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Dr. Robert Ryan
49 years experience in Dentistry
Filling teeth: Composites are 'composed' of very small particles of quartz dispersed in a resin material. They are usually hardened by a curing light that is shined ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
When necessary: When they are worn, have defective margins, broken or fractured. There is no specific life span for fillings.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Owoc
18 years experience in Prosthodontics
See Your dentist: If the filling is loose, you should see your dentist. He or she will remove the old filling and simply place another. If there is any cavity underneat ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
High fiber: It is high in carbohydrates - primarily fiber. Lots of fiber fills you faster and longer.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Tooth fillings: Yes these can easily be re-done. Not a problem. No filling lasts forever.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Yes: Yes, but it would be better to wait until you are no longer numb so that you don't accidentally bite your lips or tongue or dribble.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sharon Perelman
28 years experience in Dentistry
Amalgam: Amalgam a fillings are silver in color. Sometimes if they become tarnished they may look black. There are other options available that are tooth color ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
33 years experience in Pediatric Dentistry
Yes: If they had to cut a hole through an existing crown in order to perform a root canal treatment on the tooth, then yes, you could have the crown repair ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rohm
Dr. John Rohm answered
32 years experience in 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
They shouldn't..: ... if there are no problems with them. If you remove a filling while flossing your teeth, you did yourself a favor.. it needed to be replaced anyway.

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