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Can You Get A Cavity Under A Crown
Yes: If they had to cut a hole through an existing crown in order to perform a root canal treatment on the tooth, then yes, you could have the crown repaired with a filling presuming that the rest of the crown is in good condition. If the rest of the crown is no longer in good condition, then the entire crown should be replaced. ...Read more
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
Serious stuff!: It will continue to decay, leaving less and less tooth structure available to repair or salvage it. You will likely need root canal therapy and\or a crown if you wait too long or if there is already extensive caries present. Even worse would be the need to have the tooth extracted if it is un-repairable. Eventually it will cause an infection that can spread to other parts of your body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Local Anesthesia?: Most patients require local anesthesia for these types of procedures in order for them to be completely comfortable and for the dentist to be able to accomplish this task proficiently without stress. Even if the tooth had rct, i often numb the patient as getting a perfect impression is essential and sometimes involves slight discomfort. Some patients are fine w\o an injection or ok with sweet air. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
If you already have a filling can you possibly have a cavity on the same tooth you have a filling?
That depends: That depends on the size and location of the cavity. Small - medium sized cavities on the chewing surface can often be fixed comfortably with out needing "a shot" (local anesthesia). Getting deep cavities and/or cavities between teeth fixed will definitely feel more comfortable if you do have local anesthesia placed. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Both: The extent of the problem in each will determine which one is more important to do. Your own dentist can answer that question better than we can never having seen either tooth nor x-rays of them. If money is an issue consider at least having the crown removed to evaluate the tooth, and then temporized with a good fitting strong temporary crown. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See a dentist: Dental caries is the most prevalent chronic disease in the world. If cavities aren't treated with fillings, they can lead to root canals, severe toothache, infection and tooth loss. Although cavities can be fixed by the dentist the prevention of cavities is the best strategy for your oral health. See a dentist for examination and x-rays. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just got a root-canal tooth extracted due to a fracture (which led to a severe infection). When is the soonest I can get an implant in?
Is it possible to make an area where you have a composite filling sore and bleed from brushing too hard?
Yes: Some people use their toothbrush like a saw and some use it like feather duster. If the composite is near tissue, of course overbrushing can cut the tissues around the filling which is not a good thing. Lighter brushing and a softer toothbrush can still get the area clean. A good dental hygienist can coach you as to the best way to clean those composites and teeth around your gums. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many reasons: Can be many reasons for "nodule" such as tooth abscess, gum abscess, benign tumor, cancer, fibromyalgia, papilloma, etc. Dentist will do physical exam and may take x-rays or do biopsy to determine cause and treatment. Please call your dentist now for an appointment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Go to your pharmacy.: Temporary dental filling material is available for purchase over the counter at your local pharmacy. It may seem self-evident, but needs to be stressed: temporary filling material is only for temporary use, and will do nothing to prevent the progression of tooth decay or avert dental infection. You should arrange for professional dental service at your earliest opportunity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a crown that feels too bulky and would like to get a new one done. Would it effect the tooth structure under to get a new one?
Can the bulkiness: Be reduced and the crown polished. Sometimes just a minor adjustment can solve the problem. Certainly would be a lot cheaper. In terms of having a new crown fabricated, no real harm done if the crown had to cut off and re fabricated - hopefully no recurrent decay present. Best to consult with dentist for options. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i call a dentist for a price of stuff to be done I am to get a teeth cleaning and a cavity filled, I have no insurance so it will be out of pocket, do dentists have a set price for these things that they can give me an idea of how much it will be?.
No: Remember that dentistry is an individualized service, not a commodity. While dentist may be able to quote fee for new-patient examination and cleaning, they will not be able to quote fee for services such as restorations without first doing an examination. Remember, you get what you pay for. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
If I experience pain from a cavity can I get it filled, and does filling a cavity take care of the diseased pulp?
Should I be able to get a gumpick under a crown? Recent fistula and docs trying to figure out which tooth it is.
Simple Solution: Have your dentist take a piece of gutta percha and insert it into the fistula. Once completely seated, have the dentist take a radiograph of the tooth. The gutta percha will show up on the film with the deepest tip resting on the problematic area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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