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I have an impacted wisdom tooth that has not erupted that is growing sideways pushing into the root of a bottom molar a bit. A childhood filling fell out of the bottom molar and my dentist says a huge… read more
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Hello! I'm in search of a second opinion about a very bad diagnosis I received from my visit to a new dentist this past week. It has been two years since my last dental visit as I have been without in… read more
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my top left hand molar has black in it, and I have mild tootache which lasts for a few seconds at most, and is not sensitive to heat or cold. There is no fillings in it, but I am worried that my denti… read more
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I am going to get a root canal done on my 2nd molar and also
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I have tooth resorption. I've already been treated for this once, but the resorption has continued. Should I get a root canal first this time?… read more
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My number 12 frontal top "molar" has a small bulb at its base. The molar has been or has felt dead for at least 5 years. I have no pain in it. The dentist said he cannot see the root canal and thus pu… read more
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