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I have sharpness in tooth after composite restoration bonding. Please help.

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Dr. Osman Adam

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Published At December 13, 2023
Reviewed AtDecember 13, 2023

Patient's Query

Hello doctor,

I am not satisfied with dental bonding done on the front left tooth. Enamel was removed to make room for the composite resin and the enamel is now too thin and feels sharp to the tongue's touch because of this. Shape and feel is not consistent with the natural front right tooth. Is there any way to fix this? Want to be as conservative as possible to avoid further damage.

Answered by Dr. Osman Adam

Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

According to your query, I believe it will be easy to solve that problem you have, just a little bit of enamel sharpness or roughness can usually come from a previous bonded composite filling done especially at anterior teeth. So at that time, you should go to a cosmetic dentist or expert. He will do for you abrasive smoothness by composite finishing burs to get the same consistency and then you will feel comfortable or he will go for changing the old filling to get a new one. Do not be afraid about further damage of your teeth. A doctor can do what is must to do for you to restore the aesthetics and function of your tooth. It would be good if you could attach an image of your tooth here to get further details of your question.

Same symptoms don't mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!

Dr. Osman Adam
Dr. Osman Adam

Dentistry

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