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Case: Patient presented with a need for a new crown and internal retention on a tooth with previous silver point root canal treatment
Patient: 69 year old female in excellent health
Chief Complaint: Biting sensitivity on the lower mandibular posterior teeth
Dental History: The patient had a history of numerous crowns that had been placed years earlier that recently required replacement. While having temporary crowns placed on the mandibular right posterior teeth she developed localized biting sensitivity. Tootth #30 had previously been endodontically treated with silver points years ago. Her dentist referred her to the author’s practice for evaluation before proceeding with definitive restoration.
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