Why Temporary Crowns are Important

Posted May 26 2017

As you probably know, there are several things you should do if you’re interested in keeping your smile strong. For example, you may know that you’ll need to brush and floss your teeth every day and set up regular routine visits with our team. It’s also important to have damaged teeth addressed as quickly as you can. If you don’t, you might suffer from a number of serious consequences.

Crowns are an option you should consider if one of your teeth are injured. However, before a permanent crown can be placed, you might need to have a temporary crown placed. A crown can take two weeks to make. Temporary crowns are often placed because they can help you get used to having a crown. Temporary crowns will also help you speak and chew comfortably, which can be difficult if a tooth is damaged. A temporary crown might also stop plaque and bacteria from reaching the center of your tooth, which could be uncomfortable.

You should also remember to keep your temporary crown clean by brushing and flossing it like you would a natural tooth. However, when you’re cleaning a tooth, please be gentle around your gums. If you don’t, you might hurt them.

If you’re interested in learning more about the care you can receive from our us, please feel free to contact Michele S Tratos at 702-369-8730. Our dentist, Dr. Michele S Tratos, and our team will gladly inspect your smile and offer you personalized advice. We’re eager to receive your call.