U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Health and Wellness > Dental Health
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 02-07-2012, 06:41 PM
 
4,338 posts, read 7,424,570 times
Reputation: 1650

Advertisements

I think I accidently chewed almonds into the white color crown and felt pressure. It felt like the crown was coming off. Is this possible? I can't really chew food where the crown is because it causes pain.

What do I need to do? Will the Dentist put a new crown or work on the same on? The crown is probably 4 years old.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 02-07-2012, 08:08 PM
 
Location: In a house
13,250 posts, read 42,203,214 times
Reputation: 20198
You shouldn't have pain. *Possible* that you simply cut the gum while chewing, and it's just healing from a little cut. Even an errant popcorn kernel can cause pain and inflammation for a couple days til it gets loose, if it gets stuck under a crown's rim.

If the discomfort lasts more than 48 hours, or if you notice swelling or greyish discoloration around the crown area, get to the dentist asap. And in the meantime, get an appointment for the dentist even if everything goes back to normal, to have him check the crown and the integrity of the tooth, even if he can't see you right away or it's not an emergency anymore.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 02-07-2012, 10:16 PM
 
4,338 posts, read 7,424,570 times
Reputation: 1650
Pain is gone. Pain is only when it puts pressure on food now. I don't see the cut on the gum? Maybe its stuck under the crown's rim?



Quote:
Originally Posted by AnonChick View Post
You shouldn't have pain. *Possible* that you simply cut the gum while chewing, and it's just healing from a little cut. Even an errant popcorn kernel can cause pain and inflammation for a couple days til it gets loose, if it gets stuck under a crown's rim.

If the discomfort lasts more than 48 hours, or if you notice swelling or greyish discoloration around the crown area, get to the dentist asap. And in the meantime, get an appointment for the dentist even if everything goes back to normal, to have him check the crown and the integrity of the tooth, even if he can't see you right away or it's not an emergency anymore.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 02-08-2012, 05:46 AM
 
Location: In a house
13,250 posts, read 42,203,214 times
Reputation: 20198
If pain happens when you put pressure on the tooth from food, then the pain is -not- gone. Pain that occurs now, that hasn't occurred in the last 4 years you've had the crown, indicates something is wrong. And so you should see the dentist asap. Not in two months, not in a few weeks. Within the next few days. Any time you're experiencing pain in your mouth that you can't identify (such as a canker sore or a cut), you should consider it an urgent matter.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Health and Wellness > Dental Health
Similar Threads

All times are GMT -6.

© 2005-2023, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Contact Us - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 - Top