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Will temporary crown on wisdom tooth gum cause swelling before removal?

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Dr. Thomas Stelmach
Dentistry - Cosmetic
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

Depends on how carefully the temporary was made.
Properly made temporary crowns shouldn't cause swelling. You should see your dentist - there might be a problem with the nerve in the tooth.

In brief: Depends

Depends on how carefully the temporary was made.
Properly made temporary crowns shouldn't cause swelling. You should see your dentist - there might be a problem with the nerve in the tooth.
Dr. Thomas Stelmach
Dr. Thomas Stelmach
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Generally not

The swelling is most likely related to other wisdom teeth issues, like an abcess, an infection.

In brief: Generally not

The swelling is most likely related to other wisdom teeth issues, like an abcess, an infection.
Dr. Theodore Ritota
Dr. Theodore Ritota
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Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry

In brief: Temp crown

If you are going to have a wisdom tooth removed, there is no reason to temporarily crown it first.
Just have to tooth removed and be done with it.

In brief: Temp crown

If you are going to have a wisdom tooth removed, there is no reason to temporarily crown it first.
Just have to tooth removed and be done with it.
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dr. Diane Stacey
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Dr. Jimmy Lin
Internal Medicine

In brief: Could be.

It could cause swelling.
Try antiinfective mouth wash to reduce the swelling, .

In brief: Could be.

It could cause swelling.
Try antiinfective mouth wash to reduce the swelling, .
Dr. Jimmy Lin
Dr. Jimmy Lin
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