How to Eliminate the 8 Wastes of Lean Manufacturing In Your Practice

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What is lean manufacturing? If you’re seeking to improve the efficiency and productivity of your practice, one of the best things you can do is learn the principles of lean manufacturing. While the term may sound heavily industrial, the concepts and strategies involved can significantly enhance the operations (and profit margins!) of your practice. Lean […]

How to Optimize your Practice’s Efficiency and Profitability

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Managing inventory can be a challenging task, but with the right strategies in place, you can optimize your practice’s efficiency and profitability. In this guide, we will explore seven key ways to effectively reduce your practice inventory and improve your bottom line.   1) Streamline Ordering Processes Implement automated inventory management systems to streamline ordering […]

Implementing Just-in-Time Inventory Management in Your Orthodontic Practice

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What is JIT? A Brief Introduction Efficiency and cost-effectiveness are two key drivers of success for any orthodontic practice. One strategy that promises both is the Just-in-Time (JIT) inventory management system.  The concept of JIT originated in Japan in the late 1960s and was pioneered by Toyota as a means to improve manufacturing efficiency. The name […]

Decoding the Success of the Class II Corrector in Treating Bite Misalignment

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Understanding Class II Malocclusion The science of orthodontics is continually evolving, with advancements in technology driving better patient outcomes. One of the standout innovations is the Class II Corrector, a product designed to address one of the most common orthodontic challenges – Class II malocclusion.  In this article, we’ll delve into the science and technology […]