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I talked to my dentist and a nurse at planned parenthood they said I had a coldsore what does this mean now?

I talked to my dentist and a nurse at planned parenthood they said I had a coldsore what does this mean now?

Herpetic ulcer: Cold sores on or around the lip are the herpetic virus usually. Ask your md for a proper diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. ...Read more

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Who can I talk to if I have a fear of the dentists?

Who can I talk to if I have a fear of the dentists?

Dentist or counselor: If you have a fear do dentists...Try talking to a few and see if any of them makes you comfortable. They can give you a relaxer medicine before your appt to ease your anxiety, or some can put you to sleep to be worked on. Be careful of that way and make sure the doctor is certified. If this whole idea doesn't appeal to you...Then go see a counselor who may work with you to ease your fears. ...Read more

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I have pain in my teeth I want to talk lady doctor or dentist?

I have pain in my teeth I want to talk lady doctor or dentist?

See your dentist: A dentist would be able to help with the pain in your teeth. See you dentist as soon as possible. You can also schedule virtual consults with a female dentist if you do not have a female dentist near you. ...Read more

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Is it appropriate to talk to your dentist about an upcoming procedure especially if I am a new patient? I went in for an exam with a dentist that is new to me. I have not been in to see a dentist for four years. Due to putting this off, I have to have

Is it appropriate to talk to your dentist about an upcoming procedure especially if I am a new patient? I went in for an exam with a dentist that is new to me. I have not been in to see a dentist for four years. Due to putting this off, I have to have

Absolutely,: Absolutely, no questions asked.

You are entrusting your dental health to a provider that is new to you. His answers to your questions will make you feel at ease and allow him to work on you without the fear of making you nervous.

Once you feel comfortable you will not need to ask so many questions or be nervous. ...Read more

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Should I talk to my dentist about crest pro-health clinical mouthwash problems?

Should I talk to my dentist about crest pro-health clinical mouthwash problems?

Mouthwash problems: Yes. There may be ingredients which react badly with you. It may be possible to change to a different product that will achieve the same benefits. ...Read more

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Talked with my dentist on this...Looking for other opinions....How long should I expect to be of work after full mouth extractions?

Talked with my dentist on this...Looking for other opinions....How long should I expect to be of work after full mouth extractions?

Big range: Everyone heals differently. It also depends on how many teeth, and how much bone is holding them in. Average is a couple of days. Range is probably none to 5 days. ...Read more

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Got crown put on 48 hours ago. Been in constant pain since. Was fine before dentist talked me into crown! Will I need a root canal now? Not a molar.

Got crown put on 48 hours ago. Been in constant pain since. Was fine before dentist talked me into crown! Will I need a root canal now? Not a molar.

Constant pain: Something is amiss. So hard to tell what it might be without knowing the history of the tooth. Could be your bite, could be an inflamed nerve. Why guess? Let your dentist evaluate it. All the best ...Read more

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How do I get rid of bad breath, I went to the dentist she says I don't have any symptoms but I always find when I talk people covering their noses?

How do I get rid of bad breath, I went to the dentist she says I don't have any symptoms but I always find when I talk people covering their noses?

Other causes: There are many other causes for bad breath, it's called halitosis, the primary cause is dental and oral in general (gingivitis and tooth decay) sinuses and all it's issues also might cause halitosis, third reason is gastric (hyperacidity, acid reflux etc.), diet also is a contributing factor.
So investigate all the causes. ...Read more

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At the dentist office today, I was laying down in the chair with my mouth open while the dentist was talking and looking at my teeth. Mid-sentence a drop of his spit flew in my mouth! What are my chances of contracting oral herpes? He didn't have any sore

At the dentist office today, I was laying down in the chair with my mouth open while the dentist was talking and looking at my teeth. Mid-sentence a drop of his spit flew in my mouth! What are my chances of contracting oral herpes? He didn't have any sore

Very low: Unless the dentist had an active infection at the time your chances of getting any kind of illness from this incident is very, very low. That being said, I would switch dentists. Any time a dentist is talking "over" a patient they should be wearing a mask. This simple procedure protects both the patient and the dentist from unwanted exposure to germs when they are in each others personal space. ...Read more

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How to discuss bad breath with dentist I am really embarrassed and kind of scared to talk about it? I've dealt with this for years and need to get rid

How to discuss bad breath with dentist I am really embarrassed and kind of scared to talk about it? I've dealt with this for years and need to get rid

See DDS ASAP: In the majority of cases, the cause of bad breath or halitosis, is the product of bacteria in the mouth and gum disease. Bad breath can be very embarrassing, but it is a common condition and there are numerous ways to treat it. See your dentist for Halimeter test, diagnosis and bad breath treatment that depends on its cause. Good luck. ...Read more

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My jaw is stuck, but I'm able to talk and is about two fingers wide. How will the dentist get it unstuck while I'm in the office?

My jaw is stuck, but I'm able to talk and is about two fingers wide. How will the dentist get it unstuck while I'm in the office?

Locked jaw: Your jaw can get locked open or closed. You having limited opening (closed), occurs when the TMJ is out of synch and the disc (piece of flexible tissue) is displaced. This disc interfers with the moving joint. Normally, it occurs on one side but can be bilateral. To treat your jaw, the dentist needs to manipulate the jaw down in the back and slightly forward to allow the joint to fall back in. ...Read more

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I just tooth pulled one of the hardest one, dentist was pushing till my jaw moved but I'm fine I can talk, but I'm kinda scared. Is it normal?

I just tooth pulled one of the hardest one, dentist was pushing till my jaw moved but I'm fine I can talk, but I'm kinda scared. Is it normal?

Are you on pain meds: The lack of detail in your question makes it impossible for me to give you a straight answer. Are you taking pain medication? Please relay your question through a surrogate for a proper answer. ...Read more

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What can I expect after getting oral appliance therapy for apnea? I'm schedule to go in and talk to my dentist about an oral appliance for sleep apnea, but i'd like a little heads up about what to expect afterwards before I go. Will an oral appliance chan

What can I expect after getting oral appliance therapy for apnea? I'm schedule to go in and talk to my dentist about an oral appliance for sleep apnea, but i'd like a little heads up about what to expect afterwards before I go. Will an oral appliance chan

Depends: There are a number of things that can happen as far as side effect like mild pain, teeth not fitting together in the morning, and possible tooth movement.
Follow up care is key to improving the success rate.
Not all patients find success. Seeing a dentist with significant experience and education treating this life threatening condition can help with side effects and improve success. ...Read more

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Jaw has been stuck for a week. Barley two fingers wide, but I can talk. What will the dentist do in the office to fix it.

Jaw has been stuck for a week. Barley two fingers wide, but I can talk. What will the dentist do in the office to fix it.

Jaw Repositioning: Oftentimes the dentist can reposition the jaw by pressing down and back on the jaw by placing his fingers on the teeth and under the mandible. This will usually fix the problem instantly. Muscle relaxants like Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and heat therapy (heating pad or warm towel) along with antiinflammatory medications may also be prescribed. If nothing works you may need to see an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Dentist: f/u to question about tongue accidentally sutured to gums. I went to the ER bc I couldn't talk, eat or swallow and my tongue was attached! !

Dentist: f/u to question about tongue accidentally sutured to gums. I went to the ER bc I couldn't talk, eat or swallow and my tongue was attached! !

Again, no accident: The surgeon most likely pulled the gingival tissue in the area towards the extraction site to achieve primary closure. Since we here at healthtap cannot visualize your suturing, it is very hard to comment on what you are describing. I hope you are better now following your visit to the er. ...Read more

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I had an inplant done about 9 months ago. My general dentist says it will be difficult to put on a crown without speaking. Without speaking to the dentist who did the inplant. He can never get ahold of this dentist. Is it really that difficult to put o

I had an inplant done about 9 months ago. My general dentist says it will be difficult to put on a crown without speaking. Without speaking to the dentist who did the inplant. He can never get ahold of this dentist. Is it really that difficult to put o

Need to communicate: You might be able to get any needed info from the dentist who placed the implant. Contact the office and request the info : type of implant, size (length/ diameter), manufacturer, serial and product #'s. Also, is there a healing abutment placed -- what kind and size. If you cannot see a metal post sticking out of the gum, then you need to see the implant surgeon to uncover it. ...Read more

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If I have IV sedation at the dentist office will I be fully asleep? Will I be able to hear conversations? Must I need someone to drive me home?

If I have IV sedation at the dentist office will I be fully asleep? Will I be able to hear conversations? Must I need someone to drive me home?

IV Sedation: IV sedation is a form of deep sedation. You will be fully asleep, you will not remember any conversations, but you will still be breathing on your own. Yes, you need someone to drive you home and you should not expect to go to work or engage in any strenuous activities that say. ...Read more

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If I receive nitrous oxide for a dental procedure will I be wearing the mask all the time and will I hear conversations of the dentist and hygienist?

If I receive nitrous oxide for a dental procedure will I be wearing the mask all the time and will I hear conversations of the dentist and hygienist?

Nitrous: The answer is yes and yes. First, nitrous must be given continuously via nasal mask as it is quickly expelled if not (remember the dentist works in your mouth). Second, nitrous oxide at the levels that can legally be given do not result in loss of consciousness, thus you will hear conversations and noise. Sadly, many patients believe that "laughing gas" will "put them to sleep". It won't. ...Read more

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Best treatment for tmj? Have pain on left side of face in front of ear. Painful when chewing and now speaking. What kind of md or dentist to see?

Best treatment for tmj? Have pain on left side of face in front of ear. Painful when chewing and now speaking. What kind of md or dentist to see?

Trained\experienced: Many dentists have very little training and understanding of how best to advise patients and treat, especially when and how extensively. Seek a dentist (whether it be an orthodontist, prosthodontist, general dentist, oral surgeon, periodontist, etc.) who has extensive training and experience in this area. Your own dentist probably knows who in your area is best to handle such issues. ...Read more

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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)?

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 more

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Help! Need to know if there's a free room where I can talk to a suicide prevention helpline online?

Help! Need to know if there's a free room where I can talk to a suicide prevention helpline online?

I don't know about a: Room but here is a free helpline that you can call 24/7: phone: 1-800-suicide // 1-800-784-2433** also: 1-800-273-talk // 1-800-273-8255** take care. ...Read more

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How much value should I put on a periodontist being an AAP member? Near my new home there are other non-AAP periodontists with good online reviews. I usually don't have a general dentist, and I don't know anyone in my new area to ask for a referal.

How much value should I put on a periodontist being an AAP member? Near my new home there are other non-AAP periodontists with good online reviews. I usually don't have a general dentist, and I don't know anyone in my new area to ask for a referal.

Accreditation: By a speciality board is your assurance that this doctor has completed his or her formal specialty training and an accreditation exam. This assures you that you are getting state of the art care. While many non- accredited doctors are excellent, you have no way of knowing the level of their training. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a dentist that uses bpa-free fillings?

Is it normal for a dentist that uses bpa-free fillings?

New to me: I have not heard of such filings yet, but I guess anything and everything is out there now. Composite resins or white fillings are resin based and perhaps now there is a bpa free ones. Very interesting. ...Read more

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Need doctor advice. Where do I file/report a complaint for a us dentist online?

Need doctor advice. Where do I file/report a complaint for a us dentist online?

State dental society: Look up the state dental society (in your case mass) to determine the proper procedure to file a complaint. But before that, why don't you try to work things out with the dentist? In many cases, miscommunication leads to unhappy patients.

All the best... ...Read more

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How might I go about finding an online dentist?

How might I go about finding an online dentist?

Better answer: Ask your friends, neighbors, coworkers, and family who they see in your neighborhood. Word of mouth (no pun intended) is the best source of dental referral. ...Read more

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Will dentist replace a broken veneer for free?

Will dentist replace a broken veneer for free?

Sometimes: If the dentist who did it within a short time, he will consider.

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