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[at-l] OT: Aigh!

On Monday, October 28, 2002, at 07:16 PM, Jim and/or Ginny Owen wrote:

> Amy wrote:
>> I just got my comeuppance.  I bought candy for the kiddies for
>> Halloween,
>> and snitched a milk dud.  And my crown came off with it! I'm between
>> dentists now, so before I can try to quickly get in at a new dentist,
>> do
>> any of you have advice?
>> I've stuck it back in for now, but there's not really anything holding
>> it
>> there other than the teeth on either side.
> Amy -
> Your local friendly drugstore will have a temporary cement that you can
> use
> to fasten it in.  Works pretty well - I lost 2 crowns on the CDT  and
> the
> temp stuff kept them in until we got back home (about 2 months).
> Walk softly - away from caramel, taffy and other sticky things,

Thanks.  I picked up some of the cement.  So far the tooth isn't feeling
wiggly from when I jammed the crown back on, so I haven't put the
cement in, but if it comes back off before I get to the dentist
I'll be ready.  :)