My temporary crown broke in half..should I cement it back on or leave it alone? (photo)

I go to the dentist Monday morning.should I cement it back on or leave it alone? Its the front of the tooth.. Located right next to the eye tooth

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My temporary crown broke in half..should I cement it back on or leave it alone?

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If your crown broke, you should consider how much will last the final crown, if will last more than 2 or 3 days, the purpose of a temporary crown its to maintain the gums without invading the prosthetic space where the final crown will be placed.

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