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Gum pain around lower cap
My gums around the lower molar , pains on pressuring that point! Its a zirconia cap , which has been changed ( less than an year) the tooth was rct treated several years ago and I don't find any problem in the tooth while eating or tapping, just the gums around that tooth kind of hurts and the irritation/ pain radiates! I have also noticed that ever since i got the crown fixed ( new one) i found it to be buccally placed and it caused me cheek bites and a constant irritation! Can I remove the crown and leave it like that until i get a new one? Or shud i be placing a temporary crown till than? That area is highly tired and irritated with constant irritation!
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Gums might be irritated due to excess cement or food lodgement floss your teeth and maintain proper oral hygeine You need to get your high points reduced.
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If you're experiencing pain and irritation in the gums around your lower molar with a zirconia crown, it's important to consult with your dentist. They will be able to examine the area, determine the cause of the discomfort, and recommend appropriate treatment. If you believe the crown is causing the irritation and cheek biting, it may be necessary to have it adjusted or replaced. Your dentist can assess the fit and alignment of the crown and make the necessary modifications to improve your comfort. Regarding removing the crown and leaving the area empty, it is not advisable to do so without discussing it with your dentist. Leaving the area without a crown can lead to potential issues such as tooth sensitivity, movement of adjacent teeth, and increased risk of dental problems. It's best to maintain the integrity of your dental structures by keeping the area protected. Your dentist may be able to provide a temporary solution, such as placing a temporary crown or a dental splint, to provide relief and protect the area until a new crown can be placed. Temporary crowns are designed to be temporary placeholders and can help maintain the function and appearance of the tooth while waiting for the permanent crown. It's crucial to communicate your concerns and discomfort to your dentist, as they will be able to assess your specific situation and provide the most appropriate advice and treatment options. They can address the irritation and pain in the gums and work towards a solution that improves your comfort and oral health.
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You immediately need to visit dentist for proper evaluation of your condition. First of all, it is not possible for you to remove a well fitted crown on your own. Secondly, your problem may be deep seated and your RCT may have to be repeated! That can only be checked via an X-ray. Also, if you feel its only the crown, being buccally placed, causing you all the trouble you may require a replacement. At times the margins of the crown/ tooth cap may impinge onto the gum tissue and lead to plaque accumulation that causes irritation. And yes improperly contoured crowns with buccal/ lingual inclinations lead to soft tissue biting issues! You should avoid leaving your RCT treated tooth with tooth preparation already done without a crown. A temporary crown may be a replacement for some time but for your knowledge usually temporaries are even bulkier.
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Contact a good clinic with a good endodontist for clinical and radiographic evaluation and replacement of the crown, if required.
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Keep the area clean. Use soft tooth brush.
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Constant irritation in the gums must be due to 1.excessive cement 2. I’ll fitting cap-gaps between two teeth or between teeth and gums leads to good lodgement and gums will be swollen and inflamed If tooth preparation is not adequate in the buccal side , It may result in over contoured crowns leading to cheek bite
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Visit dentist and check the above mentioned points with the doctor
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Zirconia crown comes with 10 to 15 yrs warranty . You can go with new crown with out paying again . Go for a new cap if the problem is persistent . Initially get a scaling done to remove irritants like extra cement or food . If after scaling also symptoms doesnot subsided go for new crown . It’s ok to leave the tooth with out cap in case if you go for new crown . You will hardly get in 3 to 4 days the new crown if it’s a local Lab
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If the crown is irritating you so much, visit the dentist and get it removed for atleast a week, so that the gums around the cap, which are inflamed get the time to heal. The dentist will further guide you for new crown placement procedure. Do get the cap placement done anyway, because the tooth is root canal treated, so it must be covered with the crown to maintain the longevity of the tooth.
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Visit a dentist and get an insight of the complete protocol.
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Hello If u have irritation around ur crown gums Thn get it remove that crown and leave it without crown for a week
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Hello There! The constant irritation might be due to the Cap.which might have been placed inbetween your gums . Need not to worry about that . The cap have to be replaced with proper tooth and gums modification. For further guidance you can contact me via practo.
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apply quadra gel near the irritated gum . you will feel relieved till you take the above treatment.
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Kindly take a pic of that area and a radiograph of that tooth too is needed before jumping to any conclusion.
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