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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Chipped tooth: "for sensitive ellis ii fractures of dentin, cover the exposed surface with a calcium hydroxide composition (dycal), tooth varnish (copal ether varnis ... Read More
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Dr. Sidney Chonowski
43 years experience Dentistry
Tooth wax or temp : If tooth is sharp, you can buy some wax at drug store and place over tooth chip. If tooth is hurting, you can also buy some temporary filling materia ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Atlas
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Be careful eating: The major concern with a chipped tooth is that is may chip or fracture more before it is treated. With that in mind, one must be extremely careful eat ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Temporarily..: ... you can take NSAID OTC pain meds that will decrease inflammation and pain. After reading this, you should call a local dentist and make an appoint ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Need dental Rx: OTC pain killers may blunt the severity of the pain until you can get to a Dentist for Rx, but this is not a DIY situation. The pain is a red flag te ... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
See a dentist ASAP: When trauma damages the nerve inside the tooth, the symptom is often acute pain. Untreated nerve damage can lead to severe pain and even tooth loss. ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Can't tell: Can't tell without an examination. Does tooth need root canal Rx, filling, implant, crown? Is it upper or lower? Is there a cavity, abscess? How m ... Read More
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Unknown: Without an exam, it is impossible to tell exactly what treatment that tooth requires. You'll need to be examined by a local dentist to determine your ... Read More
Dr. Robert Douglas
51 years experience Orthodontics
A Lot Less: than it will cost to have a root canal and crown or an extraction and an implant. Go see a dentist now while it's still affordable.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
See your dentist: The life span of a porcelain veneer can be cut short because of some type of structural failure. Porcelain veneers can chip or break. See your dentist ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Farr
Specializes in Dentistry
Many causes.: Sensitivity is caused by many things. Trauma to a tooth will cause the nerve inside to become inflamed, which causes sensitivity. The question is wha ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruden
38 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: You can take 2 advils (ibuprofen) as a temporary measure as long as you can tolerate taking an nsaid. I would make an appointment with a dentist as so ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
18 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Shifting of teeth: There will be a space where the tooth is removed. The tooth behind the space will gradually tilt into the space and the tooth opposing the space will ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Mokbel
42 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: broken teeth are like broken bone, what would you do if you broke your arm, you need to have some one put it together or take it away, up to you to de ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
38 years experience Dentistry
Not difficult: Generally its not difficult to fix or replace a broken back tooth. The question is how expensive. The longer you wait to fix a problem on a back t ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Sounds like: A cavity in a developmental groove. But that's only a guess without being able to see it. Call ur local dentist for an appointment.
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