When you lose teeth as a child, it's no need for concern since a new permanent tooth will soon take its place. But if you lose a permanent tooth, you should consider taking steps to replace it. Missing teeth are more than just an aesthetic issue. You can suffer from a wealth of oral issues when you do not replace missing teeth. Here are some things you need to know:
When dental crowns are cemented into place, the result is seamless, looking like a natural, perfectly healthy tooth. The crown should be perfectly comfortable, and any mild irritation from the actual procedure will quickly subside. So, if you were to experience discomfort while chewing in the weeks (and even months) after the crown has been fitted, does it mean that there's a problem with the crown? Does your jaw just need more time to adjust, or should you have a dentist take a look at the crown?