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How Does A Dentist Fix A Chipped Front Tooth With Filling
Depends: The size of the chip is important in choosing how to fix it. If it's a small chip, then a resin composite or bonding can be done in a way that blends with the color of the tooth and if done and taken care of properly can last for a long time. If it's a bigger chip, you'd be looking a fixing it with porcelain in the form of a veneer or a crown, as it is a more durable and color stable material. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Went to dentist had 3 cavities filled within 24 hours 1 feel out front tooth called dentist will fix dec 15 why did filling come out and tooth chip?
I have an old discolored formerly white filling on my front tooth. Could the dentist replace it? He only likes amalgams and gold, of course
Talk to him: I don't know of any present day dentists who would advocate placing a silver colored filling or a gold colored filling on a front tooth. Talk to him about various other options and what's the most conservative treatment available. Ask him what he would recommend to you if you were his son. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My dentist said the white plastic filling i had on my front tooth years ago is attracting stains and laser. Why is that?
Staining: The tooth colored composite fillings used years ago were more porous and therefore picked up stains easier over time. The newer materials can receive a higher polish and maintain their integrity for longer periods of time. ...Read more
I have a filling type thing on my front tooth. And there's a yellow stain on it. How can I get rid of it without going to a dentist?
If..................: You can't remove it with thorough brushing and any whitening toothpaste, along with proper flossing, it's to the dentist if you want it to look better. There are no other magic tricks or remedies. Besides, even if it just looks like some yellowing, it might be the tip of the iceberg and indicative of some bigger problem. Either way, see you dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My front tooth undergone a root canal instead of putting a crown after the treatment, my dentist put a permanent filling. Is it the same with crown?
Dentist did a quick cleaning of tarter on my front teeth before doing filling else, updated_at = now() where. Now i find one of the front teeth has become very sensitive. What do I do?
Recession: Most likely cause is that you presented at the office with a substantial amount of tarter on your teeth and have had gum recession exposing parts of the teeth that are not meant to be exposed. Try a toothpaste for sensitive teeth. Also make sure you return for a proper cleaning and examination. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My two front teeth broke and i got fillings. Though tonight one fell out. What do you think my dentist will put in to fill in that gap?
Replacement filling: More than likely if it is small then your dentist will just replace the lost filling with a new one. If the fillings are fairly large or the fractures were extensive you may want to ask your dentist about veneering the teeth. Veneers can be a stronger more permanent solution to fractured or broken teeth. I would consult with your dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Im embarrass to go to the dentist because I have two big cavities in front on my teeth what will the dr do can I get a filling?
Stop and Think: What is more embarrassing? Showing the dentist your situation, or keep showing your friends your bad smile situation. Remember that the dentist can help your appearance in front of your friends - so get the treatment to not be embarrassed in front of your friends that you see daily. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The dentist: The dental assistant is an adjunct to the dental team. Assisting the dentist in all realms of patient care in the room. If you have any concerns, speak with your dentist prior to the procedure. ...Read more
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