I had a crown done 2 yrs ago. Dentist said it decayed underneath and I have to have an implant now. How does this happen?

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Recurrent decay

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There are many reasons that a crown can fail in a short period of time. Yes, it is possible that the original crown didn't fit well. This is only one reason. Your diet and nutritional habits play a large role in the longevity of a restoration. Without a before and after xray and picture it's impossible to determine the cause. I suggest you move forward with the implant and put this experience behind you.

Dallas Dentist

Dental implants

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Hi, thanks for write... Normally this could happens because your dental crown is not well adapted to the tooth and has filtration, go for your implant, good luck. 

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