For anyone who can't get to a dentist right away, a homemade filling can provide temporary relief, according to WebMD. If a filling does fall out, try to keep the piece if you can to later show the dentist. Restorative m... More »

If a tooth filling falls out, it is important to call a dentist and schedule an appointment right away, notes Colgate.com. The dentist can determine the necessary treatment. More »

Colgate explains that tooth pain following a filling procedure is typically the result of the filling being placed too high, which causes pain when biting, or from the electric current between two fillings in the mouth, ... More »

As of 2015, the average cost for getting a cavity filled at the dentist is about $170 for a front tooth filling and $183 for a molar filling, according to NerdWallet. However, these averages are based on national costs, ... More »

It is not possible to repair a broken tooth at home, and when a tooth breaks, an individual must see a dentist as soon as possible, according to WebMD. This helps ensure the tooth does not sustain further damage or infec... More »

During a simple tooth extraction, the dentist numbs the patient’s mouth and gums using a local anesthetic, loosens the tooth using a special tool called an elevator, clamps on to the tooth with forceps and pulls the toot... More »

Home remedies such as applying clove oil, rinsing with salt water or hydrogen peroxide, and applying ice can quickly and temporarily relieve tooth pain until you can reach a dentist. Clove oil contains eugenol, which is ... More »