Tooth Replacement for Hockey Player

My son lost a tooth during a college hockey practice. It’s a front tooth and I really want to make sure he gets a great replacement. I planned on getting him a dental implant but apparently his coach said that is a bad idea while he is still playing hockey. I’m a bit confused about… Continue reading Tooth Replacement for Hockey Player

She Needs to Switch Dentists

Can you advise me, please? I have a front tooth that is brown and ugly because of an injury to it involving me, my husband, and a lightsaber. Now that the tooth is brown, I find it embarrassing to smile. I spoke with my dentist about it and he said because there is no longer… Continue reading She Needs to Switch Dentists

Antibiotics for Tooth Infection

I had a root canal treatment done but then the company I worked for closed its doors. I didn’t have the money to have the cap put on and I’ve been putting some store bought tooth filling in the hole. I ran out of that and I think I’ve developed another tooth infection. Is there… Continue reading Antibiotics for Tooth Infection

Dental Implants with Gum Disease

I spend most of my life without dental insurance, which I’ve used as an excuse to not go. I realize now that I do have dental insurance, it was more that I’m afraid of the dentist than anything else. Even after I had insurance it took me a while to go in. I went in… Continue reading Dental Implants with Gum Disease

I’m Afraid I’ll Need Dentures

I have a hard time going to the dentist. I’ve pretty much been going only when I have to. The last two times, things were so bad I lost teeth. If I keep going this way, I’ll need dentures before I’m 40. What do you recommend? Lisa Dear Lisa,

Lost a Tooth During Sedation Procedure

I’m upset about my last appointment. Let me preface this by saying I am a sedation veteran. If it is anything except a cleaning, I use sedation. Because of that, I usually don’t need a lot of serious care and I’ve never had a problem in the past, so this took me by surprise. I&#Read… Continue reading Lost a Tooth During Sedation Procedure

Dentist Humiliated Me and Insisted I Get Dentures

Can you help me, maybe give me some options? I’m so upset I’m shaking. I haven’t been to a dentist before. My parents never had the money to take me. They tried. It just seemed like everytime they’d saved up enough something would happen, like a car breaking down, etc. I Read More