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Temporary Crown Sensitivity
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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
Have had 2 temporary crowns, and dentist advised me I can chew on the tooth. That it may cause sensitivity but no damage. Is this true?
I've started noticing some pain and sensitivity in the small gap between my molar and my new temporary dental crown. What could be causing this?
Interproximal pain: May be due to food impaction, excess temporary cement, poor contours or adaptation of the temporary crown, inadequate oral hygiene, or something else. Have your own dentist take and look and tell you what's causing it and how to alleviate the problem. It may be a combination of factors. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
2 days only: These is temporary remedy until you can see your dentist to have permanent cement placed. The better solution is just to leave it off for a few days preventing complications like gum problem, bite problem and crown aspiration into the lungs. Call your dentist and inform that you have lost a crown. Most offices will see you the same day. If not see "emergency dentist". Take care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See the dentist: It is important to keep temporary crown in, as it prevents teeth from moving. Dentist can prevent it from falling out by making a good fit, cementing it with right cement, and also you can help by not chewing sticky food as the crown is there just temporarily... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Temporary cement: A temporary crown can come off from chewing sticky food or flossing around a temp crown.You can put it back on using a temporary cement found at most stores.First practice putting it back on tooth to make sure you know the correct way it goes on.Dry the tooth.Place small amount of the temp cement in crown. (it's better to use too little than too much.).Bite down gently on it while cement sets. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Call dentist: Call your dentist to get it recemented. Until then, keep the temporary crown on the tooth, avoid chewing on it, and if you must floss around it, once you floss in the area, let go of one end of the floss and pull it through the contact laterally; don't pull the floss up to the biting surface as you normally would. If it comes out, put a little toothpaste on the inside then place it back on. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Temporary: Remember, a temporary crown is only meant to be 'temporary' so during this duration, you need to watch what you 'challenge' the temporary with. Just know that if you use items like taffy, ice, peanut brittle, etc, they generally will win, and your temp will either come out or fracture. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
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Temporary crown off: If it comes off, the dentist can put it back on with semi-permanent cement to keep it more stable until the day the permanent one arrives. Not flossing the temporary crown is your best way to keep it from coming off...And not chewing sticky goods. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers