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Composite restoration - After treatment.



Jan 9, 2012
Staffordshire, UK.
After breaking a quarter of my bottom back molar around an old amalgam filling two months ago, today I had a composite replacement and restoration done. My mouth and particularly my lips were so numb and my jaw that achey after the procedure that I couldn't bring myself to do anything other than thank the dentist and his assistant before heading out.

Is there anything I should be doing in the next 24-48 hours to prevent damage to this new filling, aside from not chewing on that side which I wasn't planning on doing anyway?
No, chewing on it is fine too. It's fully set as soon as the assistant zaps it with her blue light :)