Doctor insights on:
Which Dental Option Would You Chose Porcelain Or Gold Crown
New Materials...: With the newer , much stronger materials, such as bruxzir solid zirconia, there is very little chance of it breaking and it is usually warranted by the lab not to. Our lab warrants a bruxzir crown for 7 years. Bruxzir corwns look like natural teeth, so no gold to show. Gold vs tooth colored - i'd choose tooth colored! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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; any one 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
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
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.?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer