Decay + Dental Crown

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How Can Decay Be Prevented Under a Crown?

What are dentists' most common treatment options for removing tooth decay under dental crowns? What procedures are the most involved? What do they... READ MORE

Why Do Crowns Break?

How soon should I get a crown repaired before other factors, like decay or further things become an issue? READ MORE

When is a Post Crown Needed over a Traditional Crown?

How often are traditional crowns replaced with a post crown? Are dental implants a recommended alternative at that point? READ MORE

What Causes the Whole Tooth to Turn Black Under a Temporary Crown?

I had a back tooth that was chipped and the filling was old so the Dr. recommended a crown. After all the prep work, a temp crown was put on and i... READ MORE

Smelly Odor from Gum Not Going Away After New Crown ?

I had a root canal & crown put in 2000. In jan 2011 I began having issues with that front upper tooth, an Odor was coming from it and a metal... READ MORE

Should I Remove my Wisdom Teeth if my Molars Next to It is Decaying?

My dentist say I should remove wisdom teeth since they are impacting horizontally. He also suggest to get a crown on my molar next to wisdom tooth... READ MORE

Highly Decayed Canine Now With Temporary Crown is Throbbing? (photo)

I recently got a crown on a very decayed and Dentin exposed canine. It had been exposed and in bad shape for well over a year now. Just a few hours... READ MORE

Why Would my 100% Ceramic Crown Have Discolouration at the Base at the Gum Line? Do I Have Decay?

Why would my 100% ceramic crown have discolouration at the base at the gum line? I'm really worried that i have decay? READ MORE

Crown, Veneer, Onlay, Inlay, or Combination - for Hollowed out Vertical Decayed Half Premolar? (photo)

Save or Chop off Top of Tooth? I've read 1mm is minimum width of porcelain. My tooth appears hollowed out. Better to chop off top of tooth for crown... READ MORE

Can You Have Your Tooth Built Up with a Post and Core if You Dont Need a Root Canal ?

Can a dentist rebuild a tooth that is badly decayed and place a crown if the patient may not need a root canal ? Thanks so much for your time and... READ MORE

Fill Tooth or Crown It?

I have a tooth (fifth from front on top. It has a large filling and a small spot of decay by the gum line. The tooth "zings" me if i eat something... READ MORE

Can a Natural Post Decay with a Porcelain Crown on It if It Was Seal Properly?

I cracked a tooth four years ago & had the tooth shaved down to its natural post & a porcelain crown put on it. At the time there was no signs... READ MORE

Tooth has gone completely black under crown, after root canal a few years ago. Is this normal?

I had a root canal a few years ago and the crown never felt like it fitted properly. I went to have it removed and replaced last year, and the dentist... READ MORE

Should a Tiny Space at One Point Between an Otherwise Well-seated Crown Be a Reason for a New Crown?

When my crown came off, my dentist took x-rays with it in place and saw a tiny area on one edge where there was a gap. The crown is at least 15 years... READ MORE

Dental crown before or after root canal on front teeth?

Dear doctors, when I was 10 years old, I got cavities between my front 2 teeth, one of which i remember my dentist telling my parents that it was so... READ MORE

My Husbands Last Tooth is Very Decayed from Not Removing His Decayed Wisdom Teeth, Remove Tooth Or Crown?

Now that the wisdom teeth are gone and the next tooth has formed a cavity on the side of the tooth. The dentist filled it but the filling came off... READ MORE

Should I put new crowns or implants?

I have been wearing crowns for almost 20 years on teeth # 7-10. My prosthdontist wants to replace my existing crowns with new ones, but my real tooth... READ MORE

I recently got a temporary crown a few days ago and it doesn't hurt all the time but now the teeth under and around sting?

He said there is a 40% chance I need a root canal for this tooth based on decay. When he fixed a cavity across my mouth this one began to hrt strongly... READ MORE

Two front teeth are crowned (separately) and both also have root canals. One has decay under the crown?

My two front teeth had root canals done at the age of 16. I fell when I was 8 and my two front teeth broke my fall. When I was 13, I woke up one... READ MORE

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