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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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