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What Can Be Done If A Filling Is Uneven?

Posted on 5/25/2019 by Dr. VanBrunt
What Can Be Done If A Filling Is Uneven?Because so many people are walking around with fillings, many people don't see fillings as a problem. If you get a cavity, you come in and see us, you get a cavity filled and you leave with a healthy tooth that is cavity-free.

There are times, though they are rare, when a filling is a problem. One of the problems with a filling is that the dental patients may experience an uneven filling. What happens if you find that your filling is uneven, and what can be done about it? Keep reading to find out.

Fixing Fillings

If you have an uneven filling, you may notice that when you bite down, your bite is uneven. You may find that you can't bite down the way that you have bitten down in the past. You may also notice that one side of your mouth is hurting as you bite down. Some people experience pain in the tooth, and others have frequent headaches.

The good news is that if you do have an uneven filling, we can fix it quite easily. Most of the time, fixing an uneven filing is just a matter of us filing down the filling and making sure that your bite is even. In most cases, the filing down of your uneven filling does not take much time at all, and usually does not require numbing of the tooth to fix.

If you are worried about an uneven filling, or you suspect you may have an uneven filling, and you want to get an opinion on it, we would love to talk with you about your fillings, or your overall dental health. We are committed to making sure that your teeth look and feel their best. Why not give us a call today, and schedule an appointment to talk to us about your teeth?

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