How much time will a PFM crown last?
PFM crown treatments typically last around 10 years with proper care and regular dental checkups.
How many sittings are required for dental crowns?
A PFM crown treatment will take two sittings. The first sitting is to prepare the tooth and take an impression. The second sitting is to fit the permanent crown.
What are the post treatment instructions for dental crowns?
Brush your teeth at least twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste.
Floss at least once a day.
Avoid eating hard and sticky foods, such as chikki, candy and gum and hard and sticky nutribars or nuts.
Avoid using your teeth as a tool to tear open packages or bottles
scan before and after each phase of treatment
Visit your dentist every six months for a check-up and cleaning.
Avoid biting or chewing on hard objects, such as ice, pens, and fingernails.
Wear a mouthguard when playing sports or participating in activities that could cause trauma to your mouth.
If you experience any discomfort or sensitivity in the area of the crown, contact your oral health coach immediately.
If your crown becomes loose or damaged, contact your oral health coach immediately.
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