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Can Mouthhave Reaction From Veneer Years After
Can smoking after tooth extraction cause oral cancer? I just got an extraction last night then start to smoke after an hour (they didnt warn me)
Yes but later on!: Smoking causes cancer... and there is no doubt about it. So quit smoking Now while it is fresh in your mind and you are still free from it. Development of Cancer from smoking usually takes some years...so right now you are safe but a few years down the road, you will be in serious trouble. So make serious plans to quit smoking....seek professional help from American cancer society(Cancer.net) ...Read more
Dental veneers (sometimes called porcelain veneers or dental porcelain laminates) are thin, custom-made shells of tooth-colored materials designed to cover the front surface of teeth. These shells are bonded to the front of the teeth changing their color, shape, size or length and resulting in an improved appearance. They can be made from porcelain or ...Read more
I am a dentist ask about problem of tongue biting while speaking after bridge construction in molar area. May it due to improper closing (open bite)?
Contour My Vote...: Xlnt question! if ur patient is biting tongue now and did not before, something about the new fpd is impinging. Go back and look @ ur temps if pt was comfortable in them. Maybe lab built brg in conventional occlusion and needs to be in x/bite somewhere. If u can't get perm. Contoured like temps. Get pt back into the temps to stop tongue biting, take impr'n of temps and send to lab w/ perm brg. G/l. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is tooth sensitivity after laser teeth whitening a permanent thing? I've been told by friends that after having their teeth whitened with laser teeth whitening their teeth were sensitive. Is this something permanent, or does it go away after a while?
2 days after wisdom tooth surgery.No pain or swelling.Healing looks good.Still fear dry socket.How many days until I can use a straw and eat normal?
Went to a party today45 hours after a tooth extraction.Ate food and fruits prepared by people who used their hands(no glove).Can the tooth's extract site get infected due to the bacteria from these people's hands that got into the food&then my mouth?
Don't worry: In general, their hands are much cleaner that the inside of your mouth. Do you sterilize bowls, dishes, utensils before you use them? No, they get washed, just like your friend's hands. Do you wear gloves when you prepare your own food? Doubtful. You should be OK. ...Read more
Allergy to retainer: It is not likely that you are allergic to your retainer but rather something to which you were exposed during your dental visit, such as latex gloves, medications, or dental materials. This, mom needs to understand, so you can retain those good results of orthodontic treatment you worked so hard for. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had food particles in wisdom tooth extraction site for days and was in pain.Finally got it out by rinsing from side to side.Will it cause an problems?
Rinse: It is normal to get food particles in an extraction site. Normally the Surgoen gives a list of post -op instructions. One of those is to start rinsing with warm salt water 24 hours after your extraction. You should do this after every meal or snack to insure no food particles in the socket. If your pain is subsiding than you are on your way to recovery. If pain is increasing than see your dentist ...Read more
1 week since my wisdom tooth is extracted, is it possible for a dental cleaning even if i can't fully open my mouth? Can they make some fillings on?
My braces will be removed this month after an years treatment.Should i go for permanent or removable retainers? Which one will fetch the best result?
Sensitive teeth, bleeding gums, kinda not intact or detached gums in middle incissors after the last brace adjustment. Had braces for many years. Help?
Ask Provider: There are a few reasons possible the most common for someone with braces is a need for improved home care. If you haven't for some time, go see your dentist and get a good cleaning. You could also have increases inflamation from the tooth movement. Still clean clean clean. Rinse with warm salt water and continue to scrub. You may benefit from a prescription mouthwash as well. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Are adverse cardiovascular/resporatory reactions to dental local anestesia permanent? Been short of breath for 5 days. I had a bad reaction to dental local couple weeks ago now i can't breath right.
How likely or common is it for an early teen to get daily headaches after getting orthodontic braces two months ago. Coincidence vs. Caused by braces?
Of concern: Although the occlusal changes caused by tooth movement can alter function and muscle response, the ongoing changes should allow for rapid adaptation. I would recommend neurological evaluation to rule out coincidental cause coupled with tincture of time to allow adaptation to new occlusal patterns. ...Read moreSee 15 more doctor answers
Can herpes survive in make-up like (liquid) eyeliner, mascara and lipsticks? Or will the virus die after a few hours?
Very low probability: As with any drug, there is a therapeutic level and toxic level. For dental anesthetics there is a large difference in the amount of drug that is typically used for dental procedures and the toxic amount. If the anesthetic is inadvertently injected in an artery, there could be life threatening effects, but this is also extremely rare. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Top dental fill, frozen for 7hrs incl eye lids & half nose. Reaction to last injection by change in taste. Another reaction or why am I still frozen?
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