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I have an impacted wisdom tooth on lower left (#17) that
I have an impacted wisdom tooth on lower left (#17) that affected the second molar (#18). A few days ago #18 got a root canal. I understand that #17 is still good. I am attaching a panel xray taken a … read more
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Hello Dr Katz. We spoke earlier about root canal treatment. On more thing - do I need antibiotics beforehand? There is no abscess or visible swelling. Thank you.… read more
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I have four horizontally impacted wisdom teeth and I have a relatively small jaw. My ortho and oral surgeon suggest that I get the second molars out and leave the wisdom teeth for now since the wisdom… read more
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I have a right upper back wisdom tooth that needs a root
I have a right upper back wisdom tooth that needs a root canal. It is in extreme pain and I need to get it done tomorrow. My question is, I seen the ex ray and there is a tooth that is still up in my … read more
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Color in socket is yellow/greenish after molar extraction-Normal?
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I am 54 yeas old and have never had any problems with a non
I am 54 yeas old and have never had any problems with a non erupted wisdom tooth that lays under the gum slightly sideways. (lower right). The dentist cant seem to find any opening at all, a year ago … read more
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I just saw my dentist/oral surgeon today for a consult on a
Hi, I just saw my dentist/oral surgeon today for a consult on a lower left #17 wisdom tooth extraction. He is saying I should also get a bone graft due to preservation of molar in front. I know you ca… read more
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I was to the dentist today and told that i need a root canal
I was to the dentist today and told that i need a root canal on my lower first molar on my left side. I'm curious what the Pros and Cons (including cost and long term are) between having the root cana… read more
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Are there ANY alternatives to extraction for a molar with
Are there ANY alternatives to extraction for a molar with significant decay below the gum line? I have a lower back molar that has been compromised by the (partially erupted) wisdom tooth behind it (t… read more
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I am having one of my lower impacted wisdom tooth extracted
I am having one of my lower impacted wisdom tooth extracted soon but my dentist also wants to take out the molar next to it, due to infection. I am afraid that my jaw will not adjust well since that t… read more
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I am 32 years old. I have horizontally impacted lower wisdom
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I had an impacted wisdom tooth removed (right lower) 9
I had an impacted wisdom tooth removed (right lower) 9 months ago after which I had a blood clot in my right cheek which thankfully healed okay. For the last few weeks I have had achy/tender pain (occ… read more
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I had RTC performed on tooth #16 last summer. It has caused
I had RTC performed on tooth #16 last summer. It has caused me pain intermittently throughout the year. I have been on antibiotics twice. My endo. told me it could take up to one year for some teeth t… read more
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I have just been diagnosed as having external root
I have just been diagnosed as having external root resporption on my upper wisdom tooth and the molar adjacent and they have been extracted. I am waiting for more xrays to see if this has affected any… read more
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I have had my 16 extracted a year ago! Is it possible that
i have had my 16 extracted a year ago! Is it possible that the 17 will drift into the 16 spot, over time. I am a little unsure about a dental implant… read more
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A bridge broke and had to be replaced - after a root canal of the tooth under the bridge. After installation, I kept telling the dentist the gum hurt. He said it would heal. When I went to him, I was … read more
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I had a crown put on about a year ago-but right after that i
i had a crown put on about a year ago-but right after that i got the cold hot sensation and it got worse. a week and a half ago i went to a new dentist who said my other tooth next to it #18 was abces… read more
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