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my filling fell out

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Dr. Kenny Abedini
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It's possible.: The sooner you see a dentist, the better your chance to save your tooth.

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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Start with the: Basics until u see a dentist. I'm not one but a filling coming out should not result in bad breath unless there is food caught in the filling space o ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Karsant
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Yes: It is best to return to the dentist and let them check to be sure it is not another problem or that what broke will not cause another problem.
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Broken tooth: A temporary restoration may alleviate some of your pain for a few days until you can be seen. The tooth probably has extensive decay which can cause a ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sandler
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Unlikely, but.......: I doubt your tooth will actually fall out. This usually occurs with years and years of periodontal neglect and destruction of bone from periodontal d ... Read More
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Dr. Eyal Simchi
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Soon: Try to keep the area as clean as possible until you see your dentist. It is not an emergency as long as you are not in severe pain. Try to get to a de ... Read More
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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
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See your Dentist.: You may have an infection or a nerve damage, it's important you get reevaluated by trout dentist.
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maryam Chiani
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Yes: You need to replace the filling as soon as possible to prevent dentin exposure and recurrent decay.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruden
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No: If you swallowed a dental filling if it is metal it should pass through your system harmlessly. A composite restoration will be broken down in your s ... Read More

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