Mason asked in HealthDental · 4 weeks ago

Tooth filling off for years?

The tooth filling broke off about 2 years ago, haven had any pain unless i bite something with the tooth, havent been to a dentist for that, what do you guys think will happen would i loose my tooth? Or can it be simply repaired?

2 Answers

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago
    Favourite answer

    Commonly, a broken filling allows new decay to start, so you might need the old filing removed, additional drilling, and a larger new filling.

    But you've waited two years, and we can't know what other damage might be happening to cause that pain you have on biting. You really shouldn't wait any longer.

  • hihi!
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    Possibly a crown, composite or cast noble metal crown. It all depends if there is enough "tooth structure" remaining to support a crown.

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