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Friday, February 24, 2017
Crowns, Bridges, Dentures, Implants
Is any silver, or mercury used in the making or gluing of crowns?
There is absolutely no mercury in the making or luting of crowns; however, some of the metal alloys used to make crowns contain silver. There are many metal alloys from which to choose. No luting agents contain silver.
Nancy L Clelland, DMD, MSD
Professor of Restorative & Prosthetic Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University