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Posts for Category: Emergency Dentist

Am I Too Old to Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed

A few years ago, I had one of my wisdom teeth removed in an emergency procedure. Now, I have another wisdom tooth which is bothering me. I went to see my dentist about it and he was telling me that I am at a higher risk because I am 35 years old. I’m worried now […]

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Should I Remove All My Wisdom Teeth or Wait Until There Is A Problem?

I am 24 years-old and have four impacted wisdom teeth. In a week, I am having the top ones removed because they have started to give me problems. The bottom ones don’t bother me but my dentist asked if I just want to do all four at once and get it over with instead of […]

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Her Dentist is Missing the Obvious

I had a bad fall that broke off about 1/3 of one of my front teeth while I was out of the country about three years ago. I had an emergency root canal treatment that removed the nerve from the tooth. When I got home, my dentist looked things over and said the work looked […]

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A Misdiagnosis Led to a Dental Nightmare

I need some advice and think I should take some legal action here. I don’t have a regular dentist because of some dental anxiety I have and the fact that I am new to the area. I had a pretty bad toothache in tooth #19 according to a chart I looked up online. It was […]

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Getting a Refund When a Dentist Does It Wrong

I had a dental crown placed on a tooth. It was purely for cosmetic reasons. The tooth itself was healthy. A few weeks later it started hurting and was sensitive to hot and cold. I called the dentist and he said that was pretty normal for the first few weeks. I’d never had a crown […]

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Problem with Pain and the Dentist Can’t Find Anything

Several years ago, I was in an accident that cause an exposed nerve in a tooth. I went in for an emergency root canal treatment. I was fine until a few weeks ago, when I started having terrible pain again to cold and hot. I waited a bit because of finances. By the time I […]

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Is a Porcelain Veneer Turning Color a Dental Emergency?

My daughter received as a gift from a relative a smile makeover. It included eight on the top arch and six on the bottom. A few months later my daughter chipped one of them. We returned to the dentist and he “repaired” it by shaving the tooth down to even it out. He had to […]

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Should I Wait Until Impacted Wisdom Teeth Bother Me?

I am in my mid twenties and having some trouble with my wisdom teeth. Two of them are infected. The other two, while also impacted, are not infected. My dentist said the infected ones have to go but it is up to me what to do with the other two. I’m not sure what is […]

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Dental Crown Feels Funny

I had a root canal treatment and dental crown about three years ago. Recently, it began to feel funny and then a few days later it fell off. I went to see my dentist and he decided what I needed was a new dental crown. I was confused by this because it wasn’t very old. […]

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Should I Wait Three Weeks to Get My Tooth Extracted?

I have a fractured tooth that also now has an abscess. I’m supposed to have it extracted in three weeks and get it replaced with a dental implant but the abscess is really bothering me. I’m in so much pain and my face is swollen. I tried to get them to move up the appointment […]

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