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Temporary Dental Cement
How many ( weeks/ months) would you keep temporary cement in new permanent bridge on upper molar natural teeth with no dental issues or concerns.
Indefinitely: First of all, why is a permanent bridge on with temporary cement? Sometimes this is done when the health of one of the nerves is in question. I usually will try to remove this after 6 months and recement with permanent cement. If it doesn't come off very easily, i will usually just leave it in place and monitor. If it loosens, then remove and recement. If it stays secure, monitor only. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 2 LL dental implants have finally been placed with temporary cement. Permanent cement in 1 month. Can I floss like regular teeth or can it pop off?
Don't loose it!: Take it back to your dentist to have it re-temporary cemented. If this is not possible, most drug stores have a temporary dental cement you can use. Dry both the inside of the temporary crow, and your tooth and push the crown back on in the correct orientation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dent Temp: It is over the counter temporary cement. If the temporary bridge becomes loose while waiting for a permanent visits, place the temporary Dent Temp and place a temporary bridge back. If you cannot replace the temporary bridge yourself, call your dentist for an emergency appointment. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Is a one tooth dental flipper supposed to be placed into the mouth on a temporary basis? Does it stay in place when eating and affect speech?
Depends: A one tooth flipper is supposed to be used on a temporary basis. It is usually placed after a recent extraction when the tooth is going to be replaced with a bridge or an implant. However, it is commonly used for a much longer duration although that is it not designed for that. Depending on the design, it can stay in place during eating and may affect speech until the patient adapts to it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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