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Traumatic injury to mouth needed a dental crown I’m having problems with it?

I got in a traumatic accident where all of my front teeth became loose. Luckily all of them tightened up besides one. I saw a dentist immediately after and a couple weeks later I needed a root canal and crown on #8. The root canal procedure seemed...

Traumatic injury to mouth needed a dental crown. Problem.

I got in a traumatic accident where all of my front teeth became loose. Luckily all of them tightened up besides one. I saw a dentist immediately after and a couple weeks later I needed a root canal and crown on #8. The root canal procedure seemed...

Lower and upper jaw positioning is not same

Hey sir how r u? Im right now having braces treatment since 2 n a half years and till now theres little difference in my teeth. My dentist says tht u will have to go for upper jaw surgery to move it back besides this everything is perfect. Im going...

What Indiana Dental Insurance Will Help Cover Cost of Adult Braces

I am needing help finding a local dental insurance working with a local orthodontist in the Bloomington, Indiana area. I am in need of braces and haven’t had dental insurance since spring of 2017 after being denied HIP because I make too much. I...

Extractions

I’ve had my teeth pulled recently on the bottom; I still gotta get the top pulled and fitted for dentures. But now I can relax my jaw; it hurts. Plus there’s a spot that looks like it’s infected or something. It’s been 4 days now and it...

TEETH ALIGNMENT for Wisdom Teeth

Can you put braces/Invisalign on fully grown wisdom teeth so that it aligns more correctly? I don't believe this is usually done. The wisdom teeth are grown but they are more to the outside of my other bottom teeth. ALSO, what can you do about chips...

Regrowth After Removal of Frenulum

I had my wisdom teeth and lingual frenulum removed and in early January. Slowly, my lingual frenulum is growing back. This is the second time I’ve had it cut and it’s regrown. I was wondering if I could cut it again and if there was a way to go...

My Gap

SoI'vee had braces for 3 years and around that time period I also got expanders and while the expanders were on I was left with a gap and I was being told by my ortho that it's normal and it'll go away. So fast forward a couple of months later I got...

Removal of Braces

So my children were being seen by an orthodontist and both have braces on the top. I have since lost my job and cannot afford the cost of the braces as nothing was covered by my insurance. How much out of pocket would it cost for me to have them...

Toothbrush for numbness after surgery

Last year in july, I had surgery on my upper jaw (maxillary osteotomy) and I still have numbness along the scar and my gums on my upper jaw. I'm not worried about it, I was warned about it, I just wonder what's a good toothbrush to use now? I had a...

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