It is still very important to brush and floss around your temporary crown unless instructed otherwise. The best way to floss around your temporary is to floss through the contact like normal, but pull the floss out through the side instead of back through the contact. You could have some sensitivity to temperatures and biting (another reason we tell you not to eat on that side) but that should subside shortly after the permanent crown is seated. Sometimes it can still take awhile for the tooth to settle down, depending on the reason the crown was needed.
If you have any other questions or concerns about your temporary crown, please contact our office at (507) 345-7786.
- from Pam T. (Dental Assistant)