Tanda Pearl Ionic Teeth Whitening System

I wanted to get your advice on an over-the-counter teeth whitening system called Tanda Pearl Ionic. I have professional teeth whitening trays that I usually use but they have been aggravating my TMJ. The Tanda Pearls System says it achieves great results wearing them just 5 minutes at each treatment. Is that true? Is it …

My Mom’s Tooth Just Fell Out

I need some advice. My mom is a meth addict. I came to check on her the other day and when I went to wake her up one of her teeth just fell out! What’s going on? Is it the meth? What does she need aside from rehab? She’s only 55 years old and needs …

Root Canal Failure

I am in massive pain after two root canal treatments. The first one took place about three years ago. Then it started hurting again a bit over a week ago. I went back and he did another x-ray and discovered a new infection flare-up. He did a second root canal treatment and gave me penicillin. …

Gum Disease and Dental Implants

If I’m losing my teeth because of gum disease, can I replace them with dental implants? Brent W. Dear Brent, While dental implants are a fantastic tooth replacement, you are not a candidate while you have advanced gum disease. As you can see from the image to the left, the dental implants have to be …