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I have a rash in between my arm right next to my forearm above the elbow. I believe its from training but i wanted to know if gold bond is good for it?
Shaq attack...: It sounds like a reasonable initial treatment plan. Give it a shot and see. If there is no improvement, then you get to blame "the Shaq" for his recommendation. To remove all doubt consult with a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. Thank you for trying Healthtap. ...Read more
Can resin bonding be added to minimally increase height of ceramic crown(s) to better balance a person's bite? Recently, lost a molar.
Yes and: Then you will be back where you started from. If there is something that you are not pleased with? For example, shape, color, bite, esthetics, etc. Discuss it with your dentist before it is removed. Find out what can and can't be done to improve the results more in line with want you want or expect. Also discuss other treatment options. As a final resort, seek a 2nd opinion before its removal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Depends on what you consider toxic and at what dose you receive the chemical. Bonded fillings contain bpa currently in a gray area on many fronts, metallic filings contain about 50% mercury. As a dentist I have 2 places to put these fillings your mouth or an epa registered hazardous waste dump. Which do you prefer? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Options: The older materials did not hold up as well as more recent composite materials. See if the bonding can be polished, touched up or needs to be replaced altogether. Also, depending upon the size and location of the bonding, whether a porcelain onlay or ceramic crown would be a better long term option. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No HIV cure.: But the good news is that HIV is a medical condition that has effective treatment. People can live with HIV like other chronic medical problems. If your doctor has prescribed art, be sure to take as instructed. If you miss dosages, this can lead to drug resistance and make treatment more difficult ...Read more
Dental bondings?: If properly done by a competent dentist in the right circumstances, fantastic! ask your dentist about other alternatives, pros and cons of each and why he\she recommends bonding. Find a dentist whom you have confidence in, and then trust his\her advice. If you don't, then go to someone else. If unsure, get a second opinion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer