Imagine that you’ve asked a talented artist to create a masterpiece, but they only have an 8-pack of Crayola crayons and a piece of construction paper. Even with their advanced skills, the artist needs to have access to the kinds of materials that will help them produce significant, lasting results you love.
The same principle applies to the dental lab that you choose to make your practice’s restorations and appliances. The materials the lab uses can make a huge difference when it comes time to place them in your patients’ mouths. Keep reading to learn three benefits of choosing a dental laboratory in North Texas that utilizes top-tier technology, tools, and materials.
When it comes to dental restorations, the quality of the materials usually equates to the caliber of the results. Inferior tools or materials may be more affordable, but will your patients be satisfied with products that obviously look artificial, last a short time, or don’t fit comfortably?
It’s important to keep in mind that your patients will likely associate their restorations and appliances with your practice. Even though you do not create them, you place them and are the face of the dental care they receive. If you choose a dental lab with inferior materials, don’t be surprised if your patients think your practice supports and accepts sub-par results and service.
No one enjoys waiting—especially your patients. When they come into your office to have their permanent crown placed, the last thing they want to hear is that they need to wear their temporary crown for a longer period of time for their permanent one to be readjusted. They may take some of their frustration out on you and your team, which can only hurt your business and patient relationships.
With advanced, accurate technology at their disposal, a modern dental lab can ensure that the restoration or appliance is a perfect fit and looks flawless the first time around. With the right skills and materials, the technicians can get products made the right way from the start, leaving your patients feeling pleased with the results and with their experience.
Flexibility to Customize
Many high-end materials can be used for several different purposes. This characteristic gives a dental lab the ability to easily adapt to whatever situation you need them to. Based on each patient’s needs and impressions, the dental lab can make each restoration or appliance truly unique and fit the patient’s specifications in every way.
In the end, cutting corners on the quality of the restorations is not worth whatever amount you save initially. To retain and create a loyal patient base, you need to apply the same high standard of excellence that you expect from your own practice to the dental lab that produces the appliances and restorations for your patients. Finding a dental lab that can deliver proven results can support your business in the long run.
About the Author
Since 1986, Gail Johnson has owned and operated Perfect Impressions. As a Certified Dental Technician (CDT), she is a proud alumnus of the L.D. +Pankey Institute and is a level 4 graduate of the OBI Foundation of Bioesthetic Dentistry, making her one of just 50 CDTs who have completed this rigorous post-doctoral program. She and her team use some of the industry’s most advanced technology to create products that meet your patients’ needs the first time. If you would like to schedule a consultation one-on-one with Gail, call (972) 385-2295 or click here.