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hair breakage at the crown

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Try moisturizer: Unfortunately, the damage may have been done with the chemical treatment, even if it was some time ago. The hair shaft away from the growing part near ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
NO: "Breaking" or Damaging hair will not lead (in itself) to hair loss! Hope this helps! Dr Z
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience in Dermatology
Many possibilities: You did not explain how you treat your hair. Do you use curling irons a lot? Have you had it straightened and colored in addition? Those could certain ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Hair Breakage: Harsh chemical treatments, a poor diet, stress and heat are some of the many factors that can cause hair breakage. A common reason for hair breakage i ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience in Internal Medicine
Well: this could be several things from chemical damage the hair and thyroid disease to autoimmune disease to fungal infection even autoimmune disease.recom ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Both: Hair does naturally part on the crown but significant thinning is genetic and is usually a precursor to male pattern baldness. You may have a family h ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience in Emergency Medicine
TurnALossIntoAGain: At 22 years you have a good chance to beat this but you need to see a hair specialist for analysis of your hair and hair follicles, plus some other me ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
Works well.: Hair transplantation is very effective when done properly, and the "new" hair is permanent - it will not fall out if it was done well and the hair was ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Please elaborate: Decay can occur at all marginal sites, regardless of the material.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Davis
35 years experience in Dentistry
Hair loss: Unfortunately yes.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
50 years experience in Orthodontics
Usually: The dentist will cut the crown down one side and then spread the cut edges. This will loosen the crown so it will come off easily.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience in Dentistry
Stem cells: The technology is still being worked on. Some time in the not so distant future dentists will be able to grow new teeth for patents using srem cell th ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair resto ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Condition of crown ?: Is this the same tooth that had decay on the margins and had a fistula that needed an apicoectomy? If so, you'll need a new crown. If it's not the sam ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Dyess
37 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Surgical extraction: When a tooth is fractured at the gumline, there is nothing for a dentist to hold on to remove it. Very common after a root canal because the tooth bec ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience in Dentistry
Maybe: Usually root canal pain resolves within a few days. Keep in touch with your dentist and consider talking with your dentist about options such as re-t ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Male pattern loss: Hair loss around the crown of the head in men, is usually part of male pattern hair loss -- and while upsetting to many men, is "normal." http://www. ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
42 years experience in Dentistry
Is this the problem?: 1) you had a new crown placed on one of your molars (was this a replacement for a previous crown that failed?) 2) infection then occurred, they did a ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
It : It is so difficult to answer your question, sight unseen. Without knowing how broken down your tooth is, advising you of your treatment options is not ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Mokbel
41 years experience in Dentistry
Gold crowns: For strength and longevity, gold would be your best choice, for esthetic reason we use porcelain, zirconia is the strongest but it is very abrasive an ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Perspective-->: Any crown can be placed at, above or below the gum line. That is not dependent upon the crown material but at the discretion of the dentist and his\he ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience in Dentistry
Crown materials: There is not one best material and many factors determine the material used.Factors include bite, amount of remaining tooth structure, cosmetics, oral ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience in Pediatrics
Teeth Erosion: I have not seen any enamel distruction after using dental strips to clean teeth much more root erosion because it is deep inside the gum not reach by ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
43 years experience in Endodontics
Tooth migration: The root canal and crown are the way to go! losing the molar will long term cause the lower molar that opposes the extracted tooth to extrude or over ... Read More
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