Certainly! Here are the instructions on taking care of your permanent dental crown restoration converted into a FAQ format:
Brush your teeth at least twice a day with a soft-bristle toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste. Floss daily to clean between your teeth and around the crown.
If you use mouthwash, choose an alcohol-free one, as alcohol can weaken the crown’s adhesive.
Avoid biting down on hard objects like ice or hard candies. Limit sugary and acidic foods and drinks to prevent tooth decay.
Consider wearing a mouthguard if you grind your teeth at night or play contact sports to protect your crown from damage.
Visit us every six months for routine check-ups and cleanings. They can assess the crown’s condition and make adjustments as needed.
It is normal to feel some discomfort following the cementation of your permanent crown. However, if you continue to experience discomfort for more than a week, or the discomfort is getting worse please contact us promptly. If you have any discomfort, pain, or notice changes in your crown’s appearance contact us to schedule an emergency appointment here or call our scheduling line 833-925-8326.
Yes, smoking and excessive alcohol consumption can negatively impact your oral health and may compromise the longevity of your dental crown. Avoid these habits.
Practice good oral hygiene, maintain a healthy lifestyle, and attend regular check-ups to ensure your crown lasts for years.
It is not uncommon to experience some discomfort following the cementation of a permanent dental crown. This discomfort is usually temporary and can be attributed to various factors, including:
Sensitivity: Your tooth and surrounding tissues may be sensitive to the cement or the procedure itself. This sensitivity often subsides within a few days.
Adjustment Period: Your mouth and gums need time to adjust to the new crown’s presence. The crown may feel slightly different from your natural tooth initially.
Tissue Irritation: During the crown placement, the dentist may manipulate the gum tissues around the tooth. This can lead to minor irritation or soreness.
Bite Adjustment: Sometimes, the dentist may need to make minor adjustments to ensure your bite is correct with the new crown. If you experience pain while chewing or biting down, call us 833-925-8326 to schedule an appointment so we can adjust your crown.
Nerve Irritation: In rare cases, the dental work might temporarily irritate the tooth’s nerve, causing discomfort. If you experience pain for more than ?????? days following the cementation of your permanent crown please call us 833-925-8326 so we can schedule for you to come in for a limited exam.
To manage discomfort following the placement of a permanent dental crown:
Keep in mind that while some discomfort is normal, severe pain, persistent sensitivity, or signs of an ill-fitting crown should be reported to us promptly. They can address any issues and ensure that your crown is functioning correctly and comfortably.