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Had a root canal in a bicuspid, to be crowned. Recently the tooth and that side of my jaw feeling tired, sign of infection?

Had a root canal in a bicuspid, to be crowned. Recently the tooth and that side of my jaw feeling tired, sign of infection?

When was root canal?: How long ago was the root canal performed on the tooth? What is on the tooth now? Was the tooth infected at the time? Did you need antibiotics? Was it done by a specialist? Please make sure you have an x-ray before the crown is placed as soon as possible to prevent potential pain and swelling. Good luck! ...Read more

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Crown (Definition)

The crown of a tooth is that part of the tooth on top of the root. The crown of the tooth is the part that is visible in the mouth. A crown restoration is a procedure that restores the crown of a tooth that is damaged by fracture or extensive decay by cementing a replica of the crown over a prepared tooth, and is one of the most common ...Read more


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Problem in premolar due to habbit of penetrating sharp things like compass in gum during study.Now it is going black.Is 3m lava crown is right choice?

Problem in premolar due to habbit of penetrating sharp things like compass in gum during study.Now it is going black.Is 3m lava crown is right choice?

Many issues: You have many issues here. Obviously one is to stop such dangerous habits. The type of crown that you mentioned is merely a name brand of one of many different types of tooth colored ceramic crown. You need to be in the hands of a dentist that you trust, and then follow his\her recommendations regarding treatment options. Ask questions so you understand what is best for you. ...Read more

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What is the best material for premolar's crown after root canal: zirconium, silver-palladium, gold, etc fused porcelain?

What is the best material for premolar's crown after root canal: zirconium, silver-palladium, gold, etc fused porcelain?

Crown materials: There is not one best material and many factors determine the material used.Factors include bite, amount of remaining tooth structure, cosmetics, oral hygiene, condition of the remaining teeth, skill of the dentist and the lab used. Discuss this with your restoring dentist. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: bicuspid?

What is the definition or description of: bicuspid?

Two cusps: It refers to teeth with two cusps or bumps. The bicuspids are usually located between the molars which have 4 to 5 cusps and the cuspids or eye teeth which have one cusp. Most people have 8 bicuspids in their mouth. ...Read more

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What could cause an alignment problem after crowning?

Size: Crowns are made for the most part in freehand, so during the cementation process, adjustments are normal. Additionally the marking paper is not necessarily more accurate than what you feel. I suggest you tell your dentist your concerns and maybe more adjustment is needed on your crown. It's common for a crown to need an additional adjustment after cementation. ...Read more

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How long does he have to wait before he can eat again after a crowning?

How long does he have to wait before he can eat again after a crowning?

A few hours: If it's the first step of getting a crown, then don't eat any food until all of the numbness is gone. In addition, some temporary cements take a few hours to set completely. If it;s the second step where the permanent crown is fitted, sometimes you are numb, sometimes not. Again, don't chew if there is any numbness. Otherwise the final cement hardens very quickly. ...Read more

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Bicuspid arotic valve?

Bicuspid arotic valve?

Your question?: You named a valve of the heart. The aortic valve is one of the four valves of the heart. It normally has three leaflets, although in 2% of the population it is found to congenitally have two leaflets. ...Read more

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Is crowning short molars risky?

Depends: This is a clinical decision made by your dentist, following some guidelines that your dentist is familiar with. ...Read more

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Can you reverse bicuspid extractions?

Can you reverse bicuspid extractions?

Not possible: once teeth are removed, they are gone. For your information, extracting teeth would only be recommended if crowding is a major problem. ...Read more

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Bicuspid (Definition)

It refers to teeth with two cusps or bumps. The bicuspids are usually located between the molars which have 4 to 5 cusps and the cuspids or eye teeth which have one cusp. Most people have 8 ...Read more