Oral Health

Question
Posted by: Felicia | 2011/10/04

Q.

Please Clarify.

I will like to know the difference between crowning, filling and extraction of teeth.

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

Extraction- removing a tooth
Filling- If a hole in the tooth is not too big the tooth can be "filled" with a material to close the hole.

Crown- if a tooth is extensively damaged and cannot be filled, the tooth is often crowned.

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Posted by: dental expert | 2011/10/04

Extraction- removing a tooth
Filling- If a hole in the tooth is not too big the tooth can be "filled" with a material to close the hole.

Crown- if a tooth is extensively damaged and cannot be filled, the tooth is often crowned.

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