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Posts for Category: Emergency Dentist

Did the Emergency Dentist Turn My Tooth Gray?

I had a horrible toothache and went to see an emergency dentist. I tend to avoid the dentist because I don’t usually have a good experience, even when there are not problems. However, this tooth hurt enough that I needed to get seen. He ran some tests that hurt and then did a dental crown […]

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Emergency Dentist Won’t Fix Another Dentist’s Crown

I had a dental crown done by another dentist only four months ago. I had trouble with it from the beginning. I went back multiple times to have it adjusted, but it never stopped hurting. Now, the crown just broke. I didn’t trust my dentist anymore so decided to see someone who advertised as an […]

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Son’s Tooth Knocked Out Playing Basketball

My son was playing basketball with some friends when he was elbowed in the mouth. It knocked one of his teeth straight out. The area is barely bleeding and the tooth looks intact. I do have a gauze in the area. Is there any way it can be saved or will I need to begin […]

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Dentist Can’t Replace My Tooth…Now What?

My tooth was knocked out during a car accident. I was fine everywhere else. I managed to find the tooth and held on to it. I went to the dentist the next morning, but he said it was too late and my tooth can’t be saved. He told me to schedule a second appointment and […]

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I Can’t Eat But am Afraid of the Dentist

I need some advice. I have two teeth that hurt so badly that I cannot even eat anymore. I am in absolute agony. I know you are going to tell me to go to the dentist but I am absolutely terrified of them. Even just thinking about going makes me almost throw up, which I […]

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Problem with Infected Wisdom Tooth

I had a terrible toothache and went to the dentist, even though I hate going to the dentist (no offense). He told me I had an infected wisdom tooth and I need to see a specialist. In the meantime, he provided me with some pain medication and antibiotics. I had just finished the antibiotics when […]

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Deep Cleaning is Killing Me

I have had two deep cleanings because of pockets and gaps I have. The pain I’ve been through is extraordinary. I don’t know if I can keep doing this because my teeth have been so sensitive since. Is this really as important as my dentist is making out? Elaine Dear Elaine, You clearly have some […]

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Infected Tooth and No Money

I have a tooth that is so infected even my cheek is swollen. I would say golf ball sized swollen. I do have several rotting teeth and it is probably from that. I do not have medical or dental insurance and am currently out of work, so I just don’t have the money to deal […]

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Is a Cracked Crown a Dental Emergency?

I’ve had six porcelain crowns on my upper front teeth for many years. Two have had a small defect from the beginning. It was nothing you could notice from the naked eye, but I could feel them, sort of like a divot. Now, one of them seems to have changed. I can both see it […]

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Can I Take Old Antibiotics for a Tooth Infection?

I have a molar that is rotting. I really don’t have a lot of money coming up with the holidays upon us. I have some antibiotics I didn’t really need so never took them. Is there a way to use these to take care of my rotting tooth? I’d hate to take care of my […]

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