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Temporary filling of the tooth came off. How dangerous is it? Is there a filler I can buy?

I had root canal therapy last year but could not afford it so the office sent me home with out putting a crown on it and with a temporary filling to cover the hole. Two days ago that filling came out. I still can not afford the dentist . I was curious as to how dangerous my situation is or isn t. Also if there is any sort of filler or sealant I could purchase my self to fill the hole safely and to keep out any infection. I also need to know the best way to keep the open hole clean until I figure out what to do. Thank you.
Asked On : Mon, 28 Jan 2013
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Thank you for the query.
Loss of temporary restoration should be replaced with a permanent restoration with GIC or miracle mix ,at least till you get a crown done for it. If the teeth is left unfilled then there are chance of re infection and breakage of the teeth when you bite on it . I suggest you to see your dentist and get the permanent filling done and plan for getting a crown placed on to it as early as you can and make sure you donot eat anything hard on the teeth .
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