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Permanent Gold Teeth
My son is 6 and is losing milk teeth and gaining permanent teeth. Does it make sense to make a pantomogram to see if all is well? How often?
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Do you perform permanent gold teeth? If so where are you located, I just want four of them 22 carot gold
Call Dentost: All Dentists are qualified to do gold crowns. Know that dental gold is not 22 karat, too soft. Speak with a General Dentist or Prosthodontist to discuss treatment choices. ...Read more
What Doctor does the best permanent gold teeth in savannah GA. Please give me feedback on prices and quality, thanks.
Dental care: I'm sorry. HealthTap is not a rating service, it's a health advice service. Practicing in Pennsylvania I have no idea what fees are in Georgia, nor do I know the Dentists who practice in your area. Please ask your friends and coworkers who they see. Ask your Physician who treats his/her family. Look for quality care as opposed to bargain price. Quality is cheaper in the long run. ...Read more
Grill: Besides the personal preference of gold in the front, the material itself is not a problem. The problem would be reducing or damaging your teeth and exposure to weakening of tooth structure, leakage and decay and ease of cleaning. Maybe a removable grill would be an option. Put it in when needed and then take out. ...Read more
For patients with grinding habits, are crowns made of gold good option for back teeth 11, # 14
Can you review gold crowns Cons and pros? Please.
Good functional opt: Gold is a wonderful material to fabricate a posterior crown, especially for a grinder! The pros are the way it will function & wear against the opposing arch, no risk of breakage and excellent marginal integrity & fit. The major con is the esthetics, but not a big deal on a posterior tooth. Today, Zirconium milled crowns are supposed to offer all the pros of gold, but with esthetics. ...Read more
Can you tell me what you suggest if the dentist removes your gold capped teeth, should they be returned to you?
Why not: The old, useless bridgework belongs to you. It is not worth a lot of money since it is technically scrap metal, but it is yours to keep if you want. Just ask for it. ...Read more
Which could very well be the longer lasting dental cap for back teeth--cerec, porcelin fused to high noble metal or a gold crown?
Two issues here: There are two factors to consider when answering this question: 1-Strength of crown: a gold crown cannot break; anyone with a ceramic surface can break although very small percentage. 2- Any tooth with a crown can decay around margins if poor oral hygiene or high sugar or acid intake. Each type of crown has advantages and disadvantages. Speak to your own dentist as to which is best for you. ...Read more
I have a tooth in the front that is decayeing from old gold teeth when I was a teen how much would it cost me too repaire it and pull a wisdom tooth
Fees vary: Until you are examined by a local dentist who can advise you and actually treat you, any fees quoted are merely guesses. You need the treatment, right? Have a consult and you'll know for sure what it will cost. ...Read more
For durability and strength on back teeth, which crown materials do you use. Yellow or white gold. How many carat gold you should use.? 16 or 20 Why
It's not jewelry: Dental gold is highly alloyed with other metals to achieve optimal strength along with other less obvious characteristics. While it has a carat rating that can vary, we don't focus on that parameter like the jewelry market does. Scrap processors have a different focus than do restorative dentists. You might ask a nearby dental lab about material options as well. ...Read more
Have grinding habit. For back teeth 11, # 14 which type of gold crowns do you use best. Yellow or white gold. How many carat gold you should use.
Yellow plus NG: Yellow gold crowns are typically made from the relatively harder alloys because they need greater strength and wear resistance. After your final crowns are placed, you will need the nightguard (NG) to protect your teeth and crowns. ...Read more
Aside from PFM, gold or zirconia, what other types of crowns (preferably all ceramic) are good for use on back teeth?
My teeth are moved, I have implants of gold which caused my teeth to move and I want to get of the implants, and get good teetg?
I'm a bit confused: Your question is a bit confusing. To determine exactly what is needed for your mouth, make an appointment with a local dentist for a consultation. ...Read more
Had bad experience with new bridges break. Can i just get broken bridge out do gold crowns on # 11&14. Then leave teeth 12& 13 space empty. Feedback.
Possible: There are many reasons why a bridge can break. The span from teeth #11 to 14 is relatively long so the bridge will continue to break overtime. For a better long term solution, consider placement of dental implants/crowns at sites #12 and 13 and crowns on teeth #11 and 14. Dental implants is the best option. However, every patient is different. Discuss these options with your dentist. ...Read more
Gold Crown was hurting, went in and they extracted my wisdom tooth, 2 weeks later my crown hurts again and dr. says he needs to clean my teeth first?
Answer-: It's impossible for us over the internet to determine both the cause of the problem and the order of treatment. This is a determination that must be exercised by a knowledgeable dentist with training and experience based upon a clinical exam, x-rays, periodontal probing and other tests. Either trust your dentist's advice or seek another dentist whom you do trust. Ask questions. ...Read more
Emax type crown review. Have grinding teeth and cross bite and wondering if Emax crown is good or do I use gold. Which One is appropriate. Thanks.
Which is better for 4 units bridge on teeth # 11 to # 14: a high noble metal in a "yellow gold" color or "silvery gold".?
Either: Both are ada approved and considered acceptable. However, the high noble will generally last longer. I am assuming that since #11 is involved you will be having it covered in porcelain so from an appearance point of view, either would be fine and close to equal in quality and longevity. The semi-precious or "silvery-gold" should save you money though with the high price of gold. ...Read more
Which type for 4 unit bridge you recommend on back molar teeth #11 to 14. Is it crown- porcelain fused to high noble metal, gold, or pure porcelain.?
Porc - High Noble: I would recommend implants before this long span bridge involving the canine. Is this an option? Otherwise, the porc — high noble is my recommendation for fit and esthetics. ...Read more
Will delta dental of ma cover gold teeth? Will delta dental cover gold teeth? If not... How much does this usually cost. My wisdom tooth came thru and crowded my teeth. Two of my front teeth are starting to push thru the front of my gum. I'm just wondring
Maybe, see a Dentist: Many dental insurance contracts are written specifically to allow benefits for crown only when the tooth is sufficiently broken down. They may also only cover the least costly metal (not gold) crown. Also, there may be a clause in your insurance contract stating you have to be covered for a certain amount of time (like 1 year) before they pay benefits for major category dental procedures. ...Read more
1, molar(#14) gold crowned.2, root canalled from hole same teeth. If 1, and 2 successful, if same teeth has crack, will it be gum abcess, teeth pain,.
During Orthodontic?: The most common time an unerupted tooth is dragged into the dental arch is an impacted cuspid or "eye tooth". There was a time when a gold chain was fixed around the impacted tooth and the chain attached to the orthodontic arch wire with an elastic. I woiuld be surprised to see a gold chain these days as modern alloys have additional benefits. More often a steel alloy bracket or button is bonded. ...Read more
What is a crown on a tooth after a root canal? Are they the gold or silver caps? Or is there one that's white?
Gold Crowns: Gold crowns are the most durable restorations dentist can produce and they wear much like enamel! My grandfather passed away with 12 gold crowns in his mouth that were 40 years old or older! However, most patients demand tooth colored restorations, even though they know they don' t last as long! ...Read more
When I eat I feel an occasional slight pain in my back tooth with gold crown. Is it due to having a 4 or 5 there?
Probably not: I assume the 4-5 you refer to is the pocket depth around the tooth. It is the beginning of periodontal disease (gum disease) and tells me you have some bone loss around the tooth. Unfortunately, gum disease does not hurt and sneaks up on millions of people. I suspect you have a crack in the tooth under the crown. The crack was there before the crown went on, usually from a lg. Silver filling. ...Read more
No: If your tooth hurts, you may not need to lose it. Root canal therapy, done through the crown, may eliminate the pain and solve the problem. If the tooth is lost, then the existing crown will not be usable since the tooth on which it once fit is not the same shape at the gumline as the implant and thus its fit will be unacceptable. ...Read more
I have an old discolored formerly white filling on my front tooth. Could the dentist replace it? He only likes amalgams and gold, of course
Talk to him: I don't know of any present day dentists who would advocate placing a silver colored filling or a gold colored filling on a front tooth. Talk to him about various other options and what's the most conservative treatment available. Ask him what he would recommend to you if you were his son. ...Read more
My dentist says you can't have a gold crown atop a tooth which has a silver filling since it creates a magnetic pull?
My dentist says you can't have a gold crown atop a tooth which has a silver filling since it creates a magnetic. Other opinions?
My opinion\advice: Technically and theoretically, two dissimilar metals in the presence of saliva which is acidic may create a galvanic response causing some 'shock'. In reality, this has never been a problem for me or my patients. It can happen and is often mild and temporary. Other options are to replace the silver filling with a composite filling, or use a ceramic crown. ...Read more
I have an implant with a gold crown. A tooth next to it is painful when chewing and has a big mercury filling. Could those dissimular metals be cause?
No: The metals are not the source of the pain. Likely the underlying dental decay is worsening. See your dentist to get it checked out. ...Read more
When a patient requests their extracted dental materials should the dentist comply to their request? Recently I had a tooth extracted along with a gold crown/an attached bridge, upon requesting that my gold dental work be given to me the dentist denied my
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