I recently had two crowns put on my right front tooth and the one next to it. My smile was never good and this was for cosmetic reasons only, although the one tooth used to have bonding as it was small. Anyhow, since I had these put on I have experienced alot of sensitivity to cold drinks. I have gone back twice and my dentist has applied I beleieve a porcelin fill to no avail. I am wondering what the next step would be...to correct the problem. I have heard root canal..however, not into the pain and discomfort of that procedure. Had one prior and tooth ended up being pulled eventually anyhow. Please tell me that there are other options. I'm sick to death over this.. I feel I had perfectly good teeth ruined...
There are a couple of possibilities. The cement that was used maybe causing the sensitivity, the nerve maybe inflammed from the preparation of the teeth, or the crowns do not fit. Root canal therapy is a viable treatment but I can not tell you if that is necessary or not. I think the amount of discomfort you are experiencing is a determing factor and whether or not you want to seek out another opinion which you certainly have the right to do.
you should ot need anything done to a crown so soon after it is cemented. I have no idea what a poecelain filling on or around a crown is, but i suspect what yu are saying is that the dentist placed some sort of "sealig" material around the edges of your crown. Again, if all is well and if all was done correctly with your crown, you should not need this. I also suspect that if you are having sensitivity it may be due to poor margins (the edges of the crown may not extend far enough and may not be well adapted to the tooth) At this point, I'd get another opinion about why you are having this problem, and about the quality/integrity of the work that was done.
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