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Dispigmentation on hard palate

I have a reddish-purple patch on my hard palate which has been here for over 2 years. Previous dentist was not concerned as i mentioned that i had burnt my palate prior. Current dentist seems concerned. No pain at all. Cant feel anything odd when i...

Is it possible to have every single tooth have a curved root?

I tried asking this already but the answer wouldn't load. My boyfriend need a couple teeth pulled but he has all of his teeth have curved roots.. I know ppl can have teeth with curved roots but is it possible for ALL of his roots to be curved. Like...

Relocating for a job before completion of treatment

Hi. I am in the last stages of my orthodontic treatment and am scheduled to get my braces removed in February. However, I have just accepted a job offer that is out-of-state and my start date is January, so I’ll be relocating there soon. How...

Filling came out

Hi I had a filling put in recently but when I got home I noticed something protruding from my back tooth about 2mm. I thought this was a piece of metal or something that had been accidentally left behind from them inserting the filling and I was...

Is this root canal ok? What is black space?

Had a root canal done almost a year ago but had the crown removed because food kept getting trapped underneath. It is tooth #29. It was omitting a bad smell from flossing the food out that kept getting trapped by the crown. Then I noticed on the...

Retainer After Canine Exposure and Braces

Will I need to wear a retainer after having impacted canine exposure surgery and braces? Other than the impacted canine my teeth are overall pretty good, so there isn't much else for the braces to do. (not my photo, I just needed to submit a photo...

Do I need to have all my bottom teeth pulled at once?

I have has dental issues since my teeth first came in. My dad has bad teeth also. My mom spent thousands upon thousands of dollars to fix my teeth as i was growing up and they are just rotting away. I have crowns on my 4 upper front teeth. But my...

Potentially bad timing after wisdom removal?

Right so I got my braces off about three months ago and at my most recent ortho, I was told that I have about 6 more months of wearing my retainers day and night. Shortly after my most recent ortho, I was told that I had to get my wisdom teeth...

My back teeth are breaking.

Hi my name is Marisa and I was wondering why my back teeth just randomly started breaking and it felt like I was swallowing them. I have never had a cavity, it feels like I’m swallowing hard little and medium pieces. I really need to know what’s...

Can you get pericoronitis after getting your wisdom teeth out?

I’m the past week or so, a small bump formed behind my back right molar. At first I didn’t really notice but with each day it seems to get more noticeable, and more painful. I looked it up and looked at the pictures and it looks very similar to...

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