Instructions For Home Care After Receiving Cosmetic White Fillings
The following information is a useful guide of aftercare after having cosmetic white fillings or porcelain inlays.
If local anaesthetic is used
The effects of local anaesthetic normally last 3-4 hours. To avoid damage to your tongue, cheeks and lips, you should avoid chewing until the numbness has completely worn off. Also avoid hot drinks or food if you are very numb.