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broke my tooth!!!

i called the dentists office and the closest appointment they could get me is not untill february 16th! i got some temporary filling material but how long will that work? will it keep the break from decaying? is it safe to use for long periods of time?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:53 PM on Nov. 19, 2009 in Health

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  • Call a different dentist.
    Gailll

    Answer by Gailll at 2:00 PM on Nov. 19, 2009

  • what???? They should be fitting you in alot sooner to check it out - call another dentist and first tell them that you're hurting could they fit you in sooner or you'll need to see another.

    When I broke a tooth my dentist took me in next day to make sure of where/how it was broken and to stabilize it until a regular appointment for it could be had.

    Teeth can have fractures and be splinted. I learned that from a fence fall of my daughter's when I took her to CHOP's pediatric dentistry. Fortunately her wasn't fractured.

    Give them another call.
    lfl

    Answer by lfl at 2:01 PM on Nov. 19, 2009

  • I agree. You don't have to go to that particular dentist.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:02 PM on Nov. 19, 2009

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