A beautiful smile is a must for every person. Even the owners of the strongest teeth need to be constantly examined by the dentist and sometimes even in prosthetics. Most often, dental clinics offer to install a crown. Such a procedure can return not only the attractiveness of the tooth, but also to preserve it. Every dentist knows that the prosthesis process will be successful only if high-quality dental cement is used to secure the crown.
Causes of dropping crowns
The main cause of loss of crowns, most often, is a stinging or solid food. But also in some patients secondary dental caries develops. This can occur with improper treatment and the establishment of a prosthesis, when the solid remaining tissue under the denture is poorly cleaned and provokes the development of bacteria and microbes.
Bad habits such as cracking nuts, chewing a pencil or a pen can lead to a crown falling out.
Very rarely, in some patients, an allergic reaction and incompatibility of materials to the tissues of the teeth can be observed.
Dental cement features
Clay glue allows you to firmly attach the crown to the root hole and prevent it from falling out of the gum. You can buy this material in specialized stores or a pharmacy. Each dentist prefers to use his usual weight, a certain manufacturer. It must be said that buying inexpensive material, you can not hope for a positive result.
Clay glue allows you to:
- firmly attach the crown to the hole of the tooth and thereby hold it during the chewing movements;
- prevent the process of destruction of the tooth from the inside;
- create a durable protective coating that eliminates the possibility of bacteria inside the tooth.
Recommendations of specialists in the selection and use of dental glue
With a strong destruction of the tooth, when it is simply impossible to perform the treatment, use crowns. This fixed prosthesis with accuracy imitates a lost tooth and performs all its functions.
Before you install the crown, the damaged tooth is ground, and then special dental cement is applied. This material allows you to firmly attach the crown and not to move during the process of chewing. This material after hardening becomes very durable.
A prosthesis fixed by such a mass can serve a person for more than 10 years without bringing any inconvenience to a person — an unpleasant smell or taste.
If you buy even the most durable glue, it does not guarantee that the cement will withstand even the most intense and heavy loads. Very often, the crown can fall off at the most inopportune moment and then you should immediately contact a dentist. When this is not possible, you can fix the problem at home.
Use of cement for crowns at home
Do not despair if the prosthesis has flown out, because you can stick it on for a while. Adhesive cement for teeth can be purchased at the pharmacy. It should be said that its composition is much different from the professional cement used in dentistry. Such actions can temporarily fix the crown until the next trip to the dentist.
Many people think that having stuck a denture at home, you can walk with it for a long time, but this is not so. The fact is that the dentist must first treat the tooth hole with special means and securely fix the crown. Only in this case, you can count on the accuracy and effectiveness of prosthetics.
Rules for using cement glue on their own include items such as:
- Before sticking out the crown, it must be cleaned of old cement. For this purpose, special solvent fluids and a brush are used. Such preparations for cleansing can be bought in the form of tablets that dissolve in water.
- The washed denture must be thoroughly rinsed under water and dried. If moisture remains on the crown, the adhesion process will not be strong.
- Then you need to apply dental cement on the crown and put in place. It is worth considering that the glue is applied with small dots.
- It is very important to accurately and smoothly put the crown, and then squeeze the teeth tightly for a few minutes. This time will be enough for the prosthesis to firmly grip the tooth and take its place.
- After such manipulations, you should refrain from drinking and eating for at least 30 minutes. If when pressing on the crown, excess cement protrudes, it must be removed. It is worth saying that dental cement is non-toxic.
With proper dental care, this “home treatment” enough for a maximum of 2-3 weeks. In order for the crown not to fly off, it is necessary not to chew food on the problem side and very carefully brush your teeth.
Types of dental glue
In dentistry, use a variety of types of adhesives, for example, for removable dental bridges. The effect of such cement is short, about a day. All this period, the mass does not solidify, but remains elastic. You can buy such a substance in a pharmacy, and it is inexpensive - depending on the manufacturer. Such drugs are very often used to bind a broken bridge. The advantage of sticky masses of this type is that they refresh breath and give antibacterial effect.
Only a doctor should prescribe a means for installing and fixing dentures. The composition and type of cement affects the duration of fixation of the prosthesis and bite. For example, the effect of an adhesive intended for fixing inserted dentures is not more than a day, but the cement composition for crowns performs its function for several weeks.
A good and high-quality material will completely fill all voids, which will prevent food from getting under the crown, and thus prevent the development of the inflammatory process.
You can buy glue for the teeth of the most different consistency - liquid, thick or semi-fluid.
It is necessary to take into account the fact that it is necessary to use thick and viscous cement more than liquid or semi-liquid.
The negative effects of using dental cement
Many people are very happy when they find out that the crown can be easily fixed with glue bought at the pharmacy, but not everything is so simple. All the same, it will be necessary for the dentist to go and the sooner the better, because you can accidentally swallow a tooth prosthesis or carry a strong infection.
Dentists do not recommend using dental glue very often, as this can lead to strong negative consequences. First can occur body poisoning. Despite the environmentally friendly composition of dental cement, it has a small amount of zinc, and its frequent use is accompanied by poisoning. If the cement mass is used correctly and rarely, you can not worry about the dangers of them on the human body.
If after prolonged use of glue a person feels pain in the abdomen, nausea, unpleasant taste in the mouth, it is necessary to stop using the adhesive substance. The fact is that zinc, getting into the blood, can cause copper deficiency. In this case, various unpleasant neurological disorders begin to develop.
In conclusion, it must be said that dental prosthetics can be trusted. only professional dentists. Only in this case, you can be confident in the qualitative treatment and restoration of the dental structure.