Why Were Roots Left After Extraction

I had an extraction done because of a serious infection. My plan is to get dental implants when I am able. My dentist knows that. Tonight, as I was cleaning the area, I noticed what looks to be two roots left. Why would he leave two roots? Will I be able to get my dental …

Options for a Tooth Gap

I have a small gap in my teeth that makes me uncomfortable when I look at pictures. What are all my options to get this fixed? I’d appreciate any help you can give me. Paula Dear Paula, Happy to help! You have three great options to get this fixed. Dental Bonding This is the quickest …

Acid Reflux and Teeth

I have pretty severe acid reflux. My dentist is telling me that it is destroying my back teeth and I need to get them crowned. I am not good with the dentist under the best of circumstances. Is this really necessary? Kirk Dear Kirk, Your dentist is not kidding you when he says that acid …

How Do I Know If a Tooth Can’t be Saved?

I had a toothache and went to see a dentist. He told me the tooth can’t be saved and I should just have it extracted. How do I know if that is the truth? I know you are probably thinking why would the dentist lie. Here’s the deal. He was very rude and insulted me …