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

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Dr. Behram Dalal
Dentistry 31 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.
Dr. Raj Upadya
Cosmetic Dentistry 24 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.
Dr. George Ayoub
Cosmetic Dentistry 18 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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