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what is the difference between a crown and a tooth implant?and which one should i get? which one will last longer?which one is better?my tooth is blue

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Crown vs implant: A dental implant is a titanium root replacement and this is used to replace a missing tooth. A crown is made on an existing tooth when there is weakened tooth structure form decay, fracture, or wear and a strong root remaining. It will provide the strength needed for normal function like eating and speaking. If your existing tooth is healthy enough you may be able to have a crown. see dentist.
Answered on May 25, 2015
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