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Can a tooth with more than one filling be saved?

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Dr. Neha Sumra

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Posted on Thu, 7 Aug 2014 in Dental Health
Question: Is it possible for a tooth to have more than one filling and still be saved?
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Answered by Dr. Neha Sumra 25 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Yes, it could be saved but only strength reduces

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Thanks for writing in.

It is not important how many fillings are done in same tooth, rather what matters is how the filling is done & its strength.
If tooth is RCT treated its better to go for capping rather than filling.In case tooth is non- rct treated it could be treated by filling only.Choice of material for filling depends on size & location of cavity.

Visit your dentist for further treatment plan.

Hope I answered your query

Wishing you good health

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Dr. Neha Sumra

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