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it sounds like you don't have enough bone in your front teeth to hold the crown in place.
another crown most likely will fall out again.
implants or dentures most likely will be a better long term solution.
you could also have some gingivitis or inflammation of your gums possibly
it sounds like your teeth are not in good shape.
can you tell me about the alternative options then please?
implants are replacement tooth roots and provide a strong foundation for fixed (permanent) or removable replacement teeth that are made to match your natural teeth
for dentures, you would pull all of your bad teeth and a metal or plastic fitting frame on the roof of your mouth would be created to help fit in teeth which are missing.
What are the best long term solutions - does a denture hurt and is a bridge an option ?
dentures don't hurt.
dental bridges uses crowns on both sides to fill in a missing tooth.
however if your teeth are missing a lot of bone, these bridges can also fall out as well like your crowns have fallen out.
it sounds like you don't have a lot of bone on your teeth.
does this information help?
do you have any other questions?
Yes not sure which option to look at as have been told that another post and crown is an option but to consider other options. I have only had these crowns for 3 years. My crown fell
off and some of the underneath tooth with it
I seem to be getting more pain and sensitivity now.
yes, that can happen as more and more bone is lost.
and the nerve of the tooth gets more exposed.
I had root canal treatment before post and crown fitted
not sure what to do...
you can try another crown or bridge to cover up the area.
but if it falls off again, you might need to go for implants or dentures.
would it be worth looking at another crown?
sure you can try that again and see if it stays for a few years possibly.
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is it likely its infected now ?
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some of the tooth fell out
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most likely not infected.
just sensitive from more exposed nerve from lack of bone on your tooth.
okay thank you