I’m scheduled for the tooth to be extracted, but my tooth feels great now. Dr. Sinkin. Unbelievable the difference whiskey I wouldn’t be surprised if the piece comes off over the next couple of days. Sorry, realised I wrote bottom in last question, the tooth is missing from the TOP left hand side, 3 from the back. More ofter they go the way yours just did…they fall out. It only hurts when I rinse with Listerine or try and brush it. Unfortunately (for reasons that are not clear to me and perhaps not explained to you) the treatment failed. I suggest that you call your dentist to discuss the options and better understand his rationale. Of course, I know that finances play a big part in this frequent conundrum. Theshort answer is to call back your dentist’s office and make it clear that you are in distress. It is likely that your tooth will be fine and the sensitivity will diminish in the coming days. Would you feel it is ok to clean the crown and remaining tooth by brushing and rinsing with mouthwash, drying, and then using a temporary dental glue such as fixodent (or perhaps you can recommend something else)? The situation is that my wife chipped a crown on one of her upper front teeth and is needing to have it replaced. Can anything be done to save my tooth Unfortunately there is no way that I can meaningfully respond to your question without personally examining your tooth and seeing an x-ray. Will I have to pay for another replacement since my insurance only cover replacement crown once every 7 yrs? Call the new dentist’s office and explain the situation. An anesthetic salve like Ambesol can also be applied for quick relief. You are very right….he is not in pain and says it is “starting to feel just like the other teeth” to avoid a trip to the dentist ;), but I have contacted his pediatric dental team and we are now on the “wait list”. Dent Temp: Whether you use the premixed version or the powder and liquid place it in the tooth’s void and pat it with water to harden the material. I took a dental floss pick and lightly felt around and could feel that the molar inner wall(tongue side ) moved some .I quickly left it alone as it is evening. Of course, my second recommendation is based on the limited information you provided without the benefits of x-rays or examination. This will numb the area and relieve the pain. So now, two days later, I had it re-glued for the third time. My doctor mentioned that my left front tooth was cracked and although the x-rays didn’t show that I needed work done on it, I could still possibly lose it. Well tonite Im nibbling at supper and I felt something on the upper left molar .The 3 or 4th tooth from the back. Based solely on what you just told me including the most important fact that your son is not in distress, I think he’ll be just fine until you can get him to the dentist. I won’t be able to see the specialist for about a week. Generally teeth requiring root canal have lost much of their structural integrity because of the presence of large cavities, big fillings or trauma (which is why the nerve can become inflamed in the first place.) Avoid very cold, hot, sweet or acidic foods. The tooth has a large filling. Dentists use many approaches to deal with occlusal prematurities including equilibration (bite adjustment), corrective orthodontics (such as Invisalign) and corrective restorative dentistry. When clinical findings, such as xrays, temperature and bite testing are all negative, a bit more of the art of diagnosis is called upon. The alcohol irritates the gum and “distracts” the pain center in the brain from the broken exposed tooth pain (Gate Theory of Pain). The tooth next to my Eye tooth was surpise to have a root canal diwn kast summer, but I didn’t have the funds. Good luck! Yes, it is possible that the loose piece may just break off and free you from the irritant. I have only been to this endo one time for an evaluation. If you have Sensodyne toothpaste, it can help with the sensitivity. Your crown may had an internal defect that created a point of weakness. Of course you know the rest, the crown and entire tooth eventually dislodged/broke off completely when I ate something gooey I shouldn’t have one day. Cant see a dentist until next Wednesday after returning from camping trip. I don’t ever recall having any problems with my teeth, and I don’t know what to do. I have Epilepsy and the medication was Depakote, it tore me up inside and out without me even knowing it was that, until I found my great Neurologist who took me off of this and told what it was doing to me. And diet plays an important role in the forces placed or teeth, restored or otherwise. Especially since the post went down the tube with the crown. Our cruise departs tomorrow morning! E-mail: Whywonder@gmail.com The temporary crown is bulky and feels thick over what’s left of my tooth. I think you should call the dentist you plan on seeing when the insurance kicks in. Or you could possibly have the chipped area bonded and might not need any anesthetic. His dentist told him he has the gums of a teen. I went to the dentist looking for a preventive measure that could be done to eliminate the interference and instead was told, “That’s what happens when we get older, our bite changes. Then, use dental adhesive (or even toothpaste or sugar-free gum) to temporarily “glue” the crown … The temporaries have to be clean of any debris or cement and you would first want to try placing them on the posts without the fixodent and see if they’re in properly. That you had root canal therapy explains why there is an absence of pain. Also he said it seems that it doesn’t matter what current highest quality bonding material his dentist uses to address appropriate situations the bonding never really combines or sticks successfully wth his teeth. What options do I have to repair this tooth? If you develop swelling, pain or difficulty swallowing get to a dentist ASAP. I am so grateful for you help. Thank you Dr Sinkin for being so helpful to everyone over the years, you are one unique individual. The tooth broke off at the gum line about five or six years ago and has never caused a problem. He doesn’t think that a filling will hold. Hi Dr Sinkin have just been to the dentist and have been advised that the inner front cusp of my tooth has broken below the gum line. Without going through “implant” or “post and crown” procedure, would the remainder of that tooth get infected with time (since the protective layer is gone)? I am truly sorry for your dental tribulations. Subject: [Dr. Michael Sinkin, D.D.S] Please moderate: “What to do if your Tooth Cracks or You Lose a Crown ”, A new comment on the post “What to do if your Tooth Cracks or You Lose a Crown ” is waiting for your approval From your description, it sounds like your temporary crown or crowns came off the posts (which I assume are the abutments that are screwed into the actual dental implants.) For now, I was told to leave the crown off until everything heals from the extraction and bone graft. Some of my patients get temporary dental filling material like DenTemp and “plug up” the void. Is scheduled to start on it next Friday. Obviously I cannot make a diagnosis as to the restorability of your tooth without an examination and x-ray. You need a little more explanation, but don’t let it keep you up at night. turns out it was a loose filling and it popped out this evening. Whoppers are not that hard. Thanks, Dr Sinkin! I am really worried. He was unable to locate the canal to see if a root canal would be an option.As it was right before Christmas he was able to place a pin and use a temporary crown warning me that there could be pain when the anesthesia wears off. I have sensitivity feeling when I drink hot or cold liquid. Will it feel better If I do? With Sensitivity to Cold, Sweets and Heat: Often when teeth first chip or break, they are very sensitive to touch and temperature. In the mean time, brush it but don’t chew on it. Thank you for your kind reply. While eating groundnut,I have broken my bottom jaw teeth vertically,It may be around 25℅ or quarter of the teeth is broken and the broken part is very slightly movable but its intact due to support of next teeth. IMMEDIATELY. Not to worry, at least about the permanent crown fitting. Dear Kathy, Enjoy yourself. I have a filling in the middle and im sure it is old and the tooth probably just gave away.The tooth is all there but Im fearing the inner tooth wall is fractured .And that tooth is allive but Im not hurting thank goodness. This is a front tooth. Easy to use. Nitrous oxide and/or a mild sedative may be helpful, but in truth, nothing trumps compassionate care. In the meantime, chew on the other side. The lack of root is expected as baby teeth near the end of their functional life time, the roots resorb making way for the permanent successor. If the tooth is beyond restoration, a dental implant should be considered but I’m jumping the gun. The image below-left shows the tooth after a cord is packed. Now my tooth has cracked out from one side. Your reaction to the prospect of having root canal treatment is not uncommon. If a pharmacy is no where to be found, a piece of sugarless chewing gum, preferably sweetened with xylitol, can be molded into the sensitive area to protect it. It covers the tooth and reaches to the root of the jawbone. As temperory measure by putting filling powder from local pharmacy shop will fix the problem ? Make an appointment for an emergency examination and explain that you do not expect/wish to be treated during this first encounter. Your story is not uncommon. Dr. Sinkin. I received a crown about 3 months ago but the crown broke tonight on the bottom left back tooth. Most important: Chew on the other side and don’t forget. It has been said that insanity is doing the same thing over and over agian and expect different results. If your tooth broke flat across the gum-line, so the aforementioned scenario might be possible. This tooth has a big ugly dark colored filling from a root canal 15 years ago that has turned the rest of the tooth a horrible gray color. When the bite is off – even slightly – the ligament around the tooth gets irritated. Brush the tooth as normal; be diligent about keeping it clean but not overly agressive. If you are adventurous, you can look for the temporary crown when it passes (I know it sounds gross) but if it were a permant crown I would encourage you to look for two reasons First, a crown is expensive to just flush away. That is the earliest i could get in for the procedure. The exposed area of the tooth could be sore, but it is easy for a dentist to repair. If your gum bleeds a bit, bite on a tissue or paper towel for a few minutes and the bleeding should stop. A referral to the specialist to evaluate the situation may have been a more prudent course. I wish you luck. My suggestion is that when the permanent crown is ready have your dentist place it with temporary cement and take it for a test drive for several weeks or longer. When Elliot walked in the office his front tooth was broken off at the gum line. If you were in my chair (and your 3-week old bone graft is not an issue) I would most likely have a well-fitting temporary crown made on 19. 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