In the days after having a cavity filled, you will need to take precautions to protect the filling.
- Make sure to continue brushing your teeth twice daily, but brush gently and with a soft-bristled toothbrush.
- Avoid extremely hot or cold foods to prevent potential tooth sensitivity.
- Take care when chewing, avoiding chewing on the filling if possible for the first two days.
“No need to take special care when brushing around your cavity, just ensure your brushing is gentle so to not damage your enamel or your new filling!”
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