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Is mercury in composite resin filling?

Is mercury in composite resin filling?

No: Composites are often the first choice as an alternative to the silver mercury fillings. ...Read more

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Which looks more natural: ceramic braces or metal braces?

Which looks more natural: ceramic braces or metal braces?

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 more

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Are alumina dental crowns strong? Are there monolithic alumina crowns or only porcelain fused to alumina?

Are alumina dental crowns strong? 

Are there monolithic alumina crowns or only porcelain fused to alumina?

Alumina crown: alumina is a brand name that is usually layered with porcelain for anterior cosmetics. Bruxzir can be layered or monolithic which is usually reserved for posterior teeth where esthetic values can be compromised ...Read more

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Which bridge material type best for molar back teeth. Porcelain or porcelain fused over high noble metal and why. Which is more expensive.?

Which bridge material type best for molar back teeth. Porcelain or porcelain fused over  high noble metal and why. Which is more expensive.?

Crown Materials: Hi, when talking about materials for molar teeth there are a few things to keep in mind. Strength and clearance (the space between the prepared tooth and the opposing one). If there is not enough clearance because the tooth preparation is getting short, pfm (metal on the chewing side) or full gold will be better. Otherwise, you could get a zirconia reinforced porcelain crown. They are very strong. ...Read more

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What toxigenic chemicals does a composite dental filling contain?

What toxigenic chemicals does  a composite dental filling contain?

BPA: Bpa. However, the cumulative release of bpa from composites dental filling appears to be minimal from the available research. First, realize that all dental materials are toxic to some degree and second, that the toxicology of resins is far less researched and far less understood than the effect of amalgams, which itself is inconclusive. I hope this helps! regards. ...Read more

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Does dental bonding contain toxic chemicals? How about metal filings

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 more

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How popular and please review all zirconia material 4 unit dental bridge vs. the Porcelain and High noble fused ones. ?

How popular and please review  all  zirconia material  4 unit dental  bridge  vs. the Porcelain and High noble fused ones. ?

Dental Bridges: Zirconia crowns and bridges are becoming more and more popular. There are benefits and down sides to the different materials of zirconia and porcelain fused to metal (pfm's). It's best to visit with a dentist who offers both alternatives to give you a run down of both and to evaluate your needs. ...Read more

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Lithium disilicate vs all alumina crowns? Which is generally stronger and better for posterior restorations?

Lithium disilicate vs all alumina crowns? Which is generally stronger and better for posterior restorations?

Crowns?: hello- wouldn't this question be better answered by a dentist? Teeth extraction and replacement with prostheses and repair of teeth with filling is not within my or any Internal Medicine doctors purview. thanks ...Read more

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Which treatment is best to apply on 75% front remaining tooth, resin bonding or lumineers?

Which treatment is best to apply on 75% front remaining tooth, resin bonding or lumineers?

Several factors: Cost factors, what your expectations are and what happens to the material long term... Such as resin bonding may be most conservative to get the esthetic result you want, but bondings do stain over time. So, consider those risks and options, pros, cons. ...Read more

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Veneers are good for front 80% broken tooth? Or resin bonding?

Should be crown: If 80% of the tooth is missing your best solution is a full crown probably with a buildup to replace some missing tooth structure for a better base to hold the crown. A veneer is not recommended and resin bonding would be a temporary restoration at best. ...Read more

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How much porcelain/ceramic crown for tooth 7 and 8 usually cost? Which one is better metal/ceramic or porcelain/ceramic crown?

Varies by region: There is nothing more esthetic than a porcelain/ceramic crown and the research is showing that they are every bit as durable as porcelain to metal crowns. Fees range from 550 to 1100 per tooth depending on the dentist. ...Read more

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Direct porcelain tooth colored fillings can be use to fill broken front tooth and is very durable than resin so why direct resin fillings are popular?

Direct porcelain tooth colored fillings can be use to fill broken front tooth and is very durable than resin so why direct resin fillings are popular?

It depends: On the extent of tooth loss. Minimal tooth loss is easily fixed with a direct resin bonded restoration. For more extensive tooth loss or for complete tooth coverage, porcelain or ceramics are preferred. Resin restorations are also considerably more economical than ceramic restorations. Hope this helps and thanks for the question. ...Read more

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Direct porcelain filling have same placement procedure as direct resin fillings for front tooth? And why resin fillings are popular?

Resin fillings: These are cheaper than the porcelain restorations mainly because no lab fees are involved. Porcelain can look more "lifelike" but resins can have a great esthetic look as well. Placement time for resins are usually shorter as well. ...Read more

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Whats the difference between veneers and composite resin bonding?

Whats the difference between veneers and composite resin bonding?

Resin vs Porcelain: They are both meant to do the same thing and both can look very nice when done well. Resin bonding is done chairside with out much cutting (if any) and they use the same material used for fillings that are white. Porcelain veneers are fabricated in a lab and are glued on and take more than one visit. Porcelain is stronger and looks nicer mostly but both are great. ...Read more

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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.?

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

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Crest 3d white products vs. Colgate optic white products. Which ones work better?

Products: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Dear Dentists: The porcelain cover near #12 in 4 units bridge broke.It was made from PFM w/ high noble.Any other rigid materials you recomm to use.

Dear Dentists: The porcelain  cover near #12 in 4 units bridge broke.It was  made from PFM w/ high noble.Any other rigid  materials you recomm to use.

Repair or replace: Sometimes the porcelain fracture can be repaired with a composite material that can be bonded to the existing bridge if the area does not take a lot of chewing stress. Another alternative might be a telescope crown to replace only the segment fracture and save the expense of an entire new bridge. An alternative to a new bridge might be to just replace the missing tooth (teeth) with implant(s) ...Read more

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