stainless steel crown


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stain·less steel crown

(stānlĕs stēl krown)
A preformed type, rather than one custom fit to an individual tooth; often used in interim restorations.
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A comparison between stainless steel crowns and multisurface amalgams in primary molars.
Distribution according to operation time under GA and dental extraction, stainless steel crowns (SSC) and pulpotomies Extraction SS C Pulpotomies n (%) n (%) n (%) < de 2 hours 11 (28%) 0 (0%) 1 (8%) 2 - 3 hours 17 (43%) 5 (31%) 3 (25%) 3 - 4 hours 9 (23%) 6 (38%) 3 (25%) 4 - 5 hours 3 (8%) 4 (25%) 4 (33%) > 5 hours 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 1 (8%) p value p< 0.045 p< 0.001 p< 0.01 Table 3.
Parental satisfaction with preveneered stainless steel crowns for primary anterior teeth.
Amalgam, composites, and glass ionomer restorations had lower survival rates, when compared to stainless steel crowns. Over 20% of teeth restored with composite restorations required further treatment where the findings were similar to prior studies [14, 15].
(16) Nowadays, there is a range of materials used to restore the teeth that includes composite resin, polycarbonate crowns, stainless steel crowns (SSCs), glass-ionomer cement and functional maintenance dispositives to restore a mutilated dentition.