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  • Wow do I get a crown fixed that was made too small?

    I have a crown on the left lower molar. It was placed about two months ago. I did not have a temporary crown placed first. the day the DDS put the permanent crown in he said that I would probably have a problem with food getting stuck between the...

  • Are my teeth strong enough for braces? Could I have dental implants or veneers and caps

    Hello my name is Matthew I am 15.My teeth are not in very good condition at all. I have had a few teeth extracted when I was younger and I have intrinsic stains on some of my teeth.My teeth are fairly yellow.I have had an abscess which was a...

  • getting braces off and overbite and elastics

    hi I have a few questions. so I had my braces on for almost 2 1/2 yrs (about) and I got my elastics about 3-4 months almost or maybe is 5 months now, but anyways, I always wear them and I have a 2mm overbite (about) (I tried to measure it). I'm...

  • Tiny gap and slightly wonky tooth

    Hello i have a tiny gap in my front teeth and one of them is slightly wonky. But i have already had braces I\'m 15 and i wear my retainers all the time so i do not understand how this has happened. I have called up my orthodontist and they have...

  • Will orthognathic surgery stop mouth breathing?

    I had braces for two years in seventh and eighth grade. I have always been a mouth breather and had a terrible overbite going into braces. Now its been three years since I've had braces. My bite is generally lined up, however my front four top teeth...

  • Shotting Pain in jaw on lower right side of jaw

    What causes a shooting pain from the lower right side bottom of your mouth if you wear dentures?

  • Surgery for infected jaw bone

    hi there i had a tooth extracted just over 3 years ago now and have been back to the dentist many many times since then due to a big lump above extraction site plus keep getting abscesses , have burning and sting to right side of tongue, he always...

  • I have four tiny brown cavities on my teeth, Is this all it is?

    So I already know I have cavities, But now i'm scaring the crap out of myself because I read the symptoms of Root canals. So I eat perfectly on one side of my mouth, i can mostly eat on the other side aswell, but it hurts SOMETIMES. The thing is I...

  • What is causing bizarre changes in my mouth?

    I was dx with thrush six months ago. Since symptoms left (except for sores on tongue), I have experienced: Frequent cheek biting, so much so I developed a lisp due to trying to protect the inside of my mouth Transparent strips of dead skin (?),...

  • Is folic acid harmful to your enamel?

    I already know about how bad phosphoric acid and citric acids are for your enamel, but what I've been wondering about is if folic acid will do the same damage? Why or why not? If not, does folic acid benefit your teeth and/or mouth at all? Is it...

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