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Dr. Bornfeld. I am attaching 2 pictures of my teeth. If you
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My dentist said that my first premolar ( front side top
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Re: Dental CROWN fell off 1st molar. Tooth 14 Quick facts:
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1.One of my veneers fell about two years ago. I never had it
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I had some composite bonding done on my upper left central
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I am 58 years old and have several amalgam fillings. I went
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I have a mouthful of old silver fillings that are cracking
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I got a filling in my last two molers, i had it done 6 days
i got a filling in my last two molers, i had it done 6 days ago and my teeth are hurting alot when i eat drink or am just sitting there i think somethings wrong!!!! its on and off but if i eat on that… read more
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