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Dental Cement Questions

What is dental cement?

Dental cement is a type of hard, brittle material that is formed by mixing a powder and liquid. In most cases the cements are either resin or acid based. Dental cement is normally used for a variety of dental and orthodontic procedures like, cavity lining material, to form a layer under metallic or ceramic restorations, to help protect the pulp from any injury, and fix inlays or onlays or any substance related to the dentin or enamel of a person’s tooth. Dental cement can cause many individuals questions and concerns relating to the procedure of dental cement, temporary dental cement, and what exactly is dental cement? These individuals can read below to have many of their questions answered by the Experts.

What problems could dental cement going into an individual’s nasal cavity cause, what type of doctor should this individual be seen by?

When a person has a root tip at the floor of his/her sinus cavity, then their Endodontist should have taken this into consideration when they placed the dental cement into the filling so that the Endodontist did not overfill the tooth. The person would need to see an experienced oral surgeon that will help to fix the sinus cavity and remove the dental cement from the sinus cavity. If the person ignores the dental cement, then he/she may experience chronic sinus infections and the possible loss of the tooth.

If a person has had dental cement used on their temporary crown until they could get their permanent ones, is it normal for them to taste the dental cement and for their mouth to burn?

In most cases, when a person is dealing with dental cement, there are no health factors that the person would need to worry about if they can taste the dental cement. Besides the bad taste that dental cement is known for, dental cement does not affect the health of a person. If dental cement was harmful, then a dentist would not use it on an individual. If the person has a burning in their mouth, then there may be many reasons as to what is causing the burning sensation. The person would in most causes need to be seen as soon as possible by their dentist, and the person can try scraping off any cement that they can and see if the dentist may be able to use different dental cement and see if that will help with the burning.

What dental cement can a person use to replace a bridge that has metal wings?

When it comes to dental cement, these products are generally not easy to get and use at home. The person can try and use Dentemp, which is a traditional combination of zinc oxide and clove oil and is used to temporarily fix a bride or a cap until the person can be seen by a dentist.

Is there a solution for dental cement so that a person can remove the old cement and replace it with new cement?

In the world of dentistry, there is no known dental cement solution that a person can use. The person would need to go to the dentist and have the dentist remove the cement with a dental bur and then replace the old cement with new cement at that time. If the person wants to do all this at home, then they would need a sharp object to chip the cement away and then use Dentemp to replace the cap with.

When a person has dental work done and needs to have dental appliances attached, then the dentist in many cases would use dental cement to attach the items. When the person has the dental cement don, or they want to do this at home, then the individual may have questions regarding what type of dental cement to buy, how to use it, what the side effects there are, or how their health would be affected. When a person has these questions, then he/she may need answers, information and insight from an experienced Expert.
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