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Crowns, Bridges, Dentures, Implants

Crown detached

06/11/2008

Question:

I have had a porcelin crown on bottom left side for about 11/2 I was eating and I must have swallowed it while eating it was a molar can I put anything over it temporary like wax.?

Answer:

Unfortunately, you need to see a dentist to make something temporary to wear. Wax is also easily dislodged and/or swallowed.

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Response by:

Nancy L Clelland, DMD, MSD Nancy L Clelland, DMD, MSD
Professor of Restorative & Prosthetic Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University