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How do they fix a cavity on the gum line?

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A cavity on the gum line can be fixed with a filling... usually a tooth colored filling is used for esthetic reasons, but a silver filling can be used on the posterior teeth, too.
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Dr. Maurice Lindly answered:

Cavity near the gum line. Why would a rubber dam be used?

To get a better fill

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Some fillings can be done much easier and more predictably using a rubber dam. Saliva can interfere with the bonding process. Using a rubber dam can control saliva contamination and the gingival tissue can be retracted, giving the dentist a clean dry operating field.
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I have a cavity near my gum line and it is goin underneathe my gum line .What would be the best procedure for this? it does not hurt or swell.

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It may be treated simply by removing the decay and placing a filling, but if left untreated the treatment may be more extensive.
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How to treat a cavity under the gum line I have a small cavity under the gum, is there a way to treat this? My dentist is giving me confusing information. For example, he'll say "we cannot root canal it and set a crown" but then he'll say "we can root can

To root canal or not

In most cases a cavity under the gum line can be salvageable. Depending on how deep the cavity may go down the root under the gum line a root canal can be done. The only question will be if your dentist can be able to fit a crown on the tooth . Many dentist may suggest having a extra procedure done called "crown lengthening " which is done by a periodontist.
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Can a dentist do an Onlay for a cavity close to or at the gum line(not below) with out crown lengthening ? . Roots are fine though.

Yes,but

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The bone must not be at the same level as the tooth. Crown lengthening happens when the decay is very deep and the preparation is at the same level as the bone. Crown lengthening can also be performed to aesthetically place the gums at a better level. Sounds like you could be ok, but have your dentist show you your X-ray for clarification so you feel comfortable receiving treatment.
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How do dentists repair gum line cavities?

Carefully

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Often we use a "cord" to push your gum tissue away from the cavity and carefully remove the decay and fill the cavity like any other restoration. Sometimes, however, if there is a great deal of moisture in the area, the dentist will choose to fill the cavity with a different material that releases fluoride to increase the longevity of the restoration.
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What is a little brown spot on my gum line near a cavity?

Could be..

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Could be more decay.. Get evaluated by a Dentist!!
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What should I do about receding gums and cavities?

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Your situation needs to be evaluated individually by a dental professional. They may refer you out to a periodontist for your receding gums. Without care, your situation will progress..... Good luck.
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Prograf and cavities; do people get bad teeth and gums problems?

Not really

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I am unaware that transplant recipients who take immunosuppressive drugs including tacrolimus will have trouble with dental hygiene; as long as you listen to your Dentist and brush and floss your teeth as instructed, and get timely examinations.
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Dr. Daniel Quon answered:

Pain in gums where crown is placed? Is that cavity or gingivitis?

It is possible

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A little more history about the onset and type of pain you are experiencing is necessary. If the crown has been in place for a long period of time, you could have recurrent decay in the tooth. You could also have a periodontal or gum problem. If the crown is a new crown, it could be related to irritation from the seating of the crown, possibly some residual cement , or your occlusion or bite.
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