The temperatures are (finally) slowly rising, lilacs and hyacinths are blooming, new trees are sprouting—it must be springtime! Here at Cornerstone Dental Labs, we look forward to the change in seasons, particularly the change from winter to spring!
We are especially looking forward to the spring 2016 season because we are not only traveling to Missouri at the end of April and visiting the Big Apple the first week of May, but we have a CE course coming up, and are visiting either Oklahoma or Kentucky in May! Plus, not only do we have a lot of traveling to do, but we also have some great specials for our clients!
Dentistry has changed massively over the past few years. Nevertheless, there are a few common problems between dental laboratories and doctors such as occlusion adjustments, cosmetics, functions and shades. Bite is one of the most frequent issues I see as a technician. No matter how many impressions or bite registrations we’ve received from doctors, bite is the most common. Sometimes the doctor will send a case back to us for an adjustment on the occlusion, whether it be either hyper or hypo, because the patient’s bite is totally different intraorally versus what we receive through an impression.
One of the hardest things for a lab owner to manage is relationships versus profits. The larger your company grows, the more stressful this becomes. Owning a small business is a simple equation; the more bottom line profit, the healthier the business. That is easy for the day to day running of the lab, but what the money people, or the people looking outside in on you do not tell you is, the best way to drive profit has nothing to do with sales, cost, or production, its largest contributor is the relationships that you build
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