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Cavities Under a Filling

teeth, health, smile, dentistFillings are intended to “fill in” the gap left by a cavity. However, a cavity can form underneath the filling for various reasons.

– Damaged Filling: Cracks and other damage can occur over time.

– Bad Seal: If the filling was badly sealed, there will be gaps for bacteria to populate.

– Tooth Grinding: Grinding the teeth can wear down fillings and create gaps.

It is a fact that “fillings need to be replaced eventually” and they should be checked at regular intervals by your dentist for signs of damage. Taking good care of your teeth is vital in avoiding cavities and fillings and you can read more at https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/can-i-get-cavities-under-a-filling/.

Dr Nicholas Riley BDS 1996, MJDF 2012

Nik qualified from Cardiff Dental School in 1996. He has always had a keen interest in clinical excellence, and further education. He recently gained his MJDF qualifications Nik dedicates much of his time to attending many world renowned courses in restorative, aesthetic and implant dentistry, so he can ensure that patients benefit from the most up to date solutions.

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