Tech Smart: Gear Necessities

March 21, 2012

If you were among the many dental laboratory professionals in Chicago late last month, it’s likely you were bouncing between meetings at different hotels across the river and across downtown from each other. When making those cross-meeting jaunts it helps to travel light, but it’s just as key to be in touch while on the road.

The Build-Up: It’s not quite plug-and-play

March 21, 2012

Square footage and a sensible arrangement of the equipment and workstations is important to creating a new dental laboratory or expanding an existing operation. However, if the space the lab wants to use doesn’t have the right infrastructure to support the lab’s expected uses, there better be a plan to install the pipes, conduits and connections, or the business will have no chance for success.