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Why is a crown better than a filling?

Q:Why is a crown better than a filling?

A:A crown is not better than a filling. If there is enough strong tooth structure remaining then a filling is the best restoration. If not, a crown may be necessary to hold the tooth together to prevent fracturing.

 

Dr. Maksim has been practicing dentistry in the San Diego area for over 20 years.
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