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I needed a root canal. The dentist explained that an
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I was told by dentist that I needed a small filling in a molar. I went back in and got the filling and now have constant and increasing pain. I went back to dentist to tell them something went wrong w… read more
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Dr. Katz
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I had a routine filling replacement in my back molar a
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my upper molar chipped, like half of it (the one on the side of the cheek) is gone. What should I do? Have the entire tooth extracted of filled?… read more
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I had a root canal done on a molar about 4 years ago. Since
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I would like to ask you a crucial question? My daughter is 9
I would like to ask you a crucial question? My daughter is 9 years old and is suppose to have her two teeth on her upper left side. The dentist took xrays and said that the one tooth has a deep cavity… read more
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I just had a cavity filled--lower left molar. Looking at it
I just had a cavity filled--lower left molar. Looking at it though now, in the mirror, with a flashlight, the filling appears decidedly lower than all my other cavities, as if it is not "filled in" en… read more
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My granddaughter is 4 1/2 years old and has been seeing the
My granddaughter is 4 1/2 years old and has been seeing the dentist since she was 4. On her first visit they filled 2 cavities, one in a molar and one in the upper right front tooth. When she went for… read more
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I have an upcoming appointment for possible root canal or
I have an upcoming appointment for possible root canal or exraction if tooyh is unrestorable(?) ...there is decay where a piece of the sidewall broke off the tooth, between it and the next tooth (mola… read more
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My son is 9 years old and just found out that he has 4
my son is 9 years old and just found out that he has 4 cavities in between his back molars. He has sealants on his molars and they told me that he need 2 crowns, 2 nerve treatments, and 2 fillings. Is… read more
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