A 41-year-old member asked:
silver amalgam filling is not bonded to tooth like resin composite. wanted to know is it normal for amalgam filling moving a little bit on that tooth?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 40 years experience
Not normal: A loose filling regardless of the material needs to be excavated and replaced. Call your dentist for an appointment.
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Pain Management 36 years experience
See your dentist: Constant assault from eating and drinking, or stress from clenching or grinding, eventually may cause a dental filling to fail. See your dentist for examination, x-rays and treatment.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
I was wondering is it normal for silver amalgam filling moves a little on tooth?
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 54 years experience
No: Fillings should not move. It's probably broken and\or there's some decay under or around it. See a dentist to find out.
4632 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Aug 4, 2014
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