Do Funeral Homes Remove Gold Teeth Before Cremation?

Gold Teeth

You probably already know that titanium hips or cobalt-chrome knee joints are not removed when an individual with such metal prosthetics is cremated. Gold teeth too are considered metal prosthetics or implants, so one might wonder whether gold teeth also meet the same fate as other metal prosthetics. The answer is actually both “yes” and “no,” as the family of the deceased has the choice to remove gold teeth or crowns or opt for cremation gold crowns. Reasons for Wanting to Remove Gold Teeth before Cremation It is no secret…

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