Yes, baby teeth with crowns do eventually fall out on their own like any other baby teeth do. The crown being added generally does not affect this process.

The crown will usually fall out still attached to the baby tooth, and it is up to you whether to keep it or not.

As to whether the crown falls off before the baby tooth, no, generally that doesn’t happen. The adhesive that attaches the crown to the tooth is very strong, and is a stronger attachment than fillings are to cavities. (This is why sometimes fillings fall out depending on lifestyle.)

Proper Care of Crowns

If your child has a dental crown, here are some things to bear in mind to ensure the crown lasts until the baby tooth falls out:

If your child has need of a crown for a baby tooth, or you have questions about your child’s crown, call us today to schedule an exam.