Dental Crown Q&A
Infection + Dental Crown
I have just had a new zircinium bridge fitted. I can feel a gap between the crown edges and my gum line. The dentist said it is okay, but surely... READ MORE
I have had a tooth prepped and temporary crown inserted, before root canal and crown lenghtening procedure. After my tooth was prepped the pulsating... READ MORE
An infection developed under my left molar and the dentist decided to remove the tooth. During the difficult extraction, the dentist also removed the... READ MORE
I had the replacement of ( upper whole set )teeth with (metal ) cosmetic 5years ago. Now,I hv very minimal leakage from gums where it is attached and... READ MORE
I have a porcelain over metal 'crown' the gum itself was shaped, with the drill to a 'T' & crown was glued over. I did have a root-canal... READ MORE
Temporary crown was too small, has great pain after done. replace temporary crown one week later. Still have pain. put in permanent crown in 2 weeks,... READ MORE
I have an old crown with root canal done about 15 years ago. Do I extract it or repair it with a recrown?
Will the old tooth always be infected? Endodontist says it has 85% success rate. It is the last tooth upper left side. READ MORE
Low-level abscess in gums under tooth with gold crown. Never caused me pain. What is the best way to get rid of the infection?
I am getting knee replacement surgery but only when all the infection from the abscess is "cleared." Would another root canal remove the infection or... READ MORE
How to prove that a crown was ill fitted and caused all these problems mentioned above?? now i have gone to a periodontist and he says i need an... READ MORE
My crown fell off, the tooth underneath is very discolored, the gum around it looks like it's infected. It almost looks like it has split ope. What is... READ MORE
I have 3 root canals on the bottom left side. They are all at least 20 years old. For the past 5 or 6 years I have problems. A few months ago the old... READ MORE
I have a complicated question about procedures. How should I phrase what I need and what to my dentist?
I had crowns done on my 8 and 9 I want to say in 2008. Now in present time they have been bugging me. My gums keep getting infected, always have a... READ MORE
Should my dentist be responsible financially for fees incurred at another office caused by a file being left behind?
One year ago I had a root canal by my general dentist and the file broke off and was left there. Now I have an infection and need to see a specialist.... READ MORE
I had four crowns placed on my front teeth and I have had to have three root canals because of infections. My Insurance (Blue Shield of CA. HMO) copay... READ MORE
I had a root canal April 2013, on 4 lower front teeth. Had the temporary crown put on April this yr and had to get one tooth pulled. Wednesday it... READ MORE
Can a space between gum and crown (no-RCT) lead to infection? (Generic) Could ceramic crown exposed cause heavy metal poisoning?
My upper 11 and 21 were removed due to wrong RCT and infection that wouldn't go even after several open flap surgeries. Few years ago another Dentist... READ MORE
Have Medicade in Colorado. Had to see a root canal specialist to remove old root canal. Will it be covered?
Have a crown that was put on years ago. Have the old style root canal. Ended up with an infection that caused me to have emergency visit to a... READ MORE
I had terrible pain from a crown covered tooth lower right molar (second from back). Dentist gave me 8 injections to numb the pain without success but... READ MORE