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Will the crowning and bridging effect an MRI?

I am 27 years old and have had crowning and bridging of tooth 4 years back. Now due to some problem i have been advised MRI scan of the brain. Will the crowning and bridging of tooth have any effect on the MRI scan? Will there be any problem? please help
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replied September 19th, 2012
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You should advise the facility that you have the crown and bridge in place, but it should not cause any problems.

The metal that is problematic in MRI studies is ferrous iron. This metal can be attached by a magnet. But, it is not used in dental appliances (it would rust).

Occasionally, implants will cause artifacts on the images, but as long as the radiologist knows it is there, it can usually be adjusted for.

Again, you should always advise the facility of any implants when having an MRI, but you should be just fine.

Good luck.
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