Recent Questions

  • Can I bring my teeth forward?
    Hey, i asked my dentist if he Gould bring my teeth forward , he said that i have a case where the upper bone of my teeth ( i don't know how it's called ) is pushed back & not my teeth so he can't do anything . instead he said that he can bring them...
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  • Do I have TMD/TMJ and will I need surgery to realign my jaw?
    Hi, ever since I was little, and to confirm my parents said it started from when I was 3 years old, I am almost 19 years old. I've always had a problem with my jaw. Every time I open my mouth the left side of my jaw will always click, no matter what....
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  • 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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  • Spaces between molars after braces
    Is it normal to have spaces between molars after braces are removed? I have two different spaces in my back molars about 2-3 mm wide. Is this normal or did the orthodontist remove my braces too soon?
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  • Is it normal to decide on removing pre-molars for braces after the braces have been put on?
    I have a deep bite for which my dentist asked me to see an orthodontist. After the examination, the orthodontist is still not sure if braces are the right option since I have a smaller lower chin. I have shown him all the cephs, x-rays as asked. If at...
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  • How do I get swelling in my gums to go down?
    I just got my braces off and my gums are so swollen to the point where it hurts to bad to put my retainer on. How do I get the swelling to go down?
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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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  • Filing and reshaping the teeth after braces due to mamelons
    If you have mamelons on your teeth, will the orthodontist always remove them after braces? And will it cost extra to get them filed and shaped?
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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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  • Should I remove my plastic retainer because my gums are receding?
    I recently had my braces removed, and I've been wearing a plastic retainer for 3 weeks. The first week I had to have it cut back because it was irritating my gums and they were receding.now, after 3 weeks, the receding of my gums is worse, and it's a...
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