Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

can a leaking dental filling cause upset stomach

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
31 years experience Dentistry
Yes, but...: Usually for a short time only. Like a cut in the skin, it is normal to be tender for a couple of days until it heals. Deep fillings and cracked teeth ... Read More
Dr. Arman Dayan
32 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
YES: It would depend on the size of the decay, your bite, the material that was used and other factors as well.
Dr. Abel Loredo
36 years experience Dentistry
Sensativity fillings: New dental fillings can be sensative at first, but this improves as your tooth heals after having been cut. If the sensativity does not go away with t ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Dental issues: Must be address only by certified dentisits. Thus is a purely medical site. I would recommend a dental exam asap after the holidays.
1
1 comment
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Yes: But so can extrusion of the opposing tooth, gum disease, dental abscess, root fracture, and other possibilities. Please see your Dentist for appropria ... Read More
Dr. Alice Urbankova
16 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
High dental filling: High dental filling needs to be corrected ASAP. Initially tooth may become hyperemic and sensitive to hot and cold or sensitive as you chew. It may be ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Ritota
8 years experience Dentistry
Depends: Some filling can last very long, 25-30 yrs. Sometimes fillings if they are breaking down for any reason may need to be replace in as soon as 5 years. ... Read More
Dr. Robert Chin
41 years experience Dentistry
Many years.: If you maintain good oral hygiene, dental fillings may last many years. As long as there is no additional decay under a filling and it is not broken, ... Read More
2
2 thanks
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Depends: Rely on your dentist to evaluate your fillings 2x per year , both clinically and with imaging / x-rays. They will tell you if the filling needs to be ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Frist
45 years experience Dentistry
Very carefully: True but just joking. Best way is probably going to a pedodontist or a family dentist that works well with young children. Many times happy gas or s ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Brodsky
57 years experience Dentistry
1 hour +/-: If you are talking about a local anesthetic, it will last from about 30 minutes to 3 or 4 hours depending on the type.
1
1 thank
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Silverman
40 years experience Dentistry
In moderation: Alcohol in excess can interfere with the effectiveness of local anesthetic. If you drink too much you may have trouble getting completely numb for yo ... Read More
4
4 thanks
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Dental pain: A consultation with a neurologist that deals with pain management would be the best route to go. In more severe cases like trigeminal neuralgia there ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dominick Curalli
19 years experience Dentistry
Yes: After a root canal, your tooth will at the very least need to have a filling placed to close the access hole where the root canal was done. In back t ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Davis
35 years experience Dentistry
Extractions: The more a tooth is traumatized throughout the years, the greater risk of needing a root canal. With fillings getting larger and larger the tooth beco ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Dental Care: As a general rule of thumb routine cleanings and minor treatment is perfectly safe during pregnancy. Unless you are in a high risk situation you shoul ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month