Having a dental crown is one of the most expensive restoration procedure your teeth can undergo. They are quite pricey because they are created to perfectly fit inside your mouth.
Taking care of them will not only help prevent exorbitant expenses, but also keep your set of whites beautiful for a healthy and glowing smile. There are ways to protect your dental crowns from breaking and knowing them will help you get the best of your investment.
Eat Properly and Avoid Foods that Can Threaten to the Crown's Structure
Eating healthy foods such as fruits and vegetables will keep your teeth healthy and strong.
Consuming too much sticky foods like caramel, gum, or taffy will not only involves too much chewing, but these hard and sticky foods will easily wear your dental crown and the binding can be compromised. If you have a dental crown implanted, make sure to avoid hard and sticky foods to prevent breakage so your dental crown would last for a long time.
Chewing your food gently will also help preserve it from incurring damage as it can be sensitive to pressure. Chewing smaller portion sizes can also help prevent pain due to sensitivity.
Maintaining a Good Oral Hygiene Will Help Prevent Dental Decay and Crown Damage
One of the best ways to prevent dental problems from happening is maintaining a good oral hygiene. Brushing your teeth at least twice a day and flossing will eliminate plaque from building up and causes tooth enamel erosion.
It is also important to have regular dental visits, so you can catch an issue potential issues on the onset. This ensures that you have a healthy set of whites and dental crown breakage can be eliminated. To learn more about maintaining your dental crown, simply contact us and we will provide you with more information.
If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please call us at (530) 349-1949 today.