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What To Do When A Crown Or A Filling Falls Out

Tooth Filling

Crown or filling failure is a more common dental emergency. About 75% of crowns will fail in 18 years, and fillings have about a 7% yearly failure rate.

If you’re indulging in a gummy candy like taffy, gummy worms, or another sticky substance, it may adhere to your filling or crown, and pull it out. Crowns and fillings can also fall out due to age and failure of dental adhesive, or due to issues like bruxism (teeth grinding) or impact injuries.

A failed crown or filling is a dental emergency, so you should get treatment from Dr. Ryan Rupert right away. Whether you’re in Coraopolis, ...

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What Is Periodontics?

Periodontist Coraopolis PA

Have you ever wondered exactly what it is that a periodontist does?

Periodontics at our Coraopolis dental office is the area of dentistry devoted to treating problems related to the supporting structures of your teeth. This includes conditions like gum disease that affect these structures.

Why Periodontics Is Important to You

Treatment of gum disease is an essential part of your overall oral health care. Your gums support your teeth, and if they are not healthy, your teeth are not healthy either.

Gum disease is a bacterial infection that affects about half the American population over the age of 30. You may wonder why gum disease is so widespread. The problem is that many ...

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