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Posts for Category: Sedation Dentist

How to Die From a Tooth Infection

I am deathly afraid of the dentist and haven’t been in years. My teeth have always seemed healthy. At least, I had not had any problems with them. A few weeks ago I was attacked. Somehow, they managed to strip a piece of my enamel off. It didn’t take long before my tooth started hurting […]

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Am I Allergic to My Zirconia Crowns?

I had a difficult time with this crown from the beginning. The dentist had a hard time getting me numb. I was so ready for that appointment to be done. Unfortunately, that just started my problem. Ever since then my throat has been itchy and burning. My mouth has been dry, which has caused my […]

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Two Front Crowns Do Not Match My Teeth

I needed to have two porcelain crowns placed. My dentist tried but could not get the shape or color to match my teeth. He suggested a specialist and was very understanding about how badly it was done. His recommendation was a prosthodontist, which he told me is a crown specialist. I felt like I was […]

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Why Do My Veneers Keep Popping Off?

I wanted to whiten my teeth, but my dentist said I needed veneers instead because I grind my teeth. I’ve been miserable since then. They fall off quite a bit and I am a nervous wreck. My dentist keeps blaming my grinding, but I have been wearing a nightguard ever since I got the veneers. […]

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Do I Need to See an Oral Surgeon for This Tooth Extraction?

I will admit to having a terrible fear of the dentist. Years ago, I had an infected tooth which needed a root canal treatment. I did the treatment but the experience was awful so I didn’t go back for the cap and the dentist never followed up. I thought I’d dodged a bullet, but now […]

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Dentist Wants to Restore ALL of my teeth

I’ve gotten myself into a situation and now I’m having second thoughts. I have been having trouble keeping all of my teeth healthy. I have three that need dental crowns already. My dentist suggested that I have bad teeth and we should just crown all of them to save time. I don’t feel all that […]

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Could I Wake Up During Dental Sedation?

I am afraid of the dentist. Very afraid. I think I can see a cavity and know I need to go to the dentist, but I am a bit terrified. My boyfriend suggested I use dental sedation. However, I am scared that I will wake up in the middle of it. Is that a possibility? […]

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Preparing a Special Needs Child for Dental Sedation

I have a fifteen year old non-verbal daughter that I will be taking to the dentist. I decided using dental sedation would be the best way to handle this. However, even though she cannot communicate normally, she does understand significantly more than people think. I don’t want her worried about her appointment the morning of. […]

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Dental Sedation and Type-2 Diabetes

I will be graduating college this spring and will finally have the time to get my wisdom teeth out. The one thing I am worried about is I am a Type-2 Diabetic. I do have to eat or things go wacky for me. I planned on having dental sedation for the procedure to make things […]

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Should I Have Been Allowed to Drive after My Dental Sedation?

I have a co-worker who is telling me she needs a ride to and from the dentist because she is having a procedure using dental sedation. She is new in town and doesn’t know anyone yet or have family. But, she is quite a needy personailty. I’ve had dental sedation before but I was just […]

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