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Ceramic Crown

Ceramic crowns are the most widely used dental crown, as they are cost-effective and are tooth-colored. They are commonly used to restore broken front teeth, for replacing a missing tooth, to cover a dental implant, and to replace a severely decayed tooth.

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I am fearful of doing orthodontic appliances. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I am worried about getting a herbst appliance, forsus appliance, headgear, and braces. Can you please give me advice on getting a crown? Please guide.  Read Full »

Dr. Rakshana Devi M

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I hope you are doing good. The orthodontic treatment has better results at your age. If at a later age, like around 30 years, the orthodontic treatment will be difficult, and the results may not be successful. If considering crowns, at your age, it is possible to do....  Read Full »

Kindly suggest an apt crown for an endodontically treated molar.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 24 years old. What type of crown is recommended for an endodontically treated upper molar (tooth #26), solid zirconia or eMax? I am worried about the abrasive effects Zirconia might have on the opposing dentition. Will a zirconia crown cause secondary caries under the crown as a ...  Read Full »

Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Zirconium crown will be a better choice because you are young. If the tooth is properly adjusted, that is, if the crown placement is done properly, there will not be abrasive effects. Yes, it costs a little more than ceramic or porcelain-fused metal crown, but they wil...  Read Full »

What are the treatment choices for fused front teeth?

Query: Hello doctor, My front teeth are fused together. Even smiling properly is an ordeal. What treatment choices do I have? Is there anything which is not so invasive like veneers? If extraction turns out to be the only option, will my teeth be removed from the roots? Is anything else possible? I really ...  Read Full »

Dr. Nivedita Dalmia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I would suggest that you can go for full ceramic crowns instead of veneers. Full ceramic crowns are expensive, but they are esthetically very good.   Read Full »

I am allergic to metals and need to do an RCT. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I had a dislodged filling from my tooth at the beginning of the year, but it did not hurt. When I went to the dentist, they said the tooth was infected and I would need a root canal treatment and a crown placement. This is the second time the filling fell out from the same tooth. Both fill...  Read Full »

Dr. Purva Jingar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, there is metal in ceramic crowns. Please choose zirconia. Try to find a way to pay half with insurance coverage and half with cash if it is a procedure accepted in your country. Zirconia is better, so go for it. You can research on the internet to find the ratio...  Read Full »

How do I get rid of yellow stains on my teeth?

Query: Hello doctor, I have yellow stains in my teeth. I feel very bad before others.¬†This problem has been there since childhood. I have attached the pictures of my stained teeth. Please advise.  Read Full »

Dr. Naveen Thomas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the attached pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It is a permanent discoloration which cannot be removed by normal means like dental scaling. It needs a treatment called lamineering of the front 4 or 6 teeth as required. In...  Read Full »

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