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Gold crowns and rheumatoid arthritis

11/30/2007

Question:

Are you aware of any relationship between gold crowns and rheumatoid arthritis? I had a gold crown placed and within a couple of months started suffering from RA. I have heard of others with similiar stories but they had not made this connection. Please advice. Thanks.

Answer:

No, actually colloidal gold used to used as a remedy for arthritis.

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Response by:

Julie A Holloway, DDS, MS, FACP Julie A Holloway, DDS, MS, FACP
Associate Professor of Restorative and Prosthetic Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University