Crowns Questions

Concerning Crowns

Hello, I had a chipped tooth crowned when I was a preteen and about 5 years later it began to discolor. This was around 1976. I'd like to have it crowned but do not have insurance and would have to pay in cash. Would I have to have both of my front...

Teeth not ready?

I've had braces on for about a year and a half now. Prior to braces, I had several large gaps in many places. Now they're all gone, except 1. When I was around 4 years old, I fell and hit my face on a concrete curb, killing my upper right central...

jackets/crowns giving me fake smile. :(

hi, i got my jacket/crowns when i was in elementary (i dont have an idea why did the dentist advised me to have it). and now im in college, i dont want my smile because of my (2 )jackets which is infront. can i have a braces so i can move the next...

Ground too much off for a crown

My dentist ground my tooth a bit too close in preparatin for a crown and now the tooth in very sensitive. With the crown temporarily attached, the tooth doesn't feel too bad. Will the root of the tooth reced from the surface over time under the...

Crown on Broken Tooth

During a root canal of molar #30, my dentist informed me that I had a crack in my tooth all the way to the root. He told me that I must have the tooth pulled. Well, I didn't really appreciate spending $250 on a co-pay and 20 minutes of agony on a...

What is a build out as opposed to a root canel? (Answered)

I had my 4 front teeth prepared for crowns and two teeth (I was told) would need crowns at a later date if I did not have a build up done at the time of the preparation. Well let me tell you that I have been sick with infection ever since that and...

Why does a little piece of porcelain in the shape of a tooth, cost so much?

Why does a little piece of porcelain in the shape of a tooth, cost so much? It is close to the price of gold. I can buy a toilet sized piece of porcelain for $800 less.

Use of dental floss picks on crowned teeth? (Answered)

can using a dental floss pick loosen the crown on a molar? I am concerned that the floss on the picks seems thicker than regular dental floss and could raise the crown up where bacteria can get under it.

Root canal aftermath

I had a root canal done almost 6 years ago and the cap they put on it feel off a couple months after that. So I basically have a tooth that\'s shaved down with the metal rod in it. What\'s going to happen cause its been soo long already and what can...

How much does a crown cost in Detroit?

How much would a crown cost in roseville, detroit, fraser or warren Michigan? four years ago ive got half of the work done so they gave me a temporary tooth. and now i have to get a crown. ive already got my tooth down to the canal. so what would be...

Pain From Crowns? (Answered)

1 week ago I received 2 crowns. I believe it was 3 and 15. Assuming 3 is on the bottom, I am having nagging constant pain in that region of my mouth and it goes away with the use of NSAID's. Is this normal to feel this pain from just a crown?

Root Canal Core Buildup and Resin 1 Surface vs Crown? (Answered)

I have seen two dentist in regards to a root canal for my front tooth.One dentist told me that I needed a Root canal core buildup and Resin 1 Surface.The other Dentist said I needed Root canal core buildup and crown porc Hi.What is the difference...

Dental Estimate is incorrect (Answered)

I have an appointment for 6 dental crowns on Monday. The estimate they gave me say \'veneers\' on the bill. This particular office charges more for veneers than they do crowns. Price for a veneer 1500, price for a crown 1285. I feel like I am...

Reshaping A Porcelain With Metal Crown (Answered)

In July, I had root canal and porcelain with metal crowns done on tooth 7 & 8. Tooth 7 looked slanted and the dentist reshaped both teeth with a tool which left the bottoms rough, not smooth. An uncomfortable feeling. My tongue can move tooth 8....

Replace Veneer with a Crown (Answered)

I have a front veneer that keeps coming off. I've already had to replace it twice. It's fallen off again and broke. Can I suggest to a NEW dentist to put a crown on it instead? Will an insurance company pay for a crown for that purpose? The...