Dental Fear Questions

Will I need headgear or herpes or braces

Hello my name is AbigailOrozco and I\'m 11years old and my dentist said I would need braces. But me and my family wanted to know what type of braces I would get and Ill tell you how they are my front teeth the rite one is twisted and the rest are...

Have I scraped off my enamel?!

Please help! I had my braces taken off over 5 years ago and I still had a bit of left-over glue on one of my front teeth. I tried a teeth whitening product and it was reacting differently to the glue area so I decided to try and scrape the glue off...

Tounge very Yellow and Weird

Last week i discovered my tongue was very yellow and very weird like it has a plaque buildup but as i got sick and began too brush more than usual it all end up scrapping away . Yesterday morning i noticed i had a small purple/black looking spot...

I need advice on dealing with my fear of procedures.

I am currently a pre dental student. While I love the idea of this career, the procedural part makes me really nervous. I don't think I would mind pulling a tooth or drilling, it's the cutting into gums, giving people shots, and stuff like that that...

My 7 year old has a very painful boil in her mouth that shot out thick yellow pus

my 7 year old has a large pimple looking thing on front of gums bottom right side of her mouth i touched it to see if it hurt and quite a bit of thick yellow pus shot out whats wrong\\\"

Upper don't clash with Lower Teeth

Hello. I'm 19 years old now . In recent years I have noticed that my upper teeth do not clash with my lower teeth and I imagine that is not normal. Could you please explain me what would cause this problem? I do not have any respiratory problem , I...

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...