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Is a child's crown usually made of stainless steel or porcelain?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
Baby teeth are generally covered with simple steel crowns unless the parents are ready to spring for the higher cost cosmetic crowns.
Preserving the baby teeth saves spacing & room in the gum line for the permanent teeth.After the permanent teeth erupt, the choice of any crown will depend or your wishes(& finances).

In brief: Depends
Baby teeth are generally covered with simple steel crowns unless the parents are ready to spring for the higher cost cosmetic crowns.
Preserving the baby teeth saves spacing & room in the gum line for the permanent teeth.After the permanent teeth erupt, the choice of any crown will depend or your wishes(& finances).
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Herman Liem
Dentistry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Stainless steel
When a primary ("baby") tooth needs a crown restoration, we usually use the prefab.
Stainless steel crown because in a few months the permanent/adult tooth will replace it.

In brief: Stainless steel
When a primary ("baby") tooth needs a crown restoration, we usually use the prefab.
Stainless steel crown because in a few months the permanent/adult tooth will replace it.
Dr. Herman Liem
Dr. Herman Liem
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