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Can porcelain dental caps, rather than silver, be put on baby teeth?
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
White crowns for primary teeth are available.
There are different alternatives including cost effective ones like polycarbonate ones. However they are a little more difficult to place and may not last as long. Ask your dentist what they have available.

In brief: Yes
White crowns for primary teeth are available.
There are different alternatives including cost effective ones like polycarbonate ones. However they are a little more difficult to place and may not last as long. Ask your dentist what they have available.
Dr. Winston Muditajaya
Dr. Winston Muditajaya
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Costly investment
I have had parents foot the bill for the expense of a single porcelain tooth, a central incisor, for cosmetic reasons.
The idea of putting that investment into kids who often need 8-12 caps on teeth that are shed is a bit much.The position in the gum line needs to be preserved to allow space for emerging permanent teeth or some would just toss the decayed teeth & be done.

In brief: Costly investment
I have had parents foot the bill for the expense of a single porcelain tooth, a central incisor, for cosmetic reasons.
The idea of putting that investment into kids who often need 8-12 caps on teeth that are shed is a bit much.The position in the gum line needs to be preserved to allow space for emerging permanent teeth or some would just toss the decayed teeth & be done.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Eyal Simchi
Dentistry - Pediatric
In brief: Yes
A few companies have begun producing zirconium crowns.
These are made from a strong white porcelain. They are more costly than the stainless steel crowns but not as expensive as custom porcelain. Ask your dentist if they use ez pedo or nu-smile crowns.

In brief: Yes
A few companies have begun producing zirconium crowns.
These are made from a strong white porcelain. They are more costly than the stainless steel crowns but not as expensive as custom porcelain. Ask your dentist if they use ez pedo or nu-smile crowns.
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Dr. Eyal Simchi
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