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 Posted 8/3/2014 6:39:06 AM
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Birage (8/2/2014)
Tom, I have two root canal teeth with metal crowns.  I have been reading the same news related to root canals.  My dentist is a biosafe dentist, I posted his web address in my previous post, and he is recommending that I have the two teeth pulled and have implants put in place.  If you want to get away from having metal put in your mouth (which is advisable), they make porcelain implants, as well as porcelain crowns.  He said the bone and gums knit much better to porcelain as opposed to metal, since they are more biocompatible.  Plus, he has used them for ten years with no problems in terms of durability, etc. compared to metal.  Might be something you would want to check into.  My goal is to get all metal out of my mouth along with the root canals. 


Thanks for the info on porcelain implants. I wasn't aware of those.

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Birage (8/2/2014)
Tom, I have two root canal teeth with metal crowns.  I have been reading the same news related to root canals.  My dentist is a biosafe dentist, I posted his web address in my previous post, and he is recommending that I have the two teeth pulled and have implants put in place.  If you want to get away from having metal put in your mouth (which is advisable), they make porcelain implants, as well as porcelain crowns.  He said the bone and gums knit much better to porcelain as opposed to metal, since they are more biocompatible.  Plus, he has used them for ten years with no problems in terms of durability, etc. compared to metal.  Might be something you would want to check into.  My goal is to get all metal out of my mouth along with the root canals. 


I think it is too late for me to consider having all the many metal fillings removed. I have about 8 gold caps which I consider good. They are durable. Three have lasted more than 40 years and the others seem to be holding up very well. As far as I know: It is ONLY the caps that are gold and are placed on the usual amalgams that I think include some compound of mercury. I am going to be having at least one new cap done or installed. I actually like the look of the gold caps and they seem easy to keep clean. I am NOT in any way an expert on these issues. I just go along with what the dentists do. I have a hard time getting anything close to timely appointments. I live in a rural area.   ...Oscar
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 Posted 8/4/2014 6:18:45 AM
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I believe I have read that gold is very compatible to the body.  I would see if they could save the gold caps and get rid of the mercury amalgam underneath.  I have a similar problem with my several crowns, there is mercury underneath because there wasn't enough tooth left to bond the crowns to, and back in the time every dentist used amalgams.  Here is something I was thinking about: if 'ormus' the monatomic element is composed of gold (they call it white gold), and does all kinds of good things for your body, I wonder if the gold caps could be giving the same effect?  If you never heard of ormus, check it out, it is too hard to explain, plus takes a leap of faith believing in it, however, the effects are touted in testimonials. 
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Yes I also think that there should be discussion about dental. LAst week I gone through RCT and now doc suggest me for Cap or Crown.... Should I go with that.
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Welcome to the Forums, sumitahuja78.

What is RCT?

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RCT -- Root Canal Treatment....
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Dentists recommend crowns following endodontic therapy because the tooth is weakened. If the tooth breaks, then it will need to be extracted.

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sumitahuja78, DDye is correct about the crowns, however, I would ask for non-metallic crowns since most metal crowns (except maybe gold) have alloys that contain metals that are not healthy for the human body, such as nickel, cadmium, etc.  Plus, the galvanic effect of metal is disturbing to the electrical system of the body (meridian system).  You can read more about it in the book "Toxic Dentist Office" written by my dentist Dr. Robbins who has been a pioneer against mercury, fluoride, and other toxic substances used in the average dentist office.  Porcelain crowns are very bio-compatible, and have a record of being durable ( every person is different, it depends on what you eat; if you crunch on ice cubes, pretzels, hard candy, etc., you may not get the same wear as someone who doesn't eat extremly hard food).
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Birage (11/1/2014)
sumitahuja78, DDye is correct about the crowns, however, I would ask for non-metallic crowns since most metal crowns (except maybe gold) have alloys that contain metals that are not healthy for the human body, such as nickel, cadmium, etc.  Plus, the galvanic effect of metal is disturbing to the electrical system of the body (meridian system).  You can read more about it in the book "Toxic Dentist Office" written by my dentist Dr. Robbins who has been a pioneer against mercury, fluoride, and other toxic substances used in the average dentist office.  Porcelain crowns are very bio-compatible, and have a record of being durable ( every person is different, it depends on what you eat; if you crunch on ice cubes, pretzels, hard candy, etc., you may not get the same wear as someone who doesn't eat extremly hard food).





Well, what about gold crowns ? I have 8 gold crowns. Three of which were installed in the early 1970s. All of these gold crowns are still there and I have had NO problems with ANY gold crowned tooth or teeth. On the other hand one of three porcelain crowned teeth did crack. Also, another of those porcelain crowned teeth was a problem from the start. It never really fit right. The dentist had to grind through the porcelain to try and get it to fit right.

   Based on my experience: Gold crowns are the best. Durable and easier to work with for the dentist. They do NOT crack.   ...Oscar


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I missed seeing your reply, but I agree that gold may be the best crown to have.  I am wondering, do you know, how they compare in price with porcelain crowns?  And, for my tastes, the visible front teeth that I had that were pulled (I am getting implants for crowns) will get porcelain since I am not interested in looking like a rapper, or the guy from the James Bond movie, LOL!  Like anything, there may be some variables for success like the quality of the porcelain in the crown that the lab produces.  Like I mentioned, my dentist has been using them for over ten years with success, if they were problematic he would not endorse them.   However, I do believe (and I think that it is common sense) that porcelain, like ceramic is durable, but could be more susceptible to cracking.  I would definitely go gold if it was not a visible tooth.  I have another appointment with my dentist, I will have to pick his brain on the gold thing.  Just thinking about it, I wonder if they can put veneers on gold teeth?!
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