I will admit to being a patient who avoids the dentist at all costs. Recently, I noticed that some of my teeth are becoming loose. If one of them falls out, can I put it back in with superglue? Do you think my teeth can be saved? Annaliya Dear Annaliya, Based on what you are… Continue reading My Teeth are Loose
I have pretty severe acid reflux. My dentist is telling me that it is destroying my back teeth and I need to get them crowned. I am not good with the dentist under the best of circumstances. Is this really necessary? Kirk Dear Kirk,
I need some advice. I had to have a tooth extracted. The whole process was a nightmare. It took so so many shots to get me numb. I lost count at eleven. I wanted to stop, but he was sure he could get me numb. Eventually, he did but it was sheer torture until them.… Continue reading Tortured Before Getting Numb
I’m in recovery for opioid addiction. I also have dental anxiety. Combining those two things means I can’t have any medication at this moment, like sedation dentistry. I do need dental care so I need to find a way to get through my time in the chair. I haven’t done dental work wRead More
I’m a nervous patient. I need a root canal treatment and don’t think I can get through it on my own. I want to try dental sedation but am worried the sedation itself could be a problem. I do get nauseated easily. I’ve heard with sedation, you get super sleepy. What if I sleep thRead… Continue reading Does Dental Sedation Make You Sick?
I’ve not gone to the dentist since I moved out on my own. My mum found out and said I should try sedation dentistry. I thought it was a good idea but I can’t make heads or tails out of which I should get. There seem to be several kinds. Are they any different? Lucia… Continue reading Can’t Figure Out Dental Sedation
I don’t know if there’s a way to help me but I thought I’d reach out and try. I’m in the middle of my third round of chemo. My teeth have really taken a beating during my treatments. I know I need to get them tended to, but every nerve in my body hurts— including… Continue reading Dental Anxiety During Chemo