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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Pain When Chewing On A Crowned Tooth

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What are possible causes of pain when chewing on a crowned tooth?

What are possible causes of pain when chewing on a crowned tooth?

Many: But here are some: crown is loose cavity under crown tooth needs a root canal a root canal has failed a root has broken a gum abscess from periodontal disease hope that helps. ...Read more

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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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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I have been feeling slight left side teeth pain when chewing yesterday , later on in the day I my submandibular lymph node feels tender no swelling ?

Infection: When you have pain in your teeth, and a tender lymph node; this is an infection until proven otherwise. You need antibiotics x 10 days. After 10 days, if no improvement, then more serious issues need to be investigated. ...Read more

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How is crowning done on a tooth?

How is crowning done on a tooth?

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 more

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What will i need to avoid after a tooth crowning?

What will i need to avoid  after a tooth crowning?

Dental crowns: Follow a good oral hygiene at home. It should include adequate brushing and flossing. See your dentist on a regular basis for check up and "cleaning". Keep the plaque off your teeth. It's best to be proactive. ...Read more

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Dental post can be used to support tooth before crowning. How does it work?

Dental post can be used to support tooth before crowning. How does it work?

Reinforcement: A post placed in a tooth before a crown is placed transfers biting forces down into the root of the tooth, taking stress off the coronal portion. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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How far is it possible for you drill a tooth down without crowning it?

How far is it possible for you drill a tooth down without crowning it?

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 more

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Loose tooth post-root canal & crowning, how can this be remedied?

Loose tooth post-root canal & crowning, how can this be remedied?

Loose from?: If the crown is loose, intact and no caries, the crown might be able to be re-cemented. If the structure inside the crown is decayed or fractured, at least a new post and crown. If the tooth is unrestorable due to root fracture, periodontal breakdown, untreatable infection, etc. an extraction would be in order. This needs to be evaluated in person by a dentist who can discuss your options. ...Read more

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Why do teeth need crowning?

Why do teeth need crowning?

Strength mostly: Most of the time a tooth will need a crown to add strength to the existing structure. If a tooth is broken down, has decay, is too weak for a filling, then the crown would be made. Crowns can be made to increase function if teeth are not the proper size and shape. Crowns can also be done for cosmetic reasons if the patient does not like the look of their own tooth. ...Read more

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