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Brown Discoloration Of Tooth Crowns
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
"All ceramic" type tooth crowns seem to be a good replacement for porcelin fused to high nobel metal crowns. Are they cheaper for the patient?
Not necessarily: The only difference between the two is the cost of the metal, which is a small fraction of the total fee. Ask your restorative dentist what their fee would be for the different crowns and you will have your answer. All other overhead costs of making the two crowns are the same. ...Read more
Hi my dentist put crown on tooth but when i eat every time the edge of gum of the new crown hurts little bit even if i touch it what' is that ?
Gums?: If it is your gums that hurt every time, i would check and make sure there was no permanent cement that was accidentally left behind. This would be one of the easiest things to fix. I am sure your dentist would want to know what is going on and would be more than happy to make it feel good. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello what is the radiograph ? I have new crown on tooth when i eat gum line of the crown little hurts maybe dentist didn't put crown well ?
See below: A compromised tooth (fracture, failing old filling) may need to be covered and protected by a crown. First, there must be enuf healthy tooth as a foundation. It may be necessary to do a "core buildup". Then the tooth is reduced in all dimensions (ground down if you must), a mold (impression) is taken, and then a crown is custom fabricated to recreate the tooth that was once there. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the solution for composite restoration overhanged proximally in rct tooth?Do I have to remove old one and replace it or crowning the tooth?
Depends: It really depends on the condition of the tooth, is it otherwise healthy with intact walls? If so then have the filling replaced so you floss there without a problem . If the tooth is heavenly restored with large or multiple filling then crowning the tooth would be best. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Difficult to say...: It depends on which part of the tooth is missing (due to drilling, decay, fracture, etc) and the circumstances. If a part of the tooth is a part required to support a filling, then a crown will be required. If you have concerns with your how much your dentist is drilling, get a second opinion.If anything this will either reinforce what your dentist has been doing or you find out alternatives. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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