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... Thanks to all of you who have been so kind to send me posts about my dilemma of detecting decay under a cemented bridge. ... (1 replies)
Fixed bridge
Jan 25, 2012
... eeth on either side of the missing teeth that would hold the bridge. That would be a front tooth and a canine. If I understand you correctly, that would mean a bridge would span your two front teeth, lateral and canine. ... (1 replies)
... I think that if the tooth is so decayed then there is nothing to work with so you can't just remake the crown. You could extract the tooth and have the dentist make a bridge, or you can get an implant. The implant will be more expensive but the bridge won't be terribly LESS expensive, and with that you are also messing with the tooth in front of and behind it, where with the... (3 replies)

... You'll need to have your dentist check it with an xray. Frequently supporting teeth for bridges get decay under the bridge and need work. It won't go away by itself and does need medical intervention. ... (1 replies)
Implant or Bridge
Jul 12, 2010
... tter, because they don't decay! Bridges can break over the long run, so it may cost you less money over your lifetime. And, as you've seen, you can end up with decay under a bridge that's hard to detect till it's too late. ... (2 replies)
... If the crown doesn't fit correctly food and bacteria can get trapped under it and it can decay pretty quickly. I just had a tooth under a bridge decay, had to have a root canal and a post made and to tell you the truth I don't think it's quite right because it feels uncomfortable. ... (2 replies)
... I had crown lengthening surgery and a temporary bridge which felt perfect. When I went to get the permanent bridge put on I noticed my dentist had a hard time removing the temporary. The permanent one never felt right and when I chewed on that side it was painful. ... (2 replies)
... he first permanent back as it didn't fit at all so now I am wondering if he didn't get a good mold made altho he has done good work on crowns for me. Anyway, new bridge felt sore so went back and they took xrays and nothing looked wrong so they adjusted my bite. ... (5 replies)
New bridge painful
Aug 15, 2007
... Hi, I have a bridge also. it took months to settle down. however i do find food gets trapped under it. and it either moves on by itself. or causes an infection. it looks better than gaps but i dont like it. ... (4 replies)
New bridge painful
Jul 19, 2007
... I had a bridge put in upper back left side of mouth about 3 weeks ago. While the temp was in no problems but as soon as permanent went in I found I had pain if I bit down. ... (4 replies)
... use your old bridge and like me, you may need crown lengthening in order to properly reseat new crowns. They had told me that if decay was too severe to save tooth I would need an implant but fortunately it is not too severe altho this bridge has been on for over 10 years. ... (3 replies)
... You MIGHT be able to use the old bridge with a little bit of luck. ... (3 replies)
... thx for the reply so can the dentist take the bridge off, fix the decay and put the same bridge on? ... (3 replies)
... i have a 5 tooth bridge and it's been in for about 6 years. i went to a dentist and he said there was decay, so is the bridge all 1 piece except the two teeth it attaches to? ... (3 replies)
... old root canal and post. Hysterics range from dentist to dentist over this and suggestions being made the post has come loose to there being decay at this tooth. ... (7 replies)
... tooth bridge fell off. The smell was horrible. One crown had a whole in the surface that meets my bottom teeth. The tooth underneath is black. ... (0 replies)
... dental work besides when absolutely needed because things may get complicated. Such as refilled tooth requiring a root canal and a crown, or a replaced crown or bridge causes breakage of the tooth abutment. ... (3 replies)
... risk in replacing restorative work such as fillings, crowns or bridges. The thing is, every time the dentist has to take more and more off the tooth to clean the decay which eventually may lead to the breakage necessitating extractions. ... (3 replies)
Failed root canal.
Apr 12, 2011
... It does sound as though you may have decay under the bridge. ... (4 replies)
... ot fit right or was going to cause more problems down the road. I got lucky to work with him. The group I used to work for did very shotty work, such as leaving decay under restorations, charging more for things with otherwise set prices, etc. Just very dishonest people. ... (6 replies)

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