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Adjusting to a New Filling

Tips for Adjusting to a New Filling Adjusting to a new filling can be difficult at first, because you are not used to having it in your mouth.  During the first few days, be careful about how you brush and eat, as the filling is new, so you want to make sure it settles and is solid in your tooth.   What You Need to Do After You Get a Filling Right after you get your filling, be careful about eating on it for a couple days. Again, you want to give the composite material time to settle. After you have your filling for a certain length of time, you will not notice any type of discomfort, such as initial sensitivity. While adjusting to your new filling, try to avoid eating crunchy or hard foods, such as granola, celery, carrot sticks, or hard breads. Instead, make sure your diet consists of softer menu choices, such as yogurt, mashed potatoes, and smoothies.   Taking Care of Your New Filling In most cases, your dentist  will add

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Gum Treatment

     Gum disease attacks the gums and the bone that support the teeth.  Plaque is a sticky film of food debris, bacteria, and saliva.  If plaque is

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Cosmetic dentistry

What is Cosmetic Dentistry? Cosmetic dentistry is dentistry aimed at creating a positive change to your teeth and to your smile. Most think of tooth

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