Is it a common procedure to put tooth colored fillings in the space beween a receded gum and a crown?

Doctor Answers 3

Bonding, receding gum

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This is not common however it can be done as a alternative to redoing the crown.  It is mostly done as a cost saving procedure.


Dr. Maddahi

Beverly Hills Dentist
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Receded Gum

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Whereas it's not a common procedure to place a filling at that location, it can be done in certain circumstances and for various reasons. I'm sure your dentist has a good reason to do this.

Colored Filling

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Tooth colored fillings gives restore and mimic the natural appearance of tooth structure. So it is good to fill the space between a receded gum and a crown with colored filling or you can also try Compomers an alteratives to composite resin tooth colored fillings.

Shahin Safarian, DMD
San Diego Dentist

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