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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Crowns, Bridges, Dentures, Implants
Gold crown and pin repair
I have a gold crown and pin that came loose and has now fallen out. Am wondering what can be done to have it re-attached. Is the pin coming out going to present a problem. Can it be cemented back in? Being that I have no insurance, is it an expensive procedure. And is it something that I would have have done right away.
Yes, it is possible to repair, but it has to be done right away. If there are no caries, it may be re-cemented.
Alfredo Hernandez, DDS, MS
Assistant Professor of Comprehensive Care
School of Dental Medicine
Case Western Reserve University