A 46-year-old member asked:
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I'm going to the dentist tomorrow to get my first cavity fixed. What options will the dentist give me and what should I tell him to do?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Options: Options- local anesthetic with or without sweet air (if available) or nothing? ; amalgam or tooth colored composite? (i prefer composites); pay by credit card, check or cash? ; have him discuss these options with you and ask what he would do in his own mouth. It's really very simple and easy.
Answered on Dec 30, 2013

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