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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.

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rohm
Dr. John Rohm answered
32 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Filling: Not sure if you meant before or after you got a filling. There are grooves or pits in a tooth that can pick up stains. It may be involved with a cavit ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Not if you are numb: If your tooth is numbed up with a local anesthetic, there is nothing to feel. Some small fillings do not require local anesthesia. Everyone has differ ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
31 years experience Dentistry
Not at all: With local anesthetics, dental treatment pain is the stuff of mythology and hysteria--if and only if you don't wait until dental disease is a full blo ... Read More
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 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Simple...: A cavity, by definition: cav·i·ty (kăv′ĭ-tē) 1. A hollow; a hole. 2. A hollow area within the body: a sinus cavity. 3. A pitted area in a tooth caus ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Anesthesia: Based on the depth of decay, a local anesthetic will numb the area during placement and results are generally satisfactory depending on closeness to t ... Read More

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