Dr. Peter Cameron

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Crowns and Bridges

How can we help you?

When it comes to the oral health of you and your family, you probably have many questions. We welcome them because we love providing guidance about good dental health.

There are some questions we here frequently, and we have included some of them here. But if you have a question that is not answered here, feel free to contact us. You can call our practice for an immediate answer.

Crowns and Bridges

For the most part, you should be able to enjoy most of your favourite foods, but there are certain treats your dentist in Charlestown, NSW may recommend you avoid.

These foods may include:

  • Seeds or nuts
  • Sticky candies
  • Fresh or hard vegetables
  • Red meat that is not tender
  • Bread
  • Ice

Seeds or nuts may cause chipping. Sticky candies can pull on your dental crown. Raw vegetables like thick carrots can be especially difficult to bite through even with natural teeth. Steak may be equally challenging. Chewing on ice is also not a good idea, even if you do not have a tooth crown.

Aside from food, we also recommend never using your tooth crown in Charlestown, NSW as a tool to open a bottle or twist off a lid. This recommendation goes for natural teeth as well.

Aside from the foods you should avoid, it is also essential to maintain an excellent oral care routine at home and visit your dentist in Charlestown, NSW regularly. Exams and cleans may lower your risks for cavities and gum disease and help prevent tooth or crown failure.

If you notice a chip in your dental crown or it loosens, we encourage you to give us a call.

For dental crowns, or more information on dental crowns in Charlestown, NSW, we welcome your call.

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Disclaimer: The information throughout this site is not intended to be taken as medical advice.
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