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Black hole below temporary crown causing sensitivity, please help?

Black hole below temporary crown causing sensitivity, please help?

See the dentist: See the guy making the crown. It sounds like a root area is not covered and may have caries. See the dentist. He can fill the cavity if it is there, and make the temporary crown a little longer to cover up the exposes root. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Berry
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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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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?

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 more

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Is it safe to eat after losing a temporary crown?

Is it safe to eat after losing a temporary crown?

Use Other Side: The purpose of a temporary crown is to protect the underlying tooth from fracturing. Please, do not let a tooth go more than a couple days without a temporary crown. ...Read more

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How much time will fixodent hold a temporary crown?

How much time will fixodent hold a temporary crown?

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 more

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How do you take the taste off food out of a temporary crown?

How do you take the taste off food out of a temporary crown?

New temp: If the food lodges around the crown orif it is loose and food boes beneath cangive smell as well as can cause gingivitis..Can use mouth wadh or see your dentist to get the temporary crown checked. ...Read more

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Is there any way I can remedy a temporary crown falling off?

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 more

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Crown lengthening, build-up. Can i get a temporary crown on the same day ?

Crown lengthening, build-up. Can i get a temporary crown on the same day ?

Yes: A doctor usually does ceon lengthening if there is not enough tooth structure for a crown patient are dismissed with temporary crown and after few weeks, they come back for a final prep and impression. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get crown lengthening, build-up, and a temporary crown all on the same day?

Yes: We often prefr to do this because we can help keep the tissue from regrowing over the edga. After adequate healing, possibly 8 weeks, the tooth is reprepared and the final impression is made. ...Read more

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