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How To Remove Cavity From Teeth At Home
Dentist: No way to do on your own. ...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
What are the pros and cons to electively (no margin cavities) remove old porcelin fused to metal teeth crowns for new ones? Could a tooths root split?
Not likely: Of course, it's always a possibility, but root splitting is not likely, as long as when the crowns are being cut off, they are fully cut through, down to the tooth, before they are removed. Really, unless you have decay on the teeth, there is no need to remove the old crowns. Unless you don't like the look of them or the porcelain has chipped off. ...Read more
Plaque can be removed by good brushing and flossing. Leaving plaque on your teeth will cause cavities so keep your teeth clean. Plaque can hardened in calculus than cannot be clean with a toothbrush alone and need a dentist. Plaque can lead to white spot on teeth which are beginning cavities.
See a dentist for exam and take care or your teeth. ...Read more
Yes: You will need to visit a dentist or oral surgeon and have a complete evaluation. Once it is determined that the teeth should be extracted, you can have them all extracted with the appropriate anesthesia. This is all provided that you are in a state of physical health that would allow such extensive extraction at one appointment. You will also have to plan for dentures after the surgery. ...Read more
Very carefully: Instead of your nasal cavity, you probably meant to say your wisdom teeth are developing in or close proximity to your maxillary sinus, which is common for upper wisdom teeth. Your dentist or surgeon will remove the teeth by a surgical approach to expose and/or uncover the wisdom teeth, and likely place sutures to close the incision. ...Read more
If a dentist is amazing can he remove your cavities and leave you teeth looking like the never had ANY work done?
Most dentists are: Amazing at restoring your teeth to picture perfect condition. Consult with yours and let them know exactly what you want. ...Read more
My baby teeth have been removed 3 days ago due to cavity. The another teeth was under it. What care I should take to not to have cavity in new one?
Keep it clean: And less sweets. But at age 20 the tooth u beneath may not come in properly. Discuss your options with your doctor or am orthodontist. ...Read more
Can u remove cavity completely? Or no you will loose some teeths and can u treat cavity with toothbrush and mouthwash? How to treat cavity without den
What do you suggest if I have a very tiny cavity on my teeth. Is fillings is the only option to remove cavity. Are there any alternative way to treat cavity?
Restoration: Once the decay becomes evident, a restoration is needed. The longer you wait the larger the restoration will be. Tend to it soon. ...Read more
How long does it require for your wisdom teeth cavities to stop bleeding after you get them removed?
I got lots of teeth in my jaw with 3 pairs of teeth having cavities. Is there an easy way to remove them?
Remove what?: Remove the teeth or remove the cavities? Either solution requires the skill and expertise of a dentist...It's not a diy project. Better to treat the cavities and thereby keep the teeth from both health and an economic viewpoints. Please call dentist now. The longer thou wait, the more difficult and expensive treatment becomes. ...Read more
Can my wisdom teeth be filled instead of pulled, with surface cavities on two one on each side in the top of my mouth. I'm 55 an anxious about having them remove.
Wisdom Teeth: Sometimes wisdom teeth are valuable asset when healthy and properly aligned, but more often, they are misaligned and require removal. The removal of wisdom teeth is one of the most common procedures. See your dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment options. ...Read more
When I went to my dentist for a cleaning last weekend they didn't seem to say anything about my swollen red upper gums. They said I had clean teeth. But I need to get my wisdom teeth removed and have a few cavities. Could this be contributing to the red s
Speak with DDS: You need to speak with the dentist and or hygienist and address the following, what is my home care regimen and how can it be improved? Can I see a copy of my periodontal charting and explain what the numbers mean to me. Why do you think I have red swollen gingiva and what are the remedies to have this addressed. ...Read more
Possibly: There is no magic paste out there that will completely eliminate to risk of getting cavities. However, any fluoridated toothpaste can help protect your teeth and reduce the risk of getting cavities. If you are a high cavity risk patient, there are special prescription toothpastes you can use. ...Read more
Absolutely: Actually, most cavities form in between the teeth, so dentists are posed with this problem on a daily basis. This is easily handled by drilling through the biting surface of the tooth in order to reach the decay and then restoring the tooth with a filling (or crown if extensive). If we weren't able to easily fix this problem, most people would have almost no back teeth. ...Read more
I have a cavity but my Dentist insists to just get the tooth removed in 3 months. How much will the cavity spread in that time?
Tooth pulled: Cavities can get bigger with time and the tooth can break down more with pressure from chewing and there can be pain. I would suggest to take care of the situation as soon as possible since generally it cannot get better with out treatment. ...Read more
I am 18 years old now and I still have 1 premolar milk tooth. It has a lot of cavities and also broke. Do I need to remove it?
I have a large cavity in my wisdom tooth on the upper right side. I would like to get braces. What happens if I do not remove the wisdom tooth?
I took a reclast (zoledronic acid) infusion feb. 27 and I now need a tooth removed due to a cavity. Is it safe to have it removed?
It depends...: On whether you have taken any other osteoporosis medication before this last Reclast (zoledronic acid) injection, including another dose of Reclast (zoledronic acid) previously. After reviewing your history with these medications, your oral surgeon can discuss the potential risks you may face and when the extraction might be safest. If delay is suggested, a root canal could buy you time. ...Read more
I have very small cavities (about 2 or 3) on side of wisdom tooth. They are in somewhat tight spot but I don't want tooth removed. Can they be filled?
Help please? I had one removed) and wisdom tooth, it makes my whole jaw hurt. It does react to sweets, but I cannot see any cavity?
See your dentist: There can be a number of issues going on especially since your having jaw pain. Sometimes when a tooth is removed, it leaves the adjacent tooth root surface exposed, which can be sensitive to cold and sweets. Definitely see your dentist. ...Read more
Why is the dental abscess getting worse during treatment? I have a tooth with a large cavity. It had a filling in it, but the filling got loose and before I had a chance to have it fixed I got a dental abscess. The filling was removed so the tooth could dr
Dr zweig gave you some good advice. Was the root canal started? You did not clarify in your post. The dead nerve tissue needs to be removed to help the antibiotics work.
It may be necessary to use a different antibiotic if you are not getting better. Call your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more
What should I do about a slightly chipped tooth? Iit hurt, stings, throbs, sensitive to everything its chipped to the gumline. Because the X-ray doesn't show a cavity the dentist's I've seen usually will send me home. Advice?
This: This is not normal. I suggest a second opinion or a referral to an endodontist to evaluate your pain. ...Read more
Wisdom tooth LARGE cavity. SEVERE pain similar to when my other wisdom tooth hurt, which was pushing on a damaged nerve before extraction. 2nd molar was removed years ago to give current wisdom tooth room to grow. Dentist appt next week. EXTRACTION??
Cyst&tooth#3 removed, maybe old root canal caused, ate thru nasal cavity bone. CT says maxillary retention cyst now, 2 weeks ago 3Dxray showed nothing?
Not unusual: Retention cysts should be followed up by your dentist or ENT clinically and by radiography. Mostly no treatment is indicated, because of their high spontaneous regression rate. Take care. ...Read more
Acid and Exposure: As previously explained the acid byproduct of bacterial metabolism etches the enamel and causes "cavities" commonly referred to as decay. Another component however is the frequency of exposure. If you constantly snack on sugary treats the frequency of acid exposure increases the problem. Each exposure results in approximately 20 minutes of acid exposure. I suggest limiting your exposures. ...Read more
Neglect mostly: People get cavities mostly because their mouths have a prevalence of cavity causing germs (strep mutans/lactobacillus sp.). There are many other factors to consider: saliva, diet, ph, and others influence your overall cavity risk. The factors you can control to reduce risk are diet and home care. Reduce consumption of sugary/acidic foods/bevs. Brush/floss daily, and chew sugarless gum w/ xylitol. ...Read more