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Can have alcohol after cavity filling

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
No but: It may damage other parts of your body especially when taken in excess.

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Probably okay but...: a more accurate response would depend on the timing and amount of your alcohol ingestion relative to whatever "shots" you received for dental work.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Tooth fillings: Yes these can easily be re-done. Not a problem. No filling lasts forever.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Sometimes: This should be mild and temporary. If not, check back with your own dentist.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your denist: They should be able to sand down the filling to get your bite to set properly.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Calvert
35 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: Often, a filling may come out, or in this case if you pulled it out; it may not be sensitive or hurt. That doesn't mean there is not a problem that ne ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Not uncommon: Slight sensitivity following a filling is not uncommon. Your own dentist should have given you some guidance in this area. If not, or this is severe o ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Cavity!: Call your dentist.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience Pain Management
Call your dentist: Pain after a cavity is filled shouldn't be severe. There might be some gum irritation for a day or two that would probably respond to over the counter ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Eckelson
49 years experience Dentistry
Go back: See the dentist who restored the tooth. It may be too high and in the way of your bite. It may have a crack that was not previously in evidence and it ... Read More
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