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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. John Landi
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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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How quickly does dental bonding lose its color? I've read that over time, dental bonding may lose its color or become discolored. If I get dental bonding done, is there any way to prevent this? .

How quickly does dental bonding lose its color? I've read that over time, dental bonding may lose its color or become discolored. If I get dental bonding done, is there any way to prevent this? .

5-10 years: Cosmetic bonding/composite will wear, discolor, change shape and lose its initial natural beauty. Porcelain veneers will keep their shape, color, beauty longer than cosmetic bonding. ...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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Can I have a new dental crown replaced? I have a crown that's a month old, and structurally it's fine, but I just don't like the way it looks. The shade isn't quite right, and I think the way it lines up with the rest of my teeth is a bit off. I don't kno

Can I have a new dental crown replaced? I have a crown that's a month old, and structurally it's fine, but I just don't like the way it looks. The shade isn't quite right, and I think the way it lines up with the rest of my teeth is a bit off. I don't kno

As: As dr scharf advised, it can be remade and should be made so that you are happy.

Were you given a mirror to look at the crown before it was cemented in your mouth I always give my patients a mirror so that they can give me their approval.

Before your dentist inserts your new crown, take a look and make sure you are happy. ...Read more

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What's a good way to address an improperly placed dental crown?

What's a good way to address an improperly placed dental crown?

Consult your dentist: There is a warranty with every crown by doctor and lab. However the warranty only covers a crown if patient is compliant with hygiene and preventive care. ...Read more

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I ordered a dental crown and it's been over a month. Should I have been given a temporary crown?

I ordered a dental crown and it's been over a month. Should I have been given a temporary crown?

Definitely, yes: The temporary crown after crown preparation is very important because your dentist has removed of tooth structure from the prepared tooth. The temporary crown acts as a protective barrier, keeping the prepared tooth safe and in its place. ...Read more

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Can you have MRI with temporary dental crown?

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Can you have MRI with temporary dental crown?

Definitely, yes: Dental caps, temporary crowns, pins, permanent wires, braces etc. Can be scanned with no problem or restriction. ...Read more

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When is a dental crown indicated over a veneer?

When is a dental crown indicated over a veneer?

Multiple things: Depending on multiple things would indicate a crown over a veneer
1) amount of natural tooth structure (size of needed or existing filling)
2) bite/occlusion issues (grinders/clenchers)

I am generally a very conservative dentist but based on the above there are times that a crown is much more indicated for the patient ...Read more

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Can a dental crown cause tinnitus equilibrium issues?

No: The dental crown will have no direct effect on your tinnitus equilibrium issue. The material composing the various crowns are safe for use in the body. If you had any TMJ and/or ear problems, the scheduled appointment time for the crown procedure may aggravate your situation. Prolonged opening of mouth and manipulation of tissues can be a strain on your muscles and jaw. Talk to your dentist. ...Read more

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How do you prevent teeth from cracking as you get old?

How do you prevent teeth from cracking as you get old?

It all depends: Teeth clenching +/or grinding causes cracks & breakage - night guard will help

if teeth don't meet together properly it can lead to cracks - fix the bite imbalance with braces or dentistry

photo here shows a deep overbite w/ top & lower teeth tight together. Combine that w/ grinding, it's trouble

other habits like chewing pencils or some hard objects can lead to cracks - stop habit. ...Read more

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Might it be possible that a dental crown fall off while riding a roller coaster?

Crown retention: Crowns will not fall off due to riding a roller coaster unless they would fall off walking, talking or eating normally. The forces of a roller coaster are not great enough to cause a permanently cemented crown to come loose. ...Read more

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What should you do if you can't afford the price of a dental crown after root canal in the us?

What should you do if you can't afford the price of a dental crown after root canal in the us?

Get a filling!: Get a core build up done first, and then plan to have the crown done in a few months or a year. The rct needs to be sealed within a month after it is completed. The crown is needed in order to provide coverage and protect the tooth from potentially fracturing. ...Read more

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What is meant by ''wear of the opposing teeth''? I have heard these words in topics relating to dental crown.

Abrasion: In relation to crowns, especially ceramic ones, the teeth these crowns bite and rub against can be worn by the hatrdness and texture of the porcelain.
That is "wear of the opposing teeth.". ...Read more

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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