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 have regular checkups and cleanings at least two times a year. Most times I do it three times a year. I’m very diligent with my oral health care at home as well. Why I am writing is I feel my dentist is being negligent. Two times now, I’ve ended up with a tooth needing… Continue reading I Keep Needing Extractions After Root Canals
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?
I need some advice about an incident with my tooth. I have a 30+ year old crown. I was in for a checkup and my dentist said that I have decay under the crown and he will need to do a root canal treatment. I didn’t have any signs of a tooth infection. No abcess.… Continue reading Who Broke This Man’s Tooth?
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… Continue reading Went Directly to the Dental Lab for My Partial Denture
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
My daughter has had two unilateral salivary gland infections. I do know that she has had root canal treatment near those areas. Is it at all possible that the infections from her root canal treatments could have spread and infected her salivary glands? Penny Dear Penny, It isRead More
I have an impacted wisdom tooth and another tooth near it that has had a root canal. Here are my issues. The impacted wisdom tooth is infected and needs to come out. However, the root-canaled tooth has never felt right. I want him to remove both teeth at once, but he is absolutely refusing and… Continue reading Dentist Won’t Remove Tooth
I have a tooth that broke a while back. I didn’t really do anything about it and eventually, more of it broke off so it is pretty much just the stuff underneath. The hole where the tooth used to be is hurting on and off. When it does hurt it is hard for me to… Continue reading Can a Broken Tooth Get Infected?
My husband received a promotion which required a transfer. Because of the promotion, we are able to move to a much nicer area. I’m loving our new town and neighborhood. However, I took my kids to the dentist for the first time since moving here and he is DOUBLE the price. Not a little moreRead… Continue reading New Dentist is DOUBLE the Price