This Crown remover pliers is designed to remove the temporary crowns. Since these temporary crowns are mostly made of plastic or aluminum and bonded with the temporary cement, these can be removed gently with this pliers. The working tips having soft silicone pads. The pads grip the crowns.
These soft pads exert equal pressure on both sides of the crown and dislodge it with a gentle movement.
It is an ideal tool to remove temporary banded crowns. Two extra pairs of silicone grips are provided in the packing.
Procedure to use
The pliers have a locking screw to allow better working. It is recommended to first hold the crown gently with the pliers and engage the locking screw to that position.
Then unscrew the locking screw to half a turn or less to engage the crown. The locking screw allows a controlled grip on the crown and then buccal and lingual forces can be applied alternatively to disengage the crown.
If the crown is bonded too strongly, do not use these pliers otherwise the underlying tooth can break or will become mobile.