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I have to replace a crown and get a filling for a cavity. Which one should I get done first?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Both

The extent of the problem in each will determine which one is more important to do.
Your own dentist can answer that question better than we can never having seen either tooth nor x-rays of them. If money is an issue consider at least having the crown removed to evaluate the tooth, and then temporized with a good fitting strong temporary crown.

In brief: Both

The extent of the problem in each will determine which one is more important to do.
Your own dentist can answer that question better than we can never having seen either tooth nor x-rays of them. If money is an issue consider at least having the crown removed to evaluate the tooth, and then temporized with a good fitting strong temporary crown.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: The worst one

Let your Dentist make that decision with you.
You treat the worst problem, the greater infection, first.

In brief: The worst one

Let your Dentist make that decision with you.
You treat the worst problem, the greater infection, first.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Jerry Brown
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Dental Needs

Good day; Simple areas of decay are usually a priority in offering restorative dentistry to a patient.
Unless the crown is loose or a considerable amount of decay may cause the crown to require immediate treatment.

In brief: Dental Needs

Good day; Simple areas of decay are usually a priority in offering restorative dentistry to a patient.
Unless the crown is loose or a considerable amount of decay may cause the crown to require immediate treatment.
Dr. Jerry Brown
Dr. Jerry Brown
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