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deep filling cause pain

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Possible Leakage: It is possible that there is incomplete bonding of the composite to the tooth structure. This would allow saliva to seep into the opening, as if you h ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: If by high filling you mean one that was not properly polished down to the level of the tooth before the filling was placed, yes, it could cause all o ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Sensitive tooth: You had surgery done that approached the nerve of the tooth. Healing may be protracted. If the restoration is ever so slightly (fractions of a millime ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Hanley
42 years experience Orthodontics
Bacterial attack: Demineralization is caused when acid produced by bacteria on the teeth eat away at the enamel crystal of the tooth. If allowed to continue, these area ... Read More
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Demineraliaztion: Teeth are demineralized by acids. Bacteria on your teeth and gums will use the sugar you eat and produce acid. There is also a high acid content in s ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Not the fillings: More likely food particles trapped in rough fillings or between teeth. Brush 2-3 times a day w/ soft brush; floss between teeth at least once a day; r ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Lee Hinson
37 years experience Dentistry
Bacteria that find: Access under a failing/loose filling can have a simply awful smell and taste. The bad breath is caused by the oral bacteria and not simply from a los ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Ritota
8 years experience Dentistry
Very long time: I have seem many that are 50 yrs old. Problems? Generally not.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
It shouldn't: See your dentist if this is happening.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Engel
38 years experience Dentistry
Maybe: You might be getting referred pain. Or your senses may be just off of one tooth. If the filling was done recently it is possible you have a high spot ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Duane Keller
44 years experience Dentistry
Remove the tooth?: You can always choose to extract the tooth, but then you have the need to replace it. There is no good way to restore the tooth without a restoration ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Kim
25 years experience Dentistry
3 options: 1. Fix it 2. Pull it or 3. Live with the pain unfortunately, a root canal is the only treatment option allowing you to keep the tooth (painlessl ... Read More
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