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Can i drink alcohol immediately after getting a tooth filling?

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Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 9 years experience
Yes: Yes. If you got a plastic filling you probably can eat right away. If it is a silver amalgam filling you should wait 4 hours or so for it to set before eating, but drinking is ok anytime. Have fun!
Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 41 years experience
Yes.: Be careful that you do not pour it down your front, as you may still be numb from the anesthesia !

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