Proper home care is very important, so please read the following information. Please treat your permanent crown with care for the next 24 hours. Be sure to avoid both HARD and STICKY FOODS. Wait one full day before flossing.
Having a crown done is MAJOR surgery for your teeth and there is always healing time involved. Sensitivity to temperatures and biting is expected for several weeks, or even up to several months. Please expect there to be a period of healing. Ibuprofen or Tylenol may help alleviate these symptoms.
If you experience constant, spontaneous, throbbing pain with or without swelling, please give our office a call IMMEDIATELY.
If your bite feels abnormal or drastically different than before or if the crown is causing issues with your mouth closing normally, please give our office a call.
Our West Michigan family dentists provide quality dental care to patients of all ages. With five convenient West Michigan locations, we have the capability of handling all of your family's dental needs. Call MI Smiles Dental Grand Haven at (616) 842-1188, MI Smiles Dental Cascade at (616) 974-4990, MI Smiles Comstock Park at (616) 784-3515, or MI Smiles Grand Rapids at (616) 942-2870 today, or schedule your appointment online.
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