Advice on How to Deal with a Damaged or Broken Dental Crown

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Damaged or broken dental crowns are extremely troublesome and even stressful. But, they happen. This means if you suffer a broken or damaged crown, you need to do all you can to keep calm and treat the problem. To help you do so, our dental team is happy to give you a few instructions.

First, you need to call Thompson Dental Care at 585-638-5435 and schedule an appointment. Dr. Steven Thompson is the only one who can fully restore and repair your dental crown. So, schedule an appointment at your earliest convenience and don’t forget to bring your crown with you.

Second, put the crown back over your tooth using a piece of sugarless gum or over-the-counter dental cement. To do this, you should fill the center of the crown with the sticky product and then place it back over your chomper. Do not use super glue. If the crown doesn’t want to stay in place, it’s best to keep it safe until you come into our office so it won’t get broken or lost.

Third, eliminate and discomfort or pain. Sometimes a broken crown can cause pain, so please to take over-the-counter painkillers as needed. This should give you the comfort you need until you see your dentist.

If you use our tips and follow our instructions, there is a good chance you’ll be able to restore your crown and smile as soon as possible. To learn more about how to take care of a broken dental crown in Holley, New York, please call our office at 585-638-5435 at your earliest convenience. Our dental team is happy to help you in any way we can, and we look forward to hearing from you!