Are there any food restrictions with dental crowns? How long does a dental crown last?
Doctor Answers 1
Nothing sticky and chewy like caramel, taffy, Starburst candy, Jolly Ranchers, nougat in candy bars as this will pull a crown off, or worse it will loosen a crown and you won't know it then bacteria will get underneath the crown and cause decay.
Brush and floss and see your dentist regularly, avoid excessive sugary and acidic foods and Crowns should last you for decades.
Douglas Jopling, DDS
Dallas, Texas area
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