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Canine tooth pain

A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Qualifications: If you needed brain surgery you would see a Neurosurgeon, not a GP. You need to see an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon for care. That's what he/she is ... Read More
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Dental Insurance: Dental insurance is really almost like a discount dental plan. You'll pay little or nothing for some procedures, more for others. Either way, you need... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Buianswered
Dentistry 23 years experience
Is it sharp?: A sharp canine sometimes induces the tongue to go to the area to "pad" the sharp edge. Ask your dentist to reshape or smooth out the canine if this i... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Stop it: If you are licking an otherwise normal canine tooth, the only way to stop it is good old fashioned will power. If there is a problem with the tooth, s... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Possibly: But at 43 years old, that canine should have erupted some 30+ years ago. Your best bet is to consult with a local dentist or orthodontist. With radiog... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Unlikely: Possible but unlikely at your age. Sometimes the tooth can be pulled into the arch with a cemented bracket. You'd need orthodontic and oral surgery fo... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Abraham Romanowsky
Prosthodontics 51 years experience
White spot on Canine: It is difficult to make a diagnosis without looking at the white spot. Sometimes a radiograph is needed. The simplest solution can be to polish the ar... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Hard to say: Can't tell why the tooth chipped, the condition of the tooth, restorations it may have, and how it occludes with your other teeth. If you question you... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
Dentistry 43 years experience
See your dentist: You may need a bite adjustment to reduce the pressure & stress you are placing on the tooth or you may need a custom fitted mouth guard to wear (usual... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Yes: Yes. Depending on the circumstances, you may be able to get by with invisalign or other methods. Most important is an evaluation by a board certified ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Ellis
Anesthesiology 13 years experience
See a dentist: Could be due to a cavity. Get it checked out by a dentist.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazin Kizy
Dentistry 22 years experience
See a dentis: The dentist can give you options which may include leaving the canine, removing the canine or braces to allow the canine to come in.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Canine Tooth: Any of four teeth having a thick conical crown and a long conical root, adjacent to the distal surface of the lateral incisors, in both deciduous and ... Read More

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