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Did my dentist fill a healthy tooth?

(9 Posts)
MentalDental9 Wed 13-Jun-18 13:49:31

So I just came home from the dentist. I had a look in the mirror to see my fillings and I think the dentist might have filled a healthy tooth.

I drew up a dental map. Orange is what she was supposed to fill and red is what she had filled.
In my treatment plan I have the following teeth listed


So these are my upper teeth. Not sure if she had made a mistake?! Any advice? And what can I do if she did fill a healthy tooth?

MentalDental9 Wed 13-Jun-18 13:50:39

Dental Map

MentalDental9 Wed 13-Jun-18 14:15:39


Judydreamsofhorses Wed 13-Jun-18 21:42:29

Are you sure you just can’t see the filling in the 7, and the other tooth was already filled ages ago? I recently had root canal in an upper 7 and I just can’t imagine a dentist making that mistake, especially as the molars are the teeth which so many people need fillings in.

MentalDental9 Wed 13-Jun-18 22:51:39

Nope I got amalgam fillings which I have never had before so yup it was definitely filled today. And I'm 100% sure my upper R7 is not filled. I don't know 🤷‍♀️ I'd like to think she didn't make a mistake but honestly I don't think there was anything wrong with my UR4

ObiJuanKenobi Wed 13-Jun-18 22:57:36

If you're notes are correct then yes they've filled the wrong one shock

MentalDental9 Wed 13-Jun-18 23:07:26

I honestly don't want me to be right but it's definitely my upper R4 and 6 I had filled today ( the others were done 3 weeks ago by the same dentist) I'm not sure what to do. Obviously it's done now but I'm quite upset.

ObiJuanKenobi Wed 13-Jun-18 23:08:33

You need to find out, is this nhs or private?

MentalDental9 Wed 13-Jun-18 23:09:20

I had the same thread in AIBU as here I wasn't getting any comments till now.
And I thought this might give you a better description of what happened today . This is From my other thread:

My upper R6 was a broken tooth. I don't think there was a cavity on my upper R4. Can't remember any pain from there or seen anything wrong with it. It was an NHS dentist. I don't know why she'd fill a healthy tooth. She was running late and I waited over 1 hour for her, maybe she was distracted? I don't know . During the appointment at some point someone came in the room and sat down a youngish 17-19 years old boy on one of the chairs in front of me. No one said a thing! They didn't ask if it was okay or anything. I felt so uncomfortable, and embarrassed... not easy to try to rinse when half of your face is numb. I mentioned the receptionist and she was apologetic and said they should have asked for my permission. I just don't know the whole appointment felt so odd.

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