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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?

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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Is there a maximum number of replacing dental filling?

Is there a maximum number of replacing dental filling?

No: If you mean the number that can be replaced at one time then , no. I would be concerned if amalgam fillings are being replaced. You do not want to replace too many of those as mercury is released when they are being taken out. ...Read more

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I'm nervous for dental filling. Can you calm my worries?

I'm nervous for dental filling. Can you calm my worries?

YES!: A good dentist should be able to get your tooth numb and complete your filling with minimal discomfort. Most likely you are listening to your friends who are making their dental experiences worse than they really were to make them feel tough! don't be scared, i guarantee your building it up bigger than it really is! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: dental filling?

What is the definition or description of: dental filling?

Restorative material: A filling is a dental material to replace a portion of the tooth lost due to fracture or decay. It can be composite (white), silver or gold. ...Read more

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After how many years should you replace a dental filling?

After how many years should you replace a dental filling?

When it is time. : Thorough examination, both clinical and with x-rays / imaging is recommended to determine whether a filling needs to be replaced. Some may not be pretty, or perfect, but still intact and functional. Clearly, if there is decay or marginal breakdown, then it should be replaced. I have some fillings that were placed in 1964 -- not perfect or beautiful, but still working. Keep the checkups. ...Read more

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How come 2 sided dental filling still hurt after 5 weeks?

How come 2 sided dental filling still hurt after 5 weeks?

Pulp inflammed: The chief reasons why fillings can hurt after placement are inflammation of the tooth pulp or the filling being too high. A minor amount of sensitivity is considered normal but if the tooth really hurts or the filling feels high you should consult with your dentist. ...Read more

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What to expect if i've never had a dental filling before?

What to expect if i've never had a dental filling before?

No pain: Your dentist will numb the area he will be working on prior starting your filling. Likely a rubber dam will be used to isolate the tooth from your saliva which will contaminate the filling if gotten wet. He/she will use a high speed handpiece to remove the decay down to solid tooth structure. The filling material you decide upon will be placed and finished. You are now done. ...Read more

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How can you tell if a recent dental filling is not in right?

How can you tell if a recent dental filling is not in right?

Get it checked: Even though it sometimes seems easy, people forget that getting a filling is actually a surgical procedure where the dentist "cuts out" the rotten part and re-seals the tooth. It can sometimes take a while for a tooth to feel good again. Get a quick check to make sure the bite is ok - you may be biting different when you are not numb - and that nothing is broken. If it's good, give it some time. ...Read more

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Could a dental filling hurt, and how do they do the filling?

Not exactly: The filling does not hurt. Your tooth hurts after the filling. Return to the dentist who placed the filling. The dentist will evaluate why the tooth hurts after the filling. Many reasons exist as to why the tooth may hurt after a filling. ...Read more

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What toxigenic chemicals does a composite dental filling contain?

What toxigenic chemicals does  a composite dental filling contain?

BPA: Bpa. However, the cumulative release of bpa from composites dental filling appears to be minimal from the available research. First, realize that all dental materials are toxic to some degree and second, that the toxicology of resins is far less researched and far less understood than the effect of amalgams, which itself is inconclusive. I hope this helps! regards. ...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