Dental Fear Questions

underbite

I have an underbite and was wondering if I need surgery

So I’ve had an underbite since I was 10, my orthodontist made me wear braces for 3 years and it didn’t change the bite so he said surgery is only option. Is that true? I don’t want to get surgery nor can I afford it. Is their any other minor...

Solution to my receding chin and crooked teeth?

I have bad receding chin.I have crooked teeth and overbite. I never had braces before. Is it because of genes or other things including bad habits or environmental things etc? Any suggestions how to fix my chin?

Does it look like I may need braces?

Hi, I have an upcoming orthodontist appointment next month because my mom is worried about my teeth. I’m nervous to know if I’ll need braces or not and I want an idea of what the Ortho would say. What do you think?

extra skin

Looks like extra skin (Answered)

I have a bad almost like sore on my left side but when i look at it its almost like extra skin or like something growing there. It verymuch hurts to eat. It definetly has pain of a cold sore but is not. When i look at it its kinda swollen and looks...

Extraction vs. Root Canal vs. Rejection (Answered)

What are the chances of a tooth being rejected that has already received multiple restorations (over half is composite) after a root canal? I have an infection, and am receiving treatment. I have already taken one round of antibiotics, and start a...

Can I kiss my boyfriend if I have braces?

Can i kiss my bf if i have braces? I’ve had them for 3 months now. I’m scared that i might hurt him but i also still want to kiss him. I’m the one who has braces and he doesn’t have them.

Dental information regarding infants?

Is it normal for a 9 months old first check up, when doctor brushes teeth are they suppose to bleed, if not why did they?

White spots under braces (Answered)

I drink about 7 sodas a week, but brush my teeth 2-3 times a day for about 2 minutes a time. As well as use a water pick to clean them. Will j have white spots under my braces

What is wrong with my cheeks? (Answered)

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...

Can i get a temp crown without root canal? (Answered)

I have a bad phobia of the dentist subsequently leading to poor teeth. My front tooth have snapped slightly above gum line. Is it possible to get a temp crown and without root canal treatment to save me the embarrassment until I can explore the...

I cancelled my appointments (Answered)

I was supposed to have my teeth out today, 2 teeth at the top middle of my mouth. I drove up there but got to scared and drove back. After having the teeth out I was supposed to have a brace fitted, would that still be possible without the tooth...

How will my dentist know if my palatial suture is closed after expansion? (Answered)

I currently have a upper palate expander. I have stopped activation and have been told to wait 4 months until I can have it removed due to my palatial suture to be filled in with bone. My dentist told me if taken out too early my palate will...

Dental bonding removable? (Answered)

I recently got dental bonding between my two front teeth to fill a space between them. I asked the dentist if I could have it removed in about a year and then have invisibility put on. He said that removing bonding is very difficult to do and that...

Scared my teeth will move (Answered)

I\'m really concerned. I got my braces removed almost three years ago and I try to be diligent about wearing my retainer. I always remember to take it with me when I stay somewhere overnight. But this weekend was stressful and it slipped my mind....

My tooth hurts so bad.

My tooth has just recently started giving me pain and its very bad pain. Its in a tooth that the dentist gave me a filling in and its loose now. For a long time its been sensitive and now it isn't sensitive anymore but it hurts SO bad to touch it....