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Crowns, Bridges, Dentures, Implants

Who is Qualified to Affix Crowns?

02/28/2007

Question:

Is anyone other than a licensed dentist allowed/authorized to affix a crown? (i.e. Is a dental assistant or hygienist allowed to affix a crown without a licensed dentists supervision?).

Answer:

Assistants or hygienists may be authorized, but they need to be under licensed dentist supervision.

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Response by:

Alfredo  Hernandez, DDS, MS Alfredo Hernandez, DDS, MS
Assistant Professor of Comprehensive Care
School of Dental Medicine
Case Western Reserve University