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My husband's tooth filling came out and now the tooth is loose and it hurts. Should he pull it out or wait till morning to go to the dentist?

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Dr. James Donley
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Wait

The tooth is probably not loose enough to pull it out.
He will only create more pain. Also it may not be necessary for the tooth to be removed. Only after an exam, can a dentist advise him on this.

In brief: Wait

The tooth is probably not loose enough to pull it out.
He will only create more pain. Also it may not be necessary for the tooth to be removed. Only after an exam, can a dentist advise him on this.
Dr. James Donley
Dr. James Donley
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Dr. Thomas Heston
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Wait

Assuming it is only a bit loose but still solidly in the socket, in most cases best to wait.

In brief: Wait

Assuming it is only a bit loose but still solidly in the socket, in most cases best to wait.
Dr. Thomas Heston
Dr. Thomas Heston
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Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Dentistry - Cosmetic

In brief: Cracked?

He may have split his tooth in half.
This can happen with mercury fillings. See a dentist asap.

In brief: Cracked?

He may have split his tooth in half.
This can happen with mercury fillings. See a dentist asap.
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
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