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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Rosenfeld
37 years experience in Dentistry
It depends: The need for a temporary filling may stem from a small chip or a much more substantial loss of part of a tooth, or even from an opening that a dentist ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Nope: Dentemp from your local pharmacy would be a better choice. And call a dentist for an appointment to restore the broken tooth. It sounds like it is alr ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Dental Fillings: Please call the dentist who treated you. The causes of your tooth discomfort along with each patient's individual pain threshold vary too greatly to g ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
18 years experience in Dentistry
Tooth-colored resin: Using tooth colored resin filling would be the best option.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Kong
Dr. John Kong answered
17 years experience in Dentistry
Composites.: Composites.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Ritota
8 years experience in Dentistry
Should NOT: With the anesthetics available today there should be no pain in getting a routine filling done.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
33 years experience in Pediatric Dentistry
That depends: If it is a new filling it could be too high or if it was close to the nerve the tooth may just need some time to adjust. If it is an old filling it c ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience in Dentistry
Maybe: If it is a silver filling and the tooth is turning grey no. If it is a tooth colored filling maybe with a good cleaning. If the stain is through and t ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Rottman
Specializes in Dentistry
Composite fillings: In the past silver amalgam or gold was the standard of care for fillings. With advances in dentistry, metals have been eliminated. Amalgam contains m ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Ritota
8 years experience in Dentistry
See your dentist: Immediately, most likely way to prevent a root canal. But if you wait too long you might need the root canal. Filling much less costly and time consu ... Read More

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