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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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Which is the best dental crown for seizure history?

Query: Hi doctor,I suffer from seizures and had RCT for my top right molar. I have not placed a crown for the molar because I am unsure which crown will be best for me. Every 6 to 9 months, I must undergo an MRI. My dentist told me I could only use a very expensive zirconium crown. After consulting another...  Read Full »

Dr. Beryl F

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Unfortunately, there are few options besides metal-free crowns, such as zirconium and all-ceramic crowns. Zirconia is the best material for your situation because it can withstand molar forces, whereas all-ceramic crowns can only be used o...  Read Full »

Is sinus lift necessary for placing implants?

Query: Hi doctor, I have consulted four dentists with my x-rays. After years of failed root canals, cavities, gum disease and eventually failed four tooth bridge, I am now seeking implants that will hold a hybrid bridge to replace my upper arch. I need six implants with a full contour Zirconium prosthesis....  Read Full »

Dr. Naveen Thomas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to After seeing the x-ray (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it seems that you have a low sinus floor level on the left side of the picture of the x-ray. I cannot say whether it is the left or right side of yours through this picture. It might be helpful ...  Read Full »

Which type of crown is better for my 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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 had nine teeth bridges put in about a week ago, which are tilted. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I just had nine teeth bridges put in about a week ago, which are canted. The laboratory made it seem as if the jaw was straight. The dentist did his best to make it right, but it did not look good. How bad is it to get taken off? It was made with Zirconia and Porcelain. I am so disappo...  Read Full »

Dr. Gaurav Kumar Pandey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your query shows you have a 9-unit teeth bridge on your front tooth region. Your artificial teeth are designed considering factors like facial symmetry, nearby tooth shape, and size, tooth present before prosthesis, etc. You can also talk with the dentist to make cha...  Read Full »

Is cap a good option to close a small gap between the front two teeth?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a small gap between the front two teeth. I am planning to use a cap. Is it a good option, or is there any other effective better option available?   Read Full »

Dr. Mousam Chattopadhyay

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query. Kindly upload an image of the front teeth that would help me to determine the nature of the gap and tooth angulation. I will walk you through the necessary and best management needed to resolve the issue once and for all. If the gap is betw...  Read Full »

What are the treatment options to close the gap between the upper front teeth?

Query: Hello doctor, I am getting married in six months and looking to go for an orthodontic brace treatment for teeth gap. Can I start it here and continue this treatment under another doctor's supervision in a new country if it takes longer?  Read Full »

Dr. Mousam Chattopadhyay

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Kindly upload an image of the gap that you need to get corrected. There are a few possibilities that will solve your issue in a week. Orthodontic treatment might need more than six months approximately to a year, but everthing depends upon the space in between. S...  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. Kandi Disha Yermal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 »

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. Geethanjali. S. S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

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