Recent Questions

  • Filling received one month ago still very sensitive and painful.
    Hi there, Over four weeks ago, I received composite fillings in about 16 teeth. I just got out of braces about two months ago, am in a vacuum formed retainer (no issues until now), and decided to get some fillings replaced and address some new areas...
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  • My dentist says that my braces will be removed next week, I don't know why?
    I have been wearing braces for about 3 years. My dentist says that I will be removing them next week. But my teeth are not even aligned. They are not straight and my bottom teeth look slanted. I also have a popping noise in my right jaw which causes...
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  • I have a hole in my tooth the pain is unbearable.
    Can I use temparin max to fill the hole temporary until my insurance kicks in on Friday? Or any suggestions for the severe pain?
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  • Oral surgery or Sinus surgery
    Ive been giving this alot of thought, After an assault that ended with a removal of a piece or part under my maxillary sinuses I have had a terrible infection, that accumulates nasal discharge on the affected side, frontal and ethmoids sinuses in the...
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  • Will my bottom teeth straighten?
    I got braces on my bottom teeth a month ago. But one of my tooth was crooked and slightly behind two of my teeth. When they put the braces on the doctor said I didn't need a spring to space out the two teeth on the sides of the tooth that were crooked....
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  • Pain from gingivitis treatment.
    I have been battling gingivitis for years. Recently I have been really stringent on fixing it. The past few days my mouth has been hurting.
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  • My tooth moved from trauma, and I have a few questions.
    4 days ago my tooth front top tooth was knocked back a little bit when playing basketball. I was able to move it back into almost the same place it was before. I was wondering if I should still have tooth pain or if this was not normal, the tooth...
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  • My teeth came down
    Hi, I have had my bottom both side theet removed, now as there is a empty space the theet from top have come down, and now on the left side whenever I eat it is hurting my gum on the bottom. What should I do? Please help as I am in a very severe pain....
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  • Born With Yellow Teeth?
    I have a yellow teeth but it isn\'t because I don\'t brush my teeth. I was born with it. One of my dentish told me he can put a cap on top of it when am 16 year\'s old. But I switch dentist and the one I have now told me it well clear out by the...
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  • Appliance used for Overbite
    So I need to know. What appliances would they use for an overbite. I am really curios because I am going to the Orthodontist in January and I am getting an Update because it has been almost 2 years since I went for a consultation. And I have been on...
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  • anxiety after oral surgery
    Is it normal to have anxiety after having oral surgery with chest pains?I had four wisdom teeth removed&the tooth on top.
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  • Questionable food still stuck under gums
    About 4 weeks ago, I bit into an apple and the apple flesh, not the skin, lodged up into my gums both front and back of my two front teeth. I flossed and rinsed but the gum behind the front teeth swelled up. I went to the dentist and both the dentist...
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  • Unbearable toothache. Could the problem be worse than time can heal?
    About a week after I had my wisdom teeth removed, I had bitten on something very hard, like a rock, in my food, and have had unbearable pain for the last 4 days that won't go away. At first, the pain was in my lower molar that I had bitten on the...
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  • 10 mm Overbite - Orthognathic Surgery
    Disclaimer: Please do not post my email address, name etc. I have a 10mm overbite with some crowding. I am currently 15y/o without any sort of orthognathic treatment. I was told by the orthodontist that my sister and brother go to that if i wanted to...
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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...
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  • Really extreme fear of visiting a dentist
    I have a dot on my tooth for the past 1 or 2 months and i needa go dentist but the problem is i HAVE A HUGE FEAR OF INJECTIONS i get really bad panic attacks and i cant even describe it. I havent even scheduled an appointment but im already crying. Im...
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  • Is cerac suitable for a replacement bridge?
    My dentist has the facilities and eperience to make same day Cerac bridges with all work completed in his office. My original bridge was made in 1952 and has been replaced 4 times It must be replaced again due to a cavity in an open margin in...
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  • 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 nightmare....
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  • 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 going...
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  • 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 said...
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  • Can I chew sugar free gum with braces? Will it damage my braces?
    Am I allowed to chew gum with braces or will it damage my braces? I really want gum but not sure what type of gum i should get. I also live in Australia.
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  • Can you please give me a recommendation on what is best for my situation and fastest?
    Hi all! Thanks for taking the time to answer my question. I am 24 years old, and wanting to get my teeth straightened to improve them and myself. I didn't get it done when i was younger, as when my mum suggested it I brushed it off and never wanted...
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  • Tooth extractions while on blood thinner
    How can I get teeth extracted while on blood thinner.I am 77 and run a great risk of another stroke if I go off blood thinner. George
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  • 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...
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  • Why hasn't one of my top teeth straightened out after nearly 2 years?
    I've had braces now for nearly two years and I'm coming towards the end of my treatment. Overall I'm happy with the progress that has been made but I am slightly disappointed that one teeth hasn't straightened out yet which is the top front tooth. Here...
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