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What Metals Are Used in Dental Crowns?

What Metals Are Used in Dental Crowns?
A variety of metals can be used to create a dental crown. The most common metal types include:


Most crowns will not be 100 percent of one type of metal. Many pure metals lack the necessary physical properties to make usable crowns. For example, some of the […]

Why Sell Your Gold Tooth to a Dental Gold Specialist?

While there are many gold buyers on the market, few specialize in buying gold teeth and bridges like the team at CrownBuyers. Unlike your average pawnshop, we boast extensive experience in testing and valuing your dental gold. You can feel confident knowing you’re receiving a fair and reasonable price in a timely and convenient manner. […]

What Are Dental Crowns?

Used to restore form and function to patients’ smiles, dental crowns act as covers for teeth or parts of teeth. Not only do crowns look and feel more natural than dentures, but they also serve to protect needy teeth and prevent future decay. Crowns can also be used to support bridges, cover dental implants, and […]

How Is CrownBuyers Different From Other Dental Gold Buyer Services?

Based in Utah, CrownBuyers offers clients a safe and secure way to sell their unwanted dental gold for cash. Unlike other services, we concentrate solely on gold and don’t deal in precious metal refining. Because of this singular focus, clients can rest assured knowing they’re getting the fairest prices for their gold teeth and bridges. […]

How Much Money Is My Gold Crown Worth?

Wondering what your dental scrap gold is worth? At CrownBuyers, we give each and every one of our sellers a fair quote on their gold teeth and bridges, along with sufficient time to accept or decline an offer. Additionally, we take pride in providing the highest gold teeth prices in the business.
Gold Buying Process
Unlike other […]

How X Ray Spectrometry works and what it means to your payment

At CrownBuyers we evaluate the precious metal content in your gold tooth using X Ray Flourescence Spectrometry (XRF). As outlined in the above video from Thermoscientific, the process is as follows:

Separate. Remove metal from remaining tooth matter.

Weigh. Place separated metal on scientific scale. Examples of a typical gold scale:

X Ray. Place the gold tooth/bridge on […]

Selling Gold Crowns: What You Should Know

First, a little history

It may be interesting to know that gold dental crowns were first used over nineteen hundred years ago. While other metals have been used, gold has been a material of choice for almost all-metal crowns for centuries.

Who buys gold crowns?

There are many businesses with websites offering to buy dental gold. Many buy […]

How CrownBuyers and America’s ToothFairy Team Up For Smiles

CrownBuyers is a precious metals purchase and refining operation that combines good business and doing good. We pay people for their gold crowns and give a portion of our profits to benefit children through our exclusive partnership with America’s ToothFairy. We call our program Crowns4Kids. As a corporate sponsor of America’s ToothFairy, we want to pay […]

How Social Entrepreneurs are Changing the World

Carnegie Hall, Carnegie Libraries, public sanitation projects, Spellman and Morehouse Colleges, Riverside Church, malaria treatment… Grand philanthropic endeavors by the likes of Andrew Carnegie and John D. Rockefeller, and more recently by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet deliver the world some remarkable gifts and benefits. However, in the past two decades we’ve seen […]