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I had root canal done on molar tooth.Is composite over the ceramic bridge as strong ceramic crown? Want to keep bridge if possible.thank you

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In brief: Not as strong

However, it is a great alternative to replacing the bridge, especially if the bridge is fairly new and/or if the fit is still terrific.
The restoration (as all restorations) needs to be monitored periodoncally for leakage and recurrent decay. If the tooth in question needed root canal therapy due to marginal decay, you should make a new bridge.

In brief: Not as strong

However, it is a great alternative to replacing the bridge, especially if the bridge is fairly new and/or if the fit is still terrific.
The restoration (as all restorations) needs to be monitored periodoncally for leakage and recurrent decay. If the tooth in question needed root canal therapy due to marginal decay, you should make a new bridge.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Dr. Paul Grin
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In brief: It is possible

to fill the access hole in the crown with a composite resin or similar tooth colored restoration.

In brief: It is possible

to fill the access hole in the crown with a composite resin or similar tooth colored restoration.
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