A 54-year-old female asked:
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i had a root canal march 6. due to covid19 all dentists are closed and i cant get a permanent filling in. temporary filling already starts to crumble. what should i do?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
23 years experience Pediatrics
Emergency Dentist: During this time, Dentists are seeing patients only for emergency visits. Call your regular dentist and let the person on call know what is going on. They will give you further instructions.
Answered on Apr 8, 2020
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Dr. Lauren Bickel
Specializes in Family Medicine
Call your dentist: The dentist offices should all have a way for existing patients to contact them with problems/emergencies & advise patients like yourself on what to do. Many of them will arrange care for an existing patient despite office being closed . Call their office & leave a message or call the alternate # they provide.
Answered on Apr 8, 2020
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