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I had #3 tooth extracted to prepare for implant. During the
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 have a molar that was crowned in 2001 and has finally failed to the point where it needs to be extracted. (They extracted a wisdom tooth in the same jaw, last August, so this is the second molar fro… read more
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One adult tooth (at back) had pain. The examine shows there is a crack going into root. The solution is to remove the tooth and the do the implant. Seeking a second opinion here. Now the nerve were re… read more
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Dental question ? My very trustworthy Dentist , MG , stated I had an option with tooth #19 . Either a root canal, then crown , or extract tooth and get an implant. I opted for implant as I had years a… read more
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Mark Bornfeld, DDS
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Doctoral Degree
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MY dentist cancelled my implant procedure while I was under
MY dentist cancelled my implant procedure while I was under general anesthesia, because he claimed my mouth could not be opened enough to do the procedure. He claims he was unable to get the instrumen… read more
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Mark Bornfeld, DDS
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I went to a dentist after about 20 years of not going and I
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Dr. Katz
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Dental question. Looking for 2nd opinion. I am 44 male. Went
Dental question. Looking for 2nd opinion. I am 44 male. Went to dentist for sharp biting pain in farthest back lower molar. Had big amalgam filing possibly 20 years old or more. Dentist saw a crack in… read more
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Dr. Katz
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I have a crack in tooth #18. Visited my general Dentist and
I have a crack in tooth #18. Visited my general Dentist and a Endodontist. They recommend extraction since the crack if relatively deep and the probability of long term success a root canal/crown is m… read more
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My dentist tells me that a vertical crack to my first upper
My dentist tells me that a vertical crack to my first upper molar on the right side means that the only option is extraction and a bridge. The tooth doesn't seem loose though it does hurt a lot and a … read more
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Mark Bornfeld, DDS
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I am a male age 65, just had # 18 removed, cracked root, was
I am a male age 65 , just had # 18 removed , cracked root , was not in any pain ,but had fistula on gum line which would wax and wane , which I was told was a ticking time bomb and hence the advice to… read more
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I think my upper molar just split into 2. I can feel a line
I think my upper molar just split into 2. I can feel a line going across the face of the molar and along the side up to my gum. The tooth next to this molar was pulled out several years ago. I can't s… read more
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Mark Bornfeld, DDS
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What is your experts experience with using cadaver bone to
what is your experts experience with using cadaver bone to build up the lower back teeth jaw area in order to put in 2 implants.Any risk of disease of rejection.My dentist is well respected and says i… read more
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Mark Bornfeld, DDS
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Doctoral Degree
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I just lost a root canalled crown - very upsetting - the
I just lost a root canalled crown - very upsetting - the back right upper molar, last one (noth a wisdom tooth). Dentist said crown could not be placed back, not enough tooth structure and it would br… read more
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Mark Bornfeld, DDS
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Doctoral Degree
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Procedure: 1. Extraction of molar. Nothing else. 2. Two
Procedure: 1. Extraction of molar. Nothing else. 2. Two months later drilling for implant. Done. 3. According to bill received at the SAME time the drilling was done the following "was" done: a) guide… read more
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