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... 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)
... how fast can a tooth decay under a crown. Mine appears to have gotten bad enough in one year that I may have to get an implant for that tooth. ... (2 replies)
... hi...a crown should last at least 10 to 15 yrs if done corectly and you practice good oral hygeine... ... (2 replies)

... the infection can spread and make you really sick, to say the least. And just think, the next time you kiss a girl, wouldn't you rather have one tooth missing than the smell of rotting teeth? ... (1 replies)
... My dentist told me you can't see decay under a crown, at least not the part that the crown covers. I have a copy of all my x rays, and we also look at them together. On the x ray you see how the tooth underneath is blocked by metal. ... (12 replies)
... because right now, I believe I'd sell my soul to the devil to make this stop hurting! OWWWW. So much for my vacation money. Oh well, it is worth it. I'm such a chicken when it comes to the dentist. Seems like every time I go, I need something done that either hurts or costs a ton of money. ... (12 replies)
... root canal done in 1992. Crown is not loose, I have no pain. But dentist saw some decay around the margins.Inner and outer. He said it needs to be taken care of. So a 1.5 hour appointment was made for beginning of Dec. ... (0 replies)
Crown problems
Jun 18, 2002
... About 11 years ago I had two root canals and a double crown put on two of my back, lower right molars. ... (0 replies)
... There are so many things that may have happened to your tooth. It may have started to decay under the crown. Do you hae a post in it? ... (10 replies)
... I do not have a post in it. I don't remember chewing on anything hard so I hope it's not cracked. I'll post back tomorrow after my appointment and let you know what they did. ... (10 replies)
... Can you go get a second opinion? ... (5 replies)
... Is does sound as though there has probably been decay under the crown that has reached the nerve. It's a common problem with any crowned tooth. They can do a root canal procedure right through the top of the crown, but that will have to be determined by xray. ... (4 replies)
... I just had a similar situation. One of the anchoring teeth is badly decayed. However they feel they can save it and build a new bridge. ... (3 replies)
... I am not fond of replacing any 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)
... Thanks for the reply Slenderella! I wonder why my dentist did not mention this to me. The tooth was really bothering me. He got me in that morning to look at it. There is ALOT of decay under the crown that is on there. Nothing he can fix. ... (4 replies)
... I just did this to help stop bone loss from decay under a crown. Now I'm beginning to think losing the tooth would have been better than this! ... (2 replies)
Rotten under crown
Nov 20, 2004
... Usually the cement that is used is very strong and to get a crown off it would have to be cut off. Even if the crown has been on for years. Now sometimes if a crown comes of there are a few reason. One it's old and over the years the cement has broken down, two decay under the crown, three cement not mixed right. ... (5 replies)
... A few times I've had crowns come off. My dentist will drill away any decay, and put them back on. This time, a panorex showed something bad. They looked under the crown, said it had leaked, and the tooth underneath the crown could not be built up, and needed extracted. I got that done about a month ago. ... (2 replies)
... floss daily and brush twice, however, in the last 6 months alone, I have had 3 crowns and 1 root canal! I reckon I need to marry a dentist because I have no dental insurance and this is coming out of my pocket, which is getting thinner by the day. GRRR. ... (1 replies)
... crown... or extraction. I opted of course to save the tooth since I have insurance.... ... (12 replies)

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