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?
I have a back tooth (not the wisdom tooth) that broke a while ago. Now the area hurts and my cheek is swollen. It is also starting to hurt in my neck. Someone told me this is dangerous, but I just don’t have money for a dentist right now. Is it really that dangerous or… Continue reading Is a Tooth Infection Really Dangerous?
I had a root canal treatment some years ago. It was not a pleasant experience and I will admit I did not follow up well. My dentist didn’t either so I never had the cap placed on it. The next thing I know the filling fell out and shortly after that the tooth started hurting… Continue reading Should I See an Oral Surgeon?
I had a root canal treatment about three years so, but because of some pain, I recently found out that the root canaled tooth is not only fractured, but it also has an abscess. The oral surgeon I went in to see about this told me that it would be three weeks until he can… Continue reading I Have a Failed Root Canal Treatment
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
Can you help me? My dentist is being very particular about who he sees in the office because of the pandemic. He won’t see my daughter because she has a fever, but I think the fever is because of her tooth infection. He is saying that a tooth infection cannot cause a fever and therefore… Continue reading Can a Tooth Infection Cause a Fever?
I have no job at the moment and am also without dental insurance. I was already missing a tooth in the back of my mouth, but now there seems to be an infection on one of the other teeth. It hurts like mad and my cheek is swelling. What kind of treatment do I need?… Continue reading No Money & a Tooth Infection
I have two decaying wisdom teeth. I’m unemployed at the moment and running out of money. Would it be better if I went to the ER or if I saw a doctor and got some antibiotics? Perry Dear Perry, I know you are in a pickle, but antibiotics are not going to solve