How much tooth has to be left to do a crown?

Answer On One Hand: A Crown Covers a Broken or Worn ToothA dentist can place a crown over a broken tooth or a worn tooth. He can also use crowns as the anchors for a dental bridge (a false tooth). In tha... Read More »

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How Much Tooth Is Needed to Use a Crown?

Crowns can help save a tooth weakened by the fracture of a large filling. Crowns are made from different materials such as porcelain, metal and gold, or they can make a crown with porcelain fused t... Read More »

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?