After Procedure

Post Crown & Bridges Care

A temporary restoration will be used before giving you your permanent crown or bridge. You should take proper precaution when cleaning your teeth or eating because this temporary restoration is not as sturdy as the permanent crown or bridge. When brushing or flossing, avoid pulling up on the tooth as this may uproot it. You should also refrain from eating any foods that are chewy or sticky as well.

After the temporary restoration or permanent crown or bridge is put in, you may experience some irritation and sensitivity. Once your soft tissue heals, the pain should lessen. Taking Tylenol or Advil, as well as rinsing with warm salt water, my help reduce the pain.

Once your permanent crown or bridge is put in, your mouth may feel unpleasant. Over the next few days your mouth will adjust and eventually it will feel like one of your natural teeth. If you feel as though your bite feels misaligned for any reason, contact your dentist. You should care for your crown or bridge just as you do with your normal teeth with regular brushing and flossing.

Post Crown & Bridges Care

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