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Am I damaging my teeth with my teeth whitening?

I love whitening my teeth. I started when I went to a dentist who had a promotion going that you would get a free teeth whitening kit as a new patient. My teeth weren’t terrible when I started, but they … Continue reading

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Are there things I can do to help my dental implant succeed?

I am hoping to get a dental implant to replace a tooth in the front of my mouth. I have had a lot of dental work done before. Some of it was in an emergency situation, some of it just … Continue reading

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How do we best fill the space of an extracted tooth?

My daughter had an accident in her gymnastics class and hit her front tooth. She has had root canals on it to fix it, but they failed. My daughter’s dentist is recommending that she have it extracted, which I’m okay … Continue reading

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Should I see an emergency dentist for my wisdom teeth?

I have never had my wisdom teeth out and am in my early twenties, but my dentist never said I needed to. They have hurt before, but I think that’s because they are still coming in. Unfortunately they have been … Continue reading

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How do I fix my all gums, small teeth smile?

My smile is all gums and I hate it. I have small teeth, too, so whenever I smile, you see a little bit of teeth and a lot of pink gums. Is there anything I can do to change it? … Continue reading

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Would pulling a tooth and covering it be better than a root canal?

I had a friend who had a snap-in set of teeth to cover a bad tooth in the front. I’m wondering if there is something similar for a tooth in the back. I keep struggling with a tooth on the … Continue reading

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Will teeth stains from braces ever come off?

I am horrified. I paid a lot of money to get braces for my son because he had such crazy, crooked teeth. They stuck out in the front. We felt that braces were our best option for him. He had … Continue reading

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Can I go to a dental school for porcelain veneers?

I have always hated the stain on my teeth from the antibiotic tetracycline. I have hidden my teeth when I smile for as long as I remember. We just retired and all the kids are gone, so I’m ready to … Continue reading

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Can my dentist replace a new crown that’s the wrong color?

Last weekend, the day before my daughter’s quincinera of course, I had a crown on one of my back teeth break. My dentist wasn’t available so I found an “emergency dentist” in town and had him fix it for me. … Continue reading

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Which anesthesia is best for wisdom teeth removal?

My daughter just turned 17 and has an appointment with a surgeon to discuss getting her wisdom teeth out. ¬†Everyone I talk to about this surgery has an opinion about whether she should be fully put under with anesthesia or … Continue reading

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