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My Crown Fell Off What Should I do?

Every once in a while a panicked patient calls our office and asks – My crown fell off what should I do? Losing a crown is one of the most common dental emergencies. The good news is that your dentist can fix the issue. This guide offers real-world strategies on what to do if you lose a crown as well as a few preventative techniques to minimize the risk.

We are sharing this information simply so you have awareness of what to do if you or a family member lose a crown. This article is not a replacement for professional dental and medical advice.

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A Case Study: Same Day Crowns Versus Traditional Crowns

Imagine you are enjoying a nice dinner when you feel your tooth chip. You feel a hard, gritty piece of tooth in your mouth. Maybe you also feel pain. You may dread the inconvenience, expense and month-long wait involved in getting a new crown for your tooth.

You may be debating on same day crowns versus traditional crowns, but relief may be one dental visit away if your dentist offers same-day crowns. Otherwise, you may have to wait a month for a new crown. It is bad enough to suffer discomfort from a broken, chipped or a cracked tooth for even one day!

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