On average, dental crowns last between five and 15 years.
Can a loose crown be repaired?
A loose crown can be very unsettling, but it is also a very common problem. Fortunately, if the crown is in good shape, your dentist can easily cement it back in place. The sooner you call your dentist, the better. This is because the dentin underneath the crown is very vulnerable to damage and decay.
Can a crown be reattached?
Usually a crown will pop off while you are eating, flossing or brushing your teeth. Find the crown if you can. Many dentists will reattach a crown free of charge if they were the ones who originally placed the crown in your mouth and if there is no other issue with the crown besides the cement.
Can a loose crown cause tooth pain?
The cement glue holding a crown in place may wash out. You may damage a crown by clenching or grinding your teeth or biting something hard. A loose crown can trigger throbbing tooth pain. This happens because bacteria can get under the crown.
How long should a crown last?
On average, dental crowns last between five and 15 years. The life span of a crown depends on the amount of wear and tear the crown takes, how well you follow good oral hygiene practices, and your personal mouth-related habits.