Janet Jones, CDT, is the Technical Consultant for Ivoclar and Ardent, Inc. and teaches educational courses for the Wieland Zenostar Zirconia. She earned her AAS degree in Dental Laboratory Technology in Lexington, KY, and has been a CDT over 30 years. Jones owned and operated her own lab in North Carolina...
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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