Crowns Questions

  • Wow do I get a crown fixed that was made too small?

    I have a crown on the left lower molar. It was placed about two months ago. I did not have a temporary crown placed first. the day the DDS put the permanent crown in he said that I would probably have a problem with food getting stuck between the...

  • Am I being scammed?

    I had work done on my teeth last December. I had my wisdom teeth extracted, and four fillings. I went in today 10/29 for a cleaning, and he proceeded to tell me I need a root canal and a crown. My issue is, the tooth I need a root canal on, and...

  • Is crown work guaranteed and shouldn't the metal base be seen when crown is not in the mouth?

    Hello, My name is Joe. How are you today Doc? A little history first. I had a crown put on my left eye tooth (#11) on 3/25/13 by my dentist. It was supposed to be a porcelain fused to high noble metal. Yesterday it broke off, breaking my tooth at...

  • Why wouldn't my dentist want to do a crown?

    I have been without a crown for a year. My dentist keeps putting me off- one excuse or another- one time the guy who does the crowns was sick- the latest is that the guy who does the crowns made a crown for the wrong tooth (after he- my dentist...

  • Adjusting a crown.

    My dentist prepared my tooth and took the mold for the crown. He had an issue getting a good mold and after 4 tries felt he was successful. Due to financial reasons, I wore my temporary crown for 2 1/2 months before I could go back and have the...

  • Crown pain

    What is the different between zircon crown and barcline ? Are there different tapes of zircon crown? I did rot canal 35 days ago for 36 and did temporarily crown for 36-37 but im still having pain in all of my teeth and more in the 36 and...

  • May have sollowed a temp. crown

    I've have a temperary crown for about 5 yrs for an eye tooth replacement. Not sure that the right word, I have a metal rod where the tooth used to be. It came loose when I was eating and now I can't fine it. I did make myself throw up but it wasn't...

  • Broken crown

    I had a root canal years ago on a tooth in the top right corner of mouth. The crown just broke off completely and I'm just wondering if I'm at risk for infection. The tooth is dead and I'm in no pain. I'm out of town so won't be able to fix until...

  • would Cermanic Crowning look normal on my teeth?

    I am 23 years old and have my upper and lower jaws are a little disinclined, though it doesn't look odd. I had an injury few months ago and my front 2 teeth got damaged. I was planning for ceramic crowning on them. I am concerned that would the...

  • Root canal infection

    I recently had a crown replaced and an infection developed after 6 months. Root canal work redone by entodontist and Denise agreed to redo crown at no cost. How long after a new crown woule i know if caused by leakage from improperly inttalled...

  • Do i really need to get a crown or root canal for a bad tooth?

    what is the difference/economical treatment of having a crown porceline vs. a root canal? I went to 2 different dentists, one to get a second opinion on and two to see if i really needed a crown for the tooth they say i need, but now i;m really...

  • Gum pain after crown

    I had a crown lengthening procedure done a week ago today. For the first two days no pain and then it hit me. my hums started to swell and receed. More painful then a tooth ache. :( I called my dentist and he perscribed a mouthwash and i belive it...

  • Tooth not washed and dried before crown put on?

    When I had a crown put on a molar recently the dentist did not wash off and dry the tooth before cementing in the crown with Durelon. I know I got saliva on the tooth and did touch it with my tongue. I am worried about any bacteria on the tooth...

  • Crown in permanently or not

    I recently had a crown put on my upper molar because the tooth was cracked. The dentist said he cemented the porcelain crown in permanently but used Duralon instead of a newer cement and that he could still remove the crown. I'm worried because if...

  • Crown cemented with Duralon

    I recently had a crown put on my upper molar because the tooth was cracked. Trouble is the tooth hurt even worse when I bit on it with the temporary crown and I expressed concern. The dentist said he cemented the crown in permanently but used...

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