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Orthodontics before Crowns?

I’m hoping you can help me. I have had two crowns on my front teeth for a long time. They’ve always looked a little pastier than my other teeth, but now they have this unsightly gray line and they are … Continue reading

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Dental Implants or Implant Overdentures

I’m a little confused. I can’t figure out the difference between dental implants and implant overdentures. Some people seem to use them interchangeably but I think they’re different. Can you help me? I need to replace a few teeth and … Continue reading

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Dentist Insisting I Get Braces

I’m at my wit’s end. I know I’ll never be able to have a perfect smile, but I was hoping for something at least not humiliating. I have crowns on my two front teeth. They’re over 15 years old and … Continue reading

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Gums Over Crowns Turning Gray

I have two crowns on my front teeth. They’ve never looked quite natural, but now I’m worried there’s something seriously wrong. The gums above the crowns have developed a dark gray line. Is there something dangerous going on? Gina Dear … Continue reading

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Gum Recession During Braces

I had a problem with gum recession during my braces. This created a black triangle at my gums. Is there a solution for this? Dave Dear Dave, Unfortunately, quite a few patients develop this problem with traditional braces. Many patients … Continue reading

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Can I Use Antibiotics for a Tooth Infection?

I have a pimple on my gums and my tooth hurts. I looked it up online and it sounds like I have a tooth infection. I don’t have dental insurance and don’t make much money. I do have some antibiotics … Continue reading

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Will Invisalign Work for Me?

I have two differing opinions about whether I should use Invisalign. My dentist said Invisalign will be fine for my case, but when I went to see an orthodontist about it he said traditional braces were a better option for … Continue reading

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Does an Open Bite REALLY Have to be Fixed?

My dentist wants me to get braces. He insists my open bite needs to be fixed. There’s nothing really wrong with my teeth except for that. Is it really necessary to fix it? I suspect it’s either just for cosmetic … Continue reading

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Can Children Get White Fillings?

I went to a pediatric dentist who said children can’t get white fillings, but I have a friend who gets them for her children. Is my dentist right or hers? Pamela M. Dear Pamela, It’s not a right or wrong … Continue reading

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Is There a Special Dentist For Implants?

I’m in need of a new tooth. I’ve done some research on my options and think a dental implant is my best choice. Is there a special dentist for that or just a regular dentist? Andrew P. – Utah Andrew, … Continue reading

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