Category Archives: Root Canal Treatment

Will it ruin a new crown to grind down a high spot?

I recently had a root canal and got a crown on a molar on the bottom and now my bite is off. It doesn’t feel like it used to. My teeth don’t fit together the same when I bite or … 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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Root Canal Can’t be Performed on Front Tooth. What now?

I have a front tooth that has been such a problem I had two dentists attempt a root canal on the tooth. Unfortunately, the dentists weren’t able to get through the root at the end because of calcium build-up. Now, … Continue reading

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I had a root canal yesterday, is it normal to still be in pain?

Yesterday I got a root canal and felt zero pain the whole time. Even after the anesthetic wore off I was good. Then about 3 hours after I got it done, it started to hurt and I expected that. I … Continue reading

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I need to find an affordable dentist

I am writing to see if you can tell me about some kind of agency or something that helps people find affordable dentists. I don’t have dental insurance right now. I found a dentist that does complimentary consultations, but the … Continue reading

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Son with a broken tooth

My ten year old son was playing lacrosse and got hit in the mouth with a stick. One of his top front teeth broke off, about 2/3 of the way up, and the other has a diagonal crack in it. … Continue reading

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Problems and discomfort following a white filling

Last year I had to have a filling put in one of my front teeth. My dentist used that new white filling material, and I’ve had nothing but trouble since. First I had to go back in and have her … Continue reading

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Worried about losing my front teeth

My soon-to-be-ex wife hit me in the mouth with a baseball bat. As you might expect, both of my front teeth are now loose. I had to call the cops to get her out of my house, and the cops … Continue reading

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Fluorosis stains on my kid’s teeth

I’m writing for some clarifying advice, I hope. I am pretty sure I will need to find a new dentist, but could use a more educated opinion. My youngest daughter has pretty bad staining on her teeth, from fluorosis. Her … Continue reading

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Treatment while in recovery

I have a problem. I need extensive work on my teeth, and I get really freaked out about going to the dentist. This wouldn’t be a problem for most people, but I am on methadone maintenance for opiate addiction. The … Continue reading

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