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What do I do if my temporary crown (cap) or bridge comes off?

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One of the biggest fears patients have when they choose crowns or bridges is: “what do I do if my temporary crown falls off while I am waiting for the final crown to be finished?” 

Temporary Crowns

Unless the final crowns are made in the dental chair, there is a period of 2-3 weeks where a temporary crown is necessary to cover and protect a tooth while the final crown is being made in the lab.  These temporaries are cemented with temporary cement that can become loose when eating something sticky or hard.  In the event that your temporary comes out, it is important to

  • Contact your dentist right away as the teeth ...

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As an adult what options do I have to straighten my teeth?

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Considering Adult Orthodontics

As an adult, what options do I have to straighten my teeth?  Let me start off by saying you are never "too old" to enjoy a perfect smile. If you are someone that has crooked teeth, it's not too late.  The first thing that comes to mind with straightening teeth is braces.  Braces are a great option, but they are like a hard cast for a broken arm: fixing a problem, but impossible to miss (although the clear braces are not as noticeable.)  However, for many of my adult patients, braces simply aren't as cool as they are to kids where it is a social pressure ("I want ...

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