Recent Questions

Two different results for parodontal depth during a single appointment

While the doctor at the office was examining me he measured the depth of my gums which was pretty even between 3s and 4s. After the hygienist cleaned my teeth she measured again and it was mostly 5s and a few 4s. This doesn’t sound right to me? Is...

Do you think my son can get invisalign

He has a blocked out canine.also he has some overcrowding on the bottom.I think that he has a crossbite and an overbite but im not sure. He wants clear braces because he doesnt like the idea of metal on his teeth.and he has a tooth that curls behind...

underbite

I have an underbite and was wondering if I need surgery

So I’ve had an underbite since I was 10, my orthodontist made me wear braces for 3 years and it didn’t change the bite so he said surgery is only option. Is that true? I don’t want to get surgery nor can I afford it. Is their any other minor...

Solution to my receding chin and crooked teeth?

I have bad receding chin.I have crooked teeth and overbite. I never had braces before. Is it because of genes or other things including bad habits or environmental things etc? Any suggestions how to fix my chin?

I have lower implants and a denture. Denture broke x 2. Shoddy dentures what should I do?

What can I do about shoddy dentures. I have spent money on lower dentures and the have broken x 3. I keep going to the dentist for repairs and even invested in a new denture. I have had to go without denture for over a week. Return to dentist to...

Jaw Misalignment

So, I used to have a perfectly aligned jaw until my wisdom teeth came in at the age of 20. I also clench in my sleep and sometimes grind. I wear a protective guard. None of this happened until my wisdom came. However, my jaw is now slightly...

Wisdom Teeth Extraction Picture

What is this grey stuff in my wisdom tooth extraction site?

On August 22nd, I had all 4 wisdom teeth extracted. The recovery has been pretty normal, I'm not in too much pain anymore (although I thought I had a dry socket at one point due to not being able to see the blood clot) but as I was flushing the...

Crooked Teeth

I Like My Imperfect Teeth, Why Should I Get Braces?

I find that imperfections are rather perfect. My teeth don't look like celebrities or models, but they are white, clean, functional and beautiful in their own respect. However when I went to see my dentist, she was very rude and insisted I needed...

Should I get a retainer or wait?

My ortho want to take my braces off its been almost a year since i went to checkup. I was going through financial difficulty. I wanted to know should i buy a retainer or just wait because in a couple months im going to restart my treatment somewhere...

Can I remove impacted teeth and put them back in?

I have braces and impacted canine teeth. I am supposed to get the teeth pulled down using a chain process with my braces but I don’t want to do that because of how long it takes. I want to know if it’s possible to remove the impacted teeth and...

Invisalign with Rubber Bands

Will Invisalign help my TMJ problems?

I have real bad popping on the left side of my jaw (so loud that it makes people sick to hear me chew) and my jaw doesn’t open all the way unless I slide it to the right and open (when I slide it to the right, my teeth are aligned properly). When...

Will My Face Change When After Jaw Surgery

I like the way I look now, and I worry that the jaw surgery will change my face shape. I just want my teeth to fit together better so I also stop having jaw pain. This is a very major surgery so I want to be sure before I commit to this journey....

teeth whitening

How Can I Whiten Teeth If I Already Have Sensitivity Issues?

I want to try whitening my teeth, but I'm afraid the over the counter products will enhance the sensitivity in my teeth. I have tried products like Crest Clear Strips, but always found the sensitivity to just be too much to be worth it. Do the...

Do I Really Need To Wear My Transparent Retainer?

Hello. I wore dental braces to correct crowding and a slight jaw angle for about three years. I have had them off for about two years now. At the time of removal, I was given a permanent wire retainer which sits behind my top and bottom jaw, as well...

Crowding of teeth after braces are removed

I had braces removed last year ans the retainer I was given for the top teeth was a metal rod kind which didnt stop my teeth from crowding again. I am 36 years old and not very keen on getting braces again. What can be done? Are invisalign effective...

Broken molar from rapid palatal expander??

My 8 year old had a rapid palatal expander was cemented in almost 3 weeks ago. We were told to turn once daily, for 3 weeks. Her follow up is in 3 days; however I am extremely alarmed - when brushing her teeth tonight, it appears the back upper...

Biopsys

Have a unknown growth or growing growths under my tongue.They are Not over growth of yeast.Been checked for that.Being reffered for a Biopsy.What does this Cost?I do not see the price of this on your page.But do see cancer statement

I need a dental plan before I go through with anything.

I have chips in my two front teeth. There is grey and yellow stuff at the by my gums on my teeth. My teeth are very yellow and would like them to be whiter. Also, I need braces. What would be the process in order to achieve all these things?

Can non impacted wisdom teeth cause pain?

Hello I am a 27 year old female. Healthy as far as I know. Healthy weight and very active. I have recently been having right sided headaches. The pain is behind my ear above my ear and into my forehead. My right ear has also been hurting on and...

Invisalign Bite

Is the result considered a proper bite or improper?

I need to make a decision about a treatment plan. My lower right lateral incisor hits the side edge of my upper central incisor causing pain and chipping the lower tooth. Also, my left canines grind against each other when I chew. I have mentioned...

All Teeth Extracted

A week after extraction

I had all of the teeth left in the top of mh mouth removed a week ago, this looks different then it has in the past when I've had theeth removed individually does this look normal or do i have more going on

How long will my tooth take to protrude?

About a month ago, I got 2 teeth extracted (1 baby tooth and 1 adult tooth) to make space for an adult tooth that was stuck in my palate/gum. They brought the tooth forward, but not down, so now I have a huge gap where my tooth is supposed to be....

Permanent Retainer

Is my permanent retainer (behind my top 4 front teeth )broken?(Very clear photo!)

I am a 15 year old male. I weigh 92 pounds and im 175 cm tall. One day ago I was flossing between my two large top middle teeth and I felt like my permanent retainer(behind my top four middle teeth)got fractured. I have a clear picture which a...

My dentist says a specialist will be required.

Hello. Where we left things, some months back, is that we will wait for the tooth to fail and then extract it. It is a molar, lower right, second from the back. It has a crown and a big cavity on one side, going down. He has saved the adjacent...

Is my top permanent retainer broken/misplaced?

I have a permanent retainer on my top 4 teeth. I was flossing between my top 2 large teeth and I feel like my retainer is misplaced. I rarely floss my teeth and after the incident,whenever I move my tongue on the retainer , it feels weird. The photo...