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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: As soon as possible to get your tooth repaired. There's nothing else that you can do on your own.
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Call a dentist: You can fracture or break a piece off your filling it you bite down too hard or catch it precisely at the wrong angle. Each tooth situation is differe ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Depends: If the broken filling had deep decay underneath it that was close to the nerve, then this is perfectly normal. Deep decay often results in the need fo ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
No: Pain is never normal. It means something is wrong and needs professional attention. Deep decay that reaches the nerve of the tooth can cause the n ner ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Decay or a broken filling can result in a foul smell. Have it evaluated and restored by a dentist.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
31 years experience Internal Medicine
If I understand ur : Question to be that you broke a filling and swallowed it; will your baby be okay? The answer is don't worry about it. It will pass through your GI tr ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
27 years experience Internal Medicine
See a dentist: See a dentist, you may need to pull that tooth out.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Might be: Can't tell over the computer. The internet is a terrific place to get info, but cannot replace the one on one interaction between doctors and their pa ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: You will need to see a dentist as soon as possible so that the tooth can be evaluated and treatment options given you. You can't do anything else mean ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Uttma Dham
23 years experience Dentistry
Decayed teeth: If you don't get the cavities taken care of, soon the nerve of those teeth will be involved causing pain and infection and then you will need more com ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
This one issue: That you will need to see the dentist in person for - can't provide much help on line. Take care.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
right away with care: You can eat most things after a filling but should avoid sticky things like hard canday, gummy candy, and hard to chew items like bread. The adhesion ... Read More

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