What is the cause of a dark splotch on a tooth crown?

Answer There are numerous causes for dark spots on teeth. Although it can be as benign as a stain on the tooth enamel, a dark splotch on a tooth crown can be a sign of tooth decay.Superficial StainsSmall ... 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?

Is it necessary to have a crown on your tooth?

On One Hand: It is Necessary for Certain ConditionsCertain tooth conditions make it necessary for people to get a crown, otherwise known as a cap. Typical reasons are to protect a weak and decayed ... Read More »