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A 45-year-old member asked:

How to care for a tooth that temporary crown fell off of?

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Dr. Behram Dalal
32 years experience
Return to the: Dentist that placed the temp crown to have it recemented. In the interim, keep the area as clean as possible. Hope this helps.
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Dr. Raj Upadya
Cosmetic Dentistry 25 years experience
Call your dentist...: For a temporary solution, you could place it with fixodent or toothpaste. Call your dentist asap to have it recemented properly.
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Dr. George Ayoub
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Recement: Once a temporary crown comes odd, contact your dentist to have it recemetned, meantime you can go to any drug store, buy temporary cement, follow the instructions.
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