Temporary Restoration Before Dental Implants

I need some advice. My daughter had a congenitally missing tooth. We’ve gotten her braces to move her teeth into the right position. Our plan is to get her a dental implant when she is old enough but we need a temporary tooth replacement in order to hold the spot open until that time. Our …

Can Teeth Be Bleached to Match Something Specific?

I have a rather strange question. I want to match my teeth to the whites of my eyeballs. Is that possible to do with teeth whitening? I know I probably sound crazy but I love symmetry and I want to get everything on my face to match perfectly. Henrietta Dear Henrietta, I should not be …

Is a Tooth Infection Really Dangerous?

I have a back tooth (not the wisdom tooth) that broke a while ago. Now the area hurts and my cheek is swollen. It is also starting to hurt in my neck. Someone told me this is dangerous, but I just don’t have money for a dentist right now. Is it really that dangerous or …

Went Directly to the Dental Lab for My Partial Denture

About nine years ago I had a partial denture made through my dentist. The lab that made it did a fantastic job. So, when it was time to get my new one made, I decided to go directly to them. The weird thing is, it hasn’t turned out nearly as well. I’ve had countless problems …