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How Much Tooth Is Needed For A Crown
I have a decayed tooth. how much tooth structure is needed for a crown only and how much warrants a post and core?
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
Varies: Fees vary from office to office, city to city. A specialist will charge more than a generalist. Being put to sleep ? That's an additional expense. Any number given over the internet is meaningless, since fess in deltona are not the same as los angeles or albany or el paso. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: It's not just an implant (artificial tooth root) but also a crown. Fees will vary according to where you live (fees tend to be higher on the coasts), which tooth, what type of crown, space adequacy, and so many other factors. See your dentist for a cost breakdown of the fees involved for resolving your individual problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Near the pulp: If the cavity is in close proximity to the pulp of the tooth then in addition to a crown the tooth will likely need a root canal. If the tooth has developed a deep crack that extends below the pulp and into the root then the tooth will likely need to be extracted. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Cost are determined by how teeth need to be extracted, the difficulty of the extractions and how many teeth are being replaced by a bridge. Generally 100-300 per extraction and 700-1200 per unit of bridgework with fees widely variable according to region. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
Post root canal: You really need to have a permanent restoration as soon as possible after your root canal is completed. Prior to that you would have a temporary filling in your tooth. You could risk breaking the tooth or having it get contaminated. So please get it filled ASAP! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Depends on Bridge: I think you are asking how much does it cost for a dental bridge to replace missing teeth. Usually you would just take the price of a single crown and multiply it for how many teeth the bridge will replace, this includes the teeth that are not missing, but serve to hold the bridge. ...Read moreSee 10 more doctor answers
High-Tech Material: Zirconia is a type of material used to make a crown. There are many other types, but zirconia is the strongest of the non-metallic materials. It looks nice and is very strong. For back teeth, it works nicely. It's been around for just a few years, so there aren't any long-term studies yet, but it looks very promising. If you don't want metal and still want durability, it seems like a good choice. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
That depends: That depends on the size of the cavity. Crowns are a very effective way to treat large cavities where a lot of the tooth is missing because they cover over and protect the remaining natural tooth structure. Small to medium sized cavities do not require crowns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: Some extractions can be quite traumatic to the surrounding tissues, while others have virtually no pain at all. If you are having severe pain, call your dentist and be seen. One condition (dry socket) can become apparent 3-10 days after the procedure and be very painful. Some measures can be taken to relieve the pain. Call for a follow-up visit and let your dentist help. ...Read more
How much depth surface is drilled off from an adult's natural front tooth (vs. All of it to gumline for a crown) to accommodate for a dental veneer?
Approx 1 mm: A very small amount of tooth surface is removed. After all, room is needed for the veneer itself, and if too thin, it can be too transparent and fail to change the tooth color. Make the veneers with porcelain that is opaque, and it looks chalky and lifeless. Bucally malpositioned teeth may require more reduction to look aligned with the adjacent teeth. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
See below: A compromised tooth (fracture, failing old filling) may need to be covered and protected by a crown. First, there must be enuf healthy tooth as a foundation. It may be necessary to do a "core buildup". Then the tooth is reduced in all dimensions (ground down if you must), a mold (impression) is taken, and then a crown is custom fabricated to recreate the tooth that was once there. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No time frame...: Has the tooth been newly restored, or is this a cavity they you have not yet fixed? Root canal necessity is not always based on how sensitive the tooth is.. there are many factors that go into the equation. Your local dentist is better prepared to answer your question. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Information: The dentist needs an xray of the tooth to be extracted to determine the anatomy of the roots. The shape, form, and position of the roots make a difference on how the dentist will approach extracting the tooth. Also the bone levels around the tooth and roots will let the dentist know how to proceed with the extraction. "pulling a tooth" is surgery and we need all the info we can get to plan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
$320 -$640 per tooth: Costs of dental bonding vary depending on your specific dental conditions, dentist's experience and geographic location The average cost of dental bonding ranges from $300 to $600 per tooth. However, many dental insurance plans cover most of the cost. Ask your dentist for more details. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
5 to 25 years: In general, according to the insurance industry at least 5years. We prefer to think between 10 to 30 years. It wil depend on a lot of factors such as oral hygiene. Check up visits, quality of workmanship, dental materials skills and expertise of the dentist. They tend to fail because of fracture of the porcelain, new caries around the gum line or even from gum disease that weakens the bone. ...Read moreSee 14 more doctor answers
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