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’d …

Affordable Dental Care for Emergencies?

I’ve been laid off and with it lost my dental insurance. I’ve had decent teeth most of my life. Wouldn’t you know it the moment I lose my insurance I have a tooth become inflamed and painful. There’s even a small pimple on my gums, which I think may be part of the problem. But, …

Will Dental Sedation be Safer in 2019?

I’m scheduled to have a procedure which I only think I could do with dental sedation. Today, I heard a news blurb that said sedation will be safer in 2019 because of the change in laws. Now I’m wondering if I should wait to have my procedure done until it’s safer. I don’t want to …

Can a Sedation Dentist Charge for Work Not Agreed to?

I’m a little distressed at the moment. I went to a dentist specifically because he was a sedation dentist and I’m tired of avoiding dental work because of my anxiety. I knew I’d need a lot of work and told them I wanted to draw up a treatment plan which will allow me to get …

Two broken baby teeth

My daughter broke two of her baby teeth. She is six years old and the two baby molars that are broken had pretty bad decay and cavities on them. Our dentist has told us that the best thing to do is to have them removed as soon as possible. Is this the proper treatment for …