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Thursday, April 28, 2016
Crowns, Bridges, Dentures, Implants
Root canal / Gold crown
I had a root canal that required drilling through my gold crown on tooth 15. What is the best way to approach this, repair the gold crown (it is less then a year old) or replace the crown with a new one??
It is common practice to place a filling in the access hole of the crown when it is such a new crown.
Nancy L Clelland, DMD, MSD
Professor of Restorative & Prosthetic Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University