Dental

Ask a dentist. Get answers to your dental questions.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Dental Questions
I have a tooth under a bridge needing a possible root canal,
I have a tooth under a bridge needing a possible root canal, and my dentist referred me to an endodontist. In the event I need a root canal done, is it possible to have the dentist drill a hole in the… read more
Drew Moore DDS MS
Drew Moore DDS MS
Periodontist/Implantologist
Certificate of Military Education
367 satisfied customers
I recently had a crowned tooth re-crowned due to a cavity
I recently had a crowned tooth re-crowned due to a cavity being found after the old crown was removed. After the anesthesia wore off, I noticed sensitivity to cold AND pressure when chewing food. I al… read more
Just Dental Truths!
Just Dental Truths!
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
1,894 satisfied customers
I have a tooth in the lower left back, that is capped. It
I have a tooth in the lower left back, that is capped. It has become painful. My dentist says it needs a root canal. What is a root canal? Also, I've heard they hurt very much, is that true? Will the … read more
Root Canal Doctor
Root Canal Doctor
Doctoral Degree
4,010 satisfied customers
I had root canal on Friday. I'm was given penicillin and
I had root canal on Friday. I'm was given penicillin and ibuprofen. My lips became numb on Tuesday and my tooth now hurts. I did my research and it sounds like a nerve may be at issue. I'm not sure if… read more
Root Canal Doctor
Root Canal Doctor
Doctoral Degree
4,010 satisfied customers
Please advise as I am feeling frustrated and upset. Have had
Hi- please advise as I am feeling frustrated and upset. Have had a cracked/fractured tooth (second to last upper left side) for about 2 years now. It has a large old filling that has been re-filled ov… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist / Anesthesiologist
Doctoral Degree
4,850 satisfied customers
I had a root canal done in December on an infected tooth. It
I had a root canal done in December on an infected tooth. It took two visits go complete the root canal. Then in January my insurance got switched so my dentist didn't accept me anymore. Now I'm havin… read more
Root Canal Doctor
Root Canal Doctor
Doctoral Degree
4,010 satisfied customers
5 days ago I had the first stage of a root canal. Originally
5 days ago I had the first stage of a root canal. Originally the filling was to be replaced, but mid-procedure the dentist decided I should have a root canal. The tooth was not abcessed. The next day … read more
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
5,839 satisfied customers
Had a root canal in a tooth that was fine but the dentist
Had a root canal in a tooth that was fine but the dentist thought I needed one because of the history of the tooth next to this one...Now 6 months after the procedure I am still suffering pain that ra… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist / Anesthesiologist
Doctoral Degree
4,850 satisfied customers
I just had tooth number 18 fixed in May,,,and now it's Aug,
I just had tooth number 18 fixed in May,,,and now it's Aug, and the dentist had to remove the filling he placed. I remember biting the grey paper in May and it was still bumpy when i was biting down a… read more
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
5,839 satisfied customers
My question is about crowns. This February, after being in
My question is about crowns. This February, after being in pain for 3 weeks, I asked my dentist to do root canal before putting crowns on 2 teeth 28 and 29. He persuaded me that the pain will ago afte… read more
Dr. Dentique
Dr. Dentique
104 satisfied customers
I did root canal in my teeth. It has a bride on top. But it
I did root canal in my teeth. It has a bride on top. But it constantly keeps on hurting. I dont feel pain when i am at work or talking. When, I am going to sleep or eat or rest, it hurts. As soon as t… read more
Dr. Mariana
Dr. Mariana
705 satisfied customers
I had a cavity filled about 2 weeks ago and the dentist
I had a cavity filled about 2 weeks ago and the dentist prescribed me amoxicillin to fight an infection. But it made me feel very sick so I stopped taking it after a few days. Now the tooth is hurting… read more
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
5,839 satisfied customers
I had a tooth capped, then later my dentist said the tooth
I had a tooth capped, then later my dentist said the tooth had died and I need a root canal, so he made a hole in the cap to do a root canal and then filled the cap with silver. About two weeks later … read more
Dr. Girish
Dr. Girish
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
788 satisfied customers
I've been to my dentist three times this week for escalating
I've been to my dentist three times this week for escalating pain over the past couple of weeks in a tooth I had a root canal done on more than 20 years ago. The tooth was crowned probably 10-12 years… read more
Dr. Girish
Dr. Girish
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
788 satisfied customers
Dentist repaired 3 teeth 20 days ago. He drilled it then put
Dentist repaired 3 teeth 20 days ago. He drilled it then put temp caps on and I've been in pain ever since. He did put me on antibiotics, but I'm still in pain. The pain goes up to my sinus, to my ear… read more
Dr Rao
Dr Rao
Consulting Dentist
Doctoral Degree
272 satisfied customers
I had a root canal on a front top molar about 1 year ago.
I had a root canal on a front top molar about 1 year ago. The tooth had a gold cap from a long time ago, so they drilled throught the cap to do the work. Now the tooth its self is fine and is firm, ti… read more
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
5,839 satisfied customers
I have 2 caps on bottom molars. The original dentist cap-job
I have 2 caps on bottom molars. The original dentist cap-job went well, even though you could see the metallic ring around the base of the tooth. Latter I decided to get my teeth whitened, was told th… read more
Dr. Alex
Dr. Alex
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
1,607 satisfied customers
To Whom it May Concern: My husband just received two crowns
To Whom it May Concern: My husband just received two crowns and has typical symptoms of a root canal problem in one tooth. His dentist informed him that a root canal procedure needs to be done. He pla… read more
Dr. Alex
Dr. Alex
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
1,607 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I can go as far as to say it could have resulted in saving my sons life and our entire family now knows what bipolar is and how to assist and understand my most wonderful son, brother and friend to all who loves him dearly. Thank you very much

Corrie MollPretoria, South Africa

I thank-you so much! It really helped to have this information and confirmation. We will watch her carefully and get her in for the examination and US right away if things do not improve. God bless you as well!

ClaudiaAlbuquerque, NM

Outstanding response time less than 6 minutes. Answered the question professionally and with a great deal of compassion.

KevinBeaverton, OR

Suggested diagnosis was what I hoped and will take this info to my doctor's appointment next week.
I feel better already! Thank you.

ElanorTracy, CA

Thank you to the Physician who answered my question today. The answer was far more informative than what I got from the Physicians I saw in person for my problem.

JulieLockesburg, AR

You have been more help than you know. I seriously don't know what my sisters situation would be today if you had not gone above and beyond just answering my questions.

John and StefanieTucson, AZ

I have been dealing with an extremely serious health crisis for over three years, and one your physicians asked me more questions, gave me more answers and encouragement than a dozen different doctors who have been treating me!!

Janet VPhoenix, AZ

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Mark Bornfeld, DDS

Mark Bornfeld, DDS

Dentist

5,839 satisfied customers

Clinical instructor, NYU College of Dentistry; 42 years private practice experience in general dentistry, member Academy of General Dentistry, ADA, Fellow, American Academy of Oral Medicine

Dr. Alex

Dr. Alex

Dentist

1,607 satisfied customers

I am a General Dentist and founder of the American School of Dental Assisting

Dr. George McKee

Dr. George McKee

Dentist

1,396 satisfied customers

Licensed dentist with 30 years clinical experience in general practice and cosmetic reconstruction.

Dr. Girish

Dr. Girish

Dentist

788 satisfied customers

19 years of clinical experience in all phases of Dentistry.

Julian Chen

Julian Chen

Dentist

567 satisfied customers

Practicing General Dentist since 2002

Dr. Winterholler

Dr. Winterholler

Dentist

266 satisfied customers

4 years Private Practice, Heavy emphasis on Cosmetic Dentistry and Implants, Top 10% of Dental Class

Dr. Mitch

Dr. Mitch

Dentist

211 satisfied customers

DMD General Dentist Private Practice Over 20 yrs.

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x