Have you considered contacting your local dental society for support services? Or possibly going to a local dental school to get treatment done at a more affordable price. Removal of the teeth would both help with the bad breath which occurs (due to the buildup of bacteria in the roots) as well as prevent future infection of the area.
So the front tooth hasn't moved out after 3-4 months since the baby tooth came out? When was her last dental appointment?
It does seem to have taken longer than usual. The baby tooth normally won't come out unless the adult tooth pushes the baby tooth out, at which point, the adult tooth will start coming out from underneath the gums.
Its possible that the trauma from the dental handpiece can cause damage to the nerve of the tooth. If that's the case, it may take upwards of 6 weeks to completely recover from that irritation. If it doesn't improve in 6 weeks, a root canal may be needed as the injury won't heal on its own.
You may want to ask your dentist to refer you to an endodontist or periodontist (root canal or gum specialist) to get it evaluated. I understand that we shouldn't perform treatment on something we can't confidently diagnose and solve but at the same time, it doesn't work to allow symptoms to develop without at least seeing a specialist or seek...
In terms of fillings, they could place a gold filling or a porcelain filling as an alternative to amalgam or composite.
I would say you should contact your dentist to see what he/she would recommend. It sounds like you may have an irreversible pulpitis, which is an inflammation of the dental pulp which can't be stopped. It may progressively worsen...
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