Recent Questions

  • How to get rid of toothache
    I have a gum that is swollen and it's pushing against a tooth and I want to get the swollen gum to go away cause it hurts so bad I feel like crying. I have tried everything it is and nothing helps and if it does it's for a short period
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  • Issue with the shape of my gums on my top teeth
    I have quite small teeth so I went to a dentist to see if getting my crown lengthened was an option but he said that I do not have enough bone under my gums to do the procedure, something a long the lines of my teeth will become loose. However now the...
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  • Extreme tooth sensitivity after gum surgery
    HI, I recently had the 1sts of 4 quadrants of gum surgery. They cut the gum (flap) and cleaned. Now that tooth is extremely sensitive to cold and hot. Particularly cold to the point where it is hard to drink. I am now questioning whether I should...
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  • implant specialist for low sinuses
    My dentist says I need a specialist for an implant because my sinus is too close to the gum line for him to do it. Where in the US is the cheapest place to get a special implant? It is a molar on my right side that has been missing for awhile.
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  • What can I do if im unhappy with my teeth after braces?
    Hi I just got my braces taken off and I have had braces for almost 2 years. My teeth are still cricked after braces and I’m unhappy with them. They left my top tooth pointy and my top and bottom teeth dont touch. My bottom teeth are sideways and they...
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  • Can springs fix an 11mm overbite?
    My orthodontist said after I get braces and bands that I can optionally get a 10-12 hour jaw reconstructive surgery to fix my 11mm overbite. Why can't I just get springs to fix my overbite? She said that my bands won't fully fix the overbite, but I...
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  • Ways to be put under for oral surgery?
    Is there a way to put someone completely under without a needle before an oral surgery? Last time I went to have my wisdom teeth out they used gas but before I was completely out they stuck a needle in my arm which caused my anxiety to cause a seizure.
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  • Can my issues be fixed by switching orthodontists? 20 months in braces, not satisfied!
    Good Morning, I have had braces for 20 months, but my orthodontist told me I would only need them 3 months! I basically was a relapse case. I had Invisalign in 2007-2008 to close a gap in my front teeth, and a permanent retainer was affixed to the...
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  • I have to re-do my crown 11 weeks pregnant
    So I’ve been having gum pain in between my tooth and the tooth with the crown and the dentist told me that my crown was not properly fitted so bacteria is leaking inside and I most likely have an infection down below. I also have gingirifros I guess...
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  • Is it normal for the incision in my mouth to be leaking yellow fluid?
    About 5 years ago I had a surgery on my jaw. I had a metal plate inserted into my chin area and after five years my incision is leaking yellow fluid and it smells awful. Is this normal or should I be going to my surgeon to check on my incision?
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  • Can I use an old retainer from middle school / how does Marily bridge affect making a new one
    I have a “zero bite” which means my front teeth just almost cover/occlude my bottom front teeth. Braces and retainer lessened this to where my front teeth hit at about the halfway mark of my bottom teeth which is how they’re supposed to.  But I...
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  • Deterioration of composite resin fillings after only a few weeks/months?
    So some quick background, I hadn't been to a dentist in about a decade (I'm 30 if that matters) till this past January. Hadn't had any problems or noticeable cavities till about a year/year and a half ago, when a fair few seemed to pop up all at once,...
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  • Is There A Payment Plan to Afford Braces?
    I can't afford braces, and I hate my teeth and my smile with a burning passion. I work 2 part time jobs and I still can't afford them. Is there a possible monthly payment plan option for me to take? Thank you.
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  • Bone loss
    Yes I would like to no if there is any none loss in my X-rays .If So will you please let me no how much bone loss do you see.I would like to no because my crowns have started shaking a little. Thanks Jackie
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  • Does it look like I may need braces?
    Hi, I have an upcoming orthodontist appointment next month because my mom is worried about my teeth. I’m nervous to know if I’ll need braces or not and I want an idea of what the Ortho would say. What do you think?
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  • What do you do if you have been wearing braces for over seven years?
    I have been wearing braces for over 7 years. I have reached out to the orthodontist about this situation and allthe staff can tell me is come back to NYC and get the work done. There is a problem with that, I was relocated thru the department of...
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  • Flipper Vs. Implants
    I am missing three teeth due to an accident. If I chose to keep my flipper and not get implants will it cause long term issues? I want to make sure my jaw bone will not deteriorate faster or cause me oral risk.
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  • Lost my tray on a weekend! Please help!
    So I finished my invisalign treatment roughly a little over a month ago (end of Feburary 2018). I took impressions for retainer trays then and have been waiting to hear from my dentist that they are in. In the meantime, I've been wearing my most...
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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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