20 Aug Why an Oral Surgeon May Need to Repair Your Crown
Oral surgery can be necessary for many reasons. Be it the removal of the wisdom teeth, to correct a tooth that is damaged beyond repair or to correct problems with supporting bone, an oral surgeon can help you get your smile back to an aesthetically pleasing and functional state.
The goal of an oral surgeon is to restore their patient’s teeth to a functional state that supports chewing, speaking and overall remaining healthy. If you have a tooth that has previously been crowned and that sustains damage, it may be recommended that an oral surgeon repair the tooth for you.
WHY AN ORAL SURGEON?
An oral surgeon might be the most reasonable option for repairing your damaged crown for a variety of reasons. If you have a crown that is damaged to the gum line and possibly beyond, an oral surgeon can offer the best treatment and repair solutions available.
If you have a crown that has been damaged for quite some time that you are suddenly experiencing problems with, an oral surgeon might be recommended to repair the tooth as a root canal may be necessary to remove the infection.
Oral surgeons are always the best bet for crown repair if the injury is more serious. This is because a lot of times damage that was caused due to the accident that caused injury is more involved than what is obvious to the naked eye. Oral surgeons are specially trained and have special skill sets that allow them to inspect and remedy tooth crowns that require repair.
If you are experiencing pain in or around your crown, or if you have sustained an injury to an existing crown, it is a good idea to schedule a consultation with an oral surgeon to repair the crown before the situation gets worse.
Please contact our office if you have any questions about repairing your dental crown.