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What dental cement is best to use with a permanent crown?

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Dr. John Thaler
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Varies

Depends on many factors, including the type of material the crown is made of and the amount and shape of the remaining tooth it will be attached to.
Also, the type of preparation that is made on the tooth - is it near parallel, tapered, too tapered, etc. Additionally, the location of the tooth can affect all of the above.Common cements are resins,ZnPO4, glass ionomers, and resin ionomers.Good Luck

In brief: Varies

Depends on many factors, including the type of material the crown is made of and the amount and shape of the remaining tooth it will be attached to.
Also, the type of preparation that is made on the tooth - is it near parallel, tapered, too tapered, etc. Additionally, the location of the tooth can affect all of the above.Common cements are resins,ZnPO4, glass ionomers, and resin ionomers.Good Luck
Dr. John Thaler
Dr. John Thaler
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Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Dentistry - Periodontics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Tooth cement

Dentists generally find a cement that in their perception works best for cementation of the crowns.
Before choosing a cement dentists usually consider pros and cons and gravitate toward one they consider to be their favorite. So leave it to your dentist. After all they want the best for their patients.

In brief: Tooth cement

Dentists generally find a cement that in their perception works best for cementation of the crowns.
Before choosing a cement dentists usually consider pros and cons and gravitate toward one they consider to be their favorite. So leave it to your dentist. After all they want the best for their patients.
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Personal Preference

Many different products to choose from. Speak to your dentist about what s/he uses.

In brief: Personal Preference

Many different products to choose from. Speak to your dentist about what s/he uses.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Glass Ionomer

This is the best dental cement.
However, the major factor choosing the cement is the core material used for the crown fabrication.

In brief: Glass Ionomer

This is the best dental cement.
However, the major factor choosing the cement is the core material used for the crown fabrication.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Maryam Chiani
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Varies

There are many great dental cements out there and they can be used depending on the case and the preference of the dentist.

In brief: Varies

There are many great dental cements out there and they can be used depending on the case and the preference of the dentist.
Dr. Maryam Chiani
Dr. Maryam Chiani
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Dr. Stan Shih
Dentistry

In brief: It depends

This depends on the anatomy of the tooth (shape, status of the nerve) and the material that the crown is made from. Often times, the type of cement used is less important than the skill of the dentist and the quality of the crown itself because much of what makes the crown stay in place is due to the mechanical retention of the crown; how closely it fits the tooth.

In brief: It depends

This depends on the anatomy of the tooth (shape, status of the nerve) and the material that the crown is made from. Often times, the type of cement used is less important than the skill of the dentist and the quality of the crown itself because much of what makes the crown stay in place is due to the mechanical retention of the crown; how closely it fits the tooth.
Dr. Stan Shih
Dr. Stan Shih
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