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Fillings

  • Avoid chewing and drinking hot beverages until the dental anesthesia wears off.
  • Your new filling may be sensitive to hot and cold for a few weeks, particularly if you had a deep restoration.
  • Your gum tissue around the injection site may be sensitive for a few days.
  • A tooth with a new filling may feel different to your tongue for a few weeks.

If your bite does not feel normal a week after the procedure, please give our office a call for an adjustment.