What is the person called who creates crowns for implants? I am trying to figure something out about shape/design.


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I have two implants (7 & 10). One of them has already failed once and I've needed to have it replaced. There is like 30% bone-loss already on the second, but it seems to be staying there. Anyway, the reason this keep happening is due to food particles getting trapped behind the crown. I was told it's more prone to this due to how deep the implant is placed.

What I am trying to figure out is this. I want to get new (gold) crowns for the implants. Is there a particular way that the crown itself can be shaped beyond the gum line where food particles can no longer become trapped up there causing abscesses?
 
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The answer to the question on the person who fabricates crowns for implants and teeth in general is a dental ceramist. Usually only the dentist communicates with that technician. The ceramist can modify most details but it needs to be communicated beforehand.
 

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