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My Temporary Crown on the Back Tooth Came Off- Do I Need To Cement Temporarily Until Dentist Visit?

I can see the doctor in two days only because it's a weekend. Can I just wait two days and not to put it back until I see my dentist or I have to... READ MORE

Loose Temporary Crown

My temporary crown is loose. Dentemp from Wallgreens does not help. Composite filling underneath the temporary fell apart - there is not much of a... READ MORE

Temporary Cement for my Permanent Implant Crown?

My dentist told me that temporary cement rather than permanent cement was used for my permanent implant crown. He said it would be easier to remove if... 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

My Temp Crown Broke for the Third Time, What Should I Do?

My temp crown broke for the third time today, I'm going in in two weeks for the permanent crown to be put in. I'm in no pain at the moment, does it... READ MORE

Temporary Cement for Permanent Crown, is That Standard Practice of Care?

I have had temporary cement for my permanent crown for the past 4 months. When I went back to my dentist to have the permanent cement put in, her and... READ MORE

Will Temporary Crowns Affect the Shape of my Gums?

I had extracted a tooth by a periodontist. I then had some bone grafting done so that I can get an implant in the future. I then went to my dentist... READ MORE

Temporary Bridge Does Not Fit, Wait For Permanent?

I am having a all porcelain bridge 6 unit bridge made for the upper front teeth replacing 3 missing teeth. This is to replace a porcelain fused to... READ MORE

Are Temporary Crowns a Preview of the Final Crowns?

I would like to replace old crowns which are in the aesthetic zone.The current crowns look like I have an overjet (which is not the way my natural... READ MORE

Can I Remove Temporary Crown Myself?

My dentist put a temp crown(no root canal) over the area(cavity was tiny) till the perm. is ready. Its been 9 days since i got the temp. and my tooth... READ MORE

Temporary Filling of Root Canal Came Out. in Pain What to Do?

Had root can al done 2 years ago. Couldnt afford crown at time bc of no insurance.Temporary filling came out 7 months ago..rest of tooth broke off to... READ MORE

Bad Temporary Crown?

One tooth crowned as the tooth was broken, temp crown procedure completed. Exp'd pain upon biting, on liquid diet for a wk & it remains pain upon... READ MORE

I Requested Lab Crowns Vs CEREC for Anterior Teeth. Doc Now Has Ordered Prismatik CZ. Is This Better?

I am very concerned about esthetics and took your advice re: lab made crowns for my front teeth. My dentist agreed to use a lab based on my concerns.... 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

Can Infection, Pain and Swollen Mouth (face) Occur After Prepping a Tooth Under Temp Crown?

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

Lost my Temporary Filling in Front Tooth?

I am getting a permanent crown on one of top front teeth on Mon or Tues. Last night, lost my temp crown. Now, I look like a hillbilly because it's one... READ MORE

Missing Temp for 2 Days, New Temps Keep Falling off?

I was in a temporary for two months. It fell off and I swallowed it. My dentist was on vacation and knew this but he was ok with me being without a... READ MORE

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