If you’ve just received a new dental crown, or are about to, the good news is that life with a dental crown doesn’t require any major lifestyle changes. However, it’s always important to treat the crown carefully during the first few days and weeks after it’s placed. Our Grant Park practice offers different dental crowns to fit your budget and cosmetic goals. Dr. Abbey Lee and our team walk through post-procedure care instructions with each patient after a dental crown is placed. However, below is a good reference of what foods to avoid soon after your dental crown procedure.
Typically, dental crowns are placed by Dr. Abbey Lee to restore a smile after:
For your convenience, our practice offers three types of dental crowns, to help achieve your smile goals. These include:
Though all three versions are quite durable, it’s important to take care of dental crowns just like you would a natural tooth. Care and cleaning after the procedure can ensure the crown maintains a secure bond to the natural tooth and remains viable for years down the road. Eating the right foods can help protect your crown, and prevent an emergency dental appointment.
After your procedure, and as regularly as possible, stick to foods low in sugar and starches that can be chewed without excessive force or pressure. Stick to a diet of fruits, veggies, lean meats, and whole grains.
During that time, try to avoid:
Dental crowns are one of the best ways to restore damaged teeth and maintain a seamless, beautiful smile. With proper care, you can extend the life of your crown up to fifteen or twenty years! Call to schedule your restorative appointment or next dental cleaning now at 404.328.7177.