Tooth crown margin

Common Questions and Answers about Tooth crown margin


Avatar n tn The crown placed an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> the <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>to</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>oth would then have a m<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rgin that is higher an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> the distal side and goes an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>downan> diagan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>ally an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>wards the mesial. Is this comman style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>ly dan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>e? are there major an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>downan>sides an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> having such a margin?
Avatar n tn I do'nt quite understand your questian style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>. The crown m<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rgin is supposed an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> seat an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> sound <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>to</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>oth structure in stead of filling material.
Avatar n tn It looks an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> me that the first phoan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> does indeed have an open m<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rgin at the time. Did the docan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>r adjust the crown after the initial x-ray? It may have fit better after it was cemented in. also, its not as obvious an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> the other phoan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>s either because of the adjustments that were made or because of the angulatian style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> of the x-ray.
Avatar n tn Two man style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>ths ago I decided an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> have a 15 year old crown an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> my fran style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>t <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>to</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>oth replaced with a new porcelain crown. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> my secan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>d visit an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> the dentist, the crown arrived from the lab way an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>o short with a bumpy surface and incorrect color. I went an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> the lab where they patched it up and painted it right there in fran style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>t of me. It appeared an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> be alright.
703897 tn?1248023574 If you feel crown moving, it's probably the crown is not well fitted or the whole <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>to</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>oth is moving. If your dentist can not solve your problem, you may need an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> see another dentist.
Avatar n tn I just got back from the dentist. I had a temporary crown an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> my upper right <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>to</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>oth that caused me pain a certain way I'd brush. It would ache for a few minutes afterward and then go away. Was a little sensitive when I'd bite an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>downan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>o hard but other than that it didn't bother me. I just had my permanent crown put an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> which was very painful. I an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>ld the dentist about the pain when I brushed and he did some poking around, asking me whether this or that hurt which in an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>e place it did.
Avatar n tn Over time I noticed a darkness around the m<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rgin of the crown and in the gum above the crown. I want an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> get the crown redan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>e an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> a all ceramic crown an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> get rid of the darkness. Is it a good idea? The crown I have now is completely sound and cavity free. The endo looks fine an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>o. Would just changing the crown an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> all ceramic make the darkness go away? Or will the post need an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> be changed an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>o? I'm afraid of the worst, ie like the root fracturing.
Avatar n tn If the <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>to</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>oth presents a cosmetic can style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>cern then I think the m<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rgin of the crown should be placed 1/2 an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> 3/4 of a millimeter below the gum. There are crowns an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>day made out of a very stran style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>g material(Zircan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>ium) which extremely cosmetic and kind an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> the tissue.(Procera) I would ask your dentist about it.
Avatar m tn Hi I just had a crown an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> 6 lower molar, I have notice the crown does not fit an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> the outside surface an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>downan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> the gum line and I see the metal line under the white surface, the margin line is very noticeable and I can see my <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>to</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>oth under the crown. I am can style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>cerned about problems this may cause.
Avatar m tn also can a an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>goldan> crown be placed well above gingival m<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rgin, say 3 mm above? I want an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> save as much original <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>to</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>oth structure and want an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> avoid subgingival margin. Is crownlay an optian style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> ?
Avatar n tn I then had crown lenghtening surgery in the same upper back area as I had develped a deep pocket (I was an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>ld there was not enough m<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rgin from gum an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>to</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>oth from the original crown placement) after several man style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>ths of healing, I had the permanant crown placed an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> the two back upper teeth. The very last back an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>oth seems an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> be fine. The secan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>d an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> last an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>oth has been sensitive since the temporary crown was placed. Its been over 3 man style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>ths and it is still sensitive an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>uch and when I chew.
Avatar n tn you could have a recurring abcess in the <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>to</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>oth, or the crown may be impinging an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> the gum tissue becasue the edges of the crown were buried an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>o far underneath the gumline. or it may be as simple as some extra cement that needs an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> be removed.
Avatar n tn an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>oth#18 occlusian style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> needs an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> be adjusted optimally,otherwise <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>to</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>oth#19 would be very difficult an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> achieve optimal occlusian style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>. Removal of <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>to</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>oth#19 crown is advised. Leave an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>oth #19 out of occlusian style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> for a week.If an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>oth #19 is still problematic, other sources of dental pain need an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> be investigated. Occlusian style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> certainly plays an important role in the pathogenesis of many mysterious pain, but not always the sole facan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>r. I believe your prosthodan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>tist is competent enough an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> manage your occlusal problem.
Avatar n tn My <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>to</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>oth #3 is badly decayed an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> the mesial side. It will likely need RCT and a crown (it currently has a temp. filling). Most of the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>oth mesial of the pulp chamber is gan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>e, and the decay goes an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>downan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> the gum (there's maybe 1-1.5 mm of an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>oth left an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> the ban style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>e). The distal side also has some decay but not anywhere near as much and there is plenty of an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>oth above the gum an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> that side.
Avatar f tn my problem is there is a visible m<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rgin an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> the back where the crown meets the gum (or in this case doesnt meet the gum). it also feels like theres a slight ledge where the crown meets the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>oth. it feels huge when prodding with my an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>ngue but an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> visual examinatian style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> its quite small. i know people who have had an overganging crown between their teeth which made it difficult an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> floss bet that is not the case here.
Avatar n tn I have a temporary crown and it looks like there is blood around the gum line. Yesterday I bit an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> something hard and I couldn't eat it due an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> the pain. When I looked at the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>oth there was blood around the margin, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>howan>ever, it was not bleeding out inan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> my mounth, so I dan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>'t know an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>howan> old the blood was. It has been hurting since I got the temp, but it got worse when I bit an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> it. Please advise. Thank you.
Avatar n tn I an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>ld him I think the crown just did not fit properly, that it should cover the entire <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>to</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>oth. The back part of the crown covers the entire an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>oth and I have no sensitivity or pain there. I think they just do not want an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> admit the crown is an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>o small in the fran style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>t exposing the root of the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>oth and they do not want lose man style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>ey having an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> replace the crown.
Avatar n tn In additian style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>, proper can style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>ur and smoothness of crown m<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rgin need an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> be established.
Avatar f tn My #14 <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>to</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>oth was diagnosed as needing a root canal and crown. So the dentist put a temp an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>oth an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> and thereafter I had the root canal performed by an endodan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>tist. Then I returned an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> the dentist for the crown fitting and I an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>ld her during that visit that I had slight discomfort an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> that an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>oth (and couldn't understand why if the nerves were no lan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>ger there).
Avatar n tn My dentist trimmed the temporary an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> relieve this but the tissue is still inflamed and swollen. Is it normal after a crown prep an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> be in such pain and when will it subside? (I was led an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> believe this would not be so traumatic)? Can I expect more of the same for the botan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>m teeth? (I have lost some of my zeal an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> can style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>tinue this procedure) am I possibly having a reactian style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> the temporaries?
Avatar f tn Its possible that with some gum recessian style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>, the m<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rgin of the crown where it meets the <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>to</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>oth is san style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>howan>ing instead of hiding underneath the gumline. as for the soreness, I can an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>ly guess why. Perhaps the crown is an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>o tight and your flossing harder up there an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> get it in, there could possibly be a little cement left that's irrigating the gums, the gums have receded (as mentian style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>ed earlier) and food may be getting stuck in there more easily and causing an irritatian style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>, etc.
Avatar n tn If you have an open m<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rgin an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> a crown it will can style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>tinue an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> decay. The <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>to</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>oth is most likely hurting due an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> the trauma of the drilling you may also end up having a root canal. Please change Dentist.
Avatar n tn well the possibilities of it being ill fitting could be the problem. we dan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>t know an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>howan> extensive the work was. did the m<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rgin (area where the crown ends) extend below the gums? an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>e thing an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> do is massage the tissues with your an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>othbrush. rinse with salt water. keep the area very clean and if by man style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>day it doesnt feel better call your dentist. if the temporary cement extended outside the crown it could also be very irritating an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> the tissues.
Avatar m tn No, I mean without the temporary, the gums will grow an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> the <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>to</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>oth where the m<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rgin of the crown will sit an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>. This will result in more difficult getting a good fit for the crown and a seal an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> prevent bacteria from entering. I'm not sure what you're referring an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> about years. It grows back in days.
Avatar n tn remember--- root canal specilaists do root canals. i would see another general dentist (based an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> a good referral from a trusted friend) before i saw a root canal specialist. or you can do both, but do not let them start a root canal till you get another opinian style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> from a general dentist who does alot of crown and bridge. "Ill fitting" could mean a slew of things from poor margin (edge) adaptatian style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> a crown that simply does not fit well an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>oth....maybe the lab did a poor job.
Avatar m tn Hm. Drilling it off is what I do usually. I prefer an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> drill an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>ly because I'm alway afraid of fracturing or damaging the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>oth underneath when I'm trying an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> pry it off or "tap" it off with a crown tapper device. Each docan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>r, of course, has their own preference and what they're more comfortable and skilled with. There aren't an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>o many ways an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> remove a crown, it may pop off an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> its own.
703897 tn?1248023574 It never happened in my practice for the past 20+ years practice. Gum problem after crown delivery is generally caused by ill-fitting m<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rgin and overcan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>ured crown. allergic reactian style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> is highly unlikely. Seeing a periodan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>tist will reveal the cause of gum problem. The bite from a lab is almost always different from that of in the mouth. Therefore, occlusal adjustment in the mouth is always needed. Detectian style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> of occlusal interference of a new resan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan>ratian style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan> requires masterful skill.
Avatar f tn my gums are swollen and sore. and the teeth where I just got my rooth canal the gums are swollen around the crown and my mouth is just sore. What is this. I'm do everything i can an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>toan> save my teeth. What more can i do? please help me!!
Avatar n tn In thies can style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>ditian style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>, meticulous probing generally can detect decay around the m<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>rgin of crown. If the <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>to</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>oth is mobile, it probably results from occlusal trauma, x-ray exam may reveal widening of periodan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>onan>tal ligament. Seeing a competent and experienced dentist is advised.
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