Posted by: Lost F | 2005/07/07


Fillings not lasting

I have the problem of the fillings not lasting longer than 2-3mths. Then it is back to the dentist to have them replaced.
This is now from 4 diffrent dentist in four diffrent areas. What could be the reason?
Is there anything I can do to correct this?

Expert's Reply


Oral health expert

This is not common at all. There are various reasons fillings could come out, however if 4 different dentists have had their fillings come out, I am not sure what the reason could be. Are they cracking or falling out. Sometimes if a persons bite is very deep, fillings can fracture repeatedly.

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Posted by: Lost F | 2005/07/14

One of the fillings is in an area were it is not possible to bite on. I live in the Roodepoort area, is there someone who you can recommend that I can go see?

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