Safety:  CONDITIONAL

Bottom line: If removable, remove prior to MRI. If permanent, MRI permissible with thermal injury precautions.

Dental Bridge

Safety:  Conditional

Risks:  Thermal, Magnetic

Conditions:

  • If bridge is removable, remove prior to MRI
  • If bridge is permanent, MRI is permissible with precautions to monitor for thermal injury.

Comments: May cause image artifact if imaging the brain or facial structures.

Bottom line: If removable, remove prior to MRI. If permanent, MRI permissible with thermal injury precautions.