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Temporary Crown Sensitivity
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 2 more doctor answers
I have a temporary crown in would it be bad if i can't go back for my temporary. Because i can't find time .
Permanent?: If you mean can't go back for your permanent, yes it would be bad. The temporary is not permanently sealed and will not protect your tooth from decay and your gums from periodontal disease. It is likely to fall off and if you can't get back soon your teeth will move making harder if not impossible to use the permanent crown that is waiting for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the best way to resecure a temporary crown that has fallen out, drugstore temporary cement is practically useless?
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 2 more doctor answers
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