Why are Crowns Super Important to Prevent Breakage?

Why are Crowns Super Important to Prevent Breakage?

Posted by Cozy Cabin Dental on Feb 20 2021, 10:32 AM

Having a broken can be embarrassing. We totally get it! It not just hampers your physical appearance but also affects your self-confidence as well. The reason being, a smile is considered an integral part of everyone's personality, and having a great smile can really boost up your self-esteem and makes you feel even more confident. But unfortunately, not everyone is blessed with the right set of teeth. Some fall prey to accidents and damages their teeth.

Suppose you are someone who is suffering from a damaged or a decayed tooth. Then, worry not. We have got a piece of great news for you. Crowns or otherwise known as the cap, can help you hide the damaged tooth and gives your teeth a more aesthetic appearance. What's even more important is the maintenance of it. In this article, let us look at some of the benefits of the crowns in detail. 

  • Stop Grinding Your Teeth

Bruxism, or in simple terms, teeth grinding, is caused when you are subjected to stress. Grinding the teeth not only causes a painful headache but can cause sleep disruption. It also wears down your dental crown. Continuous grinding of your teeth can fracture the bone and crown material. 

  • Avoid Chewing the Hard Objects

Generally, hard food items like ice and peanuts should be avoided, especially not when you have a porcelain dental crown. In order to see your crowns lasting for a long time, it is necessary to avoid such food items. 

  • Always Opt for Internal Cleansers 

Cleaning the teeth is of the utmost importance and the basic thing you have to follow to keep your oral health good. When you have the porcelain crown on your teeth, it is best to avoid flossing your teeth every day. Consider using interdental cleaners like sticks, picks, or brushes to clean the teeth. 

  • Maintain Good Oral Hygiene

Even if you have a crown or do not have a crown, maintaining your dental health in good condition is necessary. Dentists across the globe suggest brushing your teeth twice a day and floss your teeth at least once. Using fluoride toothpaste can be really helpful. But always consult a dentist before using any acidic substance. The last and most important thing is to regularly visit your dentist to examine your teeth condition and guide you towards having good oral health. 

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