What questions should I ask my dentist about crowns?

Some questions you may want to ask your Dentist when getting a crown include:

  • Are there any alternative treatment options you would recommend instead of a crown?
  • What type of material do you suggest for a dental crown and why? Will it impact my cost?
  • Is there anything I should add to my dental hygiene routine to take the best care of my dental crown?
  • I'd like to understand what my potential costs will be. 

Common CDT codes for Crowns:

  • [2740] Crown - porcelain/ceramic substrate 
  • [2750] Crown - porcelain fused to high noble metal 
  • [2751] Crown - porcelain fused to predominantly base metal 
  • [2790] Crown - full cast high noble metal 
  • [2792] Crown - full cast noble metal 
  • [2920] Re-cement or re-bond crown 
  • [2930] Crown - Prefabricated stainless steel - primary tooth 


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