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A Dentist’s Attention is Required to Treat a Missing Filling

While fillings are not directly susceptible to the influence of bacteria, the tooth enamel surrounding them is still suspect. Inconsistent oral hygiene habits put you at increased risk for suffering complications with one of your fillings. It might not even show, and one day the filling could simply come loose during a meal or be pulled out by a piece... read more »

If You Lose a Filling, the Tooth Might Need to Be Restored by a Crown

It’s not uncommon for the bacteria in your mouth to slowly exploit the cement that is holding your filling in place. In some cases, the bacteria can infiltrate the area and form a new cavity. Inevitably, this will cause the filling to fall out. In a situation like this, there might be so much compromised tooth enamel that your dentist’s... read more »