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I had #3 tooth extracted to prepare for implant. During the extraction the dentist seemed to struggle to remove the tooth (it had a root canal years before). During the extraction he was watching the … read more
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I had tooth 2 and 3 pulled in June. My question is : is there any reason that would cause him to remove my gums up to the bone/roof of my mouth line? I have a speech impedimant, my cheek caves in, and… read more
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I need to make a decision to pull my tooth or root canal
I need to make a decision to pull my tooth or root canal possibility . How do I make this decision?… read more
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My wife has worn an upper plate with 3 attached teeth (2 on one side, 1 on the other) for several years. Her new dentist now wants to: outsource sinus lifts/bone grafts (bilateral sinus lift and unkno… read more
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Dr. Katz, I had a failed root canal on tooth 14. It was infected for over a year. My dentist did not want to cut the crown off finally after fistula developed he relented cut the crown off found a bro… read more
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Dr. Bornfeld--I would like a second opinion. I am a 71 year
Dr. Bornfeld--I would like a second opinion. I am a 71 year old male in very good health and have all of my teeth except one wisdom tooth. I recently had a tooth (upper left-about 5 teeth from front) … read more
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In 2007 I had a crown put in incorrectly (next to last upper left tooth) and developed a sinus infection a few years later right above where the crown was (the first one I ever had at age 53). Rather … read more
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I had a root canal on my upper right molar last year (done by an expensive specialist.) My dentist recently did xrays and discovered one of the roots of that tooth is fractured, and has said I will ne… read more
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I had a cracked upper tooth extracted a few weeks ago by my
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I had a toothache, and went to a new dentist because my old dentist was hours away! Two years ago I had two back teeth extracted because I was getting braces. I had no problems with that dental experi… read more
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