A 31-year-old member asked:
Temporary filling fell out replace, what should i do?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Joel Doyonanswered
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Get treatment: You should get the definitive restoration for the best seal and longest life of the restoration, whatever it might be.
4.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 38-year-old member asked:
Temporary filling fell out after root canal, what can I do?
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jack Binderanswered
Specializes in Dentistry
Get it fixed!: Root canal treatment must be followed up with a definitive restoration of the tooth. A leak into the root canal filling could cause a failure of the root canal treatment. Also, teeth that have had root canal treatment are more likely to break and must have a strong final restoration placed to help prevent this.
5.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 29, 2016
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