Pittman Dental Laboratory Blog

What will separate your dental practice from the crowd?

Posted by Bill Williams on Jun 24, 2020 9:00:00 AM

As a National Marketing Director, I am always curious as to why consumers behave a certain way. Why do they choose one company, product or service over another? What was the “trigger” that helped them decide? This question comes to mind when I look at dentists that Pittman Dental Laboratory is currently serving across the country.  What do consumers look for when picking a dentist? Here is what I have found:

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Topics: marketing, marketing your practice

Christina’s 11 Tips for Purchasing an Intra-Oral Scanner

Posted by Christina Reed, RDH on Jun 4, 2020 12:51:11 PM

Digital dentistry is taking off like a Space-X rocket for many reasons. Scans are easier, faster, and more reliable than analog impressions. Also, the accuracy is incredible! At Pittman, our remake percentage for crowns and bridges from digital scans is LESS than 1%! Compare that to around 6% for traditional impressions. Owning an intra-oral scanner will not only cut down on your chair time and material costs but will also give your patient’s even better results.

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Topics: oral scanners

Flexural Strength and Why It’s Important

Posted by Josh Griffin on Jun 2, 2020 11:18:55 AM

Surely you have already come across the term ‘flexural strength’. But what exactly does it mean, why is it important, and which values are considered good? Great information from our friends at Ivoclar Vivadent in their Dental Technician Blog. Read on to find out some of the most important things you should know about this topic.

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Topics: flexural Strength

‘Weird but familiar’: Back to practicing full time

Posted by Bill Williams on Jun 2, 2020 10:42:08 AM

Great blog from Dr. Champion about reopening her practice after the COVID-19 pandemic. You are not in this alone. Many Doctors can relate to this blog and can relate to what Dr. Champion describes.

Dr. Champion - American Dental Association New Dentist Blog blogger.

It was May 8, my first day back to work full time after Florida lifted the mandatory emergency only dental order put in place mid-March.

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Topics: covid-19