Dental Crown for a child

Medical issues, doctors, dentists, opticians and hospitals in Hua Hin and Thailand.
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Re: Dental Crown for a child

Post by jandal33 » Wed Dec 21, 2016 11:16 am

Bangkok Dental Hospital has specialty dentists. I would contact them on line and discuss the procedure with a pediatric dentist and take direction from the specialist.

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Re: Dental Crown for a child

Post by nellyp » Wed Dec 21, 2016 1:04 pm

dundrillin wrote:If a back baby tooth is removed too soon i.e. they usually fall out between 10/12 years then the first permanent molar will moved forward causing the permanent teeth that are still to erupt to be crowded. A few years ago it was good practice to place a preformed stainless steel crown over the defective baby tooth hoping to keep it in situ till it was due to fall out.

As an aside it was known as the Hall technique after Mrs Hall who was a dentist in Keith in the Scottish Highlands.
Thanks for this info, it is very helpful. I can now approach this as it needs to be done rather than they want it to be done :D

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