Recent Questions

  • My molar tooth has broken off and the remaining parts are hurting greatly.
    About 3 or so weeks ago, one of my molars (the one on the right that\'s just in front of my top wisdom teeth) had suddenly decided to get loosened and fall out. It was weird, since the day had just started and I really didn\'t eat anything, and all I...
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  • What is the medical term for having one's own teeth?
    What is the medical term for having one's own teeth?
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  • Did my doctor do something wrong with my braces?
    Hi so I went to the dentist 2 days ago and she was just doing the 3 week check up. She changed my wires and told me that in 3 weeks she would take off my braces due to me leaving across the state. I have had my braces for 2 years so I think it is time...
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  • its possible to water entering to my sinus trough a dental implant?
    have all on four operation six weeks ago. top and bottom. today when I using the oxy jet, water start running out of my nose! how that possible? thank you [Sorry English is not my strongest language]
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  • My jaw hurts 6 days after wisdom tooth extraction.
    I got all 4 of my wisdom teeth extracted 6 days ago. I have a lot of stiffness in my jaw and my cheekbones, and I'm not sure why? Also, I don't have a lot of pain to determine that I have a dry socket, but I don't see any blood clots forming in the...
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  • Would the gap where my tooth was taken out last forever
    So my orthodontist says I have to take out 4 teeth in order to make my teeth straight but my mom says I am only taking out 2. 1 from the top and 1 from the bottom. If I take out those 2 teeth , will a gap remain there forever and if it does how long...
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  • What is wrong with my cheeks?
    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 where...
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  • How much do braces cost?
    I have crooked teeth , and lately the bottom front teeth have been hurting. I have no food in there because I floss and brush more that twice a day. Does this mean I need braces?
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  • My teeth appear slanted after braces.
    Dr. Thompson- I got my braces off about a month ago and have been wearing my retainer as prescribed- 22hrs a day, 7 days a week. However, I noticed that my teeth are weirdly slanted after the treatment. The top slant up from right to left and the...
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  • Taking Plan B pill 3 days prior to wisdom teeth extraction
    Hello, I took an emergency contraceptive pill this morning. I have oral surgery scheduled for this Friday at 2pm. Is it safe to go through with the surgery or should I postpone due to taking this pill?
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  • Why am I not a candidate for Invisalign?
    Hello! So I went to the orthodontics yesterday and they told me I'd get 3 years even though my teeth aren't bad, they're actually pretty straight. So, they found out I still have 1 baby tooth and its impacted because it was supposed to come out 3 years...
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  • Problem wearing temporary retainer over foxed retainer
    I got my braces removed two years back and my dentist installed fixed retainers for both my upper and lower jaws and gave me temporary retainers to wear over them. But last year my retainers on upper jaw felt too tight so I tried to adjust it by...
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  • What would I need to have done for changes in teeth after braces?
    I have had braces for 6 in a half years. I had them removed about 2 years ago and just recently started to not wear my clear retainers. I have noticed that a top tooth has protruded out a bit not noticeable unless by a trained orthodontist and myself....
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  • Canker Sore or something more serious?
    So just a few days ago this pain from my gums (Bottom row of teeth right in the center of the incisors) and yesterday It was really sore and it seemed loose from the teeth also but when I woke up this morning and checked on it it seemed like the top...
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  • Is my dentist following the best method?
    Hi my dentist has started work on my mouth to straighten my teeth I'm told I have a v shaped palate so I'm currently wearing a palate expander he then wants to pull my back moulders to let my wisdoms come up and do braces to straighten my teeth is this...
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  • Drinking Alcohol and Oral Surgery Using Propofol
    If I drink heavily, is propofol safe to use for oral surgery ? They used ketamine the first time and surgery was not completed because my body reacted badly, is that normal ?
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  • Alternative to Dental Anesthesia
    I have had two right upper molars (#2 & 4) prepped for crowns. I had bad reactions to the anesthesia, even with no adrenaline or epinephrine. I am scheduled to have the two crowns placed soon, and would like to know if there are any other...
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  • Metal Braces and Invisalign
    I have recently seen an orthodontist and since it was my first time, they only took pictures of my teeth but I have many questions that need answers. I have a crowding issue and I know I need teeth removed but I was wondering if it's possible to get...
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  • Possibilty to Fill Gaps Between Teeth
    I have large gaps between my teeths.so my question is that is it possible tofill the types of gaps with braces or something else.and how it is expensive?
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  • Root canal hurting
    Had root canal done on top left molar 1 year ago and now it's throbbing and bleeding when I floss. Hurts when I bite down too...
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  • Piercing And Wisdom Teeth?
    Hi I am 18 and have recently gotten a piercing that is under the tongue. I am going for an wisdom teeth consultation tomorrow and I know they will be taking an x ray that will show the piercing, if I ask politely will it be allowed for them not to tell...
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  • How can I close my gap?
    Hello, I am 16 and have already had braces. My braces came off when I was about 13. Due to lack of wearing my retainer, my two front teeth are starting to show a small gap. What is the most effective way to fix this as soon as possible? Thank you!
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  • my braces are stained
    A small part of my brace is stained and is turning slightly green. It is the top of a chain like structure which is on top of the archer connecting two teeth either side of a gap where one of my teeth were removed. I wanted to know if except for...
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  • Is it normal for white/yellow stuff to be on the exraction site?
    I got an extraction 2 days ago and yesterday white/yellow stuff started to show on the site. Is that normal? I can see on side of the hole but not the other. It doesn't hurt, but could it be an infection or start of dry socket? When can you start...
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  • Questions about my Expander
    Is my expander ready to come out ?? it's been in since January 29, 2016 and I stopped turning it on 3/2/16 and it is now 7/10/16. I know they stay for 4-6 months but I just want to know if it's ready to come out. maybe another month ??? an estimate...
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