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How long does it take to fill a cavity at a dental clinic?

How long does it take to fill a cavity at a dental clinic?

About 45 minutes: If you go to dentist he will able to have done in about 45 minutes. ...Read more

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Cavity (Definition)

Basically a cavity is a hole, or defect in the tooth structure. It is created by the demineralization and breakdown of tooth structure from the acid attack of ...Read more


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How long does it take a cavity to turn into an abscessed tooth? It looks like it's in between my front teeth. When i went to my dentist in february, he didn't say anything about it. My insurance won't cover more than two visits, and my next one is in july

How long does it take a cavity to turn into an abscessed tooth? It looks like it's in between my front teeth. When i went to my dentist in february, he didn't say anything about it. My insurance won't cover more than two visits, and my next one is in july

Whenever : Whenever you notice something like this you need to make an appointment. Your reference to insurance covering only two visits should apply to routine exams and cleanings, not emergency situations or problem focused visits in between. Do not wait as a small cavity can get bigger and a big cavity can cause an abcessed tooth. How long that takes varies tremendously depending upon the situation but you don't want to take a chance to find out. Call now! ...Read more

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How long would teeth be sensitive after cavity is filled?

How long would teeth be sensitive after cavity is filled?

Varies: No set time frame. Could be a few hours to a few months. At the point where the pain does not go away or becomes unbearable, there's a good chance you will need root canal therapy. ...Read more

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How long will it take for cavities to develop if you don't brush your teeth?

How long will it take for cavities to develop if you don't brush your teeth?

Depends: People develop decay at different rates. If you bathe your teeth in sugar all day you will most likely develop cavities sooner than someone who doesn't. The bigger concern is losing your teeth over time due to periodontal disease and bone loss. Brushing and flossing is essential to good dental health. ...Read more

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Help dental experts! my tooth hurts after getting a cavity filled?

Very possible...: It is not uncommon for a tooth to be sensitive after a new restoration is placed. The excavation process can be traumatic, and if the cavity was somewhat deep, so is the filling. Don't know how long ago the filling was placed, how deep it is, or if the pain is worsening or subsiding. Your dentist knows what was done... Give them a call for guidance. ...Read more

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How painful is it to get a dental cavity filled?

Should be painless: Modern dental treatment with the use of a local and possibly nitrous oxide should be pain-free. ...Read more

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I hv kaiser health ins but never added dental. Now I'm having sud pain in almost all teeth. Cavities I'm sure. What can I do? Can't wait long. Wknd?!

I hv kaiser health ins but never added dental. Now I'm having sud pain in almost all teeth. Cavities I'm sure. What can I do? Can't wait long. Wknd?!

Dental Care: You'll need to see a dentist, insurance or no insurance. You've saved a year's worth of insurance premiums... that money can now be used towards your dental care. Have a local dentist evaluate your dental health. ...Read more

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Clinics (Definition)

Clinics are sites that provide outpatient medical care ...Read more