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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?
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
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, 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
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
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
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.
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?
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
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
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
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
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?
How many teeth can you have in one bridge? I have three loose teeth that I think i’m going to need pulled. They’re right next to each other. Will I be able to get a bridge with three teeth to fill that space? Yes, I know I need to talk to my dentist, but
The rule is...: It is best to support the number of roots missing by the same number of roots. The longer the span the worse the forces. ...Read more
I'm looking for a retainer that will straighten my teeth. Trying to avoid braces. Are there any at stores or do I have to talk to my dentist?
Orthodontist: You'll need to seek the help of a dental professional for this... no store bought dental appliances available. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
My dentist spit in my mouth while talking over me. It was just a drop but gross enough. What are my chances of getting oral herpes? Detailed answers.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
If the dentist who did it within a short time, he will consider.
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Name me the top general dentist, periodontist and oral/max surgeon in Broward County, Florida. Is it ok to get a lead for this at this online site?
Recommendations: You may get recommendations. Always remember that everyone has a specific and personal set of criteria for determining "best". Seek out online reports from patients and ask the state and county dental societies for information on the Dentists. Go to the specialty organizations and do the same. Visit the offices and talk with the staff. Ask the people you know who share your values and needs. ...Read more
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