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When would fillings need to be replaced?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: When necessary

When they are worn, have defective margins, broken or fractured.
There is no specific life span for fillings.

In brief: When necessary

When they are worn, have defective margins, broken or fractured.
There is no specific life span for fillings.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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Dr. Howard Schneider
Dentistry - Pediatric
1 doctor agrees

In brief: If defective

Dental fillings can last many years, but they are not as good as what nature originally made.
How long they will last depends on how well you take care of your teeth, what you eat and how large the filling is. If the filling and/or tooth break, or if you get recurrent decay, these are some reasons a filling would need to be replaced.

In brief: If defective

Dental fillings can last many years, but they are not as good as what nature originally made.
How long they will last depends on how well you take care of your teeth, what you eat and how large the filling is. If the filling and/or tooth break, or if you get recurrent decay, these are some reasons a filling would need to be replaced.
Dr. Howard Schneider
Dr. Howard Schneider
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