Dental Fear Questions

Mouth pain between teeth

Hi I am a senior in high school and I have pain between a pair of teeth and I don\\\'t know if it because I brushed to hard or if it is something worse. I chew tobacco every once and while but not a lot. I know that can cause a lot of problems...

Complications after a filling of a large cavity.

I went to the dentist this past saturday to get a filling for a large cavity. 5 days later my jaw swelled up on my left side. I went the next day to see my dentist he said it was an infection. He prescribed penicillin to take 4X a day until the pain...

Right Canine not coming in

My 13 year old daughter just had her right canine tooth pulled because it wasn't loose so the adult tooth couldn't come in. The adult tooth was still in the gum but wasn't poking out at all (we had an x-ray done and you could see the adult tooth...

Will forcing my retainer on cause teeth to fall out?

so I haven't exactly worn my retainers religiously since I've gotten my braces off and one I have gone about a month and thought I should put them on and make a change to wear them every night. and I put them on last night and one of my teeth the...

Decaying Teeth? Extractions? Teen in Trouble!!

Alright, Teen in urgent need of advice here. My father neglected me as a child so he didn't really care about my health so I never worried about it, nor did I really learn about any of that dental stuff. Anyhow Im living with my mom and the older...

What are these brown spots on roof of mouth?

I started feeling a soreness in the roof of my mouth and looked into the mirror with a light and I have these clear but brown small dots the size of freckles on the roof of mouth. And one of the dots is red and sore like its irritated. They haven\'t...

effect of not brushing in past

Hi, There was a time when I was extremely frustrated/depressed and during that period I stopped brushing. Later when I lost one of my teeth due to cavity, my dentist said its becuz I didnt brush. From that day I started brushing 4 times a day -...

Middle East teeth problem

Hello I have a question recently I visited a Middle East country( Yemen) and well in the month I was there my teeth started to look weak and my teeth got stained, but I brushed my teeth twice and flows Daliy, what can I do or use to prevent anymore...

Should i get my baby teeth out by my local dentist?

Hi, I am 15 years old and I have crocked teeth, I have 3 baby teeth left in my mouth, 2 on the top (which is the most crocked) and 1 on the bottom. My dad want me to have braces but I don't want the pain and humiliation of not being able to talk...

I need advice, severely afraid of dentists but i fear i may need one

Hello, I'm rather nervous to ask this question but i really need advice. The source of my problem: i have been wearing the same spacers for 10 years at least. No I'm not in any pain as of yet. But recently they've started feeling like they're about...

perpendicular adult teeth to milk teeth still there

am a 17 years old girl I had my milk teeth fallen late so I and my parents didn't care that much because all my milk teeth were replaced late by adult teeth but only one milk teeth was left which didn't fell at and an adult teeth grew out on its...

What is this upper lump?

A few months ago I found a hard lump in my upper gum. Its only on one side and it hurts on and off but not alot. Its not white just the same color as my gums. I have gingivitis and was told that I would need a root canal later on. Ten years ago I...

Hard lump in my mouth - concerning me

Alicejc2 5 minutes ago Hi , I have a lump in my mouth on my left upper gum / tooth. it doent hurt atall and I have had it for over a yea . I spoke to my dentist about it and he told me not to worry about it . I still don\'t know what it is and I\'m...

i have horrible stains on my teeth

I have had these horrible stains on my 2 front teeth since I was a child. I took an antibiotic when I was younger and it ate away the enamel on my teeth. And usual wear and tear stained them. Is there a way I can remove the stains without spending a...

Car Accident Sensitive Tooth

I was in a car accident and hit my face/tooth very hard on something and its very sensitive to the touch. I cannot eat or touch the tooth in any way, and the gums surrounding the tooth are very bruised and also hurt to the touch. Is something wrong...