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  • My molar tooth has broken off and the remaining parts are hurting greatly.

    About 3 or so weeks ago, one of my molars (the one on the right that\'s just in front of my top wisdom teeth) had suddenly decided to get loosened and fall out. It was weird, since the day had just started and I really didn\'t eat anything, and all...

  • What is the medical term for having one's own teeth?

    What is the medical term for having one's own teeth?

  • Did my doctor do something wrong with my braces?

    Hi so I went to the dentist 2 days ago and she was just doing the 3 week check up. She changed my wires and told me that in 3 weeks she would take off my braces due to me leaving across the state. I have had my braces for 2 years so I think it is...

  • its possible to water entering to my sinus trough a dental implant?

    have all on four operation six weeks ago. top and bottom. today when I using the oxy jet, water start running out of my nose! how that possible? thank you [Sorry English is not my strongest language]

  • My jaw hurts 6 days after wisdom tooth extraction.

    I got all 4 of my wisdom teeth extracted 6 days ago. I have a lot of stiffness in my jaw and my cheekbones, and I'm not sure why? Also, I don't have a lot of pain to determine that I have a dry socket, but I don't see any blood clots forming in the...

  • Would the gap where my tooth was taken out last forever

    So my orthodontist says I have to take out 4 teeth in order to make my teeth straight but my mom says I am only taking out 2. 1 from the top and 1 from the bottom. If I take out those 2 teeth , will a gap remain there forever and if it does how long...

  • What is wrong with my cheeks?

    So a few weeks ago, I switched toothpaste. I now have a white jelly like substance in the lining of cheeks! For some reason I scraped it off with my finger. Most of it came off, however, it looks like I maybe scraped to much or to hard? The are...

  • How much do braces cost?

    I have crooked teeth , and lately the bottom front teeth have been hurting. I have no food in there because I floss and brush more that twice a day. Does this mean I need braces?

  • My teeth appear slanted after braces.

    Dr. Thompson- I got my braces off about a month ago and have been wearing my retainer as prescribed- 22hrs a day, 7 days a week. However, I noticed that my teeth are weirdly slanted after the treatment. The top slant up from right to left and the...

  • Taking Plan B pill 3 days prior to wisdom teeth extraction

    Hello, I took an emergency contraceptive pill this morning. I have oral surgery scheduled for this Friday at 2pm. Is it safe to go through with the surgery or should I postpone due to taking this pill?

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