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  • About shaping of teeth
    My teeth are not much visible through my mouth and pls teel me the suitable tratment to get nice teeth and which could visible through my mouth and for making shapes of my teeth nice i dont have any teeth related pain only i just wanted to improve the...
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  • After having braces my bottom row slant to one side
    I am now at the end of my braces..my teeth are all straight , only a problem now with my bottom row slanting from right to left... my orthodontist says the only option is to have veneers to even out the look ... im wondering if there are other options.
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  • Is it possible for a space maintainer spring and power chain working together?
    Can you put a power chain over a space maintainer spring? It seems counter productive to me and the orthodontics place I go to it a bit sketchy. I have a spring maintainer for a space that an implant will be going into soon and the assistant put a...
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  • 19 Teeth Extracted
    One day ago I was admitted into Same Day Surgery and had 19 teeth extracted & reduction of the Tori. I had immediate placement of temporary dentures. Today the oozing blood has stopped and upon removal of the temporary plates, I can see large pieces of...
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  • My breath is bad
    My breath is so bad that people hold their hand to their nose when I’m around. I’m afraid I’ll lose my job over it. I brush my teeth 3-4 times a day, after every meal, gargle with mouth wash, floss my teeth, bought a water pik, take pro biotic...
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  • Gums where wisdom teeth were removed after 2 years seem to be suddenly opening again.
    I had my wisdom teeth out almost 2 years aago. And just earlier I had noticed that I tasted slight blood in my mouth. I came to realize that where I had my wisdom teeth removed it seemed like it was starting to open back up again. It's slightly swollen...
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  • I need a second opinion on straightening my front teeth, I already have braces on.
    I got braces to straighten my two front teeth. My right front tooth overlapped my left front tooth. I was told 18 to 20 months for treatment. Well its been 23 months and my two fronth teeth are not aligned. The left front tooth is still pushed back,...
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  • Question about anesthesia
    I'm getting wisdom tooth removed Thursday. I have a question though. My veins are very very deep and they roll and takes my regular Dr like 45 minutes just to find a vein. Will this be a problem? I just got blood work done at my Dr last week and still...
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  • Please help! I formed a liver clot.
    Hii i have formed a liver clot on my upper mouth covering one tooth or maybe two and i dont know what i should do. Should i leave it in or take it out? Yesterday morning when i first saw it, it scared me so much that i picked it out and removed it. I...
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  • Black spots found in my jaw
    My dentist seen black spots im my jaw wants to to see oral surgeon i asked him how bad he said one of two things iys either nothing or its real bad i dont have insurance to have it checked i do have a copy of my xrays i could send them to u
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  • I need relief from sharp dental wires.
    Can I use oral gel to numb my cheeks in order to stop the discomfort of my dental wires from cutting into my cheeks while I eat? The wires are located near my back molars. They are not broken, just sharp.
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  • Jaw asymmetry
    I was wondering if you could take a look aat the x-ray photo to determine whether the left side of my jaw grew bigger than the left. If this is the case, what treatment options are there to correct this problem? Ive heard of dental appliances, are...
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  • Canker Sore Gone Rouge
    So for 4 weeks I've had this gone rouge canker sore. I'm getting it surgically removed in 2 months. It's so noticeable although it's in the inside of my bottom lip. I also wear bottom retainers and that makes the pain 2x worse. What can I do to reduce...
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  • Can braces cure TMJ Disorder?
    I've been having problems with my jaw lately and it's been hard to eat. I've been to the doctors and they said that if I go to a dentist, they will likely recommend me braces or a night guard. I was just wondering, can braces actually cure my TMJ and...
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  • Wisdom Tooth Extraction Swollen For 5 Days
    I got all four of my impacted wisdom teeth removed 8 days ago. The top left of my mouth has been swollen and its been draining pus for 5 days now. There’s a white sore back there too. The neighboring molar is very sensitive to touch and aches where...
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  • What is causing severe pain after a simple filling?
    Hi, I had two lower fillings done this past Wednesday. I went in due to pain and was told I had a cavity, therefor my dentist went ahead and did the filling on that tooth and another I needed done. Initially, there was no pain and I went into Thursday...
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  • Why do I have some many gaps in middle of teeth after adult got braces removed?
    I recently got my braces removed 3 months ago. I dislike my teeth very much. Is it normal for adult teeth to look like this after treatment? My orthodontist stated I can have bonding done, however he could not do it and would have to go to a...
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  • Getting traditional braces after Invisalign
    I recently finished my Invisalign treatment and wear my retainers every night however one of the main reasons i decided to get Invisalign was to fix my overbite. After the first 31 trays I told my orthodontist how I wasn’t happy about still having my...
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  • Why are my braces causing more gapes than I already had?
    I got my braces January 5th and I have noticed they have caused more gaps in the front bottom row of teeth. I was wondering it that a problem, do they supposed to do that? Can you get your braces off earlier than what they told you? I have to keep my...
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  • Does This Root Canal Have Abscess?
    Please verify if n21 tooth has suffered a root canal abscess. Thanks kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk 
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  • Can I put my elastics on my 2nd premolar instead?
    I lost the buccal tube on my first molar. I’m instructed to wear class 2 elastics. I fear that if I stop wearing elastics then my treatment will be prolonged. I’m still on my second week. Can I put my elastics on my 2nd premolar instead?
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  • Can carriere motion be applied on second molar?
    hi. I have got my right first molar extracted due to cracked tooth syndrome. initially i planned to get my braces on early this month but was delayed due to my cracked tooth syndrome. now, another option was given - carriere motion application- which...
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  • What is this strange localized swelling on my inside lower gumline?
    Im not sure what this swelling is on my gum? It appeared a couple weeks ago. Hasn't gotten any bigger, hasn't shrunk. It causes no pain or discomfort. It fits perfectly under my partial denture which i have worn for 8 years. I've had poor teeth my...
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  • How do I become a pediatric dentist?
    How do I become a pediatric dentist I would like to know because I want to grow up and be one I want to help other children and children with special needs I love to see other children happy but want to know how to become one
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  • Rate of increase in implant costs
    Has there been any recent studies of the rates of increase in dental costs or charges? If I was to set aside money today for implants to be completed in 5 years, how much more would I need today to cover the costs in 5 years using past rates of...
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