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Abnormal tooth shape, could I have any problems?

Abnormal tooth shape, could I have any problems?

Probably not: At age 42, sounds like no problems so far? Brush, floss, Fluoride rinse a couple times a week. See your dentist regularly. Enjoy your smile, everyone else does! ...Read more

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I have abnormal tooth shape problems, can I fix it?

I have abnormal tooth shape problems, can I fix it?

A dentist can: I am not sure what you mean by abnormal shape problems, but a dentist can recontour your teeth, or put crowns or veneers to change their shape. ...Read more

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Will my permanent crown going to be the exact shape of my old tooth?

Will my permanent crown going to be the exact shape of my old tooth?

Not exact -: Replacing a natural tooth with a crown is usually undertaken when the natural tooth structure has been altered by decay or trauma. These changes may also result in slight changes in your bite/&/or tooth alignment. Replacing the natural tooth with a properly fitting crown is the most important result, no duplicating the original tooth structure. It should feel natural when finished. ...Read more

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Pulled very damaged tooth (not permanent) and a soft, tooth shaped pulp remained. Please help needed?

Pulled very damaged tooth (not permanent) and a soft, tooth shaped pulp remained. Please help needed?

If I understand: You correctly, you pulled one of your own teeth and there is still material there. Please see a dentist to check this out. ...Read more

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How can my tooth's abnormal eruption be fixed?

How can my tooth's abnormal eruption be fixed?

Consider: An evaluation by an orthodontist. That would be a good place to start. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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My front tooth didn't grow normal....it grew sideways like a v shape. I'm 26 now what can be done !!!

My front tooth didn't grow normal....it grew sideways like a v shape. I'm 26 now what can be done !!!

2 choices: You can have your teeth straightened or reshaped. Talk to both an Orthodontist and a General Dentist before making up your mind. ...Read more

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Is it abnormal to have the front tooth on the roots of it to chip off? (small piece chipped off and looks a bit decayed)

Is it abnormal to have the front tooth on the roots of it to chip off? (small piece chipped off and looks a bit decayed)

Of course not: If there is a chip out of the root surface, it is either from decay, grinding your teeth either during day or night, or acid erosion. You will want to see a dentist to help you determine the proper treatment. ...Read more

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Will a new crown look exactly like my old tooth? I will be getting a crown for the first time on a left rear molar, and was just wanting to know if they try and make the crown as close to the shape of the old tooth as possible. .

Depends: Whether the shape of the natural tooth, or its position, is best duplicated, or to be improved upon, for long term function... Also, prosthetic materials don't always look exactly like natural tooth structure, so it may look different but be completely fine in terms of what you need. ...Read more

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Will it hurt to get a tooth shaped, and a permanent tooth pulled?

Will it hurt to get a tooth shaped, and a permanent tooth pulled?

Shaped: Not sure what you mean by shaped however in answer to both questions no it will not hurt as your dentist will make sure you are numb. You may feel pressure but you should not feel pain. ...Read more