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I need to have a crown done. Can you tell me how this is performed? I am scared to feel the pain and i had to be numbed 4 times for a filling.
Trouble Numbing : Being scared - dental procedure is common. To be injected many time before being numbed is the item that needs resolving. Recommend you find a dentist that uses the "onset system" for numbing patients. Dentist using this system may take a number of calls to find, & expect only one injection to be numbed in less than 2 minutes. Onset dentist can answer crown questions & give you confidence. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I just had a white filling put in 2 days ago and it is painful! What should I do? I can't eat or drink anything. the pain is worse when I try to eat anything and it is sensitive to cold things.
Please : Please call the dentist who put in the most recent filling. It should not hurt so much that you can not eat. In the meantime, consider use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication (i.e., motrin) for pain and eat or drink a soft diet. Tell the dentist or his/her staff how high your pain is on a 1 to 10 scale (10 being worst) and what triggers the pain. Take care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My dentist replaced silver filling with composite and I am unable to chew after that.She said it was shallow and redid filling but no luck.Please hel?
Treatment Failure: I am sure you can understand but this is probably the wrong forum to bring us this problem. You need attention, in person, urgently. When a treatment fails to produce the desired out come then the doctor gets a chance to re-evaluate the situation. It is time to contact your Dentist for further instructions. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My dentists says im sensitive to the white fillings so he needs to replace them with silver ones? I called my dentist and told him im in pain with the white filling and he said sometimes ppl can not have the white cause they r to sensitve and silver has
Not enough info: Unfortunately, there is not enough information to answer your question. What kind of composite filling was used, what placement technique (direct vs. indirect), what kind of bonding method was used, was a liner placed before the fillings were placed. I have not encountered a problem like yours in over twenty years. I'd seek out a second opinion! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Filling a month ago, sensitive to cold only. dentist said that is ok if not sensitive to hot also. does that sound right?
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