How to replace a Broken Crown on an Implant

January 11, 2021 - toothbar - 0 comments
The strength and integrity of your dental implant crown is not guaranteed. A simple accident, combined with years of wear and tear, are detrimental to your teeth. Here are a few steps that you need to take if your crown implant breaks.

Examine the Extent of Damage

It’s common for some broken pieces of crown to cut into your gums or mouth. Review the extent of damage around your teeth. Then, look over the extent of damage on your broken crown. Know how serious the problem is or could become if you don’t seek help right away.
  • Collect the Broken Pieces
  • Avoid discarding the broken pieces immediately. Save the pieces in case your dentist can repair the breakage.
  • Contact a Dentist As Soon As Possible
Do not hesitate to contact your dentist as soon as possible to help replace a broken crown on an implant. A broken crown makes your teeth look crooked and is unsightly to look at, according to before-and-after pictures provided by Austin Preventive Dentistry providers. If the damage reaches your gums, it could become infected by bacteria. Your crown needs to be replaced as soon as possible.

Consider Your Replacement Options

If a crown breaks, you want to prevent this problem from occurring again. Consider other types of crowns to use for a replacement. There are naturally colored crowns made of porcelain or ceramic along with ones made of metal like gold or silver. Porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM) crowns have porcelain coverings with metal bases for added strength.

The result is the most natural-looking tooth replacement with a strong attachment. A crown is a visually aesthetic work of art, according to Austin cosmetic dentistry experts. Zirconia crowns are some of the most impressive features in dentistry.

These crowns are made of Zirconium, which is stronger and longer lasting than porcelain. The material is shiny and translucent, making it appealing in the light.

Create a Prevention Plan

Prevent this incident of your crown breaking from occurring again. First, determine how the breakage occurred, whether it was caused by a slip and fall, the strong impact with an object or poor quality dental material.

Work with an Austin preventative dentistry professional to prevent another form of breakage that could be more difficult and expensive to fix.A dental implant crown is designed to replace one of your missing teeth. B

ut it is not guaranteed to remain solid and secure. If your crown breaks off, know the steps necessary to fix it correctly. You cannot fix it yourself by gluing the parts back together or sticking them back in the mouth.

Contact us

Most importantly, contact an Austin preventative dentistry provider at The Toothbar to schedule a replacement.

Dr. Kimberley Barclay

Co-founder and owner Dr. Kimberley Barclay is actively involved in local and national dental societies, including the Capital Area Dental Society and Spear Education courses on cosmetic dentistry. She is also a member of the Seattle Study Club, one of the most advanced education groups for dental professionals.

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This content was fact-checked by Dr. Kimberley Barclay and Dr. Lauren Jacobsen following editorial guidelines. Dr. Kimberley Barclay is actively involved in local and national dental societies, including the Capital Area Dental Society and Spear Education courses on Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Lauren Jacobsen is an active member of the dental community and engages in further education and training through membership with a local chapter of the Seattle Study Club and Spear Education courses.

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