Crowns Questions

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...

Bulimia and porcelain veneers

Hi my name is rebecca. I currently suffer from bulimia. I\'ve been bulimic for 7 yrs now. Due to the effects of bulimia, i\'ve been dealing with Several dental problems. Fortunately, my father was financially able to help me pay for porcelain...

Numbness & Loss of taste After Crown Put In

I had a crown put on sometime around Nov 11 on the left side of my mouth. When my dentist went in with the 2nd dose of Novocain I felt a POP. Never felt that before, nor had issues with Dental work in the past. Three days later my tongue is still...

Why Wait So Long To Have Crowns Done? (Answered)

Two weeks ago I had a Perio scale cleaning done and have a appointment in 6 weeks for a polish.I will be having crowns and partials done .My question is : Why do I have to wait so long to start having the crowns done? Is there a certain wait period...

Crowns on top teeth only (Answered)

I have wearing down on my teeth, especially the top ones. The dentist says I'm a tooth grinder, and I do now wear an appliance at night to prevent that. A local dentist said I could crown all of the top and bottom teeth. I went to an orthodontist...

Broken Tooth (Answered)

My very back upper right tooth cracked from front to back and my dentist removed the lose half. I am out of insurance money until the new year and it does not hurt so I have been waiting to do anything. My dentist recommended a root canal AND a...

crown decaying/new root canal (Answered)

Approx. 10 years ago I had a root canal on my eye tooth and a crown placed. Now I was told that the crown has decayed and I need a new one. I was also told that the root canal should be re-done. I never chew in that area for fear of damaging the...

Abcessed tooth

Just recently had four teeth crowned. Once temporary crowns were replaced with permanent I began having problems with one tooth. My dentist said it was an abcess and put me on antiobiotics. I have been on 250 mg. Keflex and 150 mg.clandomyacin for a...