Dealing With The Loss Of A Dental Crown

In the event that you lose a dental crown, a replacement will be necessary. The placement of a crown is not meant to be a temporary solution for a problem with your oral health. Unfortunately, our teeth cannot heal themselves after suffering the effects of an injury or a cavity; this is why dental fillings and crowns are placed. If an older crown becomes loose, or if it shows signs of physical damage, your tooth is once again in a vulnerable state. Our Rochester, MN dentist’s office is prepared to help you if this problem affects you. Because we have CEREC technology at our practice, we can actually have a new custom crown to replace an older one ready in just one appointment!

Losing A Crown Leaves A Tooth In A Vulnerable State

In order to place a dental crown, some preliminary work has to be done on your natural tooth to make space for it. When a crown is lost, or if it is vulnerable to problems, it will no longer provide the protection it is supposed to. This means that the tooth is vulnerable to harm. It also affects the way you bite and chew, which can lead to problems with jaw pain as well as excess wear and tear on remaining teeth. Until you have a permanent replacement, these vulnerabilities can continue to affect you!

We Can Protect Your Tooth With A Same-Day Restoration

At our dental office, we use CEREC technology to produce attractive dental crowns on-site. CEREC crowns make treatment convenient, as there will be no waiting for a third party lab to complete your custom restoration. The technology needed to make one-visit crowns includes equipment that allows us to both digitally measure the tooth and create your restoration before producing it with a milling machine. The CEREC crown you receive will be made from ceramic material that can match the color of your healthy enamel.

Your Dentist Can Check On The Condition Of Your Restoration At An Exam

If you want to avoid unexpected problems with dental crowns or dental fillings, make sure you stay consistent about scheduling routine dental exams. When you do so, you can have early problems identified. At that point, your dentist can explain the situation and let you know if a replacement is recommended.

Contact Your Rochester, MN Dentist If You Lose A Dental Crown

The loss of a dental crown, or damage to a permanent restoration, can be a serious problem for your oral health until it is dealt with. To make sure this problem is properly addressed, please call Calcagno Cosmetic And Family Dentistry in Rochester, MN at (507) 281-3659. Because we use CEREC technology to create our crowns, we can actually have this problem resolved in less time than you might think possible!