Cavities Questions

  • Damage to Jaw Muscle After Filling

    I just got a filling done on the bottom right side of my jaw. When the dentist was injecting the local into the area where my skull and jaw meet, I felt like she was moving the needle around too much. My mouth was numb but it also started feeling...

  • Why did my daughter's tooth turn grey after her dentist appointment?

    Hey I have a daughter (5) who has had a cavity on the front of her front tooth since she was 2. It\'s just a tiny little hole. We went to the dentist when she was 2 but they wanted to put a silver cap on it so I never got it done. I\'ve taken good...

  • Dental sedation options

    I have to have several fillings because I have avoided the dentist for years. I have an extremely severe medical phobia that has lead to crippling depression. The only way I will make it through this procedure is to be sedated. Its my understanding...

  • Dental Technology / Dentak Fillings

    This is a question for the dental scientists and researchers. Are we any closer to developing a biological tooth filling for repairing cavities? This is a tooth filling made from your own tooth's dentin and enamel and is grown or grafted into...

  • Should I get a root canal or get the tooth pulled?

    I just got one of my fillings done. I will need 8 cavities taken care of and 1 root canal on my 2nd to last molar(opposite of tooth 30). I have an appointment to have a consultation set up for the 9th of January and to possibly get my braces on that...

  • blackness of teeth

    hi, I have a dental carries in lower two molar teeth.. it was just small dots earlier which I got filled by dentist. but in last 6 months the blackness has increased.. and the dots have become big.. I don't smoke drink or drink coals.. I don't...

  • sensitive tooth after deep filling

    Hi, I had a deep filling 7 months ago but about 2 months ago my tooth, upper molar started being sensitive to cold only for a few seconds. I had an xray and the dentist said there is a dark area which could be infection but she isn't sure as it...

  • Early Signs of Cavity

    I have white spots on the crevices of my molar and premolar teeth (top and bottom). Also just yesterday I noticed a black/brown speck on one of my molars that cannot be cleaned away from brushing teeth. Are these early indications of cavities, if so...

  • bad cavities on bottom teeth

    I have a permanent retainer on my bottom teeth about 5 months ago the back of my teeth on the gum line broke off due to plaque build up. my gums have always been low but now they are extremely low! and my teeth have black marks in the back of them....

  • Big hole in tooth

    I have a big hole in my tooth that just takes up the middle of my tooth. I don't want to have my tooth out as I have left it for a few weeks and Its going smaller, I want to know if I can have a filling and why is it getting smaller? I don't think...

  • cavity and yellowish colourful theeth on the corners

    I am frim India.When i am 8 years old, i fallen down from stairs.now i am 23 years old.my teeth is non linear.and a lot gap between them all. Laterly at 16 years age i addicted to chewing tobacco(gutka,paan masala) , but i quit it around 1 year...

  • Cavity with braces tooth throbbing

    Hello, I am 14 years old and I have braces. I think I have a cavity, and I\'m very scared to go to the dentist On Monday, because I know they will tell me I have one. My tooth is throbbing quite frequently but is not really sensitive to hot/cold...

  • Open cavity left by dentist

    I recently had a regular dental check up and told the dentist that part of a filling had come out. She said that a replacement filling would be done some 7 weeks further down the road if not a root canal and that While I was at the practice, I...

  • Metallic bitter taste in mouth

    Hi Im suffering from a serious metallic taste in my mouth since yesterday. What happened was that by chance our toothpaste was finished, and feeling the urge to brush my teeth i brushed using mouthwash (oral-b) thoroughly. Since then im tasting a...

  • Tooth Decay or cavities

    Hi, I have a tooth decay and I am scared it might become a cavity. Its a small black dot and I think it isn't a hole yet. Is there any natural way to cure it before going tot the dentist?

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