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I was wondering whether I need another crown. I am 57 years
I was wondering whether I need another crown. I am 57 years old and have never had a problem with my teeth until I switched dentists last fall. Since then he has done 1 crown in November and then when… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist / Anesthesiologist
Doctoral Degree
4,127 satisfied customers
I domt need help but thank you. I was just researching what
I domt need help but thank you. I was just researching what to do after accidentally swallowing dental crown with metal post attached. … read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist / Anesthesiologist
Doctoral Degree
4,127 satisfied customers
Several years ago I had a cavity/deep decay in which parts
Good Evening. Several years ago I had a cavity/deep decay in which parts of the tooth broke. (The tooth is a back molar, on the left side) a dentist filled it and then several years later a revision w… read more
Root Canal Doctor
Root Canal Doctor
Dentist (DDS or equivalent)
Doctoral Degree
2,623 satisfied customers
My top back left molar had a crown put on when I 17 I think.
Hello Dr.My top back left molar had a crown put on when I 17 I think. The crown fell off 4 years ago. Under crown was this metal base. I thought silver/mercury but one dentist said no not mercury. The… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist / Anesthesiologist
Doctoral Degree
4,127 satisfied customers
Katz, Thanks for helping me last year! I tried to find a new
Hi Dr. Katz,Thanks for helping me last year! I tried to find a new dentist but after looking through 20 dentists so far, I stuck with this one just for x-rays and cleanings. Well, guess what, now the … read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist / Anesthesiologist
Doctoral Degree
4,127 satisfied customers
Here is another question about a different tooth, top left,
Here is another question about a different tooth, top left, second from the back. It previously had a cavity/filling, and then also a root canal. Last week I was eating some food and part of the tooth… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist / Anesthesiologist
Doctoral Degree
4,127 satisfied customers
The root of one of my molars is cracked. My dentist tells me
The root of one of my molars is cracked. My dentist tells me the tooth should be extracted although the tooth does not hurt. Is the fact that the root is cracked, in and of itself, a serious enough pr… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist / Anesthesiologist
Doctoral Degree
4,127 satisfied customers
Please advise as I am feeling frustrated and upset. Have had
Hi- please advise as I am feeling frustrated and upset. Have had a cracked/fractured tooth (second to last upper left side) for about 2 years now. It has a large old filling that has been re-filled ov… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist / Anesthesiologist
Doctoral Degree
4,127 satisfied customers
I got a root canal on #3 molar, now he has indicated that he
I got a root canal on #3 molar, now he has indicated that he can't put a crown without a periodontist showing more tooth. For budget reasons I just want amalgam or similar composite...is there any rea… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist / Anesthesiologist
Doctoral Degree
4,127 satisfied customers
I have a relatively new crown, about a month old. The gum is
I have a relatively new crown, about a month old. The gum is fairly receded on the crown. The past week I have started have pretty bad cold sensitivity. Could this be a gum issue rather than something… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist / Anesthesiologist
Doctoral Degree
4,127 satisfied customers
I lost a large filling (basically it made up the entire
I lost a large filling (basically it made up the entire crown) a while back, yet the tooth feels solid and sits rigidly supported within the gum socket. Can this tooth be saved? Could I just get artif… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist / Anesthesiologist
Doctoral Degree
4,127 satisfied customers
I have dark (looks like a cavity)surrounding the beige
I have dark (looks like a cavity)surrounding the beige colored filling the root canal. My tooth was black before the canal was done, the top of a crown broke off exposing the cavity. What is the black… read more
drbigreddog
drbigreddog
141 satisfied customers
My upper back molar had a filling fall out, and I got a new
My upper back molar had a filling fall out, and I got a new large composite filling on it. After months the tooth is still sensitive to cold. (Farthest back molar, not wisdom tooth.) I want more info … read more
Dr. Peel
Dr. Peel
Dental Surgeon
Doctoral Degree
981 satisfied customers
My dentist of thirty years retired this year. A younger
My dentist of thirty years retired this year. A younger dentist took over - he said I needed a crown, I think, on no. 29 - so I went to another dentist to avoid any crowns if unneeded, and she did a f… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist / Anesthesiologist
Doctoral Degree
4,127 satisfied customers
Had a root canal and crown in September of 2012 on the same
Had a root canal and crown in September of 2012 on the same day... (Tooth #30). Had an endo-retreat on Jan 24th, still having sensitivity issues. Dentist has yet to replace the post and permanently fi… read more
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
5,789 satisfied customers
My tooth that had a crown just fell out post and all. My
My tooth that had a crown just fell out post and all. My dentist isnt available until Tuesday is there anything i should do until I can get in there?… read more
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
5,789 satisfied customers
I recently and to get bone lengthening so a crown could be
I recently and to get bone lengthening so a crown could be placed on my tooth. My concern is the dentist did the post build-up, and the tooth to the left of it had a cavity on the side facing the crow… read more
Dr. Winterholler
Dr. Winterholler
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Doctoral Degree
266 satisfied customers
I went to a new dentist who insisted I needed my crown
I went to a new dentist who insisted I needed my crown replaced because he said it was decaying.Since he replaced it I've been getting food stuck in between my new crown and my other tooth.I've never … read more
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
5,789 satisfied customers
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