Recent Questions

  • 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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  • 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 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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  • Sudden, numerous cavities have appeared
    I'm eighteen and have never had any cavities at all. In the past week, I noticed one cavity in my lower front tooth (in a spot that had a hole in the enamel since i was twelve and the dentist didn't treat). Suddenly, it seems, I am seeing dark spots...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Orthodontics to lengthen teeth
    My bottom teeth are crooked and my top teeth, although straight, are different lengths. This was always the case but has been aggravated by bruxism. Ideally I would like to use Invisalign to correct the crookedness of the teeth (only minor). But more...
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  • 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?
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  • 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 says...
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  • 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...
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  • Braces needed to pull canine tooth down ?
    So my canine tooth grew on top of my other tooth I had the tooth pulled out behind it just wondering what my options are ? It's been a very traumatic experience as it looks as tho I have no tooth there now I'm going to an orthodontist next Week but I...
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  • 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 (?), that...
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