Zirconium Crown

Zirconium crowns are artificial teeth that are tooth-colored and made of zirconium oxide or zirconia. They are strong, the most esthetical type of dental crown available, and are durable.

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Will whitening products remineralize translucent teeth?

Query: Hi doctor, My teeth are very translucent. I do not know the reason. Is there a medical reason for this? I never smoke and rarely drink. Are there supplements that I can take to remineralize them? Would that help?  Read Full »


Dr. Naveen Thomas

Dentist, Endodontist, Pedodontist, Periodontist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is no way of remineralizing permanent teeth by taking calcium or other medication. If it is too translucent that you are uncomfortable with its appearance then you can have either of the following. Dental laminates or dental veneers - which are a type of ceramic ...  Read Full »

I got composite filling in my front teeth and it fell off on a whole. What could be the problem?

Query: Hello doctor, I had some composite fillings placed on the front surfaces of several teeth last year, at the top of the tooth near the gum line where dentine had been exposed due to wearing away of the enamel. Several of the fillings have fallen out. They were not worn down by brushing, but actually...  Read Full »


Dr. Disha Kandi Jain

Dentist, Orthodontist, Naturopathy Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your images. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Usually, composite restoration lasts for four to five years. Composite filling is not as strong as amalgam fillings. Moreover it has to be taken care of more than amalgam fillings. Preca...  Read Full »

How to remove yellow stains from teeth?

Query: Hello doctor, I have yellow discoloration on my teeth. The stains persist even after getting my teeth cleaned. The nearby dentist informed that the stains are due to chlorine content in the water. What should I do to remove these stains?  Read Full »


Dr. Paras Angrish

Dentist, Pedodontist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yellowish discoloration of the tooth has multiple causes. In your case, as the stains are not going with cleaning and scaling, it can be due to any one of the following. Fluoride in water causing problems during tooth formation. Injury to the tooth during childhood. Any ...  Read Full »

My tooth broke off after root canal treatment. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I was having food this morning and the front half of the back tooth broke off. But, this tooth is dead because I got a root canal about six years ago. I have no pain or discomfort on the tooth or around the gums but you can see black stuff which I am guessing is the filling they used ...  Read Full »


Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Dentist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your problem is too minor. You can wait up to one month for the further treatment. In case the sharp edge does hurt, do visit a dentist and get it rounded. It will just take three minutes for that procedure. The treatment you require for this is the placement of a c...  Read Full »

I swallowed my tooth. Please help

Query: Hello doctor, I have swallowed my dental cap while eating. What do I do now? I am very scared.  Read Full »


Dr. Asma Parveen

Dentist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, I would like to know, are you sure that you swallowed it? Because, sometimes we just lose it while rinsing the mouth too. How many hours back did you swallow it? Are you having any breathing difficulty or a stomach pain? In case it was stuck somewhere in your...  Read Full »

Which type of crown is more suitable for a RC treated tooth?

Query: Hello doctor, My lower front tooth broked in an accident. I visited the dentist here in my place and he suggested RCT. My first session of RCT has been done 11 days before, and the last session was two days back. I want your advice on steps after RCT. Is laser filling possible for such tooth break o...  Read Full »


Dr. Purva Jingar

Dentist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Crowns are best after RCT. Best crowns are zirconia. They are metal free, and they have good strength than other crowns. Other than that is CADCAM crowns. They are 3D porcelain metal crowns and have good strength. They come with a warranty. Both look very good and ha...  Read Full »

I have bulge in jaw with pain after zirconia crown placement on tooth.

Query: Hello doctor, My lower molar root canal was done a year back. After that, a metal-ceramic cap was placed. A few months later, my cap was replaced with zirconia supreme because of throbbing below the cap. My dentist advised that because of metal there may be a possibility of some allergic reaction. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Purva Jingar

Dentist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Zirconia, no doubt, it is the best in all caps. But, there is no reason to replace a metal cap. Your jaw pain is may be due to forceful removal of cap and trimming of teeth, etc. Visit the dentist for genuine advice. Not all metal crowns create allergies. It is once in...  Read Full »

Portion of exposed capped tooth is loose. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a root canal and post cap done about 15 years back and the cap fell off about 14 years back leaving the original tooth exposed. Well a portion of the original exposed tooth became loose this morning and I am wondering if I can pull this piece out without any nerve pain or possibly ...  Read Full »


Dr. Geeth Sadasivam

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read through your complaint and the relevant details. The loosened portion of the tooth should be the filling done in the tooth after the root canals are filled.This is called the core material. Because the tooth is exposed for a quite long period of time, there ...  Read Full »

Which crown is better for endodontically treated molar - zirconia or emax?

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

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

Other than braces, how to close the gap between two front teeth?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a gap between my two front teeth. I feel insecure to the point where I do not smile with my mouth wide open. I told my dentist about this. She said she cannot give me braces. What should I do? Is there anything else I can ask my dentist to give me other than braces to close my gap?  Read Full »


Dr. Naveen Thomas

Dentist, Endodontist, Pedodontist, Periodontist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can ask your dentist to make zirconium crowns for that two front teeth like a bridge over it to close the gap. He will reduce your teeth little bit from all sides and will take an impression first and give a temporary crown for a few days. Later, when the crown i...  Read Full »

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