You are chewing an apple and hear an odd sound, then something in your mouth feels wrong. One of your crowns has come loose. Chances are, the crown can be re-cemented at SundanceDental & Orthodontics in Rio Rancho and Farmington NM, where our services include emergency dentistry.What do you do when your dental crown comes off? It’s critical that you take the following steps:Don’t Swallow It!
This may seem like a no-brainer, but we are mentioning it because it is essential. Carefully take it out of your mouth. If you accidentally swallow it, you will have some extra problems that aren’t pleasant.Look Carefully
Inspect the crown and your tooth. If there is damage to either, Drs. Rothenberg and Moskowitz will need that information. Which brings me to number 3:Clean Gently
Use a toothbrush to cautiously clean the crown and the exposed partial tooth.Handle With Care
While waiting for the crown to be re-cemented, skip substances that are chewy, sticky, or crunchy.At SundanceDental & Orthodontics in Rio Rancho and Farmington NM, we are a full-service practice offering emergency dentistry. We place dental crowns and offer complete family dentistry. Call for an appointment today.
Sundance Dental & Orthodontics is New Mexico's leader in hi-tech dentistry. With offices in Farmington, Bloomfield, Rio Rancho, Grants, and Gallup, the amazing doctors and their teams are giving New Mexico patients something to smile about. They offer exceptional cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, orthodontics, family dentistry, and so much more. They even offer sedation dentistry to those who have dental anxiety. Call today and experience for yourself the difference Sundance Dental & Orthodontics can make in your life.