A 39-year-old member asked:
could you tell me what happens when you get a filling at the dentist?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Behram Dalal answered
30 years experience Dentistry
The tooth is: Evaluated, the area anesthetized, the decay removed from the tooth with a dental drill and then a restorative material placed (amalgam or composite). The bite is then adjusted so that the filled tooth feels the same as all the other teeth. Hope this helps.
Answered on Jul 13, 2013
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