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Metal: The metal crowns are more durable than the porcelain crowns. ...Read more
Are alumina dental crowns strong?
Are there monolithic alumina crowns or only porcelain fused to alumina?
Depends: Depends on what you consider toxic and at what dose you receive the chemical. Bonded fillings contain bpa currently in a gray area on many fronts, metallic filings contain about 50% mercury. As a dentist I have 2 places to put these fillings your mouth or an epa registered hazardous waste dump. Which do you prefer? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Zirconia: Zirconia and lithium disilicate are both newer materials for making crowns, and are starting to replace the traditional porcelain fused to metal (PFM) crowns. The Zirconia crowns may be stronger, but they may not match your other teeth as well as the lithium disilicate or PFM (esthetic match). Talk to your dentist! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not anymore: Bpa (bisphenol a) is a resin used in some plastics. There is some evidence, tho nothing has been proven, that bpa may have harmful effects on child development. Dental sealants & newer composites don’t contain it. The american dental association states the bpa in the saliva after 2 hrs from old plastic fills is 200 x lower than the level epa (environmental protection association) considers safe. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Are these safe in pregnancy? Mica, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Silica, Kaolin, Lauroyl Lysine,Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 7749)Chromium Ox
Manufacturer knows: Stainless steel bottles are found everywhere and from everywhere. Some major "health food" chains sell glass bottles encased in a rubber-like sleeve to decrease the chance of breakage. Both types require careful attention to cleaning, which can be difficult around the curved parts. Baby bottle brush helps clean before putting into dishwasher. Untreated glass (like in baby bottles) might be best. ...Read more
Which type of bridge material is more expensive, entire bridge made of porcelain, porcelain fused to metal, or porcelain fused to high noble metal.?
Ortho outcome: The most important question to ask yourself, is what am I trying to accomplish and what is the best way to achieve that goal? Hopefully you want the best aesthetic look and the healthiest teeth and gums. Therefore find the best Orthodontist you can and discuss how best to achieve your goals. Each system has pros and cons. See what is best for you. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
What is the best material for premolar's crown after root canal: zirconium, silver-palladium, gold, etc fused porcelain?
Crown materials: There is not one best material and many factors determine the material used.Factors include bite, amount of remaining tooth structure, cosmetics, oral hygiene, condition of the remaining teeth, skill of the dentist and the lab used. Discuss this with your restoring dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Direct porcelain filling have same placement procedure as direct resin fillings for front tooth? And why resin fillings are popular?
Absolutely safe: I have a mouth full of silver fillings and I have no intention of changing them. I'm still waiting to see even 1 article in a well refereed scientific journal that tells me otherwise. It's a hoax. It's bad science. Don't fall for the mumbo-jumbo. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers