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Is there a way to prevent food from getting stuck in my dental crown?

Is there a way to prevent food from getting stuck in my dental crown?

Yes: Need to check with your dentist food should not be stuck unless you have a gap or deep fossa have your teeth been moving or you just had a crown replaced. ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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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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What's considered the best kind of dental crown (material) to get for the tooth that needs it is the last molar on bottom?

What's considered the best kind of dental crown (material) to get for the tooth that needs it is the last molar on bottom?

Bruxir Zirconia : Solid zirconia crowns are the strongest crowns available. They are great crowns especially for those who tend to grind or clench their teeth. E-max crowns are also excellent crowns. Both of them are tooth colored crowns. High noble gold crowns are very strong but are not tooth colored. Most people will do great with an e-max crown. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get a dental crown?

Does it hurt to get a dental crown?

Just the anesthetic: Once you get the anesthetic to numb your tooth and your gums, everything else should be pain free, drilling the tooth can be noisy and annoying but that's all, the impressions to make the mould for the lab are usually done in the same visit, if your dentist uses a cerec machine you can get your crown the same day, or you can get a temporary crown until your next visit. ...Read more

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Which type of dental crown should I get ?

Which type of dental crown should I get ?

All depends: Depend on your bite and your occlusion and also your dentist level of education. I personally prefer a porcelain crown such zorcania or e max. ...Read more

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Is all dental floss the same or are some better at removing the days food particles to prevent plaque/tartar build up?

Is all dental floss the same or are some better at removing the days food particles to prevent plaque/tartar build up?

Dental Floss: There are different types of dental floss - waxed, unwaxed, flat, thin,..There's also what you call floss threaders which are effective for patients with crown and bridge. There's also a kind of floss which is easier to use (with a sling handle) for the ones with arthritis. Flat unwaxed is effective for plaque and thin for really tight contacts.There's also flavored ones.Technique of use is impt.! ...Read more

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Is there a way to prevent dental bone loss when a child loses a permanent tooth prematurely and cannot get an implant because of young age?

Is there a way to prevent dental bone loss when a child loses a permanent tooth prematurely and cannot get an implant because of young age?

See an ortodontist: There are no enough studies to determine the best method, or the most appropriate materials for bone loss for kids. In many cases orthodontic treatment is recommended to close the space. ...Read more

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Hate my dental crown. Is there a way to fix this?

Hate my dental crown. Is there a way to fix this?

Yes: Crowns must be functional and esthetic. It is a function of properly preparing the underlying tooth, and creating contours, shapes, and color compatible with your mouth. Proper materials for your situation are also important. Discuss your concern w your dentist. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more