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Is this decay on my crown margin? please help! Photos included

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Dhistress

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Is this the beginning of decay? I see a dark spot. Please help. I’m very worried, I don’t want to lose my crown and I’m afraid I’ll need an extraction.
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No it isn't. The gum margin has shrunk back a bit from the crown and you can see the join between crown and tooth.
 
@Gordon thank you. Do you think it needs to be replaced, or is it alright the way it is? I try to keep it very clean because I know the exposed dentin is particularly susceptible to decay.
 
Leave it alone, as long as your dentist is keeping an eye on it.
 
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