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Small piece of THE outer filling came off

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Kropeace

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I endured step 1 of a root canal today, they placed temporary filling. Now just a small piece of the filling came off, everything else is intact and the filling is covering everything. Is there any reason for concern?
 
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Paige2018

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I would think there is no reason for concern if you are not in any pain. I would be very careful and not chew on or disrupt that area until you have a follow up appointment. If you are still concerned, then I would call the dr that did the root canal.
 
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Kropeace

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I would think there is no reason for concern if you are not in any pain. I would be very careful and not chew on or disrupt that area until you have a follow up appointment. If you are still concerned, then I would call the dr that did the root canal.
Thanks, they put a lot of filling so om pretty sure its not a problem. Just wanted to make syre.
 
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Kropeace

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Also should i be careful around the filling when brushing?
 
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Mike

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It was likely a bit of excess coming away so unless there’s an obvious hole I wouldn’t worry.

Just brush as normal :)
 
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Kropeace

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It was likely a bit of excess coming away so unless there’s an obvious hole I wouldn’t worry.

Just brush as normal :)
Yeah, i guess there was a lot of decay since half my tooth is covered in filling.
Thanks for reassuring me.
 
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