The Economics of Custom-Made Appliances: An Update on New Opportunities
April 24, 2019
The market for mouthguards is not limited to children. Older patients are increasingly active, and just as likely to injure themselves.
Custom-fitted trays and clear retainers, fabricated in-house to your standards, can meet and exceed the needs of your patients.
By fabricating splints in your office, you will have more control over the process. assuring the best results.
Imagine you were the only dentist in your geographic area that offered a specific, much-needed service. With little or no competition, your practice would most likely attract new patients specifically for that procedure, once you advertised its availability.
In-office appliance fabrication is a distinctive, affordable way to expand your services, without a major investment for training or equipment. In addition, these potential products are already familiar to patients: clear retainers, sports mouthguards, TMJ splints, temporaries for crown and bridge, denture repairs, and whitening trays.
Expand your services and open the door to increased revenue by incorporating in-house appliance fabrication with affordable, operator-friendly thermoforming equipment.