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How are all-resin dental crowns used?

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All-resin dental crowns are less expensive than other crown types. However, they wear down over time and are more prone to fractures than porcelain-fused-to-metal crowns.

SOURCES:

American Dental Association.

KidsHealth: "Keeping Your Children's Teeth Healthy."

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry: "Fast Facts 2011."

Seale, N. Pediatric Dentistry, 2002.

Dental Economics: "Why are crowns coming off?"

Reviewed by Michael Friedman on October 9, 2019

SOURCES:

American Dental Association.

KidsHealth: "Keeping Your Children's Teeth Healthy."

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry: "Fast Facts 2011."

Seale, N. Pediatric Dentistry, 2002.

Dental Economics: "Why are crowns coming off?"

Reviewed by Michael Friedman on October 9, 2019

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