Gold crown chip


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Hi guys are gold crown chippable .iv just noticed a sharp edge and a chip on my tooth on the marks I spoke about previously. Can these be filled. After few years of getting crowm I noticed 2 grey marks now one of them is probably a 1mm chip
 

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Dr M

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Good day

Yes, just like any crown, a gold crown can chip. Gold is actually a softer metal, so it is easier to chip or to wear down after a while. Usually you won't be able to add on a piece. Eventually the whole crown will need to be replaced.
 

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