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Can you re-cement my crown?

What does this statement mean to a dentist? 1. It could simply mean the cement washed out and needs to be re-cemented. 2. It could be that decay has decayed the tooth so that the crown is no longer viable. 3. It could mean that the tooth fractured under crown. 4. It could mean that […]

Can the dentist fill a chipped tooth versus crowning it?

Most times the Dentist can absolutely fill a chipped tooth instead of crowning it. The question is, should he or she? A tooth chips most times once it has had a filling that is more than 40-60 % of the tooth’s volume. When a tooth has a large filling, it may look as strong as […]