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How To Fix Cavities On Front Teeth
Cosmetics: The decay is removed and the tooth will be restored with a composite material that matches you tooth. If there is extensive decay a crown may be recommended. The goal of your dentist is to restore your tooth so it looks as natural as possible. Talk to a dentist about your options. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Big or small?: Small cavities are taken care of with bonded tooth colored composite fillings. When cavities get bigger and the strength of the tooth is compromised a porcelain restoration that covers most of or all of the tooth is used. This would be called a veneer, or partial crown or full crown depending on the size of the cavity. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Bonded restorations: Tooth colored fillings can be used to restore cavities in those anterior teeth. The composite material comes in many shades, and your dentist will match the color to your own tooth. If the tooth is severely damaged, then porcelain restorations can be used, and the same color matching applies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have two cavity holes in my front teeth, roughly how much would it cost to crown them? and what is the best natural crown type
Cavities: Without knowing the exact extent of the decay, it is hard to determine what treatment you need and what the total cost would be. Simple fillings are less expensive that root canals, posts, and crowns. That being said, since fees vary so widely from town to town and office to office, a fee quoted you over the internet is meaningless. Seek the advice of a local dentist who is going to treat you. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I'm having a cavity on the back of my front teeth.What shall I do? Is there any solutions except having pasta? because I don't think they last long.
I think that I have a cavity on one of my front teeth. I noticed some discoloration . Is there a quick topical OTC fix until i get to dentist ?
Three year old has a few small cavities in front teeth. Dentist says no pain no problem and we should just wait til they get loose on their own?
If I have an abscess or deep cavity in one of my lower front teeth, can they do a root canal on a front tooth or just extraction?
Abscessed front toot: Your front tooth can be treated with a root canal if there is enough tooth structure and bone support to properly restore the tooth. Extraction would be needed if there has ben too much decay to restore the tooth. A crown may also be needed after the root canal to restore your tooth to proper form and function. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Childis 12 yrs w/2 cavities in front teeth.
We oppose use of flouride. Denist says a composite filling
w/small amount of flouride is the best way?
How long does it take a cavity to turn into an abscessed tooth? It looks like it's in between my front teeth. When i went to my dentist in february, he didn't say anything about it. My insurance won't cover more than two visits, and my next one is in july
Whenever : Whenever you notice something like this you need to make an appointment. Your reference to insurance covering only two visits should apply to routine exams and cleanings, not emergency situations or problem focused visits in between. Do not wait as a small cavity can get bigger and a big cavity can cause an abcessed tooth. How long that takes varies tremendously depending upon the situation but you don't want to take a chance to find out. Call now! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My front teeth ache, I have no cavities, no diseases of the mouth, and have been using a night guard. What could it be?
My two front teeth were sensitive and sore about a week ago. I switched to Sensodyne. No help, now my front top and bottom teeth hurt so bad. I can't eat or sleep. My hard palate is white and super sensitive. There are no cavities and I brush twice daily!
Possible infection: Typically "sensitive teeth" do not cause pain at the level you are describing. The white and painful palate is concerning for infection in the soft tissue. It does not take long for infection to travel from your mouth into your brain so this needs to be looked at today as 24 hours can make a big difference. If you cannot see your Dentist then utilize Urgent Care or ER. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Can shortening of front teeth affect bite? Feel very back molars touch before others do. Still feeling like front teeth are shorter then before. Not s
Front teeth moved: There is no way to be sure without a clinical/visual exam and additional information.. Movement of teeth can be caused by periodontal (gum) disease, bruxing (chronic teeth grinding and/or clenching), unrestored decay of fractures, crowding due to eruption of wisdom teeth. Make an appointment with a dentist for an examination and x-rays. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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