How is a crown put on the tooth?

Answer So you need a crown? Here is a typical crown procedure, individual cases may vary:1. The tooth is put to sleep with a local anesthetic injection(for patient comfort during procedure).2. The dentist... Read More »

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Can a new crown tooth that hits against another tooth cause you to need a root canal?

%REPLIES% Answer No. But a tooth that needed a crown probably had a lot of decay. Sometimes it's very close to the nerve and doesn't heal itself and ends up needing a root canal. This is by no f... Read More »

Root canal tooth, crack in crown, never had pain or discomfort, replaced crown & now pain?

It should have stopped hurting by now. It's possible that the tooth itself is cracked vertically from the top to the bottom. This is one of the few situations where the tooth can't be saved. You... Read More »

When you get a crown put on your tooth do they numb your tooth?

How is a crown put on a tooth?

Crowns, also known as caps, are used by dentists to cover and protect your teeth. Getting a crown is a simple and painless procedure but it most likely will require at least two trips to the dentis... Read More »