It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Dental Health Message Board

Composit Filling Discolorin

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 08-13-2002, 11:02 AM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Aug 2001
Posts: 44
ILMom HB User
Post Composit Filling Discolorin

About a month ago, I had a composite filling put in where the dentist drilled through a crown to re-do a root canal. What would cause it to discolor?

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 08-14-2002, 06:08 PM   #2
Senior Member
Join Date: Aug 2001
Posts: 153
Michelle99 HB User

Is the filling gray now? Composite fillings are often transluscent, and the dark metal from the inside of the crown may be showing through. My dentist adds something to make the filling more opaque and less noticable in those situations.

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Composite Filling Issue AnAnnoyingTooth Dental Health 1 07-24-2009 11:41 AM
Failing composite filling onthetopo Dental Health 4 06-27-2009 08:35 PM
Filling fell out! Old mercury, amalgram filling! Hamilton92 Dental Health 1 05-11-2008 04:58 PM
Silver Filling Replacement: Necessary or not? occgroup Dental Health 17 08-12-2005 09:52 AM
Major pain with a cavity filling air_20 Dental Health 17 03-03-2005 11:27 PM
Extreme Pain After Filling Replaced Shancrook Dental Health 6 11-26-2004 06:00 AM
Dental Disaster from Routine Filling - TWICE?? mikehuangsd Dental Health 8 11-12-2004 05:03 PM
Broken tooth or filling? problems wishcametrue Dental Health 2 04-17-2004 10:19 AM
Tooth sensitivity/pain after old filling replaced Bagdasar Dental Health 0 03-09-2001 07:04 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:13 PM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!