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Posted by: johnny30, 9 years ago
Hello Everyone! Brushing your teeth immediately after eating is not ideal. However, there is no need to get too scientific about the timing - most important is that the teeth are...
Jacob_Nate
(Dentist)
2 years ago
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Posted by: crisso24, 9 years ago
Hello crisso24! Anything that causes you to worry should be resolved, whether it is a problem or not! ;) Rest assured, it is most likely not a problem, because our teeth are...
smileconcepts
(Student)
9 years ago
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4142
Posted by: crisso24, 9 years ago
Hello neonguy! Following an accident, the initial moveability of a tooth will usually get better in due course. Nevertheless, I would still visit a dentist, just to make sure...
smileconcepts
(Student)
9 years ago
7
4142
Posted by: janyb77, 9 years ago
Hi janyb77! I would go for a fibre-glass based retainer, or a removable/detachable retainer. Either way, there are numerous types and different styles of retainers so I am sure...
janyb77
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: dentaman89, 9 years ago
Hi dentaman89! After a tooth extraction, the tooth socket will often feel rough when running over it with your tongue - that’s because the sharp bone edges are being pushed...
dentaman89
(Patient)
9 years ago
2
3086
Posted by: johnaniston04, 9 years ago
Hi johnaniston! The baby tooth is not a problem, many people have persistent baby teeth. More importantly you should determine where the bad breath is coming from. This can be...
inspired
(Patient)
9 years ago
3
3469
Posted by: fardos_alom, 9 years ago
Hi fardos_alom! Use the search form up top to conduct a search for “children” or “kids”; watch the videos and check out the articles – there is some great information about dental...
inspired
(Patient)
9 years ago
3
3259
Posted by: Bebopbob, 9 years ago
Hello bebopbob! Have a look at the video entitled “Dental Crown Removal”. unfortunately it can occur that the tooth in question or even a neighbouring tooth suffers some...
prindra1
(Patient)
9 years ago
4
3373
Posted by: inuyoujo, 9 years ago
Dear Inyoujo! Instead of experimenting with temporary solutions I would go and visit a dentist as soon as possible! Along with your broken tooth, there is the danger that as a...
hatecaries
(Patient)
9 years ago
2
3798
Posted by: Helenrox, 9 years ago
Hello helenrox! Home bleaching products are relatively effective and safe, especially according to the manufacturers. However, incorrect usage can lead to gum irritations and...
baibai
(Patient)
9 years ago
2
3862
Posted by: lehcarssim, 9 years ago
Hi lehcarssim! Oftentimes, teeth that have suffered trauma can experience root resorption, meaning the tooth roots disintegrate over the years/decades, and the mobility of the...
beabeu
(Patient)
9 years ago
2
3248
Posted by: atomicbomb, 9 years ago
Hello atomicbomb! If the pain only occurs with certain jaw positions that are physiologically unnatural, I would let it be. What do I mean? Many patients will say “look, when I...
atomicbomb
(Patient)
9 years ago
4
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Posted by: redrocket, 9 years ago
Hi! Gaging the severity of the infection is difficult over the web.. however, if the antibiotics don’t improve the situation after a day or two, then you could try and switch to a...
jonalyn
(Patient)
9 years ago
3
2932
Posted by: jennierm, 9 years ago
Hello jennierm! I would get a synthetic night-brace made. As soon as the retainer is off, wear the nightly braces for a while; Initially every night, then every second night,...
painmeds
(Patient)
9 years ago
2
2895
Posted by: haveimplant, 9 years ago
Hi haveimplant! Take the CT scan report with you; it could be helpful for my fellow colleague.. You don’t need to worry though if s/he does need to produce some new scans; the...
haveimplant
(Patient)
9 years ago
2
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Posted by: onie26, 9 years ago
Hello onie26! The permanent teeth normally push through the gums in a very “wild” and untidy manner; I wouldn’t worry about it now. At this point it is crucial that your child...
onie26
(Patient)
9 years ago
2
2653
Posted by: shannon, 9 years ago
Dear Shannon! Don’t worry about it too much; I am sure your dentist would not recommend treatment that would be detrimental to your health. If you are unsure about anything then...
shannon
(Patient)
9 years ago
2
2648
Posted by: enrique, 9 years ago
Hi! The risk of a failed implant is higher if you smoke – that is correct. In the upper jaw and for females, the risk is higher than in the lower jaw or with males. Obviously it...
enrique
(Patient)
9 years ago
3
2956
Posted by: jrow9005, 9 years ago
Dear jrow9005! Whether your gums will grow back depends on the source of the problem, and the type/extent of gum recession you are suffering from. Ideally you should consult with...
Bitriol
(Dentist)
9 years ago
2
2731
Posted by: hannalou, 9 years ago
Hi hannalou! Up until the #6 tooth I would definitely try and keep them as opposed to have them extracted. That is because your denture is completely functional with the first 6...
hannalou
(Patient)
9 years ago
3
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Posted by: johnny30, 9 years ago
Hello Everyone! Brushing your teeth immediately after eating is not ideal. However, there is no need to get too scientific about the timing - most important is that the teeth are...
Jacob_Nate
(Dentist)
2 years ago
41
5471
Posted by: crisso24, 9 years ago
Hello crisso24! Anything that causes you to worry should be resolved, whether it is a problem or not! ;) Rest assured, it is most likely not a problem, because our teeth are...
smileconcepts
(Student)
9 years ago
7
4142
Posted by: crisso24, 9 years ago
Hello neonguy! Following an accident, the initial moveability of a tooth will usually get better in due course. Nevertheless, I would still visit a dentist, just to make sure...
smileconcepts
(Student)
9 years ago
7
4142
Posted by: geo345, 9 years ago
Hello geo! The problem could be caused by a leaky filling - ideally you should visit a dentist and have him/her take a quick look!
geo345
(Patient)
9 years ago
6
3940
Posted by: Bebopbob, 9 years ago
Hello bebopbob! Have a look at the video entitled “Dental Crown Removal”. unfortunately it can occur that the tooth in question or even a neighbouring tooth suffers some...
prindra1
(Patient)
9 years ago
4
3373
Posted by: atomicbomb, 9 years ago
Hello atomicbomb! If the pain only occurs with certain jaw positions that are physiologically unnatural, I would let it be. What do I mean? Many patients will say “look, when I...
atomicbomb
(Patient)
9 years ago
4
2617
Posted by: kat_md, 9 years ago
Hello! Caries should be treated sooner rather than later, so I suggest you don't wait too long. In the meantime however, practise exceptional oral hygiene, try and consume food...
perfectsmile
(Patient)
9 years ago
3
3858
Posted by: Smileyface, 9 years ago
Hi everyone! Due to substandard dental hygiene when wearing braces, it can happen that decalcification spots appear in and around the braces. However, these issues can be easily...
Bitriol
(Dentist)
9 years ago
3
3858
Posted by: danny45694, 9 years ago
Teeth are not white by nature, moreover, substances can cause further discoloration to your teeth. I would get some advice concerning office bleaching at a dental studio –...
Bitriol
(Dentist)
9 years ago
3
3650
Posted by: GinnyHan, 9 years ago
Dear mothers! Don't worry too much about it, your dentist would not perform any treatment that could be harmful to your unborn child. A healthy and hygienic set of teeth is...
courtney
(Patient)
9 years ago
3
3889
Posted by: dragonbull, 9 years ago
Hello dragonbull! It does not sound like you have a problem with your teeth. There is a saying that goes somewhat like this: “If you have a problem, solve it – or don’t make a...
dragonbull
(Patient)
9 years ago
3
3859
Posted by: digdeep, 9 years ago
Good day to you digdeep! It could be an infection, or just the side effects of a traumatic extraction. Don’t break your head about it any further, ideally just find a dentist and...
digdeep
(Patient)
9 years ago
3
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Posted by: sallyally, 9 years ago
Hi sallyally! Ideally you should visit a dentist who is specialized in cosmetic dentistry – aesthetic dentistry. Usually, you can use micro abrasion to remove such spots...
elisam
(Patient)
9 years ago
3
3719
Posted by: troupe, 9 years ago
Hi everyone! It could be the infection flaring up again, or the result of a sensitive tooth neck, or even a neighbouring tooth that got damaged during the extraction. Either way,...
troupe
(Patient)
9 years ago
3
4062
Posted by: lovechicago, 9 years ago
Hey Everyone! It could be caries, or it could be tooth discoloration, and there may be other reasons for your facial pain. Ideally you should visit a dentist. All the best!
lovechicago
(Patient)
9 years ago
3
3612
Posted by: johnaniston04, 9 years ago
Hi johnaniston! The baby tooth is not a problem, many people have persistent baby teeth. More importantly you should determine where the bad breath is coming from. This can be...
inspired
(Patient)
9 years ago
3
3469
Posted by: redrocket, 9 years ago
Hi! Gaging the severity of the infection is difficult over the web.. however, if the antibiotics don’t improve the situation after a day or two, then you could try and switch to a...
jonalyn
(Patient)
9 years ago
3
2932
Posted by: fardos_alom, 9 years ago
Hi fardos_alom! Use the search form up top to conduct a search for “children” or “kids”; watch the videos and check out the articles – there is some great information about dental...
inspired
(Patient)
9 years ago
3
3259
Posted by: enrique, 9 years ago
Hi! The risk of a failed implant is higher if you smoke – that is correct. In the upper jaw and for females, the risk is higher than in the lower jaw or with males. Obviously it...
enrique
(Patient)
9 years ago
3
2956
Posted by: hannalou, 9 years ago
Hi hannalou! Up until the #6 tooth I would definitely try and keep them as opposed to have them extracted. That is because your denture is completely functional with the first 6...
hannalou
(Patient)
9 years ago
3
2848
 
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