Focus alloy from AURIDENT, INC. offers an economical noble metal PFM solution to the high prices in the precious metals market. Containing 2.5% gold, 70.3% palladium and only 9.7% silver, Focus is easy to work with and cast. It features a light oxide for precise shade control. Its low density results in more units per ounce with consequent lower cost per unit. The alloy's low silver content minimizes porcelain greening and itâs compatible with...See more most porcelains and some press-to-metal porcelains.
According to LMT's 2013 Dentist Survey, lab owners are sometimes hesitant to raise their fees, fearful of losing the account. Yet 53% of dentists surveyed feel it’s reasonable for a laboratory to increase prices once a year by an average of 3.3%. Twenty-nine percent think an increase—an average of 4.6—every two years is more acceptable.
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