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