"Our business will continue to change to meet new demands. It's less about the ability to manage change and more about the strength to lead change," said Ivoclar Vivadent's CEO Bob Ganley during his State of the Industry address to the more than 700 attendees at the 87th Annual Cal-Lab Meeting held at the Westin Michigan Avenue.
One development Ganley discussed is the growing irrelevance of geographical barriers due to new technology and the increasing competition between labs because of it. "You must understand who you are and have some kind of identifiable message on how you differentiate yourself....
Robert Posey has owned and operated Posey Dental Lab Inc., in Langhorne, PA, since 1987, and was the beta lab for the introduction of Finesse porcelain. Certified in numerous implant systems, Posey is an L.D. Pankey-Dawson graduate, and his laboratory is LVI certified. He is an author and lecturer/clinician...
- 78% Don’t have the equipment, staff or expertise in house
- 48% To offer a wider variety of restorations
- 12% When they have too much work/to even out the workflow
- 11% To test new products and restorative materials before making purchases
- 7% When the lab is short staffed
- 3% When our equipment is down/being repaired
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