Which Natural Teeth Whitener is Best?

I’ve been looking up natural teeth whitening. Two get the most mentions in their effectiveness: lemons and apple cider vinegar. Which one of these is the best to use? Carlyn Dear Carlyn, It’s great that you’re double checking these before trying. Truthfully,Read More

Suspicious Affordable Dental Implant Dentist

I purchased a discount dental plan specifically to get affordable dental care. I was hoping to get affordable dental, implants especially, for three teeth I’d lost. I could only see certain dentists. When I went in, before they even saw me for anything they had me fill out a form for financRead More

Botched Dental Implants are Killing Me

I don’t know what to do. I’ve lost 40 pounds because I can’t eat. I have no teeth. I paid my entire savings to get implant overdentures. They hurt from the very beginning, but the doctor said that was normal and I just needed to let the healing take place. The healing time came Read… Continue reading Botched Dental Implants are Killing Me

Xanax Before Dental Appointments

I have quite a nervous disposition. Because of my anxiety, which is severe at times, my doctor keeps me regularly supplied with Xanax. It really relaxes me and helps me function. I haven’t been to the dentist in a while, but I was wondering if I did go, could I take a Xanax before the… Continue reading Xanax Before Dental Appointments

Dentist Ruined My Lumineers

I need some help. I asked my dentist to recommend a cosmetic dentist. He said there aren’t actually cosmetic dentists, that all dentists are cosmetic dentists. That surprised me, but I took him at his word. Now I’m wondering if that was a mistake. I wanted a smile makeover. We discusRead More

Dentist Messed Up My White Fillings

I needed a filling on two back teeth. I told my dentist I wanted white fillings. He tried to talk me out of it saying they were back teeth and no one would be able to see them. Plus, it would save me money. I explained to him that it wasn’t about the appearance but… Continue reading Dentist Messed Up My White Fillings

Mall Teeth Whitening Disaster

I’m terribly afraid I’ve made a ginormous mistake. I was at the mall and saw a Teeth Whitening Service Store. Intrigued, I popped in. The sales lady seemed extraordinarily knowledgeable. I was naturally concerned about having my teeth whitening done in a mall shop and she put me rightRead More

Is Drake’s Diamond from a Dental Implant?

There’s something making the rounds on Twitter about the rapper Drake’s teeth. He said he has a diamond in the tooth that someone accused him of having dirty. Is that done by dental implant? Paul Dear Paul, I know the Tweet you’re referring to. In fact, it Read More

Did Miley Cyrus Get Lumineers or Porcelain Veneers?

I love Miley Cyrus’ smile. I want to get one like it. It looks like she had work done to get it. I can’t tell if she got Lumineers or porcelain veneers. Can you tell as a dentist? Meagan Dear Meagan,