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Dental Crown Broke Off
Crown placed on 2nd max molar in 2002. Dentist made me bite down on crown to place crown in the gums. Crown flaked. How DDS remove without surgery?
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
Maybe: Depends on the state your in and state regulations. Some states license dental assistants with extended functions. After a dentists prepares a tooth for a restoration this assistant can fill, polish, adjust bite and contour the restoration. ...Read more
Is root canaled crown teeth supposed to feel same as none root canaled crown teeth? My root canaled crown teeth bit different, uncomfortable 9 months
Braces off 2 years ago, retainers not worn for year, now wear them this year, dentist shook tooth with gum desease and root, tooth pain everyday.
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Crown was hurting, dr decided to remove wisdom tooth 2 wks later crown hurting again, now he wants to do cleanign before analysing crown?
Seek a 2nd opinion: Pain under the crown is a signal that something is wrong and needs to be to be corrected. Before a treatment to crown pain can be found, the problem has to be identified. Seek a second opinion or advice from another qualified dentist or dental specialist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I had root canal done on molar tooth.Is composite over the ceramic bridge as strong ceramic crown? Want to keep bridge if possible.thank you
Not as strong: However, it is a great alternative to replacing the bridge, especially if the bridge is fairly new and/or if the fit is still terrific. The restoration (as all restorations) needs to be monitored periodoncally for leakage and recurrent decay. If the tooth in question needed root canal therapy due to marginal decay, you should make a new bridge. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dental implants will be done for 2 side-by-side missing teeth. Can the adjacent teeth shift out of place since cannot wear removable denture anymore?
After I took a root canal procedures on some of my dental filled teeth, I changed all my other teeth dental fillings. How long a dental fillings last?
My 5 yrs old crown dislodged. Dentist said i have gum recession so part of tooth not covered by crown and cement leakage. Should i make a new crown?
Very likely yes.: If there is decay and damage to the natural tooth structure at the margin (edge) of the crown then it will not seal and protect the tooth as much as it should. I would think that it and any "gum disease" that may be going on (should be evaluated) should be treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Back teeth should be: Back teeth (not incisors or canines) that have been root canal treated should have crowns because a root canal treated tooth will become brittle and weaker over time. If a premolar or molar is not crowned, it will inevitably break & may result in tooth loss. Front teeth should be crowned if the tooth was badly broken, is discolored, or if the dentist feels it is susceptible to breakage. ...Read moreSee 8 more doctor answers
All black tooth under perm. Crown < 3months old,tooth was never painful/discolored,root canal wasn't painfull but placing of crown was.this typical?
Depends: Certain metal alloys can discolor. See DDS for evaluatoin. ...Read more
2nd bone graft and wisdom extr, 7th 2 wisdom extr, 10th moved, 14th filing and crown, 23rd permanent crown. Lost all will power, what to do?
WhereThere'sAWill...: Maybe you should lose your dentist!Or get a second dental opinion.And have an internist check your overall health(especially things that would affect your bones, teeth and gums),and double check that you are applying the dental hygiene program appropriate for you(brushing,flossing,rinsing,diet, smoking,any relevant medications, mouth breathing, etc etc).Meanwhile,NEVER LOSE YOUR WILL FOR ANYTHING! ...Read more
I have horrible teeth, fillin falling out, teeth breaking off. Bad dentists, too little money charged?
Went to dentist had 3 cavities filled within 24 hours 1 feel out front tooth called dentist will fix dec 15 why did filling come out and tooth chip?
All teeth pulled on top. Still have bottom teeth. When soaking dentures, teeth dig into gums. Best way to prevent?
Can TMJ be fixed through perfect teeth? I feel TMJ erupted after when dentist grinded a chipped tooth, put bonding on it and leveled 4 teeth total
No: Many patients with "perfect" teeth have TMJ. TMJ can be precipitated by dental work in predisposed patients. See a TMJ expert. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers