How to handle the situation when a dental crown falls

A crown tooth is a tooth – shaped cap that has been cemented on the tooth naturally in order to protect it. Sometimes crowns dental can fall with vigorous chewing or flossing. This is what you should do if this happens to you.


  1. If your dental crown falls, the first thing you should do is call your dentist to make an appointment for the same day or the next. The dentist will offer tips on what to do in the meantime.
  2. Get some temporary dental cement which is available at the pharmacy. Clean the crown fell, and the area of the tooth. The two areas dry with sterile gauze. Apply temporary cement according to the instructions on the package or directions of your dentist.
  3. Avoid chewing with the crown replaced, and stay aware that the crown can fall back before seeing the dentist. Be careful not atragantarte with the crown if it falls.
  4. When visiting the dentist, it is a quick 5-10 minute procedure to replace the crown. However, if more cavities under the crown, pain or infection, the tooth will have to be re-prepared by the dentist before the crown can be applied. The dentist will prepare the tooth back and apply a temporary crown.

Tips & Warnings

  • He wears the crown with the dentist.
  • If you’re going to the dentist the same day or the next day, do not try to replace the crown.
  • If the tooth is exposed is painful, you may be able to get some temporary material filling in the pharmacy and apply this putty-like substance until you can go to the dentist.
  • Consult a dentist immediately for a crown that has fallen due to an infection may be present