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Does A Root Canal Require A Crown
Tooth: Is the tooth in function, meaning does it have a tooth on the bottom to bite against? If so, does your dentist think you will get more than 5 yrs out of RCT and Crown, if not may be better to extract and place an implant, especially as you are a young guy.. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is crowning? Normally those that did root canal treatment did the crowning also. Does it permanently stick to teeth?
Tooth Covering: A crown is a permanent covering that fits over an original tooth that is either decayed, damaged or cracked. Crowns are made of a variety of different materials such as porcelain, gold, acrylic resin or a mix of these materials. Porcelain generally has the most natural appearance, your dentist will decide which material is best to use. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: A crown is not always required after a root canal. After a root canal, a tooth becomes more brittle and more likely to break. A crown helps prevent the tooth from breaking. If you decide not to get a crown placed on the tooth then you are taking a chance of losing that tooth although you spent the time and money doing the root canal. Take your dentist's advise. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Temporary crowns on two teeth, not requiring root canal. After a week, still pain, pain in ear as well. Dentist sees no reason for pain...treatment?
Treatment: Unfortunately you cannot expect to get a diagnosis & treatment suggestion over the internet by dentists who have not & cannot personally examine you, have not done the treatment and do not have x-rays to review. It may be do to temporary inflammation of the nerve, bite, poor marginal integrity of temporary crown\cement, or other underlying tooth problem. Wait it out, ask for a better explanation? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had root canal taking 500mg moxocillen 3 time daily should I take all of them before going back for crown?
Finish antibiotic: You should always finish the antibiotic perscription. Don't stop taking it once you feel better or the procedure is done. Finish it. I have many patients who don't finish an antibiotic and then the infection is not gone and it will come back and be harder to treat the next time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
2 weeks: 2 weeks is usually an adequate amount of time to wait before starting the permanent crown process. This allows any inflammation to subside, tooth should be pain-free, and gives time to confirm that the root canal is working. However, waiting too long can be catastophic. Depending on how much tooth is left, is you wait too long, the brittle tooth may break so badly it has to be extracted! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Explain a bite adjustment of a new crown, as in how's it done? Also, can they do a root canal on a brand new crown? So much pain, yet he wants to wait
Pain after crown: The surface of the crown can be carefully removed with a diamond stone or other material in the area of premature contact. Root Canal Therapy can usually be done through an opening in the crown (new or old) although it can affect the integrity of the crown. Whether to wait, adjust or do RCT is a clinical judgement. Trust your dentist or get a second opinion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had root canal, just waiting for the crown to be fitted, but the temporary fill fell out, what should I do?
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