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Some of my teeth are small. What do I do about it?

Some of my teeth are small.  What do I do about it?

Talk with dentist: There are several remedies. Placing crowns or veneers on teeth can be done in a way to make them bigger. Also, a gum procedure that is called "crown lengthening" can make the teeth look longer. This is difficult to discuss in this forum. Talk to a dental professional about this problem. ...Read more

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I am 16 I had an small accident yesterday. About 25 %of my teeth had broken .do I can have a full teeth naturally?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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I am 16 I had an small accident yesterday. About 25 %of my teeth had broken .do I can have a full teeth naturally?

No: However, your dentist will try to save as many of your natural teeth as possible. Call for initial appointment. ...Read more

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What should I do about the small gaps in my teeth ?

What should I do about the small gaps in my teeth ?

Depends: You can have them filled with tooth colored filling material if they bother you, or do nothing if they don't. ...Read more

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Small painless cavity in between my teeth. Should I do something about it?

Small painless cavity in between my teeth. Should I do something about it?

Yes: These small cavities will eventually become painful and increase in size. A simple early treatment of the cavity can prevent a potential root canal in the future. ...Read more

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I have a small hole on my premolar. It hurts. I have 3 dots on 3 other teeth. They cause no problem. Should i be worried about the painful hole?

I have a small hole on my premolar. It hurts. I have 3 dots on 3 other teeth. They cause no problem. Should i be worried about the painful hole?

Absolutely: It may appear like a small hole on the outside, but underneath it can be quite large, and deep. It's best to see a dentist in your town asap. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about bonding to close small gap in front teeth?

Can you tell me about bonding to close small gap in front teeth?

Great Technique: In the right situation (non smoker) direct dental bonding is a very effective painless procedure of lasting value. Case selection is important however and in some cases you may need or want a porcelain laminate restoration instead. ...Read more

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Somewhat small, cosmetic chips in upper front teeth. What can the dentist do about this?

Somewhat small, cosmetic chips in upper front teeth. What can the dentist do about this?

Clinical examination: If the fractures are small, perhaps the area can be smoothed out. The dentist needs to do a clinical examination to determine if anything more extensive, such as bonding or veneers is needed. ...Read more

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I have a small gap between my two front teeth. I am not so confident about it. Can it disappear when my wisdom teeth grow in?

I have a small gap between my two front teeth. I am not so confident about it.  Can it disappear when my wisdom teeth grow in?

No: Anterior (front) spaces will not close with the eruption of wisdom teeth! consult with a local dentist as to your options if the space is large enough to bother you. Sometimes no treatment is the best option. Orthodontics and\or tooth colored bonding composites may be reasonable solutions. Neither require grinding down of healthy teeth. ...Read more

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I woke up w/ flesh colored small bumps on my bottom lip about 4 in a line. What could they be? I ran my teeth over them and they're kind of stabby

I woke up w/ flesh colored small bumps on my bottom lip  about 4 in a line.  What could they be? I ran my teeth over them and  they're kind of stabby

Herpes simplex I: Could be herpes. Generally there is a feeling of tingling at the onset. The small bumps fill with fluid and eventually burst. This is the contagious stage. Over the next few days the ruptured vesicles scab and after about 7-10 days disappear. ...Read more

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