Experiencing tooth sensitivity and pain are common problems after having a dental filling. People with allergies to metal may suffer allergic reactions to amalgam (silver) fillings. Fillings may chip, crack, or wear away from the continual pressure of chewing, clenching, and grinding. Read more: Problems With Dental Fillings Article
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