A crown may become loose or fall off without warning. This can occur due to a cavity developing beneath the crown or if it is not correctly attached, loosening, or pulling off when eating sticky food.
Treatments for a missing or loose crown
The treatment to resolve a loose crown may involve reattaching the crown with dental cement or removing any decayed sections of the tooth and creating a new crown. Dental crowns typically last about 15 years or can sometimes last longer.
If any crown feels loose, it should be checked immediately to avoid more extensive dental work in the future. The treatments for a loose or missing crown include: