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Anxious about old fillings



Junior member
Apr 12, 2022
Hi, I really appreciate this forum. I had a number of bad experiences at my previous dentist which has left me with a ton of dental anxiety. He previously did two fillings on my premolar tooth. My new dentist noted some gaps at the margin on this xray, but also didn't push me to replace them since I had bigger problems at the time to deal with. Do these fillings look bad? Would you leave them as-is or try to get them fixed? They are only a few years old. I want to avoid unnecessary dental work but I'm also very scared of recurrent decay.

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I also wanted to note the fillings are not that old. 1-2 years old in this X-ray which was taken 2 years ago. It has always had this little gap. :/
It's not worth doing anything just now. I'd just keep an eye on it.