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Is a partial crown or a full crown better for a cracked tooth?

When I was eating popcorn the other night, I cracked one of my back teeth on the bottom. I can see the crack when I look at the tooth in the mirror. Because I don’t have a lot of money,  … Continue reading

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Are CEREC crowns cheap because they are quick?

I am suffering from a toothache that is similar to one I had about a year ago. To fix it then, I ended up getting a root canal and a crown. The process took three appointments: one for the actual … Continue reading

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Are partial implants good for me or my dentist’s pocketbook?

I have had dentures for some 15 years now and recently decided I was ready for a new set. When I went in and discussed it with my dentist, she asked about my current set and I told her I … Continue reading

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Why can’t my son’s dental work all be done in one appointment?

We had a regular visit with my son’s pediatric dentist today. It was very frustrating. We were told that my son not only has to have several cavities filled, but he also needs to get caps on a couple of … Continue reading

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How can I get cosmetic work done cheaper?

Is there such thing as an affordable dentist? I had braces when I was in junior high, but once I was “done” with my retainer, they went crooked again.  I haven’t been regular with my visits to the dentist since … Continue reading

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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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