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I had a temp creon put on this past Monday. It was a little sore the day after and then seemed to die down. Now today I woke up with an excruciating headache and terrible throbbing at the gum/tooth ar… read more
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I had a deep cleaning on upper left quad due to two ill fitting crowns on back two molars. Pain was intense in my gums. 36 hours after procedure, pain also moved to the gums where my wisdom teeth used… read more
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I had a root canal and crown just over a year ago, last
I had a root canal and crown just over a year ago, last night the crown split in half. I was originally just getting a crown, but after they made the cast and the dentist was prepping the tooth part o… read more
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I had dental surgery on my back R molar 2.5 weeks ago and
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I have a painful to the touch lump on the right side of my
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Mark Bornfeld, DDS
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I have a perfectly round black spot that appeared on the front inside of my mouth. It isn't painful but it has been there for about 2 weeks. I am worried it is cancer. I had a crown put on over 6 mont… read more
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Last Weds/Thurs, I accidentally jabbed the gumline around my upper left third molar with my tooth brush. I have done this before and the swelling and irritation has gone down with in a few days. Not s… read more
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I had two molars with crowns where decay developed at the
I had two molars with crowns where decay developed at the gum line / margin of the tooth/crown due to "dry mouth" caused by medication for high BP. My dentist had to remove both crowns by sawing them … read more
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I have a swelling GUM on lower molar. It does not hurt.
I have a swelling GUM on lower molar. It does not hurt. Would rinsing with warm salt hold it down? If not, what could reduce swelling? Could it be an abcess? Will see dentist this week. Meds taking ar… read more
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Mark Bornfeld, DDS
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I had bridge work earlier this year that had resulted in the
I had bridge work earlier this year that had resulted in the bridge being cut into crowns for #15 and #13 and put back into my mouth in April. I always felt that the back molar with the crown just did… read more
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I have tender gum around a porcelain crown in the rear of my mouth (Last tooth in the upper back left). Cold water doesn't hurt to drink its just the gums around the tooth that seem tender. Its sore a… read more
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I would really appreciate a second opinion on this. Last week I had 2 temporaries put on my teeth (molars adjacent far back) in prep for gold crowns. One temporary fits neatly beneath my gums - just l… read more
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