I had tooth #19 bothering me. I went to see a dentist who advertised as an emergency dentist. I didn’t have a dentist of my own. I will admit that is my own fault because I have a bit of an issue with dental anxiety. I told the dentist exactly which tooth was bothering me… Continue reading Misdiagnosis Led to a Painful Dental Emergency
I had a dental crown done to repair the slant of a tooth. The tooth was slanted because of my thumb-sucking as a child for an embarrassing number of years. After the crown was placed, the tooth became sensitive to hot and cold. I’d never had a crown before so I called the office. They… Continue reading How to Get a Refund from a Dentist Who Screwed Up
Is it possible to have a cavity when there are no outward signs? There is no decay on my teeth anywhere. My previous dentist never indicated any problems with my teeth at my last check up. I’ve since moved and have a new dentist. This dentist is saying there is a cavity inside the tooth… Continue reading Cavity With No Outward Signs?
I didn’t really have problems with my teeth until I had my first deep cleaning done. I have deep gaps pockets that will not heal. It was excruciating having the deep cleaning done and my teeth have been super sensitive ever since. I don’t know what to do because just the idea of goingRead More
I have had two fillings for many years. One of them fell out but gives me no pain at all. The other one that stayed hurts constantly. The only relief I get is when I put cool water on it. Even then, the relief is short-lived. It’s weird to me that the tooth that is… Continue reading Only Water Helps My Tooth Pain
We were at my son’s school basketball game and one of the kid’s front teeth was knocked out by a player’s elbow. The coach had someone get a glass of milk to put it in but then everyone went back to playing. Can putting a tooth in a glass of milk for someone mean it… Continue reading Teenager’s Front Tooth Knocked Out
I went to this smallish bar/venue that I have been to many times before. Generally, it’s a really chill place to hang, but this night it got crazy. Somewhere to the right of me a fight broke out. I don’t know what happened, but I’m getting pushed by a crowd. The bouncer comes anRead More
My sister was out dancing and some idiot showing off did a high kick that knocked a tooth of hers clean out. She didn’t worry about it and said she’d just get a fake one. I told her to see a dentist but she insisted they couldn’t do anything about it anyway. That got me… Continue reading Adult Tooth Lost
I went for a check up, which is covered by my insurance completely. While there, he told me I need a root canal treatment. I was a bit surprised about that because none of my teeth bother me. I was wondering if I DO need a root canal treatment, how long can I wait to… Continue reading How Long Can a Root Canal Wait?
My husband recently fell and broke both of his front teeth. Do you know what we need to do to get this fixed? Will he need to extract them, or maybe get dental crowns? I will be honest that he is not crazy about the dentist so I’m trying to figure out what he needs… Continue reading Dealing with a Broken Tooth