre being cautious about rehiring or raising wages. On a positive note, more than half saw an uptick in
Kelly Fessel Carr · LMT Surveys · Jun 2012
The majority of respondents to LMT's Small Lab Survey are enthusiastic about the outlook for their own businesses, calling their future "good" or "great." However, their prediction for the market segment as a whole isn't quite so rosy.
LMT Communications, Inc. · Industry News · Aug 2012
At its Capital Markets Day event in Amsterdam in May, Straumann shared its Vision 2020 project with investors and the media. Using existing data, new research and numerous interviews with experts in the field, Straumann's management...
When shopping for a new laboratory, almost 80% of respondents in LMT’s 2013 Dentist Survey say a referral from another dentist has the most influence on their decision.
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