Dental

Ask a dentist. Get answers to your dental questions.

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

Related Dental Questions
Could the third tooth be saved with root canal? What are the
Could the third tooth be saved with root canal?What are the percentage of root canals that will eventually fail after 15-20 years? In another word, do people eventually lose the tooth with root canal?… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist / Anesthesiologist
Doctoral Degree
6,487 satisfied customers
When re-do a root canal, is it true usually we need to get a
When re-do a root canal, is it true usually we need to get a temp first because the current crown (from which the post will be removed) might broke or might not be able to sit on a tooth that has no p… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist / Anesthesiologist
Doctoral Degree
6,487 satisfied customers
I broke off a front tooth at the gumline. The root is dead.
I broke off a front tooth at the gumline. The root is dead. My dentist, as an emerency measure, created a "new tooth" and put it in with screws and glue. He warned it was very fragile. It fianlly loos… read more
Root Canal Doctor
Root Canal Doctor
Doctoral Degree
5,612 satisfied customers
I had a bridge #3-#6 for 30 years upper right that finally
I had a bridge #3-#6 for 30 years upper right that finally failed. The support teeth sheared off. My dentist wants to do an implant bridge.He did 2 post and cores on #4 #6 to hold a provisional.I have… read more
Dr. Hegland
Dr. Hegland
Dentist
DDS
376 satisfied customers
My number 12 tooth Was permanently crowned with a post and
My number 12 tooth Was permanently crowned with a post and core buildup 3 and a half years ago ( also had a root canal previously on this tooth right before the post and core buildup) as of A few days… read more
Dr. Behere
Dr. Behere
Practicing Dental Surgeon
Master's Degree
9,025 satisfied customers
Thank you Dr. for your thorough answer. I talked to my
Thank you Dr. Chen for your thorough answer. I talked to my dentist again and he said the only reason the bridge failed is that the prefab post in #6 broke. Although #6 wouldn't be good with a crown b… read more
Julian Chen
Julian Chen
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
568 satisfied customers
Last night I bit into a piece of chocolate and my crowned
Hi last night I bit into a piece of chocolate and my crowned tooth broke off at the gum. I am trying to decide between Post and crown, Implant and bridge.… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist / Anesthesiologist
Doctoral Degree
6,487 satisfied customers
My #8 tooth cracked some years ago, requiring a crown. The
Hello. My #8 tooth cracked some years ago, requiring a crown. The tooth has continued to crack, however, to the point where a crown will not stay on more than a few weeks or months at a time. My #9 to… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist / Anesthesiologist
Doctoral Degree
6,487 satisfied customers
I have a crowned tooth witha cantilever bridge mounted on
I have a crowned tooth witha cantilever bridge mounted on it- over 20 yrs old. After some major bruxism secondary to an SSRI reaction this tooth needed a second root canal. During that procedure the d… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist / Anesthesiologist
Doctoral Degree
6,487 satisfied customers
I have been seeing a new dentist for a little over a year.
Hello, I have been seeing a new dentist for a little over a year. Within the last few months I had a crown replaced because the previous one had broken. I got a root canal on that tooth nearly 10 year… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist / Anesthesiologist
Doctoral Degree
6,487 satisfied customers
Question is mostly for endodontists: how much are the
question is mostly for endodontists: how much are the chances of success for previously failed root canal treatment to redo again? talking about lower incisors. will they be restored?… read more
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
6,322 satisfied customers
My dentist is recommending $5-7000 worth of dental work.
My dentist is recommending $5-7000 worth of dental work. Does it make sense to shop around or to negotiate with him?… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist / Anesthesiologist
Doctoral Degree
6,487 satisfied customers
I have a 3 teeth bridge (front) being held by two real teeth
I have a 3 teeth bridge (front) being held by two real teeth on each side. Unfortunately, I broke the two real teeth so my dentist has given me the option of a post and core procedure for both teeth a… read more
Julian Chen
Julian Chen
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
568 satisfied customers
I had a root canal done and a crown was placed to cover the
I had a root canal done and a crown was placed to cover the tooth 18 months ago. Six months after the procedure I started getting pain and swollen where the root canal was done. My dentist told me the… read more
Dr. Winterholler
Dr. Winterholler
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
266 satisfied customers
I am thirty-year-old, female and I had done the root canal
I am thirty-year-old, female and I had done the root canal treatment twice for my right front teeth, and both specialist doctors did great job and cleaned well, but the pain is still there. When we ch… read more
Dr. Girish
Dr. Girish
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
788 satisfied customers
I had a root canal about 6 years ago in the tooth next to my
I had a root canal about 6 years ago in the tooth next to my right front. About 4 years later I got a gum boil on the roof of my mouth near the sight. I took an antibiotic and had it drained several t… read more
Julian Chen
Julian Chen
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
568 satisfied customers
My tooth ( I am 58 years old male ) broke in two, couple
My tooth ( I am 58 years old male ) broke in two, couple days ago. It is a second upper mollar. In the past it used to be counted as 6th. The outer part, stretching between neighbouring teeth is OK, s… read more
Dr. Girish
Dr. Girish
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
788 satisfied customers
I broke a tooth about a month ago, right in front. My
Hi, I broke a tooth about a month ago, right in front. My regular dentist does not do any reconstructive dentistry. I am wearing what he calls a flipper. The root is still in the bone. Which is better… read more
Dr. Rick Walter
Dr. Rick Walter
Professional Cosmetic Dentist
Doctoral Degree
1,395 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

6,322 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. Girish

Dr. Girish

Dentist

788 satisfied customers

19 years of clinical experience in all phases of Dentistry.

Julian Chen

Julian Chen

Dentist

568 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.

Dr. AL

Dr. AL

Dentist

144 satisfied customers

30 yrs. private practice, all phases. Member ADA, AGD, etc

< 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