According to a report by the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics, about 91 percent of adults in the United States have one dental filling or more. So most of us have them. Dental fillings typically don’t last a lifetime, so it’s not uncommon for one to get loose. What to do when a dental filling fell out? We’ll fill you in.
How long have you had your dental fillings? Do you remember what material they are? Because many of us leave fillings in too long. In fact, studies show that 69.8% of people do.* This leaves the tooth open to further decay and more cavities. The answer is dental filling restoration. Read when you might want to consider that and what to expect.