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Who is at high risk for a discolored filling?

24-03-2020

Preston Dental Saskatoon Dental Clinic Services

Some people are more susceptible to having a discolored filling. The risk factors for a discolored filling are:

  • Older fillings.
  • Open edges or gaps between the filling and tooth.
  • Decay under or around the filling.
  • Poor oral hygiene.
  • Exposure to high staining drinks such as coffee, tea and red wine.
  • Smoking.