How much do fillings hurt?

Answer Okay, I had a filing yesterday, and I didn't get the injection either. To be honest, it didn't really hurt at all. I felt a little pressure, but not any pain. The thought is worse than the actual e... Read More »

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Im getting the wires for my braces tomorrow and few hours later cavity fillings will the fillings hurt...?

The cavity filling generally doesn't hurt any and the braces and the filling probably won't have any effect on each other. You probably have spacers so it's not uncommon for a tooth to get a bit lo... Read More »

Do teeth fillings hurt?

Some do. Some don't. Usually the needle and the associated numbness is the worst part though. I make a point of asking the dentist if the needle is really needed. Quite often you can have a sma... Read More »

Do fillings or teeth cleaned hurt more?

I personally think that the cleaning is much worse than a filling.The shot hurts when you get a filling, but then you are completely numb. The cleaning is very, very uncomfortable IMO.

I got silver fillings the other day. I don't like them and want to change to white fillings. Options?

You could go back and pay them to replace with white fillings. Of course, white fillings are strictly inferior in back teeth because they are not as strong and leak (causing more cavities).