I had six dental crowns placed on my anterior teeth for a smile makeover. I am having some problems with bleeding between the front two. I am a bit worried I am allergic to them. I asked my dentist for the certification of the alloys so I could figure out what was going on. There wasn’t any information on the alloys used. One thing that did surprise me is that e.max wasn’t listed, but instead it said it was listed as a GC LiSi Impress. I can’t find any information on this so have no idea how to figure out what is causing the problem. Do you know anything about this? My dentist thinks I’m overreacting. I wonder if I wouldn’t have more help from a holistic dentist with this allergy issue.
I don’t think what you are dealing with is an allergy, but I do think something is wrong. If it were an allergy, you would be affected by all the dental crowns and not just the two in front. As to the alloy certification, the reason there were none listed is because these crowns are metal-free, so there would be no alloys to list. A holistic dentist would provide the same material.
That being said, the bleeding indicates a problem. If your dentist is unwilling to take that seriously, then I would say he or she is not the best dentist for you. I lean toward there being a problem with the margins of the dental crowns. If there is, then food and other debris will get trapped there and lead to tenderness, bleeding, and even gum disease if left untreated.
You can check for this when you floss. If the floss seems to get trapped there for a moment, then there is an overhand or open margin. If that is the case, your dentist needs to fix this. Either way, you need a dentist willing to get to the bottom of why your gums are bleeding.
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