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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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pope
44 years experience in Dentistry
Maybe: Depends on the state your in and state regulations. Some states license dental assistants with extended functions. After a dentists prepares a tooth f ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Davis
35 years experience in Dentistry
Extractions: The more a tooth is traumatized throughout the years, the greater risk of needing a root canal. With fillings getting larger and larger the tooth beco ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience in Dentistry
Resin restorations : Are very versatile restorations and more economical, hence used more. The preparatory phase might appear to be the same for both resin and ceramic re ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manami Yamaguchi
24 years experience in Dentistry
Veneers: Strictly speaking, veneers themselves do not "cause root canals". However, after receiving veneer treatment, sometimes teeth become sensitive or even ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerry Brown
52 years experience in Prosthodontics
AestheticRestoration: Good day; A large direct composite (direct filling) is the most simple approach to restore a missing portion of a front tooth. If the composite were ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fernando Juliao
29 years experience in Dentistry
No!: Teeth bleaching may leave your teeth sensitive temporarily, but will not weaken or damage them as long as you follow directions of products, or of you ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Lin
Dr. Jimmy Lin answered
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
Could be.: It could cause swelling. Try antiinfective mouth wash to reduce the swelling, .
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
40 years experience in Dentistry
Not really: Most laboratory made veneers are made of porcelain like substances not composites. They are usually stronger than compsite and resist staining more. ... 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 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience in Dentistry
Cost/longevity: Both are tooth colored however cost and longevity vary. Composite fillings cost less and longevity is on average 5-8 years. Well done porcelain fillin ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
40 years experience in General Practice
No: Usually once a tooth has a filling it is useless to apply a sealant. Most fillings occupy the same area on a tooth that the sealant would go in.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Zeitler
38 years experience in Anesthesiology
Just local: No need for anything more. I find that giving only what is needed and thereby decreasing risk by not adding more drugs is the safest way to practice.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kim Capehart
19 years experience in Dentistry
Yes: Composite fillings that are deep to the nerve or into the nerve can cause pain or jaw/facial pain. A filling that is too high (high bite), can also c ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kayvon Javid
19 years experience in Dentistry
Yes/no: A tooth with root canal may feel different than your other teeth but you are not supposed to have any discomfort. You need to see a dentist and have i ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Coleman
24 years experience in Dentistry
Yes: That is the ideal thing to use if fracture is small.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Apfelbaum
50 years experience in Dentistry
Why?: If its new .... & you are doing it for color or shape.... change the things yo don't like in the actual crown.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
No, but....: Not necessarily, but the fillings can be blended in better to match the tooth, and may be more retentive with some modifications to the adjoining toot ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Yes: The metal ions in the amalgam (silver) fillings tend to leach out over time and stain the surrounding tooth structure gray. This does not occur with t ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron E. Bell
44 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes and no: Old fillings can leak and cause discoloration. Silver amalgam filling can leach silver ions into the tooth.. Tooth colored composite fillings can leak ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Venincasa
34 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
Tooth enamel: Healthy tooth enamel is natural, it is best. Porcelain veneers, while recommended for some, most likely will need to be replaced someday. Any dental ... Read More
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