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Ow! My tooth!

I had multiple fillings done about a month ago due to my major dental negligence over the past few years. Everything was awesome and wonderful until last week.... [more inside]
posted by altopower on May 3, 2013 - 12 answers

How do I choose between types of fillings & crowns?

I have fillings that need to be replaced, and I need to decide whether I want amalgam or composite fillings. I may also need a new crown, and I need to decide whether I want the basic option or to upgrade. How do I decide? [more inside]
posted by insectosaurus on Mar 26, 2013 - 9 answers

Is a root canal necessary before a crown?

So, I cracked one of my lower molars and it now needs to be crowned. My dentist is planning to perform a root canal on the tooth before crowning it, but I'm not sure if it is necessary. [more inside]
posted by defreckled on Feb 5, 2013 - 12 answers

Does pain while chewing mean I need a root canal?

Pain when chewing with a composite filling. Will I need (yet another) root canal? And what's up with my teeth, anyway?! [more inside]
posted by PhoBWanKenobi on May 10, 2010 - 7 answers

Why has the dentist left blue marks on my teeth?

I've just had 3 white enamel fillings in the bottom-left corner of my mouth. Looking in the mirror, I now have a small bluish-gray mark at the nearest 'peak' of each molar. Should I be worried? [more inside]
posted by Kirn on Aug 21, 2008 - 3 answers

Do I need fillings for receding gums?

My wife and I went to the dentist yesterday for an exam. This was our first time at this dentist. He said that both of us had some spots of receding gums, and recommended getting fillings to protect the un-enameled areas of the teeth. I'm not sure that I want a filling for something that seems like brushing habits and taking more vitamin-C can fix. [more inside]
posted by heh3d on Aug 13, 2008 - 14 answers

This buckle filling is going to be the death of me...

I keep losing the same buckle filling again and again. Should I just suck it up and tell my dentist to give me a cap instead? [more inside]
posted by Unicorn on the cob on Apr 28, 2008 - 7 answers

Whether to replace amalgam fillings

DentalFilter: Anybody else have their amalgam fillings replaced because they're old--NOT because you were worried about their possible harmfulness? [more inside]
posted by lilybeane on Feb 20, 2006 - 18 answers

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