Dental offices use a variety of precious metals for everything from fillings to crowns, and much of this metal can be sold to refiners. You can collect and sell dental scraps quickly and easily, which makes this an ideal way to add profit to your practice without accruing any extra costs. Consider the items you […]
What Metals Are Used in Dental Crowns?
A variety of metals can be used to create a dental crown. The most common metal types include:
Most crowns will not be 100 percent of one type of metal. Many pure metals lack the necessary physical properties to make usable crowns. For example, some of the […]
Dental crowns and bridges, used for restorative and cosmetic dentistry for years, have long contained precious metals such as gold. Those metals are all still being mined to some degree and all have the potential to fall into that “bad guy” business profile. The law of supply and demand dictates that price and profitability are […]
How Much Gold Is in a Gold Crown?
Do you have dental scrap lying around from old dental restorations that have been replaced? Many dental crowns and bridges are made with precious metal alloys that can be worth real money. Whether you have had an old crown replaced or you are a dentist who has a collection of dental scrap taking up space, it’s easy to convert many types of dental scrap into cash. […]