I had a gold crown put on today on a back wisdom tooth which I wanted to be porcelain but my dentist refused to do it. I have had a metallic taste in my mouth all day. Is this normal and I was told I could not have a porcelain crown because I grind my teeth and would break a porcelain crown. He said he would have made me sign a release but also stated that he probably would not have done a porcelain crown anyway. I felt like I was forced to do this since I had to pay half for a $1000 crown plus the other work on the tooth (my insurance pays only half). How long should I wait for this taste to go away and I also hate the slick feel of it in the back. I know you can't see it but I know it is there.
Also, I kept the wisdom tooth because I had 4 pre-molars removed when I was young to make room for braces.