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Can orthodontic treatment cause seizures?

My 11 year old daughter had a permanent retainer put on the bottom of her mouth and a removable for the top 3 months ago. This was done as a pre amble to braces as her teeth were very crowded and starting to move. There was only the usual side...

braces & impacted teeth

My daughter is on the road to braces. She's had four perm teeth removed to give room for others to come in. I believe the teeth they are making room from are the upper canine teeth. They are giving her until March for the teeth to come in or they...

Will my teeth shift while my crowns are pending?

Hello, I just got temporary crowns on one side of my top arch and will get temporary crowns on the other side. Early February Ill get the permanent crowns. However, I have been wearing my retainers every night for two years as instructed, but am...

White mark on side of tongue

Hi, I noticed over 7 months ago this area on the side of my husbands tongue that is white like a line. It is right where his bite aligns. He had a upper molar extracted over a year ago. Before then we never noticed the area. He also has a very...

I would like to know if I need dental braces.

Do I need dental braces ? I have had an overbite and gap my whole life and I am very curious because I really want them. I have a slight lisp due to my overbite and i’m pretty sure getting it fixed would also fix my facial structure. I don’t...

Will I need appliances

I’m just wondering if I will need any appliances with my braces cause my ortho said nothing as of yet, I’m getting the braces at the end of the month I have class 1 malclussion with poor arch coordination. She hasn’t said I will need...

Haven't been to a dentist

Hello, I'm a 17 year old female who has really crooked front teeth and I haven't been to the dentist in almost 10-11years because my mum never bothered taking me. I still have baby teeth at the back but I have adult teeth in the front. I live in...

Should I wait until my next appointment and will my treatment stop or reverse

Hello my name is Sasha. My braces have been broken since New Year's Eve. And I have an appointment next Friday. Should I wait until my next appointment or should I go ahead and go see them. Also will it stop my process of my treatment.

Implant/bone graft or root canal pain?

Is a root canal or a bone graft for a implant more painful? Also, can I get funny gas for a bone graft?! I used to have a root canal until it decayed and broke off dentist extracted what was left of the tooth. I’m scheduled for a bone graft, I’m...

I think I have an abscest

I had a tooth pulled and I got dry socket now I have a lump that seems to have a head on it.. I am taking antibiotics clindamycin 300mgx3daily. The pain is gone in my jaw but the lump is sensitive.I go back to my dentist saturday. But I am so...

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