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Getting Dental Crowns While on Retainers?

After orthodontic treatment, I am now wearing Essix retainers. I have to get Dental crowns for two of my molars.I am stressed about not being able to... READ MORE

Post Lava Crown: Black Line Still Present?

I got three old PMF crowns (molars) replaced with three Lava crowns just recently. I am wondering why there is still some kind of darkness in between... READ MORE

Pain Under Crown Months After Root Canal?

I had a root canal performed on one of my molars in November of 2012. They covered the tooth with a porcelain crown. 8 months later I am experiencing... READ MORE

I Need Crowns on my Molars. Do the Crowns Have an Odor to Them?

Will they cause halitosis? What type of crowns offer the best fit? Thank you. READ MORE

Is a Darkened Gum Behind a Crowned Molar Anything to Be Concerned About? (photo)

I recently had a crown replaced on my most rear molar, here to fore, a healthy tooth. The tooth seems to be fine with no sensitivity, etc., but I... READ MORE

Why Would a Doctor Put a Metal/porcelain Crown in my Mouth? (photo)

I went to the dentist with a cracked molar....and he suggested a crown. He put it on last week and naturally you don't look in any mirrors at the... READ MORE

What to Do with Filed Down Molar Crown?

My doctor placed a crown on a previous filled molar. It was too high so I wnet back. The doctor filled it down which feels a bit better but one sideof... READ MORE

Does an All Porcelain Fixed Bridge Cost More Than One That Has a Metal Base?

I recently had a 3 crown bridge fixed to my molars. It was made of all porcelain, and has cracked twice. My dentist has now recommended to have... READ MORE

Extract or Crown 1st Molar: What Options Available? (photo)

My 1st lower left molar is fractured & has RCT. The tooth is being held by filling which is lower than the gumline. I experience intermittent gum... READ MORE

PFM Crown Warranty/Guarantee? And Ratio Metal to Porcelain?

Hello Doctors, I have two questions. I need a crown on a molar (that is noticeable when I smile). I would like to go with porcelain fused to high... READ MORE

Dental Bridge? Want to Replace Molars 31 and 30.

I have all of my above teeth and would like to know if a 4 united bridge anchored to numbers 29 and 32 a possible option. lastly have you ever heard... READ MORE

A Back Molar Fell Out but Still Have Some of the Root Stuck in my Gum, What Do I Do?

One of my Back Molars Has Fell Out,, but I Think I Still Have Some of the Root Stuck in my Gum, What Do I Do? READ MORE

Facial Assymetry Problem Caused by Oversized Molar Crown?

I have an oversized molar crown on my left lower jaw installed for over 5 years. This causes my face to be asymmetric.I corrected my teeth alignment... READ MORE

Hole in upper right molar -- Does my tooth need to be removed? (photo)

A piece of my upper right rear molar fell out yesterday. My dentist told me that the only options were removal (and no replacement) or removal with an... READ MORE

I got a permanent crown today and I have pain and sensitivity (no root canal done)- how long will this last?

One of my molars cuspids was fractured. No pain at all. The dentist reshaped the molar and installed a temporary crown. At the beginning okay, after 2... READ MORE

Could I have a crack underneath my crown?

I bit something hard with the back side of my crown (top molar) and began feeling discomfort. I then flossed it and it began to hurt so bad. I took... READ MORE

Why are my teeth throbbing after a root canal?

I had a root canal done on two teeth. Both teeth are top molars ( one on each side of mouth). The specialist did the root canal back in Oct. . My... READ MORE

Does these symptoms suggest an ill fitting crown? (photo)

Had a crown (metal/procelain) put on my top molar last week. The temporary felt amazing but the permanent was tight and caused a lot of pressure and... READ MORE

Should two adjacent molar implant crowns, created at the same time, result in the crowns being tightly butted together?

These two newly created crowns have a small gap between them that causes food to be regularly stuck in the gap. I would think that since the crowns... READ MORE

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