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is it normal to swell up after getting a filling done

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Not normal: No, it's not normal and yes, you might need root canal therapy. I recommend that you call your dentist, and asked to be seen in order to evaluate you ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Many patients like to have as much treatment completed at the visit to minimize the number of visits. It really depends on the size of the fillings an ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Ask your dentist!: Since only your dental professional knows the composition of the filling, only s'he knows if the filling itself is causing a temporary taste disturban ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Devin
46 years experience Dentistry
Gum swelling: Yes ,usually goes away in a day or so. If it does not call the Doc's office for advise. They usually happy to fix it for you.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Both: The extent of the problem in each will determine which one is more important to do. Your own dentist can answer that question better than we can never ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Yes, normal: Filling may be a bit deep, and/or the tooth was traumatized by the procedure. It can take some time to pass as the tooth heals.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nishan Odabashian
29 years experience Endodontics
It depends: Often, getting composites on teeth that have had deep caries, will lead to having pain 4 several days, sometimes, weeks. You can test the nerve of the ... Read More
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Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Unusual: It is possible that there is some residual swelling from the injection, if it was for an upper back tooth. 6 days is a bit long for this to last. I wo ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Depends on : Size however generally less than 1 hour.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Unusual: But not unheard of.

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