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How long will i have to wear healing cap on my tooth implant before i can get the final crown

A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Trager
Dentistry 55 years experience
If there is no complications or infection than 7-10 days is good. Remember as the area heals there will be shrinkage of the bone and gums so the Nesbi... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Kim
Dentistry 27 years experience
Healing cap: There will be a cover placed over the implant site called a 'healing cap.' it is essentially a man-hole cover for the gums to protect the implant (an... Read More
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endodontics 45 years experience
Bonded tooth: A tooth, such as an acrylic denture tooth, can be bonded to the adjacent teeth for esthetics.(not function) ask your dentist if this would work in y... Read More
Dr. Scott Schaffer
37 years experience
Dental Implant Temps: In some cases a temporary implant abutment and crown could be made for esthetics. It is not to be used for function. If it is a back tooth sometimes i... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Orthodontics can certainly help alleviate any TMJ symptoms. Depending on your bite and how malpositioned your teeth are, orthodontics may be indicated... Read More
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
I doubt it. Best to get a second opinion after an exam
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
You have a complex problem requiring multidisciplinary care. Ask your General Dentist to refer you to an Orthodontist for evaluation. The Orthodontist... Read More
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
You have a fresh wound that is healing. Avoid traumatizing the area until sutures are removed and the area has healed. These post op directions should... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Varies...: Depending on which teeth, pathology, amount of bone, etc. In certain circumstances the implants can be immediately placed, while other times a bone gr... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Risk of bacterial endocarditis with any prosthetic material in the heart is present but there is no contraindication for tooth implant. You can take p... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Crown vs implant: A dental implant is a titanium root replacement and this is used to replace a missing tooth. A crown is made on an existing tooth when there is weake... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Rosen
Specializes in Dentistry
Tooth Covering: A crown, also referred to as a cap, is a covering that is placed over a tooth. Crowns are placed to protect a tooth from failure, such as breaking, or... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Pohlhaus
Dentistry 33 years experience
Depends: If is not an esthetic area it is best to use nothing at all. In the esthetic zone a temporary abutment and crown with no bite on it can be used in som... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Rosenfeld
Dentistry 39 years experience
No: If your tooth hurts, you may not need to lose it. Root canal therapy, done through the crown, may eliminate the pain and solve the problem. If the t... Read More
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