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Tooth Pain After Filling Part 2

Continued from Part 1

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Teeth grinding habit

Clenching and grinding or bruxing of the teeth can cause additional occlusal load or stress to the teeth and may lead to fracture of a restored tooth, causing pain. Continue reading

Tooth Pain After Filling Part 1

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Teeth fillings are placed to restore a tooth back to its functional or aesthetic state. Besides tooth decay, tooth filling is also done for cracked and broken tooth, worn teeth, bruxism (teeth grinding) and other reasons. However the problem of tooth pain after filling is done can be quite common. Continue reading

Ingredients of Dental Fillings

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When you get a tooth filling done at your dentist, do you not wonder about the ingredients of the dental filling he/she is putting into your mouth? Each dental filling has its own composition and the deciding factors for the type of dental filling you will get are the size of the cavity filling or condition of the tooth, dental filling cost and the availability of the material in the dental office. Continue reading

How to Determine if a Filling is Needed

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Our teeth are constantly being attacked by acid produced by plaque bacteria as well as by the acidic foods and drinks we consumed. Acids cause damage below the tooth surface, causing microscopic holes in the tooth. If the acid damage continues over a period of time, the tooth becomes so fragile that a hole or pitting becomes visible in the tooth. As the hole gets bigger, the tooth will need a filling. Continue reading