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Pain After Crown Preparation
Lab: Most commonly the undercuts, if there are any, are blocked out in the lab. Occasionally the lab will make a index/guide for the dentist to use to modify the shape of the tooth before delivery of the crown. Before or during the preparation for a crown, a dentist may use any number of materials to block out undercuts. ...Read more
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
Hi my dentist put crown on tooth but when I eat every time the edge of gum of the new crown hurts little bit even if I touch it what' is that?
Gums?: If it is your gums that hurt every time, I would check and make sure there was no permanent cement that was accidentally left behind. This would be one of the easiest things to fix. I am sure your dentist would want to know what is going on and would be more than happy to make it feel good. ...Read more
Hello what is the radiograph? I have new crown on tooth when I eat gum line of the crown little hurts maybe dentist didn't put crown well?
Size: Crowns are made for the most part in freehand, so during the cementation process, adjustments are normal. Additionally the marking paper is not necessarily more accurate than what you feel. I suggest you tell your dentist your concerns and maybe more adjustment is needed on your crown. It's common for a crown to need an additional adjustment after cementation. ...Read more
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
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
Sure: Delivery is the ultimate pain relief but prior to delivery, an epidural is useful for pain relief. If labor is too quick and/or an epidural is not available; a pudendal block (injection) can be placed by your OB and this helps tremendously, especially with first time moms who are experiencing lots of pain. Discuss your options with your OB before labor. Take care. ...Read more
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
Ouch: Speaking from personal experience, I would say there is great pressure, and pain. There may be some tearing of the tissues. It is not comfortable. I also want to add, you are about to meet the love of your life! Good luck. ...Read more
My 3yrs old daughter fixing to have crowning for her cavities. My question is: would the crowning bother her and preventing her normal eating?
No: The large cavities that she has now will bother her and prevent her from eating. Restoring this badly decayed teeth with crowns will help solve this problem and make it so she is comfortable and can eat better. To prevent future cavities you need to brush her teeth twice daily and make sure she eats healthy foods (no fruit roll ups, soda, etc.). ...Read more
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?
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
Penis lesions: This should be evaluated by your medical doctor while the lesions (bumps) are still present. He will rule out any pathology and advise you if it can be transferred to someone. It may be bacterial or viral in nature. A medication may be given to you. You should take great care in having any sex until you get this diagnosed. Please get this checked as soon as possible. ...Read more
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
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
Is dental composite laminate better than crowning in case of lateral microdontia and slight gap (1.5mm) in the upper front incisors?
Possibly: It is possible to reshape a peg lateral (microdontia) using a porcelain laminate veneer which preserves more of the tooths enamel and is more conservative then preparation for a crown. best to have a dentist evaluate it and see which in your case would be the best treatment option ...Read more
I fell down 6 stairs, on my bottom, one week after I delivered my 2nd child. She broke my tailbone crowning. Could subsequent pregnancies hurt more?
Unclear: From your story, it is unclear whether the injury was during delivery or from the fall a week later. I suggest you talk to your obstetrician about potential problems with future pregnancies. You could also see a spinal specialist. ...Read more
I've a molar requiring crowning. Dentist couldn't remove all cavity as it hurts bad. 3 mths observation before crowning. Will cavity worsen?
I recently gave birth 7 weeks and now I have a cystocele. Does this go away? I was left for about 1.5 hrs with baby's head crowning was this a cause?
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
Extreme pressure after intercourse. Feels like a baby crowning in labor only subsides when I lay down?
Pelvic problem?: This symptom makes me concerned about some sort of internal problem in your pelvis or lower abdomen. Even more concerning if any internal pain during sex, fever, or any vaginal discharge. If a new problem, pelvic inflammatory disease (PID, tubal infection) is a concern if at risk for STD, e.g. new or possibly unsafe partner. Several other possibilities as well. See your doctor soon. Good luck! ...Read more
What is actually happening when my lower abdomen has movements like the baby is crowning down there? Should I be woried?
Gas?: You may be having gas pains. If you are a woman, you might be ectopically pregnant. I would seek medical attention soon. ...Read more
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