Oral Health

Question
Posted by: LS | 2009-03-01

Q.

Capping

Does Capping damage the original teeth? Is it recommended? Are these crowns as strong as our real teeth? Do they need to be replaced after a while?

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

1) it removes natural tooth structure
2) yes in many cases
3) no
4) sometimes they need to be replaced if damage has occured to the teeth holding them or if the crown is damaged

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