Lost Fillings, Crown Or Inlay/Onlay

Lost Fillings, Crown Or Inlay/Onlay | Dentist Preston Despite your teeth containing the hardest substance in the body, they are still vulnerable to damage prompting the need for a dental restoration.

Dental restorations such as fillings, crowns, and inlays/onlays are made of durable materials to withstand the pressure as they participate in the daily functions of the teeth.

However, they can still be destroyed or lost, leaving you in discomfort and inconvenience. At True Dental Care Preston, anything that causes inconvenience and pain to you is a serious we matter.

If you or your loved ones have a dental emergency, True Dental Care Preston is your emergency dentist in Preston.

A same day emergency appointment is available!

What Causes Their Damage?

Natural wear and tear

All dental restorations have limitations. Years of participating in the functions of the teeth and being subject to the temperature changes in the mouth weaken them to the point of breaking.

Abuse

Eating foods that are hard, sticky, or sharp can also damage your dental restorations.

Tooth decay

Secondary cavities weaken the tooth until it can no longer support the dental restoration.

Poor dental job

The work of an unskilled dentist affects the durability and longevity of the dental restoration.

First Aid Steps

In case of a damage dental restoration, here’s what you can do:

  • Rinse your mouth thoroughly. Make sure that there are no broken pieces of the dental restoration left in your mouth.
  • Put a few drops of clove on a cotton swab and use this to cover the affected tooth. This will numb the pain.
  • If you are able to locate the dental restoration, keep it in a safe and secure container.
  • See your dentist immediately.

Repair at True Dental Care Preston

Fixing your damaged dental restoration depends on the severity of the damage. If the damage is minor, your dentist can easily fix it within the day. There are some cases in which a new dental restoration is called for.

Same Day Emergency Appointment At True Dental Care Preston

A dental emergency is a serious matter. Your oral health often depends on those first few critical moments. How you respond can determine the result of the situation.

True Dental Care Preston has a same day emergency appointment available for your dental emergency. We value time and efficiency as we effectively address your situation.

Trust your family’s oral health to no one else.

Call (03) 9131 5952 or visit us at 358 Bell St in Preston.