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Losing Molar Teeth
They can sometimes: Molar teeth include third molars or wisdom teeth. Usually these do erupt by age 16 to 20 but late eruption is not uncommon. This especially happens if other teeth are lost and space becomes available where it wasn't before. It is unusual but not unheard of. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The permanent molars occupy the most posterior portion of the dental arch. They are the primary grinding teeth in the mouth. Adult humans have twelve molars, in four groups of three at the back of the mouth. The third, rearmost molar in each group is called a wisdom tooth. It is the last tooth to appear, breaking through the gum tissue at about ...Read more
My top right molar tooth began hurting today out of no where. I was fine all day, until i pressed my teeth down. Only hurts when i chew. What is it?
To be determined: It could be one of many things- a broken filling, sore tooth from bruxism, a fracture in the tooth, an infection, a cavity, etc. Your dentist can determine what is wrong and what needs to be done to correct the situation. Don't wait, as this is a sign and the longer you wait, the more the chance of bigger problems to come. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am curious to know why 4 unit new porcelain bridge on molar teeth breaks that easy while just eating soft sandwich. What should i replace it with.
Bad bridge.: A new bridge should not break eating a sandwich. Something was wrong w/ its fabrication. If you don't want another bridge, the very best way to replace missing teeth, if possible, are implants supporting single crowns. They are easier to clean, never get cavities, look great and feel natural. That's the way i'd replace any missing tooth! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Relax: Take a deep breath. What you feel is very normal. Having removed thousands of teeth on thousands of patients over the years i can give you some perspective. The overall vast majority of patients tell me after the procedure, "that’s it? They’re out? "i didn't feel a thing!" and that was with just using a local anesthetic to numb them up. I also suggest you express your concerns to your dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im having a lesion after my upper second molar teeth...its like 3 white dots after second molar..how can i fix it? What medication is to be taken?
I have pain in my upper last molar tooth, so unsure if it's dying or to the other teeth if a molar tooth is removed?
Have it extracted: The last molar is commonly reffered to as the wisdom tooth. This tooth is very important in relation to your life.An infection in this particular too can lead to spinal cord and brain infection , and death .This tooth was the single most cause of deaths in mammals .For humans the average lifespan was 33 to 37 years because u usually died of a tooth infection in the early days, prior to dentistry ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which type for 4 unit bridge you recommend on back molar teeth #11 to 14. Is it crown- porcelain fused to high noble metal, gold, or pure porcelain.?
Need help: Can be cavity/abscess, hyper function, fracture, damage from adjacent malposed tooth, gum disease, or many other cause3s. The only thing you can do is call your dentist...Now. The problem has to be visualized to be diagnosed so that the correct treatment can be chosen. Can't do it over the phone or computer. And it's not a diy project. Bite the bullet...Call our dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A small teeth, last in line of my molar teeth, broke into 1/2 without any impact.I don't have this teeth on the other side.Is it a matter of concern?
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