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    Unverified Review Feb 10, 2014

As mentioned by my colleagues, it is very difficult to make a solid statement on this situation without having x-rays and performed the exam in person, but here are some things to think about:

- #3 (upper right molar) you are having symptoms, so address this tooth first. Trying to prepare the tooth and make a temporary crown is a good idea to assist in figuring out if you have a fracture that is causing the problem

- #4,5,19 are there old mercury fillings present? Did x-rays reveal decay? Are you at high risk for decay?

You may wish to address #3, complete the work with the tooth and then begin to replace old fillings in #4,5,19 one at a time. Yes, there is always the risk of the nerve inflammation when a tooth is treated but this must be balanced with a consideration of the other issues the tooth has. If there are really old, worn "silver" mercury fillings in the teeth, they are compromising the structure and probably allowing decay to form, so replacing these fillings would be a good choice.

As mentioned before, if there are things on the treatment plan that you ignore or wait too long to address, they can turn into bigger problems later.

Anna Belous


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University of Rochester
State University of New York, Buffalo School of Dental Medicine
UPENN - University of Pennsylvania
AGD - Academy of General Dentistry