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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
31 years experience Dentistry
Not at all: With local anesthetics, dental treatment pain is the stuff of mythology and hysteria--if and only if you don't wait until dental disease is a full blo ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Langenfeld
39 years experience Dentistry
Painful Fillings: If your fillings hurt it means that the nerves of your teeth are unhappy. Pay attention to what causes them to hurt. Sensitive to biting, do they ache ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Fillings: First time or redone ones can be somewhat sensitive in the beginning. The bigger the filling and the deeper the filling, along with a low pain thresho ... Read More
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Can be normal: Some teeth do become sensitive after being replaced. No one is really sure why this happens. It could be more from irritating the pulp tissue by dist ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Filling: U need to have that checked to rule out infection.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Speak to Ur Dentist: Call your dentist and let him\her know you are still uncomfortable and ask if you need to be seen back in the office to have it evaluated or whether y ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
More info needed...: New or old filling? Deep or shallow? Large or small? As you can see, it's a pure guess without knowing these answers as well as looking at the tooth a ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Not if you are numb: If your tooth is numbed up with a local anesthetic, there is nothing to feel. Some small fillings do not require local anesthesia. Everyone has differ ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Sometimes: This should be mild and temporary. If not, check back with your own dentist.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Filling sensitivity: Drilling out the decay on a tooth and restoring it with a filling is a surgical procedure on the tooth and it is not uncommon to have some post-op sen ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Anesthesia: Based on the depth of decay, a local anesthetic will numb the area during placement and results are generally satisfactory depending on closeness to t ... Read More

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