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Posted by: ladyred, 9 years ago
Hello! If you have more wisdom teeth, you could have developed further gum pockets. Alternatively it could be due to a periodontitis. I would use the dentist search feature to...
Henrius
(Dentist)
5 years ago
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Posted by: ngipin34, 9 years ago
Dear ngipin! The pain could last for several days and then you'll be fine. On the flip side, you could develop an acute abscess depending on how much space is free around the...
ghnane
(Student)
9 years ago
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Posted by: gotbubbles, 9 years ago
Hello gotbubbles! There is no connection between your ear infection and your mouth. Either, there is an additional problem with your tooth, or maybe it is the primary cause of...
gotbubbles
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: deadtooth, 9 years ago
Hi deadtooth! It could be that the nerve in your tongue was damaged or even severed during the operation. Depending on the circumstances you may regain the feeling in your tongue...
deadtooth
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: diana23, 9 years ago
Hello diana23! The emergency dentist, as the name suggests, will usually only provide an “emergency” filling – these should be replaced sooner rather than later. Since that has...
diana23
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: mooody, 9 years ago
Dear mooody! First of all congratulations, you are on the right path; you are informing yourself about the situation which is the first step to rehabilitation of your dental...
mydesire
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: andylovecandy, 9 years ago
Hey Andy! You have several options depending on how much of the tooth has broken off. For example, you could smooth and straighten the tooth, or undergo a fitting procedure using...
lonelyday
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: Brunov, 9 years ago
Hey Brunov! Ceramic inlays are without a doubt a very good choice! If you further optimize your brushing technique - more on that in the video "Tooth Brushing Tips" - then this...
hatecaries
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: johnjohnsonmuneco, 9 years ago
Dear johnjohnsonmuneco! I don’t think you inherited the condition, most likely you are suffering from an inflammation of the gums – this can be treated! Ideally you should visist...
beabeu
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: sadjie, 9 years ago
Hello! It could be due to an apical infection; meaning an infection around the root tip of the tooth. The root canal must not have been successful, or you got an infection, for...
sadjie
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: marco34, 9 years ago
Dear marco! In most cases all you need to do is adjust the lining of your dental prosthesis. Watch the corresponding video clip “Lining of Dental Prostheses” and then visit your...
marco34
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: whiteteeth, 9 years ago
Hello! First off, do not worry about it! It sounds like a classic “radicular cyst” – I believe there is a video specifically about radicular cysts on here – watch it – it has lot...
whiteteeth
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: imobserver, 9 years ago
Hi everybody! Unfortunately this is true; lost dental enamel is gone for good – what’s important is to identify the source of the problem and then you can restore the lost...
lawguy
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: kathryn, 9 years ago
Dear Kathryn! Sometime when preparing a dental crown you have to dig very deep, and that can lead to slight complications in the gums. As a result, sometimes patients wont clean...
whiteteeth
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: pepsteradik, 9 years ago
Hi pepsteradik! It is crucial that you brush your teeth very thoroughly, make sure the area stays very clean and no food gets stuck in there, so there is no risk of caries...
pepsteradik
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: aokun90, 9 years ago
Hi aokun90, yes it can be due to the nicotine – ideally you should quit!
DrDejeu
(Dentist)
9 years ago
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Posted by: jwyspy, 9 years ago
Hello jwyspy! The magnitude of the defect will be one factor in determining the use of either synthetic or ceramic dental veneers. That is one possible option; have a look at the...
waterjetfan
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: amybell, 9 years ago
Dear amybell! During a tooth extraction procedure it can happen that the neighbouring teeth suffer from sensitive tooth necks due to increased exposure. This results in discomfort...
amybell
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: fotograf, 9 years ago
Hello fotograf! There are two ways to be wrong; ignore the truth or believe in falsehood. Now who is right and who is wrong and if a deep cleaning is really necessary is difficult...
fotograf
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: joyce23, 9 years ago
Dear joyce! With braces you could solve both problems at once; the misalignment of your teeth and closing the gap. Obviously, it would depend on your specific tooth structure and...
joyce23
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: ngipin34, 9 years ago
Dear ngipin! The pain could last for several days and then you'll be fine. On the flip side, you could develop an acute abscess depending on how much space is free around the...
ghnane
(Student)
9 years ago
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4552
Posted by: roach66, 9 years ago
Hello Rory! It all depends on the dosage! If you just bite on your hair now and then it probably won't cause any harm.. if it's a frequent occurrence ie. it becomes a habit, it...
elisam
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: ladyred, 9 years ago
Hello! If you have more wisdom teeth, you could have developed further gum pockets. Alternatively it could be due to a periodontitis. I would use the dentist search feature to...
Henrius
(Dentist)
5 years ago
5
3071
Posted by: imobserver, 9 years ago
Hi everybody! Unfortunately this is true; lost dental enamel is gone for good – what’s important is to identify the source of the problem and then you can restore the lost...
lawguy
(Patient)
9 years ago
5
2695
Posted by: lucy229, 9 years ago
Hi Lucy! You should know that, unfortunately, due to hormonal fluctuations, women tend to suffer more frequently from sensitive teeth. Nevertheless, what should help is using...
summer
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: marisse001, 9 years ago
Dear marisse! Usually you receive a local anesthetic, after which the damaged tooth material is removed. Consequently the cavity is filled and sealed, rectifying the tooth...
bassdrum
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: keana1, 9 years ago
Dear keana! Unfortunately, wearing braces increases the risk of gum inflammations, due to factors like plaque build-up around the braces and bands. It is very important to...
keana1
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: bassdrum, 9 years ago
Dear bassdrum! I agree with the opinion of the 2 posters here; better to save for longer and therefore receive the optimum treatment! All the best!
bassdrum
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: pepsteradik, 9 years ago
Hi pepsteradik! It is crucial that you brush your teeth very thoroughly, make sure the area stays very clean and no food gets stuck in there, so there is no risk of caries...
pepsteradik
(Patient)
9 years ago
4
3173
Posted by: kathryn, 9 years ago
Dear Kathryn! Sometime when preparing a dental crown you have to dig very deep, and that can lead to slight complications in the gums. As a result, sometimes patients wont clean...
whiteteeth
(Patient)
9 years ago
4
2786
Posted by: theshirt, 9 years ago
Hello theshirt! You should have the wisdom tooth extracted. It sounds like the tooth hasn't emerged completely and it is possible you have a pocket in your mucosa membrane. Read...
theshirt
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: Lara2011, 9 years ago
Hi everyone! You are right, the stomach acids can be very harmful to your dental enamel; first you will notice the cutting edges of your teeth becoming more and more transparent,...
DrDejeu
(Dentist)
9 years ago
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Posted by: amaya12, 9 years ago
Poor you! Please go to the dentist immediately!!!
amaya12
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: synops, 9 years ago
Hi everyone! In such cases you shouldn’t experiment around yourself, the best bet would to to find and visit a doctor. You wouldn’t want to risk incurring a serious bone...
synops
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: reinald123, 9 years ago
Dear Reinald, lovemon is right. First you should tackle the infection, either with antibiotics, or if there is an abscess, with an inner incision. As soon as the symptoms of...
reinald123
(Patient)
9 years ago
3
4711
Posted by: marco34, 9 years ago
Dear marco! In most cases all you need to do is adjust the lining of your dental prosthesis. Watch the corresponding video clip “Lining of Dental Prostheses” and then visit your...
marco34
(Patient)
9 years ago
3
2645
Posted by: gotbubbles, 9 years ago
Hello gotbubbles! There is no connection between your ear infection and your mouth. Either, there is an additional problem with your tooth, or maybe it is the primary cause of...
gotbubbles
(Patient)
9 years ago
3
2494
Posted by: Brunov, 9 years ago
Hey Brunov! Ceramic inlays are without a doubt a very good choice! If you further optimize your brushing technique - more on that in the video "Tooth Brushing Tips" - then this...
hatecaries
(Patient)
9 years ago
2
3838
Posted by: Irine34, 9 years ago
Hi Irene! If your amalgam filling is still airtight and solid then you should leave it alone. If however, it is leaking, or loose, then you should consider getting a new...
DrDejeu
(Dentist)
9 years ago
2
3858
Posted by: andylovecandy, 9 years ago
Hey Andy! You have several options depending on how much of the tooth has broken off. For example, you could smooth and straighten the tooth, or undergo a fitting procedure using...
lonelyday
(Patient)
9 years ago
2
3786
 
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