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How long will recement last after crown from tooth came off?

How long will recement last after crown from tooth came off?

Impossible to know: That depends upon so many factors- which tooth? How well the crown fits, why the crown came off, was more tooth structure lost? Type of crown? Which cement used? Your eating habits, crown length, etc. Your own dentist would be able to give you the best assessment and prognosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Julie Abbott
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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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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?

Why Is it Drilled: It depends why the tooth is being drilled. If the bite is off, an adjustment of the tooth usually takes off a small fraction of a millimeter of the enamel outer coating. Small areas of decay can be drilled out & a simple filling placed. When decay is deep, the tooth is fracture or more and 1/2 to 2/3 of the tooth needs restoring then a crown is needed. ...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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Broke a tooth when I was 8 abscessed when I was 18 had a root canal. After 14 yrs it fell out and had it recemented. now have dull pain. why?

Broke a tooth when I was 8 abscessed when I was 18 had a root canal. After 14 yrs it fell out and had it recemented. now have dull pain. why?

No dentist: No dentist no matter how intelligent and well trained can replace seeing a dentist one on one for a personal clinical evaluation and along with an x-ray of the area discuss what is causing you discomfort and what treatment options you have. ...Read more

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Does teeth crowning require anesthesia?

Does teeth crowning require anesthesia?

Just local: No need for anything more. I find that giving only what is needed and thereby decreasing risk by not adding more drugs is the safest way to practice. ...Read more

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How can you repair teeth crowning?

How can you repair teeth crowning?

Depends: Do you mean repairing a tooth with a crown or repairing a tooth with a crown already on the tooth? Repairing a tooth with a crown on is often possibly by putting a small filling at the edge of the crown where there is decay. If you mean repairing a tooth by placing a crown, then it is an entirely different procedure. After preparing the tooth, a dental lab makes the crown & the dentist cements it. ...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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Could my dentist put me to sleep for having crownings on both front top and bottom teeth?

Could my dentist put me to sleep for having crownings on both front top and bottom teeth?

Sleep dentistry: Yes, however he needs to be licensed to be able to use sedation in the office. It does add significantly to the cost of the care. ...Read more

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What is crowning? Normally those that did root canal treatment did the crowning also. Does it permanently stick to teeth?

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 more

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I have severe crowning in my teeth and one of my teeth is pushed up toward the top of my mouth. Could invisalign treat that?

I have severe crowning in my teeth and one of my teeth is pushed up toward the top of my mouth. Could invisalign treat that?

Probably not: Invisalign is recommended for mild to moderate crowding. to find out if your crowding is too severe you should be examined by a dentist that is an expert at treating patients with Invisalign. ...Read more

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What to do if i just got a crown for my tooth. Can i eat normally now?

What to do if i just got a crown for my tooth. Can i eat normally now?

Yes: Just be sure to brush and floss it daily. You can get decay on a tooth with a crown as well as periodontal disease which affects 75% of individuals over the age of 12. ...Read more

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How much willa crown replacement cost on a tooth crown?

How much willa crown replacement cost on a tooth crown?

Variable: Depends on where you live and who you see. Likely range from $850 - $1800. Good Luck. ...Read more

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How much porcelain/ceramic crown for tooth 7 and 8 usually cost? Which one is better metal/ceramic or porcelain/ceramic crown?

How much porcelain/ceramic crown for tooth 7 and 8 usually cost? Which one is better metal/ceramic or porcelain/ceramic crown?

Varies by region: There is nothing more esthetic than a porcelain/ceramic crown and the research is showing that they are every bit as durable as porcelain to metal crowns. Fees range from 550 to 1100 per tooth depending on the dentist. ...Read more

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Itero would certainly seem so much more accurate at the tooth root margin than the traditional approach manner of making a crown. Ledge emphasis. ?

Itero would certainly seem so much more accurate at the tooth root margin than the traditional approach manner of making a crown. Ledge emphasis. ?

It's the dentist: It's the quality of the dentist and his care and expertise, not the type of specific crown material or brand name used that is the important criteria. I would rather have michelangelo paint me a picture with finger paints than my daughter using the finest artist materials available. ...Read more

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How much does tooth shaping cost vs a crown?

How much does tooth shaping cost vs a crown?

$ vs. $$$ - $$$$: Tooth shaping is called enameloplasty or odontoplasty & dentists usu charge a very minimal amount from $0 - $100 per tooth. Depending on where you live in the U.S., a crown can range anywhere from $500 - $2000. The range in cost is due to type of material used, the type of practice you're at (primarily dmo insurance dependent or boutique), the skill of the dentist, the quality of the dental lab. ...Read more

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I have a decayed tooth. how much tooth structure is needed for a crown only and how much warrants a post and core?

I have a decayed tooth. how much tooth structure is needed for a crown only and how much warrants a post and core?

Broken down tooth: There are no absolute values do determine if a crown or filling is needed. If the decay is very deep, then root canal therapy is needed in order to place the post. If you are unsure of the diagnosis, get a second opinion. ...Read more

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