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About 5 weeks ago my piece of my last molar chipped off. The
About 5 weeks ago my piece of my last molar chipped off. The tooth had a large very old filling and I figured it would need to be pulled. The dentist said he could save it. He drilled it out and put a… read more
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Hello, I got a crown on my bottom right molar about a year ago, then ended up needing a root canal so they drilled through the crown. That tooth has been very mildly sensitive to the touch ever since.… read more
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I had lost a few old amalgam filling a few years back, it
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I am a 76 year old male with one tooth missing in my left
I am a 76 year old male with one tooth missing in my left lower jaw (the one in front of my wisdom tooth, I think). Recently my dentist referred me to an endodontist for advice about an upper-jaw righ… read more
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I have soreness all the time in my lower right (now covered with a crown) molar after RTC done last October. RTC was partially done by my general dentist and partially by endodontist she referred me t… read more
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Tooth no.18 has had 2 root canals and crowns by 2 different dentists. The 2nd dentist was consulted after the 1st dentist did a root canal and 3 different crowns kept coming off. Then a fistula develo… read more
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My dentist took an x-ray of my back molar tooth. He said
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I'm 64 years old and had my wisdom teeth pulled when I was
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I have recently found a small abscess on my gum near the
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I need to have a crown done on my back molar (#31) and when getting the prep work done the dentist discovered a fracture. He referred me to the endodontis (his brother) for more xrays to see how far t… read more
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