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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Duane Keller
44 years experience in Dentistry
Depends: Materials like irm can last for 3 to 6 months. Other material like cavitec will last a matter of weeks. Get the permanent restoration fixed sooner, ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Easy: Call your dentist back. May need replacement.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
Get treatment: You should get the definitive restoration for the best seal and longest life of the restoration, whatever it might be.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience in Dentistry
Call your dentist: You can take ibuprophen for pain relieve. But without knowing what was done and why you have a temporary filling i can't give more help, than this. ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Devin
46 years experience in Dentistry
Temp filling pain: Temporary Fillings are just that. They are sedative to prevent further disease. BUT if the disease has already progressed too far then further assessm ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Yu
Dr. John Yu answered
15 years experience in Endodontics
No: It is normal to wear out some of the temporary filling. However, it is not good to have the temporary filling completely out. Once the inside of th ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Hard to say...: You may have an infection, or the tooth may be fractured. Cannot tell over the internet... But i bet your local dentist can. Call for an appointment.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Temp Filling: We get these calls all the time. The temporary is a clay like material and the outer part tends to wear away or break off a bit... usually without con ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
Specializes in Dentistry
Get it fixed!: Root canal treatment must be followed up with a definitive restoration of the tooth. A leak into the root canal filling could cause a failure of the ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Kim
25 years experience in Dentistry
Possible fracture: That fact that a temp filling fell out may suggest that there is a fracture in the tooth. A devitalized tooth is more brittle than a vital tooth an ... Read More
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