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I have had some dental issues due to meds I take for health issues. I've been with my dentist for two years now, and he's drilled my teeth to death , claims I have fifteen cavities and has refused to … read more
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Are BPA free dental tooth sealants safe? My dentist wants to apply sealants to my 8 yr old Son's back molars and I have a few questions. 1. Say, for instance the sealants eventually wear off when he i… read more
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Dear Dr. Behere! I would be happy to get an advise about an
Dear Dr. Behere! I would be happy to get an advise about an 8 year old boy. He had sealant on his just errupted permanent tooth and developed caries under it. Now the dentist is suggesting to put porc… read more
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Mark Bornfeld, DDS
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I'm 27 years old and I have fillings in my back teeth. The
I'm 27 years old and I have fillings in my back teeth. The dentist want to put Sealants on those teeth. However, I'm not sure if it is a good thing to do or not? because I have read that Sealants can … read more
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I haven't seen a dentist in about 6 years. In October I had a exam and cleaning, the dentist said I needed 8 fillings. In January I had an appointment to have 5 of those fillings done. Since the last … read more
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My daughter (19) was recently home for the holidays (in
My daughter (19) was recently home for the holidays (in Massachusetts) and visited our dentist. This was a new dentist who bought the practice from our old dentist. The dentist (dentist 1) told her sh… read more
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I have a 3 year old son with Autism and severe sensory
I have a 3 year old son with Autism and severe sensory challenges. At our recent dental check up, the pediatric dentist noted two possible cavities on back molars and attrition on two front upper teet… read more
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Dr. Katz
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My son is 11.5 years old. The dentist has indicated that he
My son is 11.5 years old. The dentist has indicated that he does not need sealants on all permanent teeth. Just the ones that show signs of cavity. What is your opinion? Should he have it on all perma… read more
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Dr. Katz
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My eight year old appears to have completely flat upper
My eight year old appears to have completely flat upper canine teeth. They almost look as if they were chopped off. Is this normal?… read more
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My 6 year old ( almost 7) has been told by our dentist that
my 6 year old ( almost 7) has been told by our dentist that she has 6 spots that need sealing on baby teeth and one cavity filled. She is losing her teeth now. Why do we need to pay for expensive dent… read more
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Dr. Katz
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I have been cavity free for 34 years, I just went to a new dentist because I had a coupon for a discounted cleaning. The hygenist said I had the cleanest teeth he had ever seen. My xrays came out with… read more
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I recently had 12 cavities filled with one root canal, crown
I recently had 12 cavities filled with one root canal, crown lengthening, and soon to be a perm crown after 5-6 years of only brushing once and not going to the dentist. I asked my doctor does this me… read more
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My 6 year old granddaughter has cracks on her molars, the
My 6 year old granddaughter has cracks on her molars, the dentist wants to put filling into the teeth and then put sealants on. Is this normal? can't the dentist just put sealants on the teeth? thank … read more
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I was just told that I have cavities in all four of my back molars-I am 25 yrs old and the dentist (new dentist, doesn't have my records) says the cavities all developed under sealants that I imagine … read more
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My daughter(now really low income) was told by dentist for
My daughter(now really low income) was told by dentist for her daughter (age 9, with some baby teeth left, but xrays showing that adult teeth are well on their way) that he recommended 'Ultra Sonic'??… read more
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Mark Bornfeld, DDS
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I have a question about sealants. I am 30 years old, and
I have a question about sealants. I am 30 years old, and thinking about having my first child. I have gum recession and mild periodontist disease, with gaps between teeth showing while no loose teeth … read more
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My husband is having intermittant throbbing pian in is
My husband is having intermittant throbbing pian in is mandible on the right side only. not localized to one tooth. the pain is getting worse. x-rays show radiographic abnormalities. Dentist has sugge… read more
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I''m considering sealants for my 8 year old who is very prone to cavities - and its traumatic of course! My dentist warns *against* sealants - that sealants ultimately weaken the underlying teeth AND … read more
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