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How to deal with nerve pain after dental filling?

How to deal with nerve pain after dental filling?

Avoid hot/cold and..: After the freezing wears off it is best not to drink anything extremely hot or cold because the nerves of the teeth may be inflamed. In addition, it helps not to bite anything extremely hard while the tooth is healing. It sometimes helps to take an over the counter pain pill. If the pain is more than a minor amount I would contact your dentist for assessment. ...Read more

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Filling (Definition)

Any of several materials used to repair a tooth that has chipped, is adversely worn, or that has had a cavity which has been drilled (cleaned ...Read more


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What should I do? I have pain one month after a dental filling?

What should I do? I have pain one month after a dental filling?

See dentist : Any time discomfort or unusual symptoms are present for more than three days or occur more than three times, the problem is bigger than you think. Could be bite is off or abscess brewing. You need professional attention and asap. ...Read more

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How much can a dental filling cost?

How much can a dental filling cost?

Depends on : The size of the filling, where it is located in the mouth as well as where you live. Please see your dentist to get an answer or more than one for comparison sake. ...Read more

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Is getting a dental filling painful?

Is getting a dental filling painful?

No: Modern dentistry can be very uneventful and painless in most cases. Adequate anesthesia is easily achieved and in cases where that becomes an issue there are ways to perform treatment with sedation. Ask your dentist about the treatment which is planned, the likelihood of discomfort and options for treatment when there is the potential for discomfort. ...Read more

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Is it painful to get a dental filling?

It depends: With the proper anesthetic, dental fillings are not painful. Depending on the extent of the decay, anesthetic may or may not be necessary. If the decay is deep, then there may be some pain. ...Read more

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Can i eat after getting a dental filling?

Can i eat after getting a dental filling?

YES: Composite or tooth colored fillings are set right away, however you want to wait until your numbness goes away so you don't bit your cheek! if it's silver fillings, then you will need to wait for about an hour until they set, although you shouldn't want those in your mouth anyway! ...Read more

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How bad is the pain during a dental filling?

Injection a little: A filling shouldn't be painful at all. The dentist will give you an injection of local anesthetic such as Lidocaine or articaine and then the tooth will be anesthetized or "numbed." if you are feeling something during the procedure, let the dentist know and he/she can numb it more. After a filling, it is normal to have a little sensitivity. ...Read more

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How much would a dental filling cost iin singapore?

How much would a dental filling cost iin singapore?

Depends: Fillings or other dental restorations vary in cost from area to area. However, one thing is consistent: the cost of the filling varies depending on its complexity. We measure that by evaluating the number of tooth surfaces that the filling will restore. ...Read more

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After how many years can you replace a dental filling?

Many years.: If you maintain good oral hygiene, dental fillings may last many years. As long as there is no additional decay under a filling and it is not broken, you should not replace a filling. ...Read more

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Dental Filling (Definition)

A filling is a dental material to replace a portion of the tooth lost due to fracture or decay. It can be composite ...Read more