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Old 04-28-2009, 10:51 PM   #1
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What are silver caps? are they permanent in my kids mouth?

What are silver caps?is it permanent in my kids mouth?

 
Old 05-01-2009, 01:12 AM   #2
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Re: What are silver caps?is it permanent in my kids mouth?

Stainless steel caps are put on milk teeth until the teeth are lost naturally.
If they are on permanent teeth, they will stay there until permanent crowns are put on at age 18 approx.

 
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Re: What are silver caps?is it permanent in my kids mouth?

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Stainless steel caps are put on milk teeth until the teeth are lost naturally.
If they are on permanent teeth, they will stay there until permanent crowns are put on at age 18 approx.
I think they also put them on teeth that have had cavities.
Either way, I do believe that they are permanent.
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