General Dental Questions

Swollen Tonsil (Answered)

Hi. My tonsil on the left side has been swollen for several years. And dentists have told me it's fine. I wanted another opinion. Thanks. You can see on the right side what i refer to. Also, i have been diagnosed with bowenoid papulosis on my...

Irritation of tongue (Answered)

Hello, I recently gargled 2 times a day for 3 days consecutively, with undiluted 6% H2O2. I noticed my tongue got white after the 3rd day, and the papillae enlarged, the color has not returned. The information on the internet goes to either cancer...

Why is my wisdom teeth falling apart? (Answered)

My two top wisdoms are falling apart. I’m pulling chunks of tooth out of my mouth while I’m eating. Both are white but grey under the surface one of my wisdom teeth is almost even with my gums. What do I do? Will they fall out on their own?

I Have an Abfraction How to Stop Them? (Answered)

Hello. I am a 21-year-old female. Around 4 or 5 years ago I noticed a notch on my tooth at my gumline. I went to the dentist and found out it is a thing called an abfraction. The dentist was pretty vague though and said it was not a big deal. I...

What is this?

There is a sore place on my gum right around my back tooth. I don't think it is a cavity, but I'm not sure. It bleeds and is sore to the touch. Could it have anything to do with my wisdom teeth? I only have my bottom ones (I was born without the...

Question About Dry Mouth

I’ve suffered from dry eye syndrome and dry mouth for almost 20 years (I’ve also been on anti-depressants) and, throughout that time, I’ve visited many dentists and endodontists due to chronic dental problems - numerous fillings, root canals...

I can't open my mouth very wide. (Answered)

I have wisdom tooth that has been growing olin for maybe 8-10 months. It's sore. Recently it has been giving me pain in my temples ears throat and roof of my mouth. So as of now I can't open my mouth. No swelling inside that I can tell of, I just...

Swelling and painful roof of mouth and white tint (Answered)

I was off work for about a year and a half. And i just went back to work 2 days ago. I am a flat roofer. I sometimes have to tear off old roofs and replace them with new. The roof we started 2 days ago is an old roof so it has black tar pitch in it....

Broken Root Canal Infected? (Answered)

Is it possible for my old broken root canal to be infected? It doesn't hurt but my mouth and face has been numb for two weeks on the right side same as the broken tooth. What's left of the tooth is black. Thanks.

Infection and Bump on Gums (Answered)

My daughter must of had a infection she did not inform me about. She just called me and said the bump on her gums popped and yellow stuff came out and it feels fine now. Should I rush her to the hospital or could it wait about 4 days into I take her...

White stuff appearing in mouth? (Answered)

Recently brushing my teeth, eating and drinking water has been leaving a stinging sensation in my mouth. Particularly around my gums sometimes but mostly on the floor of my mouth. I had a look and found these white stuff on the floor of my mouth....

White mark on side of tongue (Answered)

Hi, I noticed over 7 months ago this area on the side of my husbands tongue that is white like a line. It is right where his bite aligns. He had a upper molar extracted over a year ago. Before then we never noticed the area. He also has a very...

I think I have an abscest (Answered)

I had a tooth pulled and I got dry socket now I have a lump that seems to have a head on it.. I am taking antibiotics clindamycin 300mgx3daily. The pain is gone in my jaw but the lump is sensitive.I go back to my dentist saturday. But I am so...

Canker sores (Answered)

A few months ago I bought the 2 step crest whitening toothpaste...at the same time I had gotten 2 bad canker sores in my mouth with I thought was from eating something.... I stopped using the tooth paste for a while and started again about a week...

cost of comprehensive oral evaluation (Answered)

I believe my dentist is overpricing treatments and I need to know how much is the average cost of a comprehensive oral evaluation....takes him 5 minutes at the most. I know he is overcharging for fillings, etc. Also I am a senior who will be 68 in...