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A 41-year-old female asked about a 41-year-old female:

to look at a copy of dental x-rays and tell us if the work that was requested needs to be done on number 2 3 14 15 18 19 29: 30?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Healthtap Prime: You'll need to sign up for Healthtap Prime, the part of this website where you can submit your radiographs and have a one on one consultation, for a fee. The free advice on this forum is for general questions and not for specific treatment recommendations. Your other option is to seek a second opinion from another local dentist, someone who can actually examine your wife.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Unresponsive: If she is not responding to her name, despite all of her other symptoms, she should be in the ER, now!

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