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Is it painful to replace old crown
I have porcelain crown (metal)on front tooth(rct done) Dentist replace it with zirconia crown in bangalore. She told me it will take 2-3hours in first sitting. She will remove my 4yrs old porcelain crown. It will take too much time? Is it painful? How can I go college? It will look very odd. I am 19yrs old girl. Please help me.
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If treatments like root canal treatment or extraction and other minor or major surgeries are painless, how can removal of the crown be painful???? It is definitely a time consuming process and this time depends upon the material of the old crown and the technique used to remove it. If by any chance the tooth on which the cap is given is not root canal treated there might be some discomfort for which anaesthesia can be given to make the procedure painless. Social interactions are definitely compromised for sometime when such treatments are being undertaken. Please talk about this queries in detail to your dentist before the treatment is planned. Temporary crowns can be given for this purpose which might not be hundred percent perfect but will do the job satisfactorily for sometime. Regards
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Hi, The dentist would give you a temporary crown after taking out the old crown. Hence you should not worry about leaving without a crown. If there is no pain in the root canal treated tooth initially, then taking out an old crown is not usually painful. You might expect some pressure on your tooth when the dentist is using a crown removing instrument. Would suggest you to explain all your apprehensions to your dentist before the treatment and I am sure they would be able to help you with it.
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