Here’s a 1 minutes and 11 seconds Taking Care Of Your Dental Crowns video. See full transcript below.
Dental crowns are needed to cap and protect decayed tooth and prevent tooth loss. It also helps strengthen and restore the tooth’s cosmetic appearance.
Though dental crowns are not real teeth, they should still be cared for natural teeth. Experts say that dental crowns are expected to last an average of ten to fifteen years. However, with proper dental care, you can make them last longer than that.
Majority of the problems occur between the crown-tooth margin, so you have to prevent bacteria from building up on this area. Here are some helpful tips from your Sunshine Coast dentist about taking care of your dental crowns:
For newly cemented temporary crowns, avoid chewing hard food. This is to avoid damaging the crown since it will take some time (like few hours) before it will finally set.
For maintenance, avoid eating sticky foods since these foods have weaken dental crowns.
Apply toothpaste on the crown regularly
Don’t bite down on hard objects
Avoid using your teeth to cut or open things
Brush your teeth regularly using a soft-bristled toothbrush.
Floss your teeth to remove plaque in between teeth
Gargle mouthwash before sleeping to remove bacteria and other particles that can harm the dental crown.
These tips are only some of the easy ways to maintain your dental crown. Overall, the best way to keep your dental crown safe is to visit your Sunshine Coast dentist to avoid any potential damage.
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Even though crowns are expected to last for 10 to 15 years, survival of the crown will still depend on how you care for it. Longevity of a specific crown will also depend on the type of material used as the crown. With your proper care and regular dental checkups from your Sunshine Coast dentist, you can be sure that your dental crown will last longer than it’s supposed to.
For excellent dental crown at Sunshine Coast, visit Smiles Nambour. Our experienced Sunshine Coast dentist uses innovative process to provide excellent dental crown. We offer high quality dental crown materials.
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Sunshine Coast Dentist: Taking Care Of Your Dental Crowns
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