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Three weeks after a deep filling I am in extreme pain. Is this normal? What about the procedure could be causing this much pain?
Dental Fillings - 1 answer
Three weeks after a deep filling i am in EXTREME pain. Instead of getting better, it's getting worse and worse. One thing I noticed after the filling was a sensitivity to heat. Is this normal? What about the procedure could be causing this much pain? How can I reduce the discomfort?
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My new upper denture is thick and bulky. Can it be made thinner and less bulky?
Dentures - 1 answer
I have been wearing an upper denture since 1963. Recently, I had a new denture made and it is thicker than any I had before. No sore spots but it is hard to wear. Can it be made thinner and less bulky? Been trying to wear it for over a month now.
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Crowned tooth (#19) is infected. Extract or root canal?
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I have a crowned tooth (tooth #19) that is infected. The crown is 8 yrs old. Would it be better to have the tooth extracted or have a root canal?
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Why does it hurt for a week after I get a filling done?
Dental Fillings - 1 answer
Every time I get a filling, my dentist has to give me 5 shots to numb the area and then it usually hurts for a week or more after. What could be the problem?
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Is it true that for a Maryland bridge the teeth on either side of the pontic must be real?
Bridges - 1 answer
I heard that in order for a Maryland bridge to last, the teeth on either side of the pontic must be real. Is this true? If not, is there a way to fasten a Maryland bridge between a real tooth and a crown in a way that it will last?
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Root canal or tooth extraction?
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I am in a bind, as I do not have dental insurance at the moment, and I've got an infection in my mouth from a broken filling or fractured tooth. The dentist insists I have a root canal, but that is financially impossible right now, since he wants payment in full with the completion of the work - and I don't have the money. I am taking amoxicillin to kill the infection. Could I wait till I have a new job and insurance to get the root canal, or would an extraction be cheaper right now? I'm a 44 y
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Do fillings usually fall out after a certain amount of time?
Dental Fillings - 1 answer
Are fillings permanent, or do they eventually always fall out?
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It's been a little over a week since my wisdom tooth was filled and my gum still hurts, is this normal?
Dental Fillings - 1 answer
I my wisdom tooth filled a little over a week ago. My dentist used a numbing tool that beeped (i don't know what it's called). Since the treatment my gum hurts. Is this normal?
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Can the colour of porcelain crowns be changed before being permanently cemented?
Porcelain Crown - 1 answer
I have 8 porcelain crowns applied with temporary cement. Can the color be changed at the lab?
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Do dental fillings have to be replaced?
Dental Fillings - 1 answer
How long do fillings usually last?
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What's the difference between a crown and a cap?
Crowns - 1 answer
I've been trying to read up on crowns but I keep seeing the word 'cap' being used. Are they the same thing?
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How can I safely be treated for a tooth extraction if I have heart issues?
Tooth Extraction - 1 answer
I have to have a tooth pulled. I was recently diagnosed with heart issues and the shot makes my heart race and sometimes skips beats. I have palpitations already. Is there a way the dentist can safely extract my tooth if I have heart problems?
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Tooth Extraction and Pricing?
Tooth Extraction - 1 answer
I have a broken tooth, in the back of my mouth. It has some swelling. And it broke over 6 months ago. Is an extraction a good choice? And after an extraction, what kind of "replacement" is available? Also, what price range can I expect?
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Fixing crooked teeth with Invisalign?
Invisalign - 1 answer
I removed all my wisdom teeth last year, and now I am ready to fix my crooked teeth. Which one is the best option?
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Are dental implants recommended for people in their mid 70's with type 2 diabetes?
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Are dental implants recommended for people in their mid seventies with type 2 diabetes?
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I had a filling on my front tooth. If I get a whitening procedure would that filling standout more?
I had a deficiency on one of my front teeth. If I proceed with the whitening procedure would that filling disappear? I'm just looking for insight before I proceed.
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