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Treatment options for broken molar

By andrew 11/14/2010 8:15:42 PM
I broke the back part of upper left molar off...there is no painpain...I can brush floss and mouthwash fine...also can eat and drink hot or cold liquids...I know it needs to be fixed but really have no money for it...been using dental putty from pharmecy to cover..can I get it a temporary fix until I can afford more...what are my options
Posted By : Dr. Ritz on 11/14/2010 8:15:42 PM

If there is no pain ,no hot and cold sensation then you should visit your dentist and get the filling done . It looks like it is not exposed though that will be confirmed by the dentist. If it is not exposed and you do not go for fillig now then with time the pain and sensation can be there and then you have to go for the root canal treatment with crown which will be quite an expensive treatment. At this stage only filling will serve the purose and it will not be very costly. For more info on fillings you can visit the following link on our website....www.identalhub.com/article_average-cost-of-dental-filling-449.aspx


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