Tag - dental technology

How to set up a Dental Laboratory Part 2: Traditional Models with a Digital In-House Laboratory

    In the COVID-19 era there’s an acceleration of dental laboratory technicians and dentists combining forces to build in-house or in practice laboratories. Dental Consultants have been asked the same questions repeatedly, how do I set up a dental laboratory? What equipment should I buy? Who should I buy the equipment from? Do I need a laboratory technician?     This is the...

Laboratories: The Future of Outsourcing to China

   The last 20 years the Dental Laboratory Industry has been a treacherous landscape. If you have been in the laboratory industry you have survived the “Direct to Dentist” Cerec explosion, the 2008 economic crash and the $25 Chinese crown. As a laboratory technician it must seem like there is another catastrophe looming to come and take money out of...

8 Ways to reduce your overhead with CAD/CAM

 Prior to COVID-19 the first quarter of 2020 was phenomenal for most of the dental industry. The economy was strong and had no signs of slowing down. However, the pandemic shutdown dental completely for two months. This has left all dental professionals reorganizing their businesses in an attempt to reduce overhead and be profitable as revenue will undoubtedly be...