I was chewing a piece of gum when my dental crown came off. I've had it for over 10 years and it was starting to get loose and I was going to address it when I make an appointment when my insurance kicks in on Jan 1. However, it came off tonight and I was wondering if it was safe to wait until then to get it fixed. I am in no pain currently and have cement still in place it feels like. The cap was a silver one and since it is on the left top tooth in front of my wisdom tooth, I was a afraid to put it back for fear of swallowing/aspirating it.