Dental Fear Questions

Gap in between teeth after dental cleaning and after injury with food particle

Hi i had little plaque cleaning between my lower 2 teeth after which i noticed little gap my dentist told me my gums would come to its original place in about 2 weeks,its 2 weeks 4 days now i still see the gap. What should i do? Also my upper front...

can an adult grow extra teeth?

Over a week ago I began feeling pain on the roof of my mouth; the right side near the teeth. I took a look and at first thought maybe i had burned myself with food. However, it is still there and it is very painful when i touch it. It appears to be...

Oral Cancer Or Other Dental Problems

does lumps bumps and rough patches bleeding gums in your mouth always indicate oral cancer i have these i go to the dentist this month im 23 was a heavy marijuana smoker i had rough patches before and stopped smoking they went away but came back...

Do I need my wisdom tooth removed?

I’m 23. My dentist has never said anything about my wisdom teeth. He advised my brother to have all 4 out. I never needed braces. My teeth came in straight. Last year a little piece of a tooth came through on bottom left. My dentist said nothing....

Infected Impacted teeth

Hello, I last visited a dentist in mid April this year. I was told that my wisdom teeth are very decayed and that they should be extracted. After the consult I found out that I was no longer covered by my dental insurance as I was no longer a full...

Gum can now be open like a flap

Hi, I had an injury to my gums about five days ago caused by a sharp edge of a potato chip. It is now red and swollen and located between my two front teeth. I started to look at it and noticed that I could open it and now it can be opened like a...

What procedure can be done?

I have 4 front upper teeth slightly loose .One front upper one has moved outward which have misaligned completely and created a huge gap between two upper front teeth. What needs to be done to fix this problem ? I\'m scared to have them removed as I...

Do my wisdom teeth need to be removed??

Im only 14 and I think that my wisdom teeth are growing in i've had my eyes on them for a while and they have caused no problems just a little tricky to clean because they have only grown about half way so far. I've been searching the internet and...

I have lost teeth.

I am 26 and have lost teeth. I have not been to the dentist in fear that I am going to get yelled at by the dentist. I am overly embarrassed and am very unhappy. I dont smile and I am just very self-conscious. Can you please help!!!

Expander being loose?


So I have an expander thing. I think it\'s a acrylic palatal expander. And I need a key to make it expand. After I used the key I put on the expander. The expander felt loose. I\'m wondering if using the key again and doing it the other...

Can teeth move years after braces?

I wore braces for 4 years about 15 years ago. I have been very good about wearing my retainer....I wear it about three-four times a week still! I have noticed some minor changes in my teeth and am nervous they may go back to the way they were as a...

Ingrowing gum tooth

Hi, I'm a 15 year old girl that is very self conscious about her teeth. I am that self confident I can't even properly look at my boyfriend and feel like most people are looking at my teeth when talking to me:( it is really getting me down. I have...

Red bumps and swelling under tongue

There is little skin colored bumps under my tongue, on both sides, the left side of my frenulum or very near to it swells up if I smoke a few cigarettes (not often) or sometimes just randomly, the little bumps are on both sides maybe 5-6 all...

Fear of Teeth Rottening

I have had depression ever since I was 10. And when I was 10, I gave up on a lot of things. Like brushing my teeth. I am now 16, and I still don't brush as often. I have gone 3-4 days without brushing. But recently, I've been getting better and I...

will i have scars on my frenum ?

i was in a fight and the guy put his bare fingers inside my lower gums he had wounded a frenum that connects my cheek to my gum im certain it is going to heal with no problem im only concerned about scars .. in the first day when it was injured i...