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Braces With Crowns
The crown of a tooth is that part of the tooth on top of the root. The crown of the tooth is the part that is visible in the mouth. A crown restoration is a procedure that restores the crown of a tooth that is damaged by fracture or extensive decay by cementing a replica of the crown over a prepared tooth, and is one of the most common ...Read more
Teamwork: Treatment like this is certainly possible, but it does require teamwork. At the very least, this involves you, your dentist, and your orthodontist. This may also require other specialists as well, but invisalign can certainly be used on patients with missingmteeth and crowns. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No, but: Difficult to bond braces to porcelain or metal. Sometimes it helps to make minute scratches in surface of crown to facilitate bonding. Crown surfaces can be repolished after braces are removed. You may be candidate for clear aligner therapy, but braces do a better job. In an ideal world, braces should be done before crowns. Talk to an Orthodontic Sprcialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
All Depends: This is a question for your general dentist. The answer also depends on which tooth requires the crown. Changing a tooth after orthodontic treatment may require adjustment or need for a new post orthodontic retainer because the old one may not fit after the placement of the new crown. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
About to get a root canal tooth (#25) while on braces
-is it practical?
-will i need a crown?
-was quoted $600..Reasonable?
Yes and possibly: It is not a problem with braces on. And if you need one based on proper diagnosis it is very practical. A crown is needed only if the tooth has large or multiple fillings. If possible , if a crown is determined necessary by your dentist, see if it can wait until ortho is complete. Fees are locale and dr. Specific. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers