Oakland, CA
A 27-year-old male asked:

Dentist said i have two cracks on my fillings, and that part of them fell out, however no tooth decay, but i see a brown spot? missed cavity?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 42 years experience
Dental Treatment: Please allow your dentist to use his/her years of training and experience to take care of your dental needs. We are trained to evaluate teeth and restore them with the best restoration for that specific tooth. Your "brown spot" may very well be a surface stain which will be removed with the removal of the current restorations. Have faith in your healthcare providers.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Brown spot: May just be a stain. Your Dentist worked long and hard to complete his/her training, but none of us are infallible. To be absolutely sure that this wasn't a simple overbite, point the spot out to your Dentist and ask him/her again for him/her again for best professional opinion based on years of training, years of experience, and ongoing continuing education.
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Last updated Jan 4, 2020


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