Temporary metal crown


Joined
Nov 30, 2018
Messages
2
I have a temporary metal crown and just noticed that it looks like the tooth is showing through on part of the chewing surface. Nothing hurts but does this mean the crown has chipped or worn down? Dentist is closed until Monday and I don’t know if this is an emergency?
 
Ad

Advertisements

honestdoc

Verified Dentist
Joined
Jun 14, 2018
Messages
1,451
Solutions
165
Usually not an emergency. The temp crown does not wear well which is why it is a temp. Your dentist may have a difficult time adjusting the bite of the final crown. Teeth do shift so if the temp crown falls off, you need to see your dentist ASAP.
 

Vote:
Ad

Advertisements

Joined
Nov 30, 2018
Messages
2
Thank you for the reply. It did not fall off and it still in tact but perhaps just worn down on the chewing surface. My dentist is closed until Monday and I’m not sure if I should try to contact him over the weekend or just wait until Monday? I have an appt there on Monday already scheduled.
 

Vote:

Ask a Question

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

You'll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments. After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out.

Ask a Question

Top