Sinus Perforation after Tooth Extraction

I’m writing in a last-ditch attempt to figure out if I am on the right track for this. I had all of my top teeth pulled. Apparently, one of the teeth perforated the sinus cavity, but no one told me this after it happened. By day 3 after the procedure, I had a fever and …

Sensitivity After Tooth Extraction

I am wondering if there is something wrong with my tooth extraction site. It felt achy for a while, which I thought was normal, but now it is sensitive to anything with heat. I’m worried. Do I need to have it looked at? Bonnie Dear Bonnie, You are correct that it is normal for a …

Why Do I Need a Root Canal Treatment?

I have an infected tooth. My dentist wants to do a root canal treatment and then a dental crown. I don’t understand why we can’t just extract the tooth. I mean they’re grinding down the tooth so what is the point of keeping it? Jenny Dear Jenny, I’m glad you asked this question. There is …