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Implant broke off: I had an implant for #19 (I believe) it's the one second from furthest back on my left side. The crown broke off the post.

According the dentist I saw about this, he said the wrong size post was used. Is there some creative way to reuse this crown by soldering it back on the post?

Create a bridge with it? This implant was made for this area why not use it? ... Visitor from Portland

The best resource for determining if your crown can be reused is a Prosthodontist with 15+ years experience. Theoretically many things can be re-used in dentistry.

The difficulty is finding the right dentist who has the know how to do it..... and is willing to do it despite the higher chances of treatment failure.

Individual dental crowns share NO characteristics of a crown that is part of a bridge. A 3 unit bridge, as an example... is not a collection of 3 individual crowns. Rather, it is typically a solid, singular mass of titanium metal bar that has 3 "bulges" of metal that mimic the infrastructure of each crown along the arch of treatment. The entire unit is then covered with baked, colored porcelain that produces a final cosmetic result of white teeth and pinkish gums (in many cases).

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