Temporary Filling or Crown – Aftercare

  A “temporary” is a filling or crown that is placed until the permanent filling or crown is made and ready to be placed.  It is normal for the gum around your tooth to be a little sore when the anesthesia wears off.  This will typically disappear within 24 hours.  Do your best to chew on the opposite side of your temporary until your next appointment with Dr. Fortna.  Chewing sticky foods can sometimes dislodge the temporary.  It is not … Read More