Making aesthetic gold restorations

If gold is so great, why not restore every cavity with gold? A good clinician knows how to choose the right restorative material for each situation- and not every filling calls for gold. Let’s discuss some disadvantages to gold. This article is adapted from Dr. Tucker’s article in Operative Dentistry, March 2008. 1. Gold is […]

A Golden Change in Opinion

I delivered this beautiful gold crown to a wonderful and bright 15-year-old patient.  She presented to Group 58 with her mother last year to seek dental treatment after an emergency root canal therapy on #19.  Initially, their goal was to have a tooth-colored restoration, i.e. porcelain, to satisfy their esthetic concerns.  Upon clinical examination of […]